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2019 Calendar of Events

Monday, April 1- Saturday, April 6

Undergraduate Colleges Spirit Week
Campus-wide, Various Times & Activities

Monday, April 1- Tuesday, April 30

The Studio: Through the Surrealistic Lens
Wang Center Theatre Gallery,  Building Hours

Exhibit: Stony Brook Concert Posters
SAC 2nd and 3rd Floors,  Building Hours

Exhibit: Simplicity Over Complexity
Wang Center Theatre Gallery,  Building Hours

Exhibit: Zen Rock Garden
Wang Center Theatre Gallery,  Building Hours

Photo Exhibit: Theatre Arts Department Productions
Theatre Arts Wing, Staller Center, Building Hours

Photo Exhibit: Pictures of Protest
Library Central Reading Room, Building Hours

Exhibit: The Story of the Emerson Quartet
Music Library Corridor,  Building Hours

Monday, April 1- Thursday, April 18

MFA Thesis Exhibition
Staller Center Zuccaire Gallery,  Various Hours

KOLAM: An Ephemeral Women's Art of South India
Simons Center  Gallery,  Building Hours

Tuesday, April 2

Panel: "The State of the Music Industry in 2019"
Student Activities Center,  Room 302, 6:00PM-7:15PM

Stony Brook Composers
Staller Center for the Arts,  7:30PM

Wednesday, April 3

SSK Festival Kickoff
Student Activities Center, Ballroom A, 12:30PM-2:30PM

Readings by BFA Faculty
Melville Library, Room N3045, 1:00PM-2:30PM

Arts and Communications Career Community Meetup: Job and Internship Search
Career Center,  4:00PM-5:00PM

"The New Wave and Punk Music Revolution of the Late 70's/Early 80's" with Larry Dunn (WLIR-FM and "New Wave: Dare to be Different" Showtime documentary)
Tabler Center for the Arts, Room 107, 6:00PM-7:00PM

Exhibit: The Press Art Show
Student Activities Center, Room 307, 7:00PM

Friday, April 5

Film: "On the Basis of Sex"
Staller Center Main Stage, 7:00PM

Sonic Spring (Stony Brook Studios)
Staller Center for the Arts, 7:30PM

Film: "Civil War"
Staller Center Main Stage, 9:00PM

Saturday, April 6

Play: The Light in the Black Box
Staller Center Theatre 3, 2:00PM & 8:00PM

Monday, April 8 - Friday, April 19

Exhibit: J.A.M.S.Y
Library Alloway Gallery, Various hours

Tuesday, April 9

Gala Reception: Exhibition of Ceramic Sculpture
Tabler Art Gallery, 5:00PM-8:00PM

Panel: "The State of the Music Industry in 2019"
Tabler Center,  Room 107, 6:00PM-7:15PM

Hands Got Talent
Tabler Blackbox Theatre, 7:30PM

Wednesday, April 10

Carnival (Food, games, trivia & more!)
Ballroom B, 12:00PM- 3:00PM

Film: Kusama-Infinity/ The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama
Wang Center Theatre, 4:00PM

An Audience with visual artist Joan Levy Hepburn and Joe Bouchard (Founding bassist of Blue Oyster Cult)
Tabler Center for the Arts, Room 107, 5:30PM-7:00PM

Wednesday, April 10- Wednesday, April 17 

Humans vs Zombies
Campus-wide, various times

Wednesday, April 10, 17, and 24 

Stony Brook Podcast-training
SAC 303, 7:00PM

Thursday, April 11

Brookfest with A$AP Ferg, Amine and Lil Skies
Island Federal Credit Union Arena, 8:00PM

Thursday, April 11- Sunday, April 14th

Student New Works Festival
Staller Center Places, Various Times

Friday, April 12

Symposium: Sound And Secularity
Humanities, Room 1008, 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Toscanini Ball
Tabler  Blackbox Theatre, 7:00PM

