Ithaca College Calendar of Events for December 1 - 7
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
“Producing Truly Independent Cinema,” a talk by filmmakers Christine Vachon and Ted Hope, producers of such films as “Boys Don’t Cry” and “The Laramie Project”; 7:30 p.m., Park Hall Auditorium.
Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen film series showing, in observance of World AIDS Day, of “Rock the Boat,” the story of a crew of HIV-positive sailors who enter the Trans-Pacific Yacht Race. In addition to the screening, campus groups concerned with issues of HIV/AIDS will be doing informational tabling; 7 p.m., Textor 103.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3
Performance by the Campus Band, conducted by Dan Isbell; noon, Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4
Performance by the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jeffery Meyer with pianist Xak Bjerken, playing music by Grossman, Ravel, Schuller and Rimsky-Korsakov; 4 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
Performance by the Ithaca College/ Longview Intergenerational Choir, directed by Emily Mason, with guests from the Ithaca Children’s Choir Training Choir; 5 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 5
“Immigration . . . Beyond Media Myths,” a talk by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas; 7:30 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
Performance by the Woodwind Chamber Ensembles; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Performance by the Jazz Lab, directed by Bill Tiberio; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6
Performance by the Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Gordon Stout; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
Ithaca College Theatre preview performance of “Illuminated Bodies,” a dance concert featuring the choreography of faculty members Lindsay Gilmour and Amy O’Brien and performances by student dancers; 8 p.m., Hoerner Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7
Performance by the Piano Chamber Ensembles; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
Performance by the Wind Ensemble, with guest conductor Ray Cramer and conductor Stephen Peterson, playing music by Wilson, Gandolfi, Mackey and Walczyk,; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
“The Rise of a Landmark: Lewis Hine and the Empire State Building,” a traveling exhibition of Hine’s silver gelatin prints chronicling the 1930–31 building of what was then the tallest building in the world; through Dec. 16, Handwerker Gallery. The gallery is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.–9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.