Griffiths Arts Center

Ear to Éire: An Irish Music Journey

Senior Emma Greenough will present Ear to Éire: An Irish Music Journey, on Saturday, October 7th, at 4pm in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.

After studying abroad in Cork, Ireland, in spring 2017, Emma spent her summer as a St. Lawrence University fellow working with ethnomusicologist and department chair Dr. David Henderson.  She studied the Irish sean-nós singing tradition, a tradition that "adapts and survives despite everything," observes singer Lillis Ó Laoire. 

Veterans Project: Odyssey Home

Female veterans of the U.S. military, as well as women from military families, will share personal stories of service and life after the military in Veterans Project: Odyssey Home, which will be presented at the Edson R. Miles Black Box Theater on the St. Lawrence University campus in Canton on September 14 and 15. Odyssey Home is the product of a collaboration among local veterans, members of the larger military community, and St. Lawrence University to create space for veteran-civilian community dialogue.

Borderlands Now: New Issues on the borders of Mexico, Canada, the Mohawk Nation, and the U.S.

 

Panelists to include:

Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Assistant Professor of Creative Nonfiction at UNC-Chapel Hill, author of All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands, and Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines

Cynthia Bansak, SLU Professor of Economics

Brian W David, Native Inmate Liaison Officer, the Justice Department, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, and former elected chief of Akwesasne

University Chorus: Angels and Shepherds

The University Chorus, comprised of students, faculty/staff, and members of the community, under the direction of Barry Torres, celebrates Christmas with a program called Angels and Shepherds featuring a 25-minute cantata by Ottorino Respighi, "Lauda per la Nativitá del Signore."

This concert will also be presented on Saturday, December 2 at 8 pm in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.

Free admission. Open to the public.

Art Gallery Reception

On Monday, September 4, at 4:30 pm, the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery will present a Poetry for Peace event in the gallery. On of the artists in the papermaking exhibition, Ben Aleshire, will also read a poem. The reading will be followed by a reception with current exhibition curators, Drew Matott and Jana Schumacher, and other local papermakers.

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