China Blue/Lambda Phi Epsilon Semi-Formal
SAC Ballroom A, 7:00PM - 10:00PM

In Concert: Emerson Quartet
Staller Center Main Stage, 8:00PM

Saturday, April 13

Douglass Art Auction
Tabler Arts Center, 8:00PM

In Concert: Regina Carter
Staller Center Main Stage, 8:00PM

Arts for Charity
Tabler Blackbox Theatre, 8:00PM- 11:00PM

Sunday, April 14

Stony Brook Baroque Players
Staller Center for the Arts, 3:00PM

Stony Gospel Choir Performance
SAC Auditorium, 5:30PM

Tuesday, April 16

Film by the Tabler Artist in Residence: 'The Woods'
Tabler Center for the Arts, Room 107,  7:00PM

Paint Night!
SAC, Room 302,  7:00PM

Wednesday, April 17

SB Idol
Staller Steps, 1:00PM -2:00PM

Performance: Step into Spring
Melville Library Lobby, 1:00PM -2:00PM

Arts and Communications Career Community Meetup: Presenting Career Skills
Tabler Center for the Arts, Room 104,  4:00PM-5:00PM

An Audience with Randy Jackson (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist of the classic rock band ZEBRA)
Tabler Center for the Arts, Room 107, 6:00PM-7:00PM

Stony Brook Wind Ensemble
Staller Center for the Arts, 7:30PM

Thursday, April 18

Jazzy Dreiser JazzyFest  
Tabler  Quad (raindate 4/19)

SSK Student Showcase 
Tabler Center Blackbox Theatre, 5:30PM-7:00PM

Vietnamese Coffeehouse
SAC Ballroom B, 7:30PM- 11:00PM

Friday, April 19

Earthstock Festival
Academic Mall/Wang Center, Various times

Friday, April 19- Saturday, April 20

Performance: "Life of the Party"
Tabler Center Blackbox Theatre, 8:00PM both days

Friday, April 19- Tuesday, April 30

May 2nd Kelly Music Fest - artist submissions accepted

Saturday, April 20

Concert of Vedic and Devotional Music
Wang Center Theatre , 6:00PM

Monday, April 22

Palestinian Culture Night
LDS Center , 7:00PM

Feel The Truth/Mirror- 1500 Theater Cluib
Tabler Center for the Arts , 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Tuesday, April 23

Stony Brook Composers
Staller Center for the Arts, 7:30PM

Wednesday, April 24

Casting: Prevention Through The Arts
Staller Center Theatre 3, 1:00PM- 2:00PM

Readings by poet Sharon Dolin
Melville Library, Room N3045 1:00PM- 2:20PM

Panel: "The Role of the Arts in the Undergraduate Experience"
Student Activities Center, Room 305, 5:30PM-6:45PM

Spirit of Stony Brook Concert
Island Federal Credit Arena, 7:00PM-9:00PM

SBU-TV Film Festival
Student Activities Center, Ballroom B , 8:00PM

Thursday, April 25

Lecture: "Contemporary Art in the Anthropocene"
Staller Center, Room 2215 , 1:00PM

Thursday, April 25- May 17

URECA Art Exhibition 
Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery, Staller Center first floor

Friday, April 26- Sunday April 28

Pocket Theatre: The True Story of the Kennedy Assasination
Staller Center,  Theatre Three, Various Times

Saturday, April 27- April 28

Stony Brook Opera Featuring SBU Symphony Orchestra
Staller Center for the Arts, 4/27 8:00PM & 4/28 3:00PM

Saturday, April 27

Tabler Quad Block Party
Inner Quad/Tabler, 12:00PM - 4:00PM

China Night
SAC Auditorium, 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Monday, April 29


Henna Tattoo Table
SAC Lobby, 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Student Media Council Reception
SAC Media Suite 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Tuesday, April 30

Contemporary Chamber Players
Staller Center for the Arts, 7:30PM

SBU Giving Day- Support the Arts!
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More events to come - stay tuned!

The Shirley Strum Kenny Student Arts Festival is made possible by the support of the SSK Student Arts Festival Endowment Fund donors.

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