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A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

A Look Ahead: This Week at Buffalo State

Posted: November 26, 2018

Welcome back! This week at Buffalo State offers everything from learning how to properly cite sources to an opera about the Christmas 1914 truce between frontline troops during World War I. In fact, you can even start (or finish) your holiday shopping on campus this week.

Master Citations Skillshops

Tuesday, November 27, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Master Citations: MLA
E. H. Butler Library 314

Wednesday, November 28, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Master Citations: Chicago
E. H. Butler 316

Thursday, November 29, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Master Citations: APA
Classroom Building B320

Feeling overwhelmed by all the details required for citations? Not sure how to properly cite sources and avoid plagiarism? Learn the ins and outs of using MLA, Chicago, and APA style to cite books, articles, websites, and more. Bring a paper or bibliography draft to review.

Wednesday, November 28, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Community Engagement: Catholic Charities on Campus
Campbell Student Union
Catholic Charities of Buffalo, a Catholic-sponsored human service agency serving anyone in need in the eight counties of Western New York, will be on-hand to present volunteer opportunities. The agency provides a wealth of human services field for those looking to get involved and help others.

Thursday, November 29, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Community Engagement: Girl Scouts of WNY on Campus
Campbell Student Union
Stop by the Student Union and learn about how you can support and volunteer alongside one of Buffalo State's community partner organizations, the Girl Scouts of WNY. Be a part of Buffalo State’s civic and community engagement mission!

Thursday, November 29, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Friday Night Live Workshop
Donald Savage Theater and Communication Building
Come and learn the art of improv through games and how to interact with others without freezing. Sponsored by Casting Hall Productions.

Thursday, November 29, 7:00 to 10:30 p.m.
Game Night
Classroom Building B319
Game Night, sponsored by the Gaming Group, is an event for students that encourages relaxation through gaming. Games include, but are not limited to, board games, video games, and Dungeons and Dragons.

Thursday, November 29, 7:30 p.m.
Interactive Synthesizer Orchestra Presents Anima: In Memoriam Takehisa Kosugi
Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall
The Digital Music Production program at Buffalo State College presents "Anima" a memorial concert honoring the legacy of Japanese composer Takehisa Kosugi (1938-2018), played by the Interactive Synthesizer Orchestra. The event is free and open to everyone.

Friday, November 30, noon to 8 p.m.
Art is a Gift: Holiday and Gift Sale at the Burchfield Penney
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Join the art center for their annual holiday gift sale. More than 50 local artists are part of the three-day event. The sale runs through Sunday, December 2. For more information and to RSVP, check out the art center on Facebook.

Friday, November 30, 8:00 p.m.
Silent Night
Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall
Written by Kevin Puts, with libretto by Mark Campbell, Silent Night is a Pulitzer Prize-winning opera, commissioned by Minnesota Opera, and first performed in 2011. Buffalo Opera Unlimited is excited to present this true story of an unofficial Christmas Eve truce between French, Scottish, and German soldiers during World War I. The opera is sung in English, French, and German; English supertitles will be projected. Silent Night is particularly relevant this year, since 2018 marks 100 years since the end of WWI. The opera runs through Sunday, December 2. For tickets or more information, call (716) 878-3005, or visit the Performing Arts Center site.

Saturday, December 1, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
2018 Buffalo Polar Plunge
Woodlawn Beach
Join Best Buddies and raise money for the Special Olympics by “Freezin’ for a Reason” in the Polar Plunge. The bus to Woodlawn Beach will leave at noon, and registration is required. Participants should bring money for food and souvenirs.

Saturday, December 1, 5:30 p.m.
Mabel Rosney Voice Recital
Louis P. Ciminelli Recital Hall
Join the Music Department in the Ciminelli Recital Hall at Rockwell Hall for an evening of works by Messiaen, Barber, Chopin, and Glinka, as well as traditional Korean and Irish folk songs performed by Mabel Rosney. Mabel studies in the studio of Dr. Holly Bewlay and will be accompanied by Ivan Docenko and Dillon Slater. Reception to follow the performance.


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