Major support for The Creative Life is provided by The University at Albany Foundation with additional support from the UAlbany Alumni Association, College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Provost and University Auxiliary Services.Presentation/Q&A — p.m., Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, Downtown Campus Patricia Smith, four-time winner and the most successful poet in the history of the National Poetry Slam, is also a playwright, essayist, and professor.
Books are available in advance of events and at the events, from the following bookstores: The University Bookstore at the University at Albany and The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza Gish Jen, novelist and nonfiction writer January 30 (Tuesday) Craft talk — p.m., Standish Room, Science Library, Uptown Campus Presentation/Q&A — p.m., Huxley Theatre, NYS Museum, Cultural Education Center, Albany Gish Jen is a beloved and prize-winning chronicler of the Chinese-American experience in fiction.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, Downtown Campus (United States, 2009, 80 minutes, color, in Spanish with English subtitles) A powerful film about the experience of new immigrants, ENTRE NOS presents the story of a Colombian woman and her two young children struggling to survive on the streets of New York City. Randy Cohen, comedy writer and host of the Person Place Thing podcast February 21 (Wednesday) Craft talk on making podcasts — p.m., Multi-Use Room, Campus Center West Addition, Uptown Campus Randy Cohen hosts a podcast with Pulitzer Prize winner, Writers Institute founder and Executive Director William Kennedy — p.m., Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, Uptown Campus Randy Cohen won three Emmy Awards for his writing on Directed by Deepa Mehta (Canada/UK, 2012, 146 minutes, color) Starring Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor Adapted by Salman Rushdie from his landmark novel, MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN tells the story of two children who grow up in India during its tumultuous transformation from British colonial rule to independence. NOTE: See April 19 listing for information on Salman Rushdie appearance.
February 28 (Wednesday) p.m., Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center, Uptown Campus Advance tickets: general public / students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff Day of show tickets: general public / students, seniors & UAlbany faculty-staff Adapted and directed by Elise Thoron for American Place Theatre, this "Literature to Life" offering is a verbatim adaptation of James Baldwin’s powerful novel of the same name, one that remains disturbingly poignant even sixty years after it was first published.
"Hi Pre Dating: Myself and Theresa (pictured) were the first couple to chat at a Honolulu Pre Dating event (venue All-Star Hawaii) in March of last year.
After a successful "match" and quick exchange of e-mails, I asked Theresa to a local concert.
She is also the author of the memoir, (2010), which Toni Morrison called, "an insightful, elegant rendering of how the history of an American family illuminates the history of our country." There will be a reception in the Patroon Room from - p.m. In candid fashion, the 30-something author shares her search for love in a confusing world of dating apps, transient hook-ups, and novel sexual cultures.