Programs of Interest



Shirley Durst and Durst Family Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellows Annual Series

Monday, April 23, 6pm -- Lilly Lieb Port Creative Writing Center (HUM2026a)

Reading and Q & A with Angela Veronica Wong

-- School of Humanities


Asian Pacific Heritage Month, Sai Gon Film Screening

Monday, April 23, 7pm -- Red Room

A provacative documentary detailing the struggles and triumphs of the Vietnamese community in Southern California

-- Office of Student Life & Community Partnerships


Film Screening: Children of Promise

Tuesday, April 24, 3pm -- Recital Hall, PAC

Children of Promise: The Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy is a short documentary film from Investigation Discovery that follows the success of three former youths served by the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps on their courageous journeys from despair to inspiration. The film will be followed by a Q&A panel including the youths and staff profiled in "Children of Promise", NBC producers of the film (Peacock Productions), and President & CEO of the Robert F. Kennedy Children’s Action Corps, Ed Kelley.

-- Office of the President/Natural & Social Sciences


Film Screening: No Nukes

Tuesday, April 24, 6pm -- Student Center

NYPIRG presents No Nukes: Film & Discussion led by guest speaker Marilyn Elie from IPSEC



Soul Voices Spring Concert

Tuesday, April 24, 5:30pm and 9pm -- Recital Hall, Music Bldg

The 60-voice Soul Voices Choir, under the direction of founder Professor Pete Malinverni, will present their Spring concert, featuring songs from all eras of the African-American experience that have influenced American and World culture.  Every performance of this diverse group of students from all corners of the Purchase College campus is marked by real jubilation in the choir and audience alike. Please join us for this one!

-- Soul Voices


Sound Installation Day

­ Wednesday, April 25, 8am-6pm -- Music Bldg Lobby

Led by the students in Professor Du Yun's electro-acoustic music course, the lobby of the music building will be transformed for one day into a live audio installation space. Students will share their visions for visual-sound constructions and the audience can travel through these spaces during that day.

-- Conservatory of Music


Asian Pacific Heritage Month, Rhythm of India Cinema

Wednesday, April 25, 7pm -- Red Room

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we will be holding a workshop about Indian Cinema and Bollywood. It will be a work shop on the history and contribution of Bollywood to Indian culture followed by Bollywood dance lessons.

-- Office of Student Life & Community Partnerships


Noon at the Neu Series

Friday, April 27, 12pm -- Neuberger Museum

Featured collection: American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, de Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942

-- Neuberger Museum


Studio Composition Faculty and Student Concert

Friday, April 27, 7:30pm -- Recital Hall, Music Bldg

Faculty and staff from the Studio Composition department within the Conservatory of Music perform!

-- Conservatory of Music


A Conversation with Artie Siccardi

Monday, April 30, 7pm -- PAC Upper Lobby

Please join us for a special evening with one of the foremost Broadway Technical Supervisors of the past 30+ years and has recently been named as a recipient of the 2012 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre Award.  Artie has worked on over 200 shows including the Broadway productions Billy Elliot: The Musical, Cats, Dreamgirls, Mamma Mia!, Annie, Sweeney Todd, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Sunday in the Park with George, Fences, Chess, The Heidi Chronicles, Broadway Bound, The Real Thing, The Color Purple and many, many more.

-- Design Technology Program/ Conservatory of Theatre Arts


Film Program End-of-Year Screenings

Monday, April 30, 8:30pm -- Choral Hall, Music Bldg

Film student works are on display!

-- Film and Media Studies


Women Out Loud

Monday, April 30, 6:30pm -- Student Center

The Alternative Clinic's biannual event celebrating body positivity and safe sex. Music, food, games, sex toy raffle, and more.



Global Sound Project Fundraiser Concert

Friday, May 4, 8pm -- Student Center

The Global Sound Project is hosting a concert to raise money for our organization.  The money will be put towards attaining non-profit status for our organization.



Submission Gala

Saturday, May 5, 7pm -- Student Center

The annual gala put on by The Submission Magazine where students can exhibit their work that has been published in the issues of this academic year: including a display of artwork, poetry/fiction readings, and musical performances.



School of Natural and Social Sciences Symposium 2012

Saturday, May 5, 8:15am-1pm -- Natural Sciences Room 1001

Begun in 1981, the Symposium provides an opportunity for seniors to present their Senior Project research to a large audience of peers, alumni, family, faculty, and members of the community. Two concurrent sessions in Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, Latin American Studies, Mathematics/Computer Science, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology take place throughout the morning, followed by light refreshments. Seniors who participate in the symposium consider it a highlight of their undergraduate experience.

-- School of Natural and Social Sciences


Post Cinco De Mayo

Sunday, May 6, 8pm -- Student Center

Still want to celebrate cinco de mayo, come on down to enjoy some of your favorite purchase bands, mariachi style.