For Immediate Release — February 9, 2005

SUNY GENESEO

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR FEB. 24-MARCH 2

THURSDAY, FEB. 24:

FILM: The Alan Lutkus International Film Series presents the film "María, llena eres de gracia (María, Full of Grace)." Experience some of the pain of a 17-year-old Colombian girl who becomes a heroin courier to break out of her hopelessly monotonous life working on a flower plantation. Swallowing small balloons of the drug, which places her life in danger, Maria hopes her round-trip flights out of Colombia will lead to a better life for herself. A tense, realistic depiction of the drug trade and its unfortunate victims. Winner of the Dramatic Audience Award at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. In Spanish, with English subtitles. Discussant: Rose McEwen of the foreign languages and literatures department. 7 p.m., Bailey Hall Auditorium (135). Free and open to the public.

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery in Brodie Hall presents an exhibit by Bruce Erickson and Brian Porter. The exhibit will feature figure drawings and paintings, and narrative figure paintings. 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 Friday, Feb. 25.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Opus Gallery in the MacVittie College Union presents Rose Boucher’s Senior Show. The gallery is open daily from 1-5 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Sunday, Feb. 27.

FRIDAY, FEB. 25:

CONCERT: The School of Performing Arts presents the Geneseo Wind Ensemble and the Geneseo Trumpet Ensemble with James Walker conducting. Also performing is Jonathan Kruger as guest trumpet soloist and composer. 8 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Feb. 24). Last day.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Feb. 24).

SATURDAY, FEB. 26:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery in Brodie Hall presents the Livingston County High School Exhibit. The exhibit will be on display in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom and will move to the Lederer Gallery on Monday, Feb. 28. 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 Friday, March 11 with a closing reception from 4-6 p.m.

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Lockhart Gallery, located in the McClellan House, presents "Celebration of the Oaks." This exhibit will showcase collections of works of art from the Genesee Valley dealing with images of the oak tree. Works in the exhibit will include representations of the venerable oak by such legendary artists as luminist painter John F. Kensett; photographer Ansel Adams; Virginia Daley, a painter based in Washington, D. C.; and regional luminaries Richard Beale, Kent Diver, Donna Kelsey, Guy LeClair, Sally B. Moses, Will Wadsworth and Dante Thomas Zachinini. The "Celebration of the Oaks" exhibit is being held in conjunction with the Genesee Valley Conservancy, a non-profit conservation organization devoted to the preservation of open space within the Genesee River watershed and adjacent agricultural areas. There will be an opening reception from 2-4 p.m. The gallery is open daily from 2-5 p.m. and Thursdays 12-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Monday, March 28.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Feb. 24).

SQUARE DANCE: The School of Performing Arts presents square dancing with the Geneseo String Band. 8 p.m., MacVittie College Union Ballroom. Admission at the door is $3 for the general public; $1 for SUNY Geneseo students and spectators; and free for children 12 and under.

SUNDAY, FEB. 27:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Feb. 24). Last day.

MONDAY, FEB. 28:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

TUESDAY, MARCH 1:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Saturday, Feb. 26).

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