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Ithaca, NY--Playwright and director Moisés Kaufman will appear at Ithaca College on Tuesday, April 11, to discuss his new play, "The Laramie Project," which is based on the murder of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student who was beaten to death in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998. Kaufman's presentation, "The Laramie Project: Creating a Play about Homophobia, Grief, and Ending the Hate," will begin...

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MONDAY, MARCH 27
    LECTURE:
  • "The Sounds of Poetry," the inaugural Distinguished Speaker in the Humanities Series presentation by Robert Pinsky, poet laureate of the United States; 7:30 p.m., Textor 102.

    MUSIC:
  • Guest lecture by John Harbison, the 1999-2000 Karel Husa Visiting Professor of Composition; 8:15 p.m., recital hall, Whalen...

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Ithaca, NY--With recent appearances in films like "The Waterboy" and "Scream," and reruns of "Happy Days" airing regularly on the cable channel Nick at Nite, actor Henry Winkler is making himself known to a new generation of fans. What they may not know about the man who played the "Fonz" for a decade, however, is that Winkler has had an active career behind the camera and behind the scenes,...

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Ithaca, NY--The Bang on a Can All-Stars, a dynamic ensemble of six musicians with a sound derived from rock, jazz, and classical music, will perform at Ithaca College on Monday, April 3. This performance will be the third and final one in the Ithaca College Concerts 1999-2000 series, titled "MMusic" (MM--the Roman numerals for 2,000--are the inspiration for the title). The Bang on a Can All-Stars...

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Ithaca, NY--Pianist Alpha Hockett Walker will collaborate with David Weiss, principal oboist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, in a performance at Ithaca College on Sunday, April 9, at 7:00 p.m. in the recital hall of the James J. Whalen Center for Music. This husband-and-wife duo will present a free program that features music by C.F. Hockett, a local composer and the father of the pianist....

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