From lectures to workshops to concerts, there's a lot happening on campus. Here’s a look at some of this week's highlights.
Tuesday, April 9, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Htein Lin Lecture Series: A Political Prisoner's Artistic Expressions During Long-Term Incarceration
Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State
As part of a lecture series made possible by the Buffalo State College Grant Allocation Committee (GAC), and the Burchfield Penney Art Center in collaboration with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Burmese artist and former political prisoner Htein Lin will discuss his artistic expressions during long-term incarceration, his battle against censorship, and the role of the international community in Burma's current political situations.
Tuesday, April 9, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Note Taking in College
E. H. Butler Library 316
Better notes equal better test grades. This workshop provides tips to figure out what to jot down and where. Open to everyone.
Tuesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Take Back the Night
Campbell Student Union Social Hall
Buffalo State’s Weigel Health Promotions will host “Take Back the Night.” The free annual event seeks to provide resources and raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence through student dance, music, poetry, and theater performances. For more information call (716) 878-4719 or visit the Health Promotions webpage or Facebook page.
Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.
Vivaldi’s Bassoon featuring Ellen Barnum
Ciminelli Recital Hall
Ellen Barnum, lecturer of music and substitute player with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, will perform Vivaldi’s Bassoon. Her performance is part of the college’s Faculty and Friends series. Tickets are $10. Students with ID will be admitted for free. Contact the Rockwell Hall Box Office at (716) 878-3005 or order tickets online.
Wednesday, April 10, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bulger Communication Center 214
United Students Government presents a discussion on maintaining physical and mental well-being. The event is free and open to all students.
Wednesday, April 10, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mary Lou Littlefield Speaker Series
LoRusso Alumni and Visitor Center Costello Hall
"Stoicism As A Personal Philosophy Of Life," lecture presented by Massimo Pigliucci, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, CUNY Graduate Center. Open to everyone.
Wednesday, April 10, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Health is Wealth
Campbell Student Union Assembly Hall
The Diversity Dialogue Speaker Series will present “Health is Wealth.” The series is a collaboration between the Equity and Campus Diversity Office and Student Leadership Engagement. For more information, call (716) 878-6210 or visit the website.
Thursday, April 11, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Community Engagement: City of Buffalo Division of Citizen Services on Campus
Campbell Student Union Lobby
Stop by the Student Union and learn how you can support and volunteer alongside one of Buffalo State's community partner organizations. Be a part of Buffalo State’s civic and community engagement mission.
Thursday, April 11, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
10 Easy (Mostly!) Steps to Becoming a Better Writer
E. H. Butler Library 314
Do you start to panic when it's time to write an essay? Do you find yourself staring for hours at a blank screen? Do you want to become a better writer, but you're not sure where to start? The Writing Center is here to help! Come to our fun and interactive workshop to learn 10 easy (well, mostly!) steps toward becoming a stronger, more confident writer!
Thursday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Beyond Boundaries: Alone in the Game Documentary Film Screening
Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State Auditorium
Beyond Boundaries: Dare to be Diverse Film and Discussion Series presents the documentary Alone in the Game. The documentary focuses on young LGBTQ athletes and homophobia in sports. For more information, call (716) 878-6210 or visit the website.
Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.
Collaborative Electroacoustic Music Series: Concert IV
Ciminelli Recital Hall
The fourth edition of the Collaborative Electroacoustic Music Concert Series will bring together faculty and student composers from SUNY Buffalo State’s program in Digital Music and SUNY Fredonia’s program in music composition. Admission is free and open to everyone.
Thursday, April 11, 8:00 p.m.
Bodies Speak: Dance is Universal Expression
Upton Hall Warren Enters Theatre
Bodies Speak: Dance is Universal, this year’s spring performance choreographed by Buffalo State dance faculty, will be held April 11-13 at 8:00 p.m. and April 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Warren Enters Theatre in Upton Hall. The public is invited to witness dance as a kinesthetic art, a way of knowing, thinking, communicating, translating, and creating. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $10 for children, seniors, Buffalo State faculty, staff, and alumni, and $8 for Buffalo State students with ID. Contact the Rockwell Hall Box Office at (716) 878-3005 or order tickets online.
Friday, April 12, 8:00 p.m.
Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes first achieved prominence in the mid-1970s, emerging from the same New Jersey Shore music scene as his now legendary contemporary and friend Bruce Springsteen. They’re performing with special guest, the Adam Ezra Group. For tickets, contact the Rockwell Hall Box Office at (716) 878-3005, or order online.
Sunday, April 14, 8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
We know that so many people missed Boney's sold-out show with us last year that we are bringing him back! Four-time Grammy Award nominee and multi-platinum musician Boney James will stop in Buffalo for his Honestly Tour Spring 2019. Having already played over seventy dates since the record's release, the dynamic saxophonist is adding an additional 20 dates for April 2019 and the Performing Arts Center is one of the lucky shows. Contact the Rockwell Hall Box Office at (716) 878-3005 or order tickets online.
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