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September 26, 2018

September Events at SUNY Oswego


The September events at SUNY Oswego are as follows:

Saturday, Sept. 1

Letter Quilts exhibition

“A Is for Apple, B Is for Ball . . . Letter Quilts by the Four Seasons Quilters.” Four Seasons Quilters of Scriba display 17 quilts, each using a letter of the alphabet as a basis for its design. Free. 312-2113. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Men’s Soccer Tournament

Consolation game. Oswego State, Old Westbury, Medaille and Alfred in tournament. Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Women’s Tennis vs. New Paltz

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Men’s Soccer Tournament

Championship game. Oswego State, Old Westbury, Medaille and Alfred in tournament. Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Monday, Sept. 3

No classes: Labor Day

Magic show

Magician Randi Shine. Free. 312-2953. 8 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Women’s Soccer vs. Hamilton

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Men’s Soccer vs. Hamilton

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Friday, Sept. 7

Men’s Tennis vs. Roberts Wesleyan

Free. 312-2488. 3 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Opening reception for two art exhibitions

“Oswego Art Alums” features artwork by a select group of SUNY Oswego alumni. “Hannah Claus: In/Tangible Presence” presents work by this Canadian artist of Mohawk heritage whose mixed-media installations merge traditional art forms with new media. Free. 312-2113. 5 to 7 p.m., Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Saturday, Sept. 8

Cross Country Invitational

Free. 312-2488. 11 a.m., Hidden Fields.

Sept. 8 to Oct. 6

Art exhibitions: “Oswego Art Alums” and “Hannah Claus: In/Tangible Presence”

“Oswego Art Alums” features artwork by SUNY Oswego alumni in art nominated by current and former art faculty members. “Hannah Claus: In/Tangible Presence” presents work by this Canadian artist of Mohawk heritage whose mixed-media installations merge traditional art forms such as beadwork with new media like photography, digital imagery and video. Free. 312-2113. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, Tyler Art Gallery, Tyler Hall.

Sunday, Sept. 9

Concert: “Touring the Baroque”

SUNY Oswego music faculty member Jonathan Shallit and Howard Spindler perform Baroque works for violin and keyboard from various nations of Europe. Works include Vitali’s Chaconne, Bach’s Sonata in E major, Veracini’s Sonata in E minor and Bannister’s Variations on “Greensleeves.” 312-2130. $8 ($6 for seniors, faculty, staff; $5 for SUNY Oswego students) at tickets.oswego.edu and any SUNY Oswego box office, or call or 312-2141. 3 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Monday, Sept. 10

Talk by writer Kimi Eisele

Multi-disciplinary artist Kimi Eisele (http://www.kimieisele.com/) shares how writing has infiltrated her artistic endeavors and community-based projects. The Tucson-based artist has a master’s degree in geography. Free. 312-2609. 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Volleyball vs. St. John Fisher

Free. 312-2488. 7 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium in Laker Hall.

Thursday, Sept. 13

Women’s Tennis vs. Cortland

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Friday, Sept. 14

Field Hockey vs. Morrisville

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., South Athletic Field.

Opening reception for “Colors of Summer”

“Colors of Summer: Open Air Landscapes” is a display of student work from the summer art course “Plein Air Painting” at SUNY Oswego. Free. 216-4985. 5 to 7 p.m., Oswego State Downtown, 186 W. First St., Oswego.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Field Hockey vs. Houghton

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Oswego, NY-South Athletic Field.

Monday, Sept. 17

No classes: Rosh Hashanah

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Talk by writer Jon Chopan

SUNY Oswego alumnus Jon Chopan (www.jonchopan.com) blends letters, stories, obituaries and writing fragments in his 2011 autobiographical novel “Pulled from the River.” He creates a haunting view of what it means to grow up in a city (Rochester) haunted by the serial killer Arthur Shawcross. Free. 312-2609. 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Women’s Tennis vs. Wells

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Concert: “Eclectic Broadway”

Diverse music heard on Broadway in the last 10 years performed by Kyle Dean Massey, who is currently playing “Fiero” in “Wicked” on Broadway. The actor is best known for his Broadway work in “Next to Normal,” “Xanadu” and “Altar Boyz.” Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. $15 ($12 for seniors, students, faculty; $6 for SUNY Oswego students) at tickets.oswego.edu and any SUNY Oswego box office, or call 312-2141. 7:30 p.m., Ballroom, Sheldon Hall.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Women’s Tennis vs. Roberts Wesleyan

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Volleyball vs. Utica

Free. 312-2488. 7 p.m., Max Ziel Gymnasium in Laker Hall.

