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  • SMART ARTS 2015-16

    W E S T C H E S T E R C O M M U N I T Y C O L L E G E

    poets & writers ticket schedule

    The reading and lecture series lets the best of todays writers share their

    secrets with literary aficionados. Presentations take place in

    the Gateway Center Davis Auditorium. (Free and open to the public)

    TAYLOR MALI Tuesday, October 20 12:00 noon & 1:00 pm This well-known poet has emerged from the poetry slam movement and is one of the original poets from the HBO series, Def Poetry

    Jam. Mali is the founding curator of the long-running poetry series, Page Meets Stage, where the Pulitzer Prize meets the poetry slam.

    EDGAR OLIVER Thursday, November 19 10:00 am & 12:00 noon This New York playwright, performer, storyteller, and poet has produced work that The New Yorker's Hilton Als has called

    emotionally grand. Olivers plays have been performed at many NYC area theaters, including the popular La Mama Theater.

    The Fine Arts Gallery is located on the third floor of the Academic Arts Building, across from the theatre. It is open Monday through Saturday 10:00 am-3:00 pm, and Thursday evenings 4:00-6:00 pm. Exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule of gallery events, please visit www.sunywcc.edu/gallery or call 914-606-7867.

    STEVE ROSSI: DYSFUNCTIONAL AND OVERLOOKEDTuesday, September 8 Sunday, November 22This exhibition brings together two separate but related bodies of work that investigate relationships between social systems of organization and the spaces within our physical bodies exist.In the Reciprocal Ladder series, the utilitarian function and visual form of a ladder have been subverted for aesthetic and metaphorical purposes, raising questions around other forms as in what a ladder of success might embody. In the Sidewalk Alchemy project, photography is used to document random patterns created by chewing gum on heavily trafficked sidewalks. Familiar and

    overlooked relationships between social interactions and physical spaces are examined.

    STUDENT SHOW Monday, December 7 Saturday, December 12An end-of-term celebration of student talent and creativity will be showcased. The show reflects both student accomplishments and faculty dedication.

    CHINESE GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATSSaturday, September 19 8:00 pmThis ensemble represents the best of a time-honored tradition dating back twenty-five centuries. Recognized internationally as the premier Chinese acrobatic touring company, the troupes attention to artistic detail, choreography and staging is unparalleled. Award-winning gymnastic feats are combined with ancient and contemporary acrobatics and theatrical techniques in this show of gravity-defying skills and spellbinding beauty.

    KRASNOYARSK NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY OF SIBERIA Saturday, October 17 8:00 pmThis breathtaking kaleidoscope of thrilling folk dance choreography, athleticism, stunning costumes, and energetic music results in a remarkable performance for the entire family. With intricate skill and a deep love of Siberian culture, folk dance is elevated to an awe-inspiring artistic level, rooted in glorious history and a rich cultural legacy. Words fail to express the deep impression created by the beautiful figures, swift movements and virtuoso performances including the smooth, gliding dances of the girls and the remarkable jumps of the male dancers. (Washington Post)

    The stage transforms the literary pageits ever present brilliance in plays, both dramatic and comedic!

    Performances are held in the Academic Arts Theatre

    AQUILA THEATRE COMPANY Adventures of Sherlock HolmesSaturday, October 3 8:00 pmThe legendary sleuth takes the stage in this witty, fast-paced production. Clever Holmes skillfully maneuvers the twisted web of London's most intriguing cases with his split-second deductions and problem solving acuity. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's other vivid characters are also brought to life including trusty sidekick Dr. Watson and Irene Adler, the woman who got away. The Aquila Theatre brings its energetic and physical style to this new adaptation. With actors drawn from the top British and American stages, this is a thrilling and memorable ride.

    NATIONAL PLAYERS Julius Caesar (Shakespearean drama) Saturday, January 23 8:00 pm This is considered to be quite the political drama, which bears relevance in todays global arena. The Romans venerate their leader, but Brutus sees that Julius Caesar may be too powerful for the good of the nation. Shakespeare's masterful examination of conspiracy, assassination, and its fallout remains hauntingly timeless. What do you do when an individual becomes greater than his nation? A memorable masterpiece!

    NATIONAL PLAYERS A Midsummer Nights Dream (Shakespearean comedy) Saturday, May 14 8:00 pm Shakespeare's most mischievous comedy throws unrequited lovers, warring fairies, and amateur thespians into a mysterious forest and sets a trickster named Puck loose on them all. When a love potion gone wrong starts to confuse everyone, who will wind up chasing whom?

