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Rockin the Spot

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6 p.m., The Spot.

Speaker: Tamar Jacobson

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., McEwen G26.

New Horizons Band

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7 p.m., Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall.
Katherine Levy, conductor. Free.

Eco Variety Show

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7 p.m., G100 - MPR.

Fredonia Guitar Quartet & Ensemble

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
James Piorkowski, director. These two groups will present a concert of music ranging from Spain, the birthplace of the guitar, to America, and many exotic places in between. Free.

Fredonia Vocal Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall.
Free.

The Comedy of Errors by Williams Shakespeare

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 12 p.m., Amphitheatre.
Pay what you can, tickets available at the ticket office.

Film Festival

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 5 p.m., J101.

Fredonia World Music for Mallet Instruments

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
Tiffany Nicely, director. Free.

Varsity Women's Soccer Alumnae Game

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10 a.m., Astro Field.

Children's Concert Series: Fredonia Guitar Quartet

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m., Dunkirk Free Library.
The concerts are designed to introduce very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments. The child-friendly environment will invite the children to sit on the floor close to the musicians; family members are encouraged to bring blankets or carpet squares to sit on. Strollers can be parked around the edges of the seating area. Free.

Children's Concert Series: Fredonia Guitar Quartet

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 11:30 a.m., Dunkirk Free Library.
The concerts are designed to introduce very young audiences (from infants to 6-year-olds) to musical instruments. The child-friendly environment will invite the children to sit on the floor close to the musicians; family members are encouraged to bring blankets or carpet squares to sit on. Strollers can be parked around the edges of the seating area. Free.

Varsity Women's Lacrosse vs Cortland State

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1 p.m., Astro Field.

The Comedy of Errors by Williams Shakespeare

Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2 p.m., Amphitheatre.
Pay what you can, tickets available at the ticket office.

Varsity Women's Softball vs Alfred University

Monday, April 28, 2014 at 3:30 p.m., Softball.

Fredonia Chamber Made Guitar

Monday, April 28, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
James Piorkowski, director. The Chamber Made Guitar Concert presents the guitar in the most colorful settings with voice, saxophone, and violin, presenting a wide-ranging span of historical styes and geographical origins. Free.

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 12 p.m., S204ABC.

Varsity Women's Lacrosse vs SUNYAC Playoffs

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 4 p.m., Astro Field.

Student Composer's Showcase

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
Free.

Fredonia Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8 p.m., Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall.
Paula Holcomb, conductor. Join the SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble as we conclude the year with exciting works including John Adams" "Short Ride on a Fast Machine," "Good Soldier Schweik" by Robert Kurka, "Integrales" by Edgard Varese and "Sinfonia No. 3, Tumbao" by Roberto Sierra. These amazing musicians will take you from minimalism to Puerto Rico, so come prepared for a fantastic ride! Free.

Varsity Women's Softball vs SUNYAC Championships

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 3 p.m., Softball.

Fredonia Saxophone Ensemble

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
Wildy Zumwalt, conductor. Free.

Varsity Women's Softball vs SUNYAC Championships

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 3 p.m., Softball.

Varsity Women's Lacrosse vs SUNYAC Semi-Finals

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 4 p.m., Astro Field.

Fredonia African Drumming Ensembles

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
Tiffany Nicely, conductor. Free.

Fredonia College Symphony

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 8 p.m., Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall.
David Rudge, conductor. The College Symphony Orchestra performs Stravinsky"s "Apollon musagete;" Rachmaninoff"s "Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini" featuring faculty member Dmitri Novgorodsky, piano; and "Pictures at an Exhibition" composed by Mussorgsky and orchestrated by Ravel. Free.

Varsity Women's Softball vs SUNYAC Championships

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 12 p.m., Softball.

Varsity Women's Lacrosse vs SUNYAC Championship

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1 p.m., Astro Field.

Fredonia Improv. Collective

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 8 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.
David Rudge, leader. The Improv. Collective student group presents its spring concert, in collaboration with the Fredonia Dance improvisation class. Seventy-five people will be involved in this performance. Free.

Arts and Sciences Brown Bag Series

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 11:30 a.m., S204ABC.

VANM Student Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:30 p.m., McEwen 209.

