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An exhibition of works by Stony Brook University’s acclaimed Department of Art faculty and affiliated faculty and staff will be on view at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery in the Staller Center from Tuesday, September 15, through Saturday, October 24. A reception for the artists will be held on Wednesday, October 7, from 6 pm to 8 pm; it is free and open to the public. The group faculty exhibition will include painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, video installation and digital media by faculty artists including Isak Berbic, Toby Buonagurio, Stephanie Dinkins, Martin Levine, Nobuho Nagasawa and Howardena Pindell. The…

The Staller Center’s Friday Night Film Series brings great movies to Stony Brook at an even better price. All films are shown on the Main Stage, which has the largest movie screen in Suffolk County. Passes for all 10 films for the fall are available in person at the Staller Center Box Office for a discounted price. Individual tickets are $9 for adults; $7 for seniors/children. For more information visit stallercenter.com. Friday, September 25 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, 7 pm About Elly, 9 pm (in Persian and German with subtitles) Friday, October 2 Jenny’s Wedding, 7 pm…

The University Café, located in the Stony Brook Union, is available for a variety of programs, including the Sunday Acoustic Series, late evening entertainment programs and campus department gatherings. Schedules for these events are announced on the University Café website. Events that require tickets can be purchased online or at the door (based on availability). Please note that you must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and attend Sunday Concert Series events. The Sunday Street Acoustic Series, co-sponsored by WUSB-FM and produced by Professor Charlie Backfish, presents nationally and internationally touring artists who perform in the Café’s listening room setting.…

The Charles B. Wang Center is dedicated to presenting the public with a multifaceted, intellectually sound and humane understanding of Asian and Asian American cultures, and their relationship to other cultures. The Wang Center serves as a conference facility and venue for cultural events, offering lectures, workshops, film, gallery shows, festivals and more. The Center offers dozens of events and exhibits each semester. Please visit its website for the upcoming fall schedule or to sign up for the mailing list at stonybrook.edu/wang. “Our programs offer visitors the opportunity to traverse great distances and leap across time as they experience places…

During the fall semester, Happenings will feature a series of nine, three-minute musical performances by students in the Department of Music at Stony Brook University. The “Sounds from Studio A” series was filmed, created and edited on campus in Studio A at the Video Studio. “We developed the series and contacted Michael Hershkowitz in the Music Department to have him coordinate the musicians,” said Bill Cusick, Senior Video Producer/Director for Stony Brook University’s Video Production Group. “Our goal is to give the students and a few employees some more exposure, and we hope to continue the series with additional recordings in…

Throughout the campuses of Stony Brook University, art is everywhere. Paintings, sculptures, photographs and multimedia installations are featured in the University’s many galleries. The community is always welcome. Art Among Science The gallery in the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is open to the public Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. It features installations from artists around the world. For more information on the next gallery show or to be added to the Center’s mailing list visit www.scgp.stonybrook.edu. This September, The Simons Center Gallery will present a solo exhibition of work by Manfred Mohr, an internationally acclaimed pioneer…

A unique collection of world-renowned entertainers will perform at Staller Center during the upcoming year. “One of many shows that will undoubtedly be popular is a touring production of Mel Brooks’ Tony Award winning musical The Producers, scheduled for November 21, 2015,” said Staller Center Director Alan Inkles. “We know that newcomers to Staller Center as well as regulars will enjoy a Broadway theatrical treat of pure fun.” The esteemed Emerson String Quartet brings an all Haydn and Beethoven program to start off the season on October 7. Jazz by Arturo Sandoval follows in a sold-out show on October 10,…

During Fall semester the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery will present the Faculty Exhibition 2015, featuring new work by Stony Brook University’s acclaimed Art Department faculty and affiliated faculty and staff. The 2015 Faculty Exhibition includes painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography, video installation and digital media. The 16 artists represented engage a broad range of media, crossing boundaries in creative, challenging and sometimes playful ways. The Faculty Exhibition includes the work of internationally renowned faculty artists such as Howardena Pindell, who will show recent prints, and Nobuho Nagasawa, who is creating a new installation of sculpture and video’ Also featured are Toby Buonagurio’s brightly…

Alan Inkles has been called one of the nicest guys on campus and one of the smartest. He is also energetic, dedicated and unabashedly passionate about theater and film — traits that come in handy in his roles as director of the Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University and founder and director of the Stony Brook Film Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year on July 16–25. Starting out as an actor more than 35 years ago and then as part-time theater manager at Staller, he built the Staller Center into what it is today, a cultural…

In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of the Stony Brook Film Festival, the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery will present an exhibition of vintage film posters from July 7 to July 31. Printed film posters originated in the late 19th century and are regarded as works of art and collector’s items. This exhibition features a selection of some of the 20th century’s most fascinating, intriguing and compelling American and international film posters. Classic films such as Gone with the Wind will be featured along with favorites such as Elvis’s Harem Holiday and Lawrence of Arabia as well as more recent films including…

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