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Week 2

March 8 through March 14

March 9


What: Into Blue: Poetry and Piano (A Collaboration)
When: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Stephans Lounge, Meier Hall
Details: Poetry Reading by Margaret Kasper Reed ’73; piano by Gwen Beckman. The event is a collaborative event co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Office of Alumni Relations.
 
What: Memphis
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Clemens Center
Details: From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Memphis, features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro and a Tony-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan. Directing is Tony nominee Christopher Ashley, and choreography is by Sergio Trujillo. Get ready to experience Broadway’s most exciting new destination, what AP calls “The very essence of what a Broadway musical should be.”

For tickets and more information, contact the Clemens Center by phone
Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at (607) 734-8191 or (800) 724-0159, or online at clemenscenter.com.

**Odyssey Event**
 

March 10


What: Short Film Festival: Academy Award Nominated Films
When: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: This film screening features three live action short films and three animated short films nominated for Academy Awards: Our Time is Up, The Fan and the Flower, Ausreisser, The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation, Six Shooter, and Badgered.
 
What: Memphis
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Clemens Center
Details: From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Memphis, features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro and a Tony-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan. Directing is Tony nominee Christopher Ashley, and choreography is by Sergio Trujillo. Get ready to experience Broadway’s most exciting new destination, what AP calls “The very essence of what a Broadway musical should be.”

For tickets and more information, contact the Clemens Center by phone
Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at (607) 734-8191 or (800) 724-0159, or online at clemenscenter.com.

**Odyssey Event**

March 11


 
What: Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series: The Art of Leadership
When: 11:30 a.m
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Amo Houghton LL.D. ’82, former Congressman and former Chairman and CEO of Corning Glass Works (now Corning Incorporated), and Henry Dormann, Honorary Trustee, Elmira College, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of LEADERS Magazine, discuss leadership through the lens of business and politics.

**Odyssey Event**
 
What: Arts & Culture Lunch: Dine & Doodle
When: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Dining Hall, Campus Center
Details: Create post-it art! No experience necessary!
 
What: Amanda Martinez Concert
When: 8:00 p.m
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Amanda Martinez is a Toronto-based singer/songwriter whose music exultingly blends her unique Mexican and South African roots with flamenco soul. Her songs have appeared on three Putumayo world music collections and Grammy-winning producer Javier Limón hails Martinez as “one of the greatest voices in the world.” Martinez has headlined at the legendary Blue Note jazz club, at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Festivities in South Africa, and at the 2011 PanAmerican Games in Guadalajara, and is now honorary co-chair of PanAm 2015’s Ignite program. She will be performing in a series of countdown concerts to the 2015 Games, as well as speaking at events connecting athletes and sports fans with musicians and art lovers. In addition to her music career, Amanda has worked as a radio host (launching Canada’s JAZZFM91 Latin Jazz program), TV personality, and actress. She is also an ambassador for SOS Children’s Villages, a global organization that helps abandoned and orphaned siblings stay united as families.

**Odyssey Event**
 

March 12


What: Lecture and Book Signing with Alumna: Kim Curtis '83
When: 5:00 p.m.
Where: Tifft Lounge, Campus Center
Details: Does money make you uneasy? Do you fear your financial future? Would you like to be smarter about your money?

Finance Expert, Author and Investor Advocate, Kim Curtis ’83 pulls back the curtain on the financial services industry. Her new book Money Secrets: Keys to Smart Investing reveals the investment secrets Wall Street doesn’t want you to know. 
 

March 13


What: Pi Day Activities
When: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Tifft Lounge, Campus Center
Details: This celebration of the mathematical constant Pi includes a math challenge for all to contribute to, free pizza, pies, and a Pi recitation contest. Elmira College students are encouraged to take pictures that they feel represent Pi or Pi day and submit them to ecmathclub@elmira.edu by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 18. The best photo will win a prize.