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Week 3

March 15 through March 21

March 16


What: Meet the Artists: Art Alumna Angela Niforatos ’10 and Winners of the 2nd Annual Juried Art Show for EC Students
When: 4:30 p.m.
Where: Lobby, Gannett-Tripp Library
Details: Elmira College Art Alumna, Angela Niforatos ’10 discusses her career in ceramics as an artist and teacher. Winners of the second annual Juried Art Show talk about their artwork. 
 
What: "Why Does Art Matter"" Symposium
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: George Waters Gallery, Campus Center
Details: This symposium gathers together local artists and business leaders to discuss the role of art in contemporary society at both the local and national levels.
 

March 18


What: Inappropriate References: A Lecture on Art
When: 10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
Where: Tripp Lecture Hall, Gannett-Tripp Library
Details: Using slides to illustrate her own and other artists’ works, Art student Alex Hood ’15 discusses how the works of Renoir and O’Keefe have inspired and influenced her as an artist.
 
What: Arts & Culture Lunch: Dine & Design Origami Cranes
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Dining Hall, Campus Center
Details: In the spirit of creating good health and happiness, create an origami crane to join in the legend of the 1,000 cranes! Clubs who have already folded hundreds of cranes include the Café Society, the Environmental Club, Circle K, TEACH, the Outdoor Adventure Club, and the Red Cross Club. No experience necessary!
 
What: Elmira City Hall & ART
When: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 317 East Church St. Elmira, NY
Details: Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunches.
 
What: Elmira College Presidential Lecture Series Speaker: Klaudia Kovacs, Documentary Filmmaker
When: 5:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Hungarian director Klaudia Kovács presents a screening and discussion of her multi-award-winning documentary Torn from the Flag, a 2007 film about the international decline of communism and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. The film encompasses the tense Cold War era and presents the rivalry of the superpowers during that time. The film has been hailed as the ‘most successful documentary in Hungarian film history.’

**Odyssey Event**
 

March 19


What: Orchesis: Elmira College Dance
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Elmira College’s dancers perform student-choreographed and faculty-choreographed pieces arranged through a variety of styles including ballet, tap, modern and hip hop.

**Odyssey Event**
 

March 20


What: Odalisque: A Brief History of the Reclining Nude
When: 10:30 to 11:20 a.m.
Where: Tripp Lecture Hall, Gannett-Tripp Library
Details: Nude figures have been a staple in the art of the Western world. This lecture examines the traditions of nudity in art starting with antiquity, focusing on the reclining nude as a popular subject from the late Renaissance to mid nineteenth century. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program for Women’s History Month.
 
What: Choice Bits: Selections from Elmira College's Mark Twain Collection
When: 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Arnot Art Museum
Details: This event features an opening reception and presentation of “Mark Twain and Art” by Mark Woodhouse, Technical Services and Archivist Librarian at Elmira College. The event is part of a collaborative exhibition between Elmira College and the Arnot Art Museum (March 17–May 30). In recognition of the Arts Alive mission to offer events that are free to the public, the Arnot Art Museum will waive admission fees to the entire museum from March 17 to March 31.
 
What: Orchesis: Elmira College Dance
When: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Elmira College’s dancers perform student-choreographed and faculty-choreographed pieces arranged through a variety of styles including ballet, tap, modern and hip hop.

**Odyssey Event**
 

March 21


What: Orchesis: Elmira College Dance
When: 2:00 p.m.
Where: Gibson Theatre, Emerson Hall
Details: Elmira College’s dancers perform student-choreographed and faculty-choreographed pieces arranged through a variety of styles including ballet, tap, modern and hip hop.

**Odyssey Event**