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  Events for September 1, 2015

Men’s Soccer Home vs. Geneva College

- Location: Merrill Field
(3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
Men’s Soccer Home vs. Geneva College

Volunteer at the Hornell Animal Shelter - Sept. 1

- Location: Hornell Animal Shelter
(4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
- Attachment 1: Map to St. Jude's
Meet at St. Jude at 4 p.m.

Volunteer to help socialize and play with the animals. Please sign up by Friday, Aug. 28.

Harry Potter’s World Opening Reception

- Location: Scholes Library
(4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
- Link: Harry Potter's World at the AU Libraries

Come kick off the event series at the official opening reception! See the "Harry Potter’s World" exhibit, featuring materials from both Scholes and the National Library of Medicine, enjoy Harry Potter-themed refreshments, and learn about Alfred’s own quidditch team.

Women’s Soccer @ Geneseo

- Location: Geneseo
(4:00 PM - 6:00 AM)
Women’s Soccer @ Geneseo

Ann Carlson Public Art Talk

- Location: Nevins Theater
(5:15 PM - 6:30 PM)
- Attachment 1: doggie_8-18-15.pdf
"Here: Work Now and Before" on Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 5:15 p.m. in Nevins Auditorium

Ann Carlson borrows from the disciplines of dance, performance, theater, visual and conceptual art, often dismantling conventional boundaries between artist and subject. Carlson’s work takes the form of solo dance/performance, site-specific projects, ensemble theatrical works, and performance/video. She often works within a series format, creating socially engaged performance structures over a period of years that adapt and tour to multiple sites.

Carlson is the recipient of over30 commissions and numerous awards for her artistic work. Her awards include; two American Masters, five Multi-Art Production Fund Grants, a Rockefeller Seed Grant, a USA Artist Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, and a Fellowship from the Foundation for Contemporary Art.

She was an artist fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowship/Harvard University and at Stanford University’s Humanities Center.

Carlson has received three awards from the National Choreographic Initiative; a Doris Duke Award for New Work; the first Cal/Arts Alpert Award in Choreography, and a prestigious three-year choreographic fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

In 2013, Carlson was invited by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation to be in residence on Captiva Island, FL. She is currently in residence at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA.

Carlson has made a number of performance works with live animals. Horses, dogs, cats, cows, fish, goats have made their way into works by Carlson.

Her current project, "Doggie Hamlet," is a performance with a herding dog, a flock of sheep, and four human performers.

Carlson has had a long-term collaboration with video maker Mary Ellen Strom resulting in several single channel performance videos that are held in several private and museum collections. In addition, Carlson/Strom made several site-specific works, including the large-scale work, Geyserland, in which the audience boarded a train and traveled 25 miles over the Bozeman Pass in Montana viewing projections and performances on the landscape.

Stanford University was both the site and inspiration of Carlson’s latest work, "The Symphonic Body." A performance/orchestral work made entirely of gestures, "The Symphonic Body" will have its second incarnation on UCLA’s campus in November 2015.

Hornell Film Trip: ’American Ultra’

- Location: Spotlight Theater, Hornell, NY
(8:00 PM - 11:30 PM)
Free tickets this week only!

Tickets are on a first come, first served basis.
Each Tuesday, a bus will bring AU students to Hornell for a discount movie night - $6 or $8.50 with popcorn and soda.

Movie schedule is based on predicted release dates and is subject to change. Bus will depart from Powell at 8 p.m.

International Folk Dancing

- Location: Knight Club, PCC
(8:30 PM - 10:30 PM)
- Link: More info

We learn and do a variety of International Dances, many from the Balkans, Israel, Armenia, etc.

Everyone is welcome, no partner or experience necessary!