Office of Communications
December 10, 2012 - December 16, 2012
Scope Weekly

Monday Memo

Anthony Holland leading the Skidmore Orchestra
The Skidmore College Orchestra will mark a special milestone Dec. 11.

Using his noodle
Fiber artist Sang Wook Lee has a unique installation at the Lake George Arts Project this month.

"Selected Shorts," Skidmore style

Greg Hrbek's "Reading for Writers" students will have their work featured in a special public reading this week.

Skids on the loose
Where will Skidmore's equine mascot turn up next?

In Memoriam: Christopher Weigl '11
Recent grad was known for his evocative photography.

Faculty-Staff Achievements
Boyers included in noted essay collection, M. Glotzbach honored for arts work, Mudrovic earns international press attention.

Thoroughbred Sports update
Results from the final weekend before the semester break.


Daily Events

Monday 12/10

Classical Indian Class Showing
Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Dance Center

Students in the Classical Indian dance class present a showing with musicians.


Tuesday 12/11

Informal Writing Meet-Up (Open to students only)
Time: 11:00 AM- 11:50 AM

Location: Scribner Library - Writing Center (4th Floor)

The Writing Center will open early so that students can discuss their written work with their peers. Bring a friend from your class and get ahead on your assignments!

Exchange papers or just discuss ideas. Focus on grammar, organization, or style?the choice is yours.

Helpful guided exercises are available, as well as the ESL specialist for the Writing Center.


Grammar Review: Integrating Sources
Time: 5:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Bolton Hall - 382

We will practice strategies for smooth and efficient use of primary and secondary sources, considering how and when to quote, when to paraphrase, how to introduce and comment on information or quotations from sources. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM DEC. 4.


Capital District, Holiday Concert & Reception 2012 (Alumni)
Time: 6:30 PM- 10:00 PM

Join alumni, parents and friends for an evening of conversation, fellowship and holiday cheer on Skidmores campus beginning with a reception at The Surrey Williamson Inn. Following the reception, the Skidmore College Orchestra will perform its 30th Anniversary Concert with a program featuring Verdi, Ives, Grieg, and Liszt at the Arthur Zankel Music Center.

We are also providing an opportunity to help in the Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts by bringing an item from the list below to the Surrey Williamson Inn before the concert that we will deliver to New York City.


Hurricane Sandy Donations - List of Needed Supplies:

For Infants and Children: Formula-ready to eat or with sterile water for mixing, diapers (all sizes), bottles, pacifiers, stuffed toys, kid activity bags, crayons coloring books, food for infants including, Pediasure

Emergency Supplies
: Blankets, cups, plates, and plastic utensils, flashlight w/batteries, batteries

Sanitation:Toilet paper, towelettes, soap, liquid detergent, feminine supplies, personal hygiene items, plastic garbage bags, towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sanitizers

Food: Canned goods: ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits, and vegetables with pop tops, trail mix, energy food bars, canned or boxed juices, Ensure and water




 

Men's Basketball vs. Green Mountain
Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center


FEATURED EVENT
 

Skidmore College Orchestra 30th Anniversary Concert
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

The Filene Concert Series presents a celebration of the Skidmore College Orchestra with Music Director Anthony G. Holland. The Program includes Verdi: The Force of Destiny Overture, Ives: The Unanswered Question, Grieg: Norwegian Dances, Op. 35, and Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6.


Wednesday 12/12

Tang Store Sale
Time: 9:30 AM- 5:30 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum - Tang store
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

The tang museum store is having its annual Holiday Sale on December 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 15% off everything, including the sale table. Three separate tables will be set up as $5, $7.50, and a $10 table. Enjoy a hot drink, some sweets and see what we have!


Critters Tournament (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Emerson Auditorium

Program your Critter to fight in the tournament. Critters fight against each other in a land of lions, tigers, and bears.

Submit your Critter by December 10, 2012. More details and instructions at: www.skidmore.edu/~Lporter1/Critters.html

Pizza & Beverages will be served.


 

Student Compositions Concert
Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Coached by Anthony G. Holland


Saturday 12/15

 

The Nutcracker
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:45 PM

Location: Dance Center - Skidmore College Dance Theater

Saratoga City Ballet presents Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker."


 

The Nutcracker
Time: 7:00 PM- 8:45 PM

Location: Dance Center - Skidmore College Dance Theater

Saratoga City Ballet presents Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker."


Sunday 12/16

 

The Nutcracker
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:45 PM

Location: Dance Center - Skidmore College Dance Theater

Saratoga City Ballet presents Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker". For tickets visit: http://scbnutcracker.brownpapertickets.com/


 

Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra Winter Classical Concert
Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center - Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall

Winter Classical Concert Series: presented by the Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra ? Directed by Maestro Gioacchino Longobardi Saratoga Springs Youth Orchestra (SSYO) will perform a unique repertoire of classical music selections of Corelli, Porpora, Bach, Handel and other baroque and romantic era composers. SSYO promises to deliver an inspiring performance that will be sure to please listeners of all ages!

http://ssyo.org/


 

The Nutcracker
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:45 PM

Location: Dance Center - Skidmore College Dance Theater

Saratoga City Ballet presents Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker."


Ongoing Events

[5/30 - 12/30] "Hearing Pictures"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

"Hearing Pictures" explores the relationship between sound and vision through a selection of aurally evocative drawings, paintings, photographs, and prints from the Tang collection.


  [7/14 - 12/30] "Dance/Draw"
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Tang Teaching Museum
The Tang Museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. For information call 518-580-8080.

"Dance/Draw"

Examining the importance of the line in art practices since the 1960s, "Dance/Draw" highlights essential connection between contemporary dance and the visual arts. Through an exploration of the relationship between these art practices, the exhibition attempts to break down boundaries between the two.


[11/1 - 12/16] The Muse at Home: Artworks owned by Skidmore art and art history faculty, Tang Museum staff, and Schick Gallery staff

Location: Saisselin Art Center - Schick Art Gallery

"The Muse at Home" will feature a selection of artworks owned by 28 members of the arts-related faculty and staff at Skidmore College. The exhibit explores how and why people decide to live with art, and will feature a range of collecting, from serious collectors of contemporary art to individuals who own?and love?one favorite painting.


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