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Events for March 22, 2014
Accepted Student Open House
(8:30 AM - 2:00 PM)
- Link: Register online
You’ve been accepted to AU - yeah! Come spend a day with your future classmates, meet your faculty and other AU staff. Experience what AU will provide you in and out of the classroom.
Alfred Literary Festival Roundtable & Book Signing
(2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
The Alfred Literary Festival is proud to host a roundtable discussion and book signing by visiting authors Leah Stewart and Dan O’Brien. Drop by to ask questions, chat informally, or just to get your book signed!
Leah Stewart is the author of the novels "Body of a Girl," "The Myth of You and Me," "Husband and Wife," and "The History of Us." A recipient of an NEA Literature Fellowship, she directs and teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Cincinnati and lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two children.
Dan O’Brien is a poet and playwright living in Los Angeles. His play, "The Body of an American," received its European premiere in January 2014 at the Gate Theatre, London, and received the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama, the PEN Center USA Award for Drama, and the L. Arnold Weissberger Award.
Previous plays by Dan O’Brien have premiered at Second Stage Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Geva Theatre Center, Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, and elsewhere.
O’Brien’s debut poetry collection, "War Reporter," won the 2013 Fenton Aldeburgh Prize, and was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, both in the UK.
(6:00 PM - 6:45 PM)
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Awesome sketch comedy show. Cool yo. Bring yo biddies ;)
’Betrayal,’ A Play by Harold Pinter
(8:00 PM - 9:40 PM)
"Have you ever been unfaithful?"
Come see this intriguing play as it follows a long-term extramarital affair and love triangle. This "memory play" also runs in reverse chronology, making the end of the play the beginning of the affair.
Directed and performed by senior theater majors Bellisant Corcoran-Mathe, Darren Palmer, and Jamal Welcome, this play is the capstone in these students’ theatrical studies.
Come enjoy this award-winning play!Free admission to all.
This event is funded by the Smith Crapsey Award Scholarship and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Comedian: John Jacobs
(10:00 PM - 11:00 PM)
"I started doing stand-up when I was 18, and since then I’ve gone on to work with Chris Kattan, Pablo Francisco, Ron White, Alex Reymundo, Rod Paulette, Franky Paul, Al Romas, Erik Myers and many more amazing, awesome people."
Swimming & Diving -Away