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Ithaca College Calendar of Events April 3—April 9

THURSDAY, APRIL 3
LECTURES
“The Business of the Film Business: Challenges, Opportunities and an Unconventional Point of View,” a presentation  by Mark Burg ’81, producer of the “Saw” film franchise and the television series “Two and a Half Men; noon, Park Hall Auditorium.

“Concussion: The Invisible Opponent,” a talk by former professional boxer Ray Ciancaglini on the risks to young people from concussions; noon, room 104, Hill Center.

“E-Commerce: The Future of Marketing,” a presentation on the influence of mobile and online platforms on business by TJ Ciaravino ’95, vice president of sales and marketing for Worldwide Sport Supply; 6 p.m., Textor 101.

“Weak Theory and Global Modernism,” a Global Modernism Symposium presentation by Paul K. Saint-Amour, associate professor of English at University of Pennsylvania ; 6 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

MUSIC
Shirley and Chas Hockett Chamber Music Concert Series performance by the choral quintet Calmus, singing works by artists ranging from Bach and Debussy to Sting and Freddie Mercury; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

SCREENING
Community-wide viewing and discussion of “The Difference Between Us,” the first episode of the three-part PBS series “Race: the Power of an Illusion,” examining the biological myth of race, and its social and political construction; 3–5 p.m., room 304, Friends Hall.

THEATRE
Ithaca College Theatre production of “Gone Missing,” a whimsical musical that documents how we cope with the things that simply disappear out of our lives; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

FRIDAY, APRIL 4
LECTURE

“J.M. Coetzee is Bored,” a Global Modernism Symposium presentation by Andrew van der Viles, lecturer at Queen Mary University; 1 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

MUSIC
Performance by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Neil Varon, featuring works by Mozart and Tchaikovsky; 7:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center (admission charged).

READING
Global Modernism Symposium reading by Patrick Flanery, author of “Absolution” and “Fallen Land”; 7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

THEATRE
Ithaca College Theatre production of “Gone Missing,” a whimsical musical that documents how we cope with the things that simply disappear out of our lives; 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

SATURDAY, APRIL 5
MUSIC

Ninth Annual High School Gospel Music Festival concert, directed by Baruch Whitehead, featuring 13 high schools from across the East Coast, the Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra and guest soloists; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.

THEATRE
Ithaca College Theatre production of “Gone Missing,” a whimsical musical that documents how we cope with the things that simply disappear out of our lives; 2 and 8 p.m., Clark Theatre, Dillingham Center (admission charged).

SUNDAY, APRIL 6
MUSIC

Performance of Brahms Liebeslieder waltzes by faculty vocalists Amanda DeMaris, Brian DeMaris, David Parks, Marc Webster and Jennifer Kay; 4 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Guest vocal recital by mezzo-soprano Janet Hopkins; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

Pulse Hip Hop Showcase 2014, presenting original student-choreographed dances; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall.

MONDAY, APRIL 7
MUSIC

“In a Most Unusual Way,” an After Dinner Mint Faculty Showcase Recital Series performance of music embracing the American culture; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

SCREENING
Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen showing of “Austin Unbound,” a documentary about a man who is both deaf and transgender, followed by a presentation by  filmmakers Eliza Greenwood and Connor Gills; 7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

TUESDAY, APRIL 8
LECTURE
“Hecho Farm,” a Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity discussion series presentation by artist Cruz Ortiz, who uses print, performance, and film to address issues related to his experiences growing up in the bicultural landscape of southern Texas; 7 p.m., Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center.

MUSIC
Performance by the Opera Workshop, directed by Brian DeMaris; 8:15 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.

CONTINUING EXHIBIT
“Strange Bedfellows,” a nationally traveling exhibition and catalogue that explores collaborative practice in queer art making and offers perspective on the queer experience; through April 11, Handwerker Gallery, Gannett Center. 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.



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