Ithaca College Calendar of Events for September 13 - 19
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
“Colorblind?: The Contradictions of Racial Classification,” a Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity Discussion Series presentation by sociologist Michael Omi, author of “Racial Formation in the United States”; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
“Mojatuba: Tuba and Dance Fusion,” an ethnically diverse program of African influenced music and dance by tuba player Velvet Brown; pianist Anthony Leach; percussionist Jimmy Finnie; euphonium player Aaron Tindall; and dancers Kikora Franklin, Maria Malizia and Quilan Arnold; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
“Southern Exposure: Music Reflecting the American South,” the annual Founder’s Day Concert in the Park performance by the Wind Ensemble, conducted by Stephen Peterson; 2 p.m., DeWitt Park (rain location: Ford Hall, Whalen Center).
Faculty recital by flutist Wendy Herbener Mehne, with pianist Diane Birr, playing music by Martin, Bach, Kreutzer, Debussy and Ravel; 4 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
“Faculty Showcase Recital”; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
“Brownsville Bred,” a Latino Heritage Month kickoff performance by Elaine Del Valle of her one-woman play illustrating her triumphs and tragedies while growing up in the Brooklyn housing projects; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.
Distinguished Visiting Writers Series reading by Thomas Sayers Ellis, author of “The Maverick Room,” which won the John C. Zacharias First Book Award and a Whiting Writers’ Award; 7:30 p.m., Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.
“re(Collection): memory and narrative in recent work,” an exhibition by painter and printer Patricia Bellan-Gillen; through October 14, 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.