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Archive: December, 2010

Chamber Music Series Features Piano Concert

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 16, 2010 -

The Virtuosi Music Academy in collaboration with Tunxis,  presents a piano recital by Jolanta Reszelska on Thursday, December 16 at 7:00 pm. The evening’s program includes Beethoven’s Sonata in f-minor, op. 21; Shumann’s Kinderszenen, op. 15; and Chopin’s Rondo in c-minor, mazurkas and waltzes. One of Poland’s most accomplished pianists, Reszelska has performed in numerous recitals and concerts in Poland, Austria, Germany and Hungary.
Sponsored by Tunxis Community College, the free concert is part of a series of chamber music concerts that feature Virtuosi faculty members and international artists. The public is invited to attend.

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D.A.R.C. Information Session

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 14, 2010 -


Interested in a career in counseling or criminal justice with a focus in drug and alcohol recovery? Come to the D.A.R.C. Info Session from 4-5 pm in the Faculty Conference Room on Tuesday, Dec. 14th and get your questions answered. For more info, contact Dr. Harriet Cianci, DARC program coordinator, 860.773.1611.

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Dental Hygiene Information Session

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 10, 2010 -

*PLEASE NOTE:  Registration has filled for December. Sign-up for January session.

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Student Winter Art Show and Sale

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 7, 2010 -

Artwork by Tunxis students will be on display and available for purchase at the annual Student Winter Art Show and Sale which runs from December 7-December 22 in the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery. The opening reception is Tuesday, December 7 from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Bill Kluba at 860.773.1621 or wkluba@tunxis.edu.

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Classical Guitarist Daniel Hartington to Perform

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 3, 2010 -

The Virtuosi Music Academy presents a classical guitar concert featuring Daniel Hartington on Friday, December 3 at 7:00 pm at the Farmington Bank House.  A faculty member at the Virtuosi Music Academy, Hartington will perform music by Mauro Giulian, J.S. Bach, Joaquin Rodrigo, Francisco Tarrega, and Andrew York. Sponsored by Tunxis Community College, the free concert is part of a series of chamber music concerts that feature Virtuosi faculty members and international artists. The public is invited to attend. Reception to follow.

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NYC Bus Trip

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 3, 2010 -

SOLD OUT! The Tunxis Student Government Association (SGA) is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Friday, December 3, to do some holiday shopping, enjoy the sites or watch a show. Cost is $15 for students and $20 for faculty and guests. Ticket includes transportation only. Bus leaves Tunxis at 9:00 am (drop off at Rockefeller Plaza) and leaves NYC (Times Square departure) at 10 pm. Tickets are available for purchase in the Student Lounge.

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Technology, Media, and the Fate of the Imagination: Topic of Philosophy Talk

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - December 2, 2010 -

What happens to the imagination in an era of ever-accelerating technological media? Join F. Scott Scribner, PhD, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Hartford, on Thursday, December 2 at 7:00 pm, for a discussion on the evolving concept of our imagination. Thought-provoking topics and questions include:

Perhaps we’re less and less creative producers of our images and mere consumers of them.

The power to produce images appears to be no longer exclusively within but, maybe now, outside of us.

Where in the world is our imagination?

Part I in a two-part series of talks of philosophy and the history of ideas, this event is free and open to the public.

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