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A free lecture/performance series at Lehman College, The City University of New York, focused on urban arts, open to everyone.
Thursdays at 12:30pm.
Sept. 12th Niall Connolly – Join the wonderfully talented musician Niall Connolly for some traditional Irish and original urban folk music. This event is co-sponsored by the CUNY Institute For Irish American Studies. Located in Carman Hall, Room B04.
Sept. 19th Justine Blau – A presentation of her memoir, Scattered, an account of growing up chronically homeless in ‘60s era Manhattan with her delusional mother and her two older brothers. She finds unlikely salvation through relationships she builds in the tumult of a group home. Located in Carman Hall, Room B04.
Sept. 26th Jane Cleland – “Lethal Treasure” – Presented by the brilliant Lehman College English Department faculty member and author of The Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries. Located in Carman Hall, Room B04.
Oct. 10th Charles Hale – A discussion with writer, videographer and New York City urban historian, Charles Hale. Hale will be presenting his new series of videos that highlight the critical role of women in the labor movement in the United States. This event is co-sponsored by the CUNY Institute For Irish American Studies. Located in Carman Hall, Room B04.
Oct. 17th The Con Brio Ensemble – A Lehman College musical standard since 1993, the Con Brio Ensemble, a chamber trio featuring Lehman College music professors, will perform timeless classical music selections. This event is co-sponsored in conjunction with the Music Department. Located in the Music Building, Room 306 – Recital Hall.
Oct. 31st Salita Bryant – Please join our own Salita Bryant, distinguished poet and English department faculty member, accompanied with Caitlin Vincent, soprano; Nathan Wyatt, baritone; and Bethany Pietroniro, pianist; performing works by Heggie, Kilpinen, Bolcom, and Cole Porter along with the current works of two world-premiere recognized composers, James Young and Natalie Draper, set to the poetry of Salita S. Bryant. This song recital of chilling proportions is sure to create shivers appropriate to this Halloween afternoon event. This event is being co-sponsored by the City and Humanities Program and the English Department to be held in the Lovinger Theater on October 31st at 12:30 PM.
Nov. 7th Chiseche Salome Mibenge, Ph.D – The Lehman College faculty member from the Department of Political Science will read from her newly published book, Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative. Located in Carman Hall, Room B04.
Nov. 21st Mary McPartlan – One of the most talented singers to emerge from the Irish scene in recent years, Mary came out of the shadows in January 2004 when she released the critically-acclaimed album “The Holland Handkerchief.” She has been working for the last 12 years in the arts and entertainment industry, having been producer and director of many music and theatre projects. She is founding member and the producer of the Galway-based theatre company Skehana. Located in the Music Building, Room 306 – Recital Hall.
Dec. 3rd – Please join Artists Without Walls and a very talented cast for “Rise Up Singing: Women in the Labor Movement” at 7:00pm at the Lovinger Theater.
Dec. 5th Lehman College Art Gallery – Art Gallery Tour and Lecture – A personal guided tour by the artists of their current exhibit, “Morphology of the Print.” Located in the Lehman College Art Gallery.