Cultural Affairs At Hudson Valley Community College September 18 - Oct. 12
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, September 24
Odadaa! Resident Ghanaian dance and music troupe led by drummer/choreographer/composer Yacub Addy, combining African percussion, rich vocals, high-energy dance and lush costumes. Performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre at Hudson Valley Community College. $12 General admission; $10 seniors; $8 students 14 and under; free for Hudson Valley students with college I.D. 629-4TIX.
Iabas, an all-women Brazilian band, offers traditional music from south of the border at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 in Maureen Stapleton Theatre at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy. $10 general admission; $8 seniors and students through age 14; free for Hudson Valley students with college I.D. 629-4TIX.
Gandolf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. Acoustic instrumentalists/songwriters playing whimsical, thought-provoking works in the "punk-classical-hillbilly-Floyd" genre from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Siek Campus Center at Hudson Valley Community College, Troy. Free. 629-7170.
"A Woman, Ain't I?" Boston actress Kathryn Woods recreates the life and times of Sojourner Truth in an inspirational on-woman play at noon on Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre at Hudson Valley Community College. $5 general admission; $2 seniors and students; free for Hudson Valley students with college ID. 629-4TIX.
Euripides' "Iphigeneia at Aulis." Classic Greek theater performed by Albany actor Bertrand Fay, with masks by artist Robert Blood, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center at Hudson Valley Community College. $5 general admission; free for seniors and students. 629-4TIX.
Performance Art Exhibit: Installed works, photos and videos of performances by Jessica Reeves-Cohen of Brooklyn. The artist's work examines the relationship between body and environment. Teaching Gallery in Marvin Library at Hudson Valley Community College, through Oct. 19. Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free. 629-7170.
Hudson Valley Community College, located in Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic divisions: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training.