    CAMERATA CHAMBER Fall Frolic (Classical) SUN, SEPT 13 3:00 pmWinter Interlude (Romantic) SUN, FEB 7 3:00 pm

    BLOCKBUSTERTaylor 2 SAT, NOV 21 8:00 pmExeter U: Semi-Toned SUN, APR 17 3:00 pm

    NEW WORLD VOYAGERChinese Acrobats SAT, SEPT 19 8:00 pmKrasnoyarsk Siberian Dance SAT, OCT 17 8:00 pm

    PAGE 2 STAGESherlock Holmes SAT, OCT 3 8:00 pmJulius Caesar SAT, JAN 23 8:00 pmMidsummer Nights Dream SAT, MAY 14 8:00 pm

    HOLIDAY FESTNewpoli: Italian Christmas SAT, DEC 5 8:00 pmStepCrew (Valentines Special) SUN, FEB 14 3:00 pmRhythm in the Night SUN, MAR 20 3:00 pm

    OF MUSICAL NOTE International Guitar Night SUN, FEB 28 3:00 pmDanzaNova SAT, APR 23 8:00 pm

    fine arts gallery

    holiday fest series

    friday night film series

    new world voyager series page 2 stage series

    INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT (IGN)Sunday, February 28 3:00 pm

    Classroom Building - Room 200. The worlds foremost acoustic guitarists perform their latest original compositions and exchange musical ideas. IGN founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries for special concerts of solos, duets and quartets that highlight the virtuosity and diversity within the world of acoustic guitar. Three European guitarists featured will be: Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt, contemporary fingerstyle innovator Mike Dawes, and multi-genre showman Andre Krengel.

    DANZANOVA Saturday, April 238:00 pm

    Academic Arts Theatre. The troupes soul-shaking shows are versatile explorations of ethnic world music, performed

    by a fiery group of virtuoso musicians. Conceived by composer/ pianist/accordionist Ronn Yedidia, authentic popular ethnic and folk song origins will be showcased from the Middle East, Eastern and Central Europe, and Latin America. Original compositions by Yedidia known as "KlezDances, will add to this world fusion cornucopia as the musicians display their creativity, blending ethnic and contemporary elements. DanzaNova's performances are passionate, emotional experiences of deep communication between music, musicians and listeners.

    NEWPOLI: A TRADITIONAL ITALIAN CHRISTMASSaturday, December 5 8:00 pmIn Music di Natale, the traditional Italian Christmas is presented through the folk music of Southern Italy, from shepherd songs of the Apennine Mountains to music from the courts and piazzas of Naples. Two singers and eight instrumentalists bring an Italian Christmas celebration to life using original dialects and traditional instruments. Christmas readings will enhance and complement the music. (English translations will be provided) (In collaboration with Club Italiano)

    STEPCREW (Valentines Day Celebration) Sunday, February 14 3:00 pmMake this cultural treat a Valentines Day gift! Combining Celtic music, superlative vocals and three styles of percussive dance (Ottawa Valley Stepdance, Irish Stepdance, and Tap), this is a unique, high-energy tour-de-force production. The virtuosic cast includes four touring members of The Chieftains, Irelands traditional music moguls; Canadian fiddle champions; and the powerhouse vocals of Scotland's Alyth McCormack. The StepCrew simply drips energy. (Boston Telegram)

    RHYTHM IN THE NIGHT (Post St. Patricks Celebration) Sunday, March 20 3:00 pm A tale of good versus evil, love and salvation is told through Irish step dancing with a world class troupe of 18 male and female dancers. This epic, 90-minute journey features amazing footwork by the dancers as Mythical King Balor seeks to find his way out of the dark world. The battle scenes are particularly powerful with their lightning fast rhythms. An age-old art form turns into an Irish dance spectacular, a grand and glorious adventure to thrill all ages!

    The Fall Season features six outstanding contemporary films representing a broad spectrum of international film talent. Included is a brief

    introduction to each film, film notes, discussions, and refreshments.

    Screenings begin at 7:45 pm in Gateway Center Davis Auditorium. Doors open at 7:10; refreshments are served at 7:15 pm.

    For more information, call Bob Bruckenthal at 914-723-3186. For school closings, please visit the college website (sunywcc.edu) or call 914-606-6900.

    SNOW CAKE October 9 United Kingdom (2006) Tight-lipped Englishman Alex Hughes arrives in

    Northern Ontario to meet the woman with whom he had a son. He is bullied by an unconventional but lovable 19 year-old hitch-hiker, Vivienne. (112 minutes)

    THE READER October 16 USA (2008) In post-war Germany, teenager Michael Berg becomes ill and is helped by Hanna, an

    older stranger. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a relationship. (124 minutes)

    THE GHOSTWRITER October 23 USA (2010) The brooding sky hangs over much of this Roman Polanski film. In this high grade pulp entertainment the world has gone mad so all we can do is puzzle through the madness. (128 minutes)

    MEMORY OF A KILLER October 30 Holland (2003)Its so easy to forget murder, unless an account is written down. This film opens as two separate stories one involving an idealistic young cop, the other an older hardcore assassin with Alzheimers disease. (123 minutes)

    A SEPARATION November 6 Iran (2011)An Iranian middle-class couple separate and conflicts arise when the husband hires a lower-class care giver for his elderly father, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. (123 minutes)

    THE RAILWAY MAN November 13 USA (2013) A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a

    prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible is still alive and sets out to confront him. This film beautifully portrays the ultimate power of forgiveness. (116 minutes)

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    Purchase Tickets Online www.sunywcc.edu/SmartArts

    Please return to: Westchester Community College Foundation, Friday Night Film Series, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595-1698

    I enclose a check for Fall 2015 subscription payable to WCC Foundation: Film Series: _______(#) regular subscription(s), $54 each: $ ________(total) _______(#) senior (60 plus), or staff subscription(s), $48 each: $ ________(total) _______(#) student, with copy of ID, subscription(s); Free; $ 0.00 (total)

    Name _____________________________________________________________________________ Address ___________________________________________________________________________ Town ___________________________________________State ___________ Zip ______________ Email _____________________________________________________________________________ Phone _______________________________________________(only for Film Series announcements)

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    SMART ARTS TICKET ORDER FORMblockbuster seriesPerformances held in the Academic Arts Theatre

    Journey around the vibrant sounds of past, present and fusion!

