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Jonathan Dimmock
Mar
24
3:00 PM15:00

Jonathan Dimmock

Considered by many to be the best in his field, organist Jonathan Dimmock has distinguished himself through his dazzling and sensitive performances in churches, major concert halls, music festivals, and cathedrals throughout the world. Lauded for his diverse repertoire and his engagement with audiences, his performing is marked by both musical depth and a distinctive intimacy, causing audiences immediately to warm to him. Program to include an arrangement of Copland's Hoe-Down from Rodeo, along with works by Barber, Bach, Mendelssohn, and more. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   


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Disney Special Dinner
Mar
27
5:00 PM17:00

Disney Special Dinner

Once Upon A Time … in a galaxy far far away (oops wrong disney) … These fairy tales are coming to life - and better yet you get to have dinner with them. Walt Disney said “If you can visualize it, if you can dream it, there’s some way to do it.” That’s right your disney dreams are coming true. The Student Involvement team along with your Culinary Services is turning the kitchens into Noma Nation Disneyland! All inclusive, with decorations, activities, and a delicious dinner from 5pm-8pm.


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Monica Bill Barnes & Co. – Happy Hour!
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Monica Bill Barnes & Co. – Happy Hour!

  • The Loft - Weill Hall, Green Music Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An evening of theater like you’ve never experienced before. A dance show turned into an after-work office party. Come for a drink, stay for the hope of a life-changing experience. “Happy Hour  breaks all the rules of theater… it offers not merely terrific entertainment, but more than a measure of poignancy, a sense of loss even amid the fun-and-games.” –  DC Metro  

Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online


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Monica Bill Barnes & Co. – Happy Hour!
Mar
28
8:30 PM20:30

Monica Bill Barnes & Co. – Happy Hour!

  • The Loft - Weill Hall, Green Music Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

An evening of theater like you’ve never experienced before. A dance show turned into an after-work office party. Come for a drink, stay for the hope of a life-changing experience. “Happy Hour  breaks all the rules of theater… it offers not merely terrific entertainment, but more than a measure of poignancy, a sense of loss even amid the fun-and-games.” –  DC Metro  

Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online


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Sonoma Film Institute presents: Midnight Cowboy
Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

Sonoma Film Institute presents: Midnight Cowboy

50th Anniversary Screenings! “‘Everybody’s talkin’ at cowboy-geared, straight-from-the-sticks stud wannabe Jon Voight, while seedy tenement squatter Dustin Hoffman is “walkin’ here” as he storms at a pushy cabdriver; but they form their own alliance within the grubby underside of Times Square. Oscars for Best Picture, Director, and Screenplay (Waldo Salt), among seven nominations.” – Film Forum Directed by John Schlesinger. (1969, 114 min.) Free Admission


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Anne Akiko Meyers & Jason Vieaux
Mar
30
7:30 PM19:30

Anne Akiko Meyers & Jason Vieaux

Two internationally acclaimed artists join forces. Billboard top selling violinist Anne Akiko Meyers and Grammy®-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux come together for a marvelously adventurous evening of music, featuring works by Paganini, Phillip Glass, and Duke Ellington, plus a new work by John Corigliano which has critics raving after the pair’s world premiere performance “completely mesmerized the audience.” Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   

PRE-CONCERT TALK Free – No ticket required Join us in Prive one hour prior to curtain for a pre-concert lecture presented by Alex Kahn, Director of Orchestral Studies, SSU  


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3rd Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras
Mar
31
8:30 AM08:30

3rd Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras

Looking for a fun run/walk and a chance to help raise money to provide scholarships on campus? Join Students for Quality Education in collaboration with SSU DREAM Center this year for our Third Annual Undocu5k: Educación sin Fronteras happening on March 31st, 2019. This event is for everyone! Invite your family, friends, and community to this student-led and student-run event. Tickets available through the Sonoma State Box Office. More information can be found at sonomastateundocu5k.weebly.com.


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Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats
Apr
4
7:30 PM19:30

Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats

POWER LINES - A New Play Festival with Hard Hats | 7:30 PM | Ives Hall Studio76

The POWER LINES festival is back, featuring four short plays written, directed and performed by SSU students; LOTUS FLOWER by Kat Anderson, CHEERS by Joelle Joyner-Wong, EAT YOUR HEART OUT by Kyle Kiefer, and ORDER’S UP by Christa Rico. From really bad pick-up lines and dorm room deep space, to mind-bending otherworldly planes; POWER LINES always packs a punch.

Festival Director, Scott Horstein |  $6 Admission | SSU Students FREE

Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online



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ASP Free Bowling Night
Apr
4
