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Archive: April, 2009

Celebration of Womanhood

Posted by James Revillini - April 16, 2009 -
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6:00-7:00P           Deborah Rossel, singer and adjunct professor of English, will perform original music with guitar.
7:00-8:00P           First Line Poets of Massachusetts will give voice to the experience of womanhood in contemporary times. Come and share the love and passion of their poetry through their own life stories.
These events are being offered in collaboration with the Tunxis Library.

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Jazz Night

Posted by James Revillini - April 15, 2009 -
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This is a night for the Tunxis community to learn about jazz not only by experiencing live jazz with two different groups of performers but also by having the opportunity to jam with the professional musicians at the end of the evening.

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Learn about School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Posted by James Revillini - April 9, 2009 -
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A representative from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will be giving a short presentation for Carianne Mack’s Drawing IV class this Thursday, April 9 from 2:20-2:50 in room 6-224.  Anyone interested in hearing about this fabulous art school is welcome to attend.  

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National Alchohol Screening Day

Posted by James Revillini - April 9, 2009 -
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Free information and screenings
*Karaoke, refreshements and free raffle for participants (sponsored by the DARC Club and SGA)

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Mesa Española

Posted by James Revillini - April 8, 2009 -
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Open to anyone interested in improving his/her Spanish. Bring or buy lunch and join in informal Spanish conversation at Mesa Española. Invite a friend; all levels of expertise in Spanish welcome, from novice to native speakers. Stop by to sample FREE tapas (Spanish appetizers) or postres (desserts) each week.

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6th Annual Writers Festival

Posted by James Revillini - April 8, 2009 -
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During this all day event, we’re proud to offer an amazing slate of speakers who will talk about the challenges and rewards of writing and publishing in today’s market.
 
8:00-8:30            Continental Breakfast
 
8:30-8:45            Opening Comments by Dr. Cathryn Addy, President Tunxis Community College
 
8:45-9:45            Gilbert Gigliotti
Professor and Chair of the English Department at CCSU, and author of A Storied Singer: Frank Sinatra as Literary Conceit and the editor of Sinatra: But Buddy I’m a Kind of Poem and the forthcoming Ava Gardner: Touches of Venus.
 
10:15-11:20        Denis Horgan
Veteran newspaper columnist, blogger, editor and author of fiction and non-fiction, including Sharks in the Bathtub, Flotsam:  A Life in Debris, and The Dawn of Days
 
11:50-1:00          Joel Derfner.
Author of Swish, My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever.  Harvard graduate with a degree in linguistics, his work for the musical theater has been produced in London, New York, and various cities in between.
 
1:25-2:30            Poetry Slam – Open to anyone who would like to read their poetry
 
3:20-4:30            Jan Coffey
James A. McGoldrick and Nikoo K. Coffey McGoldrick write under the pennames of Jan Coffey, May McGoldrick, and Nicole Cody.  Their books include The Puppet Master, Trust Me Once, Twice Burned, The Deadliest Strain, The Project, Silent Waters, Thistle and the Rose, Tess and the Highlander, Marriage of Minds.
 
5:10-6:20           Frances Gilbert
Gillian Collins writes books for young children under the penname of Frances Gilbert.  Some of her books include Goodnight World Outside, Elephant Blue (poetry), Celeste and Regine in the Rainforest,  Turtle on a Summers Day,  a math poems book A World of Numbers.  Recently completed a novel for adults entitled Where Is She Now?
 
6:40-7:40            Linda Garmon
Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer, writer, and director of documentaries. Her films, including Coma, Secret of the Wild Child, and The Truth About Cancer have appeared on several PBS series, such as NOVA and the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, as well as on ABC.
 
 
7:45-9:00            Regina Barreca.
Professor of English at UConn, is the bestselling author of They Used to Call Me Snow White, But I Drifted , Perfect Husbands (and Other Fairy Tales), Sweet Revenge: The Wicked Delights of Getting Even, Untamed and Unabashed: Essays on Women and Humor in British Literature, Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful and Babes in Boyland: A Personal History of Coeducation in The Ivy League.  She is also a columnist for The Hartford Courant.

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4th Annual Law Enforcement Career Fair

Posted by James Revillini - April 7, 2009 -
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Local, state and military departments will be represented in this Career Fair. The event will give students an opportunity to meet with law enforcement officers and learn the requirements of the department.

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