Friday, Sept. 21

Women’s Soccer vs. Oneonta

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

ALANA Fashion Show

SUNY Oswego students, faculty, staff and their families will model cultural fashions. Part of the ALANA Student Leadership Conference. $10 ($6 for SUNY Oswego students; $3 for scenes participants); or, for Fashion Show and Sept. 28 banquet/reception: $30 ($20 for seniors, faculty and staff; SUNY Oswego students $13) at 312-3073 or 312-2141 or tickets.oswego.edu. 7 p.m., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall.

Indie concert: Larcenist

Featuring Larcenist and other artists to be determined. $10 ($8 for seniors, students, faculty, staff; $5 for SUNY Oswego students). 312-2141. 7 p.m., Place to be announced.

Jazz concert: Rich Thompson Generations Trio

Drummer Rich Thompson, bassist Miles Brown and pianist Christopher Ziemba bridge the generations through their pure love of jazz. The trio released its first album earlier this year. Free. 312-4581. 7:30 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Saturday, Sept. 22

Women’s Soccer vs. New Paltz

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Sunday, Sept. 23

ALANA Unity Peace Walk

This march is designed to bring together students from all walks of life and to demonstrate diversity within the Oswego community. The walk will begin at Oswego City Hall and culminate at the SUNY Oswego quad in front of Penfield Library. Part of the ALANA Student Leadership Conference. Free. 312-5420. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Oswego City Hall, West First Streeet, Oswego.

Monday, Sept. 24

Talk by writer Susan Fox Rogers

In her 2011 memoir “My Reach: A Hudson River Memoir,” published by Cornell University Press, author Susan Fox Rogers (susanfoxrogers.com) guides the reader through her memories and down the Hudson River. Philip Roth called it “an elegantly written and beautiful book . . . (in) the American canon of glorious nature writing.” Rogers is a visiting associate professor of writing at Bard College. Free. 312-2609. 3 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Women’s Tennis vs. Brockport

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

ALANA keynote speaker: Tish Norman

Norman is the founder of Transforming Leaders Now Inc., a consulting company that provides educational programs in leadership and personal development. She is an influential voice on such topics as African-American culture, women, leadership and education. Part of the ALANA Student Leadership Conference. Free; tickets required due to limited seating from 312-3073, 312-2141 or tickets.oswego.edu. 7 p.m., Auditorium, Room 132, Campus Center.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

On screen/In person: “Gen Silent”

“Gen Silent,” a critically-acclaimed documentary, asks six aging seniors who are lesbian, gay, bi- or trans-sexual about the discrimination against them within the senior care system and how they handle the fear, isolation, bullying and abuse they face. A question-and-answer session with producer/director Stu Maddux follows the screening. $7 ($5 for seniors; $3.50 for students) at any SUNY Oswego box office or Oswego Cinema. 312-2612. 7 p.m., Oswego Cinema, 138 W. Second St., Oswego.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

No classes: Yom Kippur

Women’s Tennis vs. St. John Fisher

Free. 312-2488. 3:30 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

Fun dance: Salsa Rueda de Casino and Zumba

Salsa rueda is an exhilarating form of Cuban-style salsa dancing. In the first hour of the program, Brian Bromka of La Familia de la Salsa conducts an interactive salsa rueda de casino fun dance. The second hour features Zumba dancing with integrated international rhythms. Professional instructors from the Oswego YMCA lead this interactive session. Part of the ALANA conference. Free. 312-4581. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Activity Court, Campus Center.

Thursday, Sept. 27

ALANA “Collection of Expressions”

Students, faculty and staff will present poetry, readings, music and dance. Part of the ALANA Student Leadership Conference. Free. 312-5420. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lake Effect Cafe, Penfield Library.

Friday, Sept. 28

Men’s Soccer vs. Potsdam

Free. 312-2488. 4 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

ALANA banquet

Dinner and dessert reception. Doors open at 4 p.m. Oswego Gospel Choir and Oswego State Jazz Ensemble to perform before 7 p.m. Dancing to DJ Tumbo to follow from 7 to 9 p.m. $18 ($15 seniors, faculty and staff; $10 SUNY Oswego students). (Combination Sept. 21 Fashion Show and Sept. 28 banquet: $30; $20 for seniors, faculty and staff; $13 for SUNY Oswego students.) Tickets can be purchased at 312-3073, 312-2141 or tickets.oswego.edu. 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ballroom, Hewitt Union.

Saturday, Sept. 29

Men’s Soccer vs. Plattsburgh

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Laker Soccer Field.

Women’s Tennis vs. Plattsburgh

Free. 312-2488. 1 p.m., Romney Tennis Courts.

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