For Immediate Release — Wednesday, October 12, 2005

SUNY Geneseo Calendar of Events for October 20-26

THURSDAY, OCT. 20:

FILM: The Alan Lutkus International Film Series presents the film "Don Quijote de la Mancha" (Don Quixote of La Mancha). A superb transformation to the screen of the great literary classic by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Starring the irreplaceable Fernando Rey, the journeys and adventures of Don Quixote and his squire, Sancho Panza, are exquisitely filmed in this acclaimed production by Televisi—n Espa–ola. This is part of the foreign languages and literatures department's celebration commemorating the 400th anniversary of the publication of "Don Quijote de le Mancha." In Spanish, with English subtitles. Felisa Brea, a lecturer of Spanish, will serve as the film's discussant. 7 p.m., Bailey Hall Auditorium (135). Free and open to the public.

PLAY: The School of the Arts presents Veg. SOUP performing "The Complete History of America (Abridged)." 8 p.m., Robert Sinclair Theater, Brodie Hall. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $2 for SUNY Geneseo students. Tickets may be purchased at the Brodie Box Office (245-5833).

FRIDAY, OCT. 21:

DANCING FOR DESSERTS: The School of the Arts presents the Orchesis student dance organization performing while you delight in a delicious array of desserts. 9 p.m., MacVittie College Union Ballroom. Tickets are $7.25 and may be purchased at the MacVittie College Union Ticket Office (245-5873).

PERFORMANCE: The School of the Arts presents Kaleidoscope featuring all of Geneseo's performing artists and ensembles. 8 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

PLAY: (See Thursday, Oct. 20).

SHORT PLAY: In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Don Quixote, department students enrolled in a directed study course led by Rose McEwen will stage the comic entremes, "El viejo celoso," a short play by Cervantes Saavedra. 7 p.m., Sturges Auditorium (219). Free and open to the public.

SATURDAY, OCT. 22:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery, in Brodie Hall, presents a mixed media sculpture exhibit by Judi Strahota of Alfred University and artist's books and prints by Jim Bailey of University of Montana. The gallery is open daily from 2-4:30 p.m. and Thursdays 12-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, Nov. 22.

PERFORMANCE: The Limelight & Accents Performing Arts Series presents An Evening with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood. Following enormously successful solo tours, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, stars of the Emmy-nominated "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Using their quick wit, Mochrie and Sherwood take contributions from the audience to create hilarious and original scenes. Throughout the evening, the show becomes interactive as audience members are called to the stage to participate in the fun. 8 p.m., Kuhl Gymnasium, Merritt Athletic Center. Tickets are $15 for Geneseo students, $22 for faculty and staff, and $24 for the general public. Tickets may be purchased at the MacVittie College Union Ticket Office (245-5873).

PLAY: (See Thursday, Oct. 20). Last day.

PRESENTATION: The Contemporary Forum Lecture Series presents Max Weinberg. Weinberg's multi-media presentation takes audiences through the ups and downs of his 25-year plus career, with special emphasis on his experiences as the drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and the musical director for "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." 3 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

SPORTS: Men's and Women's Swimming vs. Buffalo State. 1 p.m., Alumni Pool, Merritt Athletic Center. Admission at the door is $5 for adults, $3 for non-SUNY Geneseo students, and free for SUNY Geneseo students.

SPORTS: Women's Soccer vs. SUNYIT. 1 p.m., Saratoga Field. Free and open to the public.

SPORTS: Men's Ice Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley. 3 p.m., Wilson Ice Arena, Merritt Athletic Center. Admission at the door is $5 for adults, $3 for non-SUNY Geneseo students, and free for SUNY Geneseo students.

SUNDAY, OCT. 23:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Oct. 22).

MONDAY, OCT. 24:

DOCUMENTARY: As part of Cultural Harmony Week, the Asian Pacific American History Project of Greater Rochester will screen the documentary titled "Identity Through Art: Six Rochester Area Asian American Artists" and lead a discussion about the film. The documentary was produced by Rehema Trimiew and Yoshihiro Shimizu, MFA students in film studies at Rochester Institute of Technology. 6 p.m., Newton Hall, Room 204. Free and open to the public.

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Oct. 22).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: As part of Cultural Harmony Week, the Lockhart Gallery, located in the McClellan House, presents the Asian Pacific American History Project of Greater Rochester Photo Exhibit. The photo exhibit is of Asian life and the intersection of Western and Asian cultures in the Greater Rochester area. There will be an opening reception from 4:30-5:45 p.m. The gallery is open daily from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Friday, Nov. 11.

TUESDAY, OCT. 25:

LECTURE: SUNY Geneseo alumnus David Cohen, chief of legal operations for the Special Court for Sierra Leone, will talk about his work prosecuting war crimes. The Special Court, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa, was established jointly by the U.N. and Sierra Leone government as an independent tribunal charged with bringing to justice those responsible for the worst atrocities committed during the civil war that took place in the late 1990s and early 2000s. 12:45 p.m., Newton Hall, Room 201. Free and open to the public.

LECTURE: As part of Cultural Harmony Week, Dith Pran will give a lecture on how he survived one of the bloodiest genocides in human history, the Cambodian tragedy set forth by the Communist Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. 7 p.m., Newton Hall, Room 214. Free and open to the public.

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Oct. 22).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Monday, Oct. 24).

SPORTS: Women's Volleyball vs. Cortland. 7 p.m., Kuhl Gymnasium, Merritt Athletic Center. Admission at the door is $5 for adults, $3 for non-SUNY Geneseo students, and free for SUNY Geneseo students.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Oct. 22).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Monday, Oct. 24).

OXFAM HUNGER BANQUET: As part of Cultural Harmony Week, the Jewish Student Union organizes the Oxfam Hunger Banquet to raise money for Oxfam America. An experiential dinner, participants in the Hunger Banquet leave with more than just food on their minds. They learn about distribution of wealth and poverty around the world. 6-8 p.m., MacVittie College Union Ballroom. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the MacVittie College Union Ticket Office (245-5873).

SPORTS: Men's Soccer vs. Ithaca. 3 p.m., Saratoga Field. Free and open to the public.

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