FRED Talks & discussion

Friday, May 9, 2014 at 12 p.m., PDC Bonsai Room, 120 Reed Library.
FRED Talks provide an opportunity for members of the campus community to come together to watch and discuss videos from the popular TED Talks series. Lunch will be served. Facilitated by Dawn Eckenrode, Professional Development Center Director,

Student Athlete Awards Gala

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2 p.m., Mason Hall Rosch Recital Hall.

Alumni Association Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 3 p.m.
Regular meeting of the Alumni Association Board of Directors for SUNY Fredonia.

Commencement Eve POPS: The Great American Songbook Part Two: Gershwin's Greatest Hits

Friday, May 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Arts Center King Concert Hall.
Experience the songwriting genius of George and Ira Gershwin as our Great American Songbook Series continues. A dozen of SUNY Fredonia's most talented student singers and dancers will again share the stage with the 17-piece Little Apple Big Band. The show will include tunes like Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Embraceable You, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Somebody Loves Me and a special arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue with band leader Bruce Johnstone on baritone sax.

Closer Look: Events

Campus Life to host 20th annual Leadership Awards Ceremony
04/24/2014
Campus Life to host 20th annual Leadership Awards Ceremony

The Office of Campus Life will be hosting the 20th annual Leadership Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 30, at 5 p.m. in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. Timothy Piazza, president of Blackstone-Ney Electronics in Jamestown, N.Y., will be the special keynote speaker. Student tickets are available for purchase for $2 at the SUNY Fredonia Ticket Office in the Williams Center.

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16th Annual Student Research and Creativity Exposition on May 1
04/24/2014
16th Annual Student Research and Creativity Exposition on May 1

The 16th Annual Student Research and Creativity Exposition will be held on Thursday, May 1, in the William Center Multipurpose Room. The free event is from 1 to 6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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Arts on Campus

Mainstage Series concludes with drama, 'The Shape of Things'
Mainstage Series concludes with drama, 'The Shape of Things'

The Department of Theatre and Dance concludes its season with the modern drama, “The Shape of Things,” by American playwright Neil LaBute. Six performances are scheduled from April 25 to May 3 in Bartlett Theatre at Rockefeller Arts Center as part of the Walter Gloor Mainstage Series. Dates and times are April 25, 26 and May 1, 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on April 27 at 2 p.m.

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Wind Ensemble to give final concert of the academic year
Wind Ensemble to give final concert of the academic year

The SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble will give its final performance of the academic year on Wednesday, April 30 at 8 p.m. in King Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will feature a diverse program of works under the direction of Dr. Paula Holcomb.

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New Horizons Band to present spring concert on April 24
New Horizons Band to present spring concert on April 24

The New Horizons Band of Western New York will present a spring concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, in King Concert Hall. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

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SUNYWide Film Festival honors four Fredonia students

Four Fredonia students received awards at the 5th annual SUNYWide Film Festival and Symposium held on campus April 10 to 12. Those honored included Maisy Keller of Kingston, Kyra Slawski of Wading River, Jason Chadwick of Grand Island and Kirsten Vine of Corning.

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Children’s Concerts Series concludes season on April 26
Children’s Concerts Series concludes season on April 26

The Musical Journeys Program of the School of Music concludes its eighth season of free events designed to appeal to very young children, with half hour concerts on Saturday, April 26, at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. at the Dunkirk Free Library at 536 Central Ave. Selected student ensembles from the Fredonia School of Music are featured in the series during the academic year.

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An evening with the Marion Fellow for Visual and Performing Arts
An evening with the Marion Fellow for Visual and Performing Arts

Professor Elizabeth Lee was awarded the SUNY Fredonia Inaugural Marion Fellowship for the Visual and Performing Arts for the 2013-2014 year. On Thursday, May 1 she will be presenting, “Cosmological Process,” at 5:30 p.m. in Marvel Theatre. The new Art Gallery Director will be also announced and the 2014-2015 Marion Fellow will be introduced. The event is free and all are welcome.

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DuffleBag Theatre returns with 'Cinderella'
DuffleBag Theatre returns with 'Cinderella'

The Kaleidoscope Family Series at the Rockefeller Arts Center concludes its season with an interactive production of “Cinderella” with DuffleBag Theatre on Friday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in Marvel Theatre. Since being founded 1992, the “Nearly World Famous” DuffleBag Theatre has become one of the most celebrated companies in North America.

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