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Tunxis Hosts Violin Recital

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 19, 2011 - Virtuosi button

The Connecticut Virtuousi presents a violin recital by Adrian Sylveen with Anastasia Seifetdinova, piano, on Thursday, May 19 at 7:00 pm. The evening’s program includes Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, “Kreutzer”,  Schubert’s Fantasie in C major and Szymanowski’s “Aretusa Spring.”
Violinist Adrian Sylveen (Mackiewicz) who performs in the U.S. and in Europe, serves as Artistic Director of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Connecticut Lyric Opera, and the Classical Orchestra of Pila in Poland. An active soloist as well as conductor, he has performed concerts and recitals in Poland, Switzerland, Germany, former Soviet Union, and the United States.
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. Refreshments will be served.

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Dental Assisting Information Session

Posted by James Revillini - May 16, 2011 -

If you are thinking about applying to the dental assisting program, come to an information session on Monday, May 16, at 6:00 p.m. to get answers to your questions. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Contact Gary Jacobs at 860.773.1674 or gjacobs@tunxis.edu or stop by the Continuing Education Office (Room 326) to register. The info session is free and open to the public.

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Tunxis Hosts Comic Workshop

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 6, 2011 -

Tunxis is hosting a hands-on comic workshop with alumnus Matt Ryan on Friday, May 6 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Room 6-224. Ryan, a graduate of the Tunxis art program and a comic book business owner, returns to his alma mater to share his skills and experience. The workshop is free and open to the public. Participants are asked to bring pencils, paper and a lunch. To register, please contact Bill Kluba at wkluba@tunxis.edu.

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Child Identification Event at Tunxis

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 3, 2011 -

A Connecticut Child Identification Program (CTCHIP) event will be held on May 3 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Whit’s Place (cafeteria) located in the Main Administration Building at Tunxis.  Sponsored by the Tunxis student Dental Assisting Club and Student Government Association, this event offers families the opportunity to have children’s dental impressions taken as well as cheek swabbing for DNA samples, fingerprinting, brief videotaped interviews and digital photographs.
The Connecticut Freemasons Foundation, Inc. have coordinated with Tunxis to bring these services free of charge to the community.

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Gallery Showcases Tunxis Alumni Artists

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 2, 2011 -

The Tunxis alumni  art exhibition is on display May 2 – May 31 in the Barnes-Franklin Gallery. The opening reception is Monday, May 2 from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. In celebration of the College’s 40th anniversary, the exhibition showcases the talents of 25 alumni artists.
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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Tunxis Hosts Earthstock Connecticut

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - May 1, 2011 -

Earthstock Connecticut, an eco-friendly family event, will be held on  Sunday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 4  p.m. in the courtyard at  Tunxis Community College.  The event is free and open to the public.
Earthstock Connecticut is a “green” celebration featuring more than 70 eco-minded vendors and exhibitors, food, music and family activities.
Some of the event’s highlights include performances by Boxx of Roxx,  The Green Jazz Band,  John Mayock and the Homesteaders and drumming circles by Power of the Drum and Garden of Beats.
Vendors will sell  items such as designer apparel and handbags, jewelry, crafts, soap, candles, healthy cleaning solutions, and much more. A portion of proceeds from these sales will be donated to the Tunxis Community College Sustainable Energy Fund.
Plenty of family activities are planned including face painting, hula hoop dancing, rides on the Roaming Railroad’s electric engine train.
For more information including a list of vendors, please visit the Earthstock Connecticut website.  Tunxis Community College, located at the corner of Rts. 6 & 177 in Farmington, and CT Environmental Headlines, are proud to sponsor Earthstock Connecticut 2011.

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Short Film Festival on Campus

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 29, 2011 -

The 2nd Annual “Short Film Festival” will be held on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Room 201. Winning entries of a film competition for Connecticut independent filmakers will be shown in the categories of comedy, drama/action, documentary, horror/science fiction, and animation. All films are 20 minutes or less.

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CANCELLED: Tunxis Hosts Women Achieving Greatness Symposium

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 29, 2011 -

CANCELLED—The Women Achieving Greatness Symposium on Friday, April 29 has been cancelled.

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Tunxis Hosts Chamber Concert

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 28, 2011 -

The Virtuosi Music Academy  presents “The Best of Baroque” a chamber concert featuring renowned harpsichordist Ed Clark with Brunilda Myftaraj, violin and Kathy Schiano, cello on Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Cyber Cafe. The evening’s program includes Bach’s Sonata III in G and Haydn’s Trio No. 1.  Hosted by Tunxis Community College, the concert is free and open to the public.

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Indie Folk/Rock Duo to Perform

Posted by Kerry Ann Kowar, Public Relations Associate - April 27, 2011 -

The Raven and the Wool, an Indie Folk/Rock duo comprised of local residents Justin Raboin and Elliott Woolworth, will perform on Wednesday, April 27 at 1:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.  Refreshments will be served. Admission is free and all are invited to attend.

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