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12/28/2006
Hudson Valley Community College Spring 2007 Cultural Affairs Calendar Listings

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, December 28, 2006
Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Avenue, Troy, N.Y. 12180

FILM

"Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey" – Documentary explores the life of Russian professor Leon Theremin, inventor of musical instrument the theremin. Runtime, 83 minutes. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

LECTURE

Money Power Respect and Collar City Women: Dr. King's Dream? – Brenda Ann Kenneally discusses her award-winning photos of women struggling in Troy. Noon, Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

(Hu)man's Best Friend: Therapy Dogs Make a Difference – What it takes to become a therapy dog and how they help people. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

Books: Reading, Writing and Publishing in the 21 st Century – Bookstore owner Susan Novotny discusses the future of books. 1 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

Liz Murray: From Homeless to Harvard – Speaker shares inspirational story of overcoming a life on the streets to earning a full Harvard University scholarship. 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, in Hudson Valley's Maureen Stapleton Theatre. (518) 629-4TIX.

Bald Eagles in New York State: Past, Present and Future – Peter Nye of DEC discusses history and future of bald eagles. Noon, Thursday, March 15, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

Does It Hurt? Everything You Wanted to Know About Tattoos But Were Afraid to Ask – Advice for first timers and tattoo veterans. Noon, Thursday, March 29, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

Do I Look Fat in This? Understanding Women's Preoccupation with Weight – Marilyn McKee Ph.D. discusses body dissatisfaction and eating pathology in women. 1 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

Richard Harwood – Author and founder of Harwood Institute for Public Innovation discusses civic engagement. 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

If You Build It, They Will Come: The Story of the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium Project – Keith Leal of U.W. Marx Construction shares stories and photos of project. 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, in Hudson Valley's Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium. Admission is free. (518) 629-7336.

MUSIC

Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius and Heard – Composer and pianist Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius performs modern chamber ensemble music with her trio, Heard. Noon, Thursday, Jan. 18, in Hudson Valley's Maureen Stapleton Theatre. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

Eric and Mary Ross: Multimedia Theremin Concert – Composer/musician Eric Ross demonstrates the theremin while artist Mary Ross provides visual art. Noon, Thursday, Jan. 25, in Hudson Valley's Maureen Stapleton Theatre. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

Captain Squeeze and the Zydeco Moshers – The region's ambassadors of zydeco music return for their annual Mardi Gras show. Noon, Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Hudson Valley's Siek Campus Center Exhibition Room. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

Ain't I a Woman – A new chamber music theatre work featuring actress Taylore Mahogany Scott portraying the lives of four powerful African American women. Noon, Thursday, Feb. 22, in Hudson Valley's Maureen Stapleton Theatre. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

The Mike McMann Band – Accomplished Capital Region guitarist performs stunning guitar-based music. Noon, Thursday, April 19, in Hudson Valley's Siek Campus Center Exhibition Room. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

Rocky Velvet – With their vintage musical equipment and retro bowling shirts, Rocky Velvet brings their energetic, playful rockabilly sound. Noon, Thursday, April 26, in Hudson Valley's Siek Campus Center Exhibition Room. Admission is free. (518) 629-4TIX.

Cultural Affairs Web site

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and workforce and academic preparation programs offered through the Educational Opportunity Center. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.