    Tickets are $22 (general admission), $20 (non-WCC students/seniors/fac-staff), and $16 (children under 13).

    Series subscription: $40 (See two shows a $4 savings!)

    Tickets are $22 (general admission), $20 (non-WCC students/seniors/fac-staff), and $16 (children under 13).

    Series subscription: $60 (See three shows a $6 savings!)

    NOTE: Film titles subject to change based on DVD availability.All films will be subtitled in English, if available.

    Fall Blockbuster! TAYLOR 2Saturday, November 21 8:00 pmThis innovative company ensures thatPaul Taylors works can be seen by audiencesworldwide. The dancers are considerable talents [who] unite fearlessness with skill(Gia Kourlas, The New York Times). This troupe pays tribute to Taylors genius with its eclectic signature characterized by athleticism, humor and range of emotions found in Mr. Taylors work.

    Spring Blockbuster! Exeter Universitys SEMI-TONED Sunday, April 17 3:00 pm With a spoonful of GLEE and a heavy dose of incredible a capella, this all-male singing sensation is the vocal pride of Exeter University. Comprised of 13 students, SEMI-TONED is the reigning University Champion of Voice Festival UK. With their trademark musical wit and charisma, five-star reviews, and a Bobby Award for being one of the most highly rated shows of the 2014 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, SEMI-TONED has wowed audiences both in the UK and the United States.

    film series order form

    TICKETS NOT ISSUED AND RESERVATIONS NOT NECESSARY FOR FREE EVENTS

    Take a musical trek around the vibrant sounds of past and present.Performances held in the Academic Arts Theatre

    Tickets are $24 (general admission), $22 (non-WCC students/seniors/fac-staff), and $18 (children under 13).

    Series subscription: $64 (See three showsan $8 savings!)

    Tickets are $24 (general admission), $22 (non-WCC students/seniors/fac-staff), and $18 (children under 13).

    Series subscription: $42 (See both shows a $6 savings!)

    TICKET PURCHASE OPTIONSOnline: Pay by Credit Card. Available up to 3 hours prior to show time.

    Purchasers must present printed email confirmation at the door. Visit www.sunywcc.edu/smartarts

    Mail-in: Pay by Check (allow 2 weeks)At The Door: Available 30 minutes prior to show time. Cash only!

    SUBSCRIPTIONSEVENT NO. TICKETS COST EA. $ TOTAL

    BLOCKBUSTER $42

    CAMERATA $32

    HOLIDAY FEST $64

    NEW WORLD VOYAGER $42

    OF MUSICAL NOTE $40

    PAGE2STAGE $60

    SINGLE TICKETSEVENT NO. TICKETS COST EA. $ TOTAL

    Camerata Chamber Players (Sept 13)

    Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats (Sept 19)

    Aquila Theatre Sherlock Holmes (Oct 3)

    Krasnoyarsk National Dance Co of Siberia (Oct 17)

    Paul Taylors Taylor 2 (Nov 21)

    Newpolis A Traditional Italian Christmas (Dec 5)

    National Players: Julius Caesar: (Jan 23)

    StepCrew (Valentines Day Celebration) (Feb 14)

    International Guitar Night (Feb 28)

    Rhythm in the Night (Irish Dance Spectacular) (Mar 20)

    Exeter U: Semi-Toned (Apr 17)

    DanzaNova (Apr 23)

    National Players: Midsummer Nights Dream (May 14)

    (Other)

    SMART ARTS PATRON ( contribution to become a patron)

    Support the arts at Westchester Community College Thanks! TOTAL $

    A portion of your donation may be tax deductible, as allowable by law.

    Make checks payable to: FSA/Cultural Affairs*Enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope & mail to:

    Office of Cultural Affairs, Student Center Room 108Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595

    For further information, call 914-606-6262

    *Except Friday Night Film Series: Make check payable and mail to:Westchester Community College Foundation/Friday Night Film Series. (See separate film series order form)

    Name (please print)

    Address

    City State Zip

    Telephone (Day) (Evening)

    Email

    WCC Students (registered for credit) are entitled to 1 FREE ticket per event with valid student ID. Present ID at Box Office a half hour before performance time.

    Tickets are subject to availability.

    Take a multicultural trek around the international world of music, dance, and fusion arts.

    Performances held in the Academic Arts Theatre

    Tickets are $24 (general admission), $22 (non-WCC students/seniors/fac-staff), and $18 (children under 13).

    Series subscription: $42 (See two showsa $6 savings!)