Calendar 2010 October Campus Events

Purchase College, State University of New York is located at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY   Web site:

10th Annual Jewish Studies Film Festival
October 4 and 11 at 7:30 PM
Humanities Theater, Durst Family Humanities Building

The Purchase College Jewish Film Festival brings to campus films of Jewish interest from Israel and around the world. The film series is open to the public.  Tickets for $8 can be purchased at the door of the Humanities Building.  Call 914-251-6516 for information.

Purchase Symphony Orchestra
October 8 at 8 PM
Performing Arts Center
Michael Adelson, Conductor
Tickets $20
Box Office 914-251-6200 or

Maestro Michael Adelson conducts the Purchase Symphony Orchestra in a program of classical music featuring musicians from the renowned Purchase Conservatory of Music. Call 914-251-5925 for information.

School of Natural & Social Sciences Fall 2010 Lecture
Thursday, October 14
7 PM, Natural Sciences Building, room 1001
“Stigma Isn’t a Big Deal, But…:The Consequences of Minority Stress For Same-Sex Relationships in a Changing Social Climate”

 David Frost, Assistant Professor of Sexuality Studies, San Francisco State University, will discuss his research which focuses on the impact of stigma, prejudice, and discrimination on the health and well-being of marginalized individuals. Call 914-251-6631 or e mail

Purchase Repertory Theatre
Three Sisters by Anton Chekov
Directed by A. Dean Irby
PepsiCo Theatre, Performing Arts Center
Tickets $20 
Box Office 914-251-6200 or

Friday, October 15 at 8 PM
Saturday, October 16 at 2 PM & 8 PM
Sunday, October 17 at 2 PM
Thursday, October 21 at 8 PM
Friday, October 22 at 8 PM
Saturday, October 23 at 2 PM and 8 PM

One of the greatest plays of the modern era.  Chekhov’s drama traces the lives of the Prozorov family as they marry the wrong people, fall in love at the wrong time, and try to discern the meaning of existence.  Performed by the Senior Acting Company.

Purchase Conservatory of Dance
Senior Dance Projects
October 29, 30 at 8 PM
Dance Theatre lab, Dance Bldg.
Tickets $5 sold at door

The Conservatory of Dance presents a concert of repertory and original choreography by Roseann Baker, Pareena Lim, So Young Park and Kathryn Rhodes in both classical ballet and modern dance. The Conservatory is a preeminent center for training professional dancers and choreographers. Call 924-251-6800.