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04/08/2002
Update: Cultural Events Listings April 8 - April 30

CONTACT: Judith White (518) 629-8063 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Monday, April 8, 2002
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Lectures
Readings from "Threads" student magazine by Hudson Valley Community College students, staff and faculty. Noon on Wednesday, April 10, in room 3 of the Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Hudson Valley Community College. 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 Center 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. All-media extravaganza by Hudson Valley students. Free opening reception 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, 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.
 

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 p.m. 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.

Broadcasters' Roundtable at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23. Area radio and television broadcasters discuss broadcasting careers and opportunities with host Walt Adams. Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College. Free. 438-7682.

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.

Take Your Children to Work Day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, for families of Hudson Valley Community College students and staff. Curious mix of Harry Potter and Earth Day activities, including games, hikes, hunts and more. Registration required. 629-7424.

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.