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04/04/2002
Cultural Events Listings: April 6 - April 30

CONTACT: Judith White (518) 629-8063 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 4 2002
http://www.hvcc.edu
 

Lectures
 "Vietnam: What Lessons Have We Learned?" - Mary Reynolds Powell, author and U.S. Army veteran nurse, discusses her Vietnam experiences. 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8, in the auditorium of the Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College. Voices Library Lecture Series, free. 629-7336.

Readings from "Threads" student magazine by Hudson Valley Community College students, staff and faculty. at noon on Wednesday, April 10, in room 3 of the Bulmer Telecommunications Center. Voices Library Lecture Series, free. 629-7336.

Author/environmentalist Bill McKibben speaks at campus-wide Earth Day Celebration at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in the Bulmer Telecommunications Building Auditorium, Hudson Valley Community College. Free. 629-7486.

Museum of Modern Art Photography Curator Peter Galassi, speaker at Inaugural Stephen L. Hyatt Memorial Lecture, 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in the auditorium of Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College.  Benefit for Teaching Gallery in Marvin Library. For information call 629-8071.

Art Exhibit, Opening
Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition in the Teaching Gallery in Marvin Library, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy. All-media extravaganza by Hudson Valley's students. Free opening reception 5-7 p.m. on April 11; exhibit continues through April 20. Gallery hours: 7 a.m.- 10 p.m. Mon. - Thurs.; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Free. 629-8006.

Dance
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy. Asian-American contemporary dance performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre.. $15/$8; free to Hudson Valley students. 629-4TIX.

Film
"Life Is Beautiful," controversial "Holocaust comedy" which won its director/star an Oscar. 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 in Maureen Stapleton Theatre, Hudson Valley Community College. Free.

Special Events
Earth Day Celebration, free campus-wide activities beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16 at Hudson Valley Community College. Demonstrations of alternative energy automobiles, nature walks, children's activities. Interactive multi-media rain forest installation by The McClean Mix from Noon to 3 in Maureen Stapleton Theatre.  Environmentalist/author Bill McKibben speaks at 2 p.m. in Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Hudson Valley Community College. 629-7486 or 629-7170.

Children of All Ages
The Two Silly Fathers Present "Aladdin" at 9:30 and 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8 in Maureen Stapleton Theatre at Hudson Valley Community College. $5/free with Hudson Valley I.D.; 629-7170.

Storytelling Festival: The Storycrafters. tandem tellers and recording artists; re-telling of world's folk tales; 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, in Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College. $8/$5 under 14. 629-7071.

Poetry
Poet/writer Lyn Lifshin reads at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 11. Extensively published, controversial contemporary writer. Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College. Free. 629-7170.