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Week 4

March 22nd through March 28

 

March 22


What: Martial Arts in Motion: Elmira College Martial Arts Club
When: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Music, historical and cultural perspectives, and live action are featured in this presentation and demonstration by the Elmira College Martial Arts Club. The club’s members are a diverse group dedicated to training in as many martial arts as they can get their fists on.

March 23


What: Cultivating the Masses: The Politics of Taste in Parks and Gardens
When: 5:00 p.m.
Where: Peterson Chapel, Cowles Hall
Details: “Don’t Walk on the Grass!” A visitor to New York City’s Central Park in the nineteenth century would likely have encountered such a sign. Indeed, such a visitor would have faced a variety of restrictions and guidelines regarding the use of that “public park,” restrictions and guidelines aimed at turning visitors into the kind of cultivated citizen New York City’s elite leadership hoped they would become.

March 24


What: The Elmira College Chamber Singers Concert
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: The Elmira College Chamber Singers is a mixed choral ensemble open to students from all academic fields. Music, both accompanied and a cappella, is performed from a variety of historical periods and contemporary styles. The ensemble has collaborated with the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes and accepts opportunities to perform locally.

**Odyssey Event**

March 25


 
What: Arts & Culture Lunch: Dine & Design: Recycled Runway Show
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Dining Hall, Campus Center
Details: Attend the Recycled Runway show featuring DJ Haiko (Jeremy Jaico ’17). The recycled dress and suits include the clever work of Café Society, Rotaract, Outdoor Adventure Club, EC Tap, Derek Chalfant’s Term II Sculpture Class, and the Culture Shock Club.
 
What: Sibyl Poetry Reading
When: 5:00 p.m.
Where: Mackenzie's Campus Center
Details: Please join our Elmira College student poets and writers for a Sibyl Poetry Reading
 
What: Mark Spicer Piano Recital
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Before joining the Elmira College faculty in 1986, Dr. Mark Spicer taught at Michigan State University, the Wausau Conservatory of Music, the University of Wisconsin Center System, and the University of North Texas. Dr. Spicer has performed in hundreds of recitals on piano and flute since the age of nine. His piano teachers include Penelope Cecchini and Ralph Votapek, a Van Cliburn Competition gold medalist. Dr. Spicer performs regularly on campus and throughout the Southern Tier.

**Odyssey Event**

March 26


What: Picturing Elmira College 2015 Awards Ceremony
When: Noon
Where: George Waters Gallery, Campus Center
Details: President Champagne will recognize the winners of the Third Annual “Picturing Elmira College” Photo Contest.
 
What: Elmira College Theatre: Dinner with Friends
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Watson Area, Watson Fine Arts Building
Details: Described by its author as “a rueful comedy” about “friendship, divorce and the minefield of middle age”, Donald Margulies’ Dinner with Friends has been aptly described as “a modern masterpiece about the path you choose, the millions you don’t and the detours that make it worth the ride.” Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (Note: Adult language and situations)

**Odyssey Event**

March 27


What: Elmira College Theatre: Dinner with Friends
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Watson Area, Watson Fine Arts Building
Details: Described by its author as “a rueful comedy” about “friendship, divorce and the minefield of middle age”, Donald Margulies’ Dinner with Friends has been aptly described as “a modern masterpiece about the path you choose, the millions you don’t and the detours that make it worth the ride.” Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (Note: Adult language and situations)

**Odyssey Event**

March 28


What: Elmira College Theatre: Dinner with Friends
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Watson Arena, Watson Fine Arts Building
Details: Described by its author as “a rueful comedy” about “friendship, divorce and the minefield of middle age”, Donald Margulies’ Dinner with Friends has been aptly described as “a modern masterpiece about the path you choose, the millions you don’t and the detours that make it worth the ride.” Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (Note: Adult language and situations)

**Odyssey Event**