For Immediate Release – Tuesday, February 19, 2008

SUNY Geneseo Calendar of Events for Feb. 28-Mar. 5

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28:
LOCKHART GALLERY: The Lockhart Gallery, located in the McClellan House, 26 Main St., Geneseo, presents Perilous Worlds of Olive Ahyens. Paintings and Works on Paper.  At 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, an artist talk will be held with an opening reception following from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Saturday, March 29 and is free and open to the public.  Gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-8 p.m. Thursdays.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 29:
LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 28.)

SATURDAY, MARCH 1:
LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 28.)

SQUARE DANCE: A square dance with the Geneseo String Band will be held at 8 p.m. in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom.  Admission for the general public is $3, students and spectators $1 and 12 and under are free.

BALLET: The SUNY Geneseo Limelight & Accents Series will present Alonzo King's LINES Ballet at 8 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium. LINES ballet, an international touring company based in San Francisco, performs unique contemporary ballets created by Alonzo King.  After more than 25 years, King's choreography is renowned for its ability to connect audiences to a profound sense of shared humanity, vulnerability, and tenderness, but also of furious abandon and exhilarating freedom. Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for 12 and under, $12 for faculty/staff/alumni, and $15 for the general public.  To purchase tickets, call the Student Association Ticket Office at (585) 245-5873 or (800) 525-2070. The SUNY Geneseo Limelight & Accents Series is funded by mandatory Student Association fees and coordinated by the college's Activities Commission.

SUNDAY, MARCH 2:
LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 28.)

CHORUS:  Geneseo Chamber Singers and Carol Choristers. Gerard Floriano, Conductor.  3 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, Geneseo. Free and open to the public.

MONDAY, MARCH 3:
LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 28.)

LEDERER GALLERY:  The Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery in Brodie Hall presents "Juried Student Exhibition." Guest jurors judge student submissions for excellence. A reception and awards ceremony will be held from 1:30-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 5.  The gallery is open from noon-4 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 12-6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The exhibit runs from Monday, March 3 through Thursday, March 13, and is free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://lockhartgallery.geneseo.edu.

TUESDAY, MARCH 4:
LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 28.)

LEDERER GALLERY: (See Monday, March 3.)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5:
LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, February 28.)

LEDERER GALLERY: (See Monday, March 3.)

PERFORMANCE:  The School of the Arts presents "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 – Saturday, March 8 and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9 at the Alice Austin Theatre in Brodie Hall. General admission is $7. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Brodie Box office at (585) 245-5833 or visit www.geneseo.edu/~bbo for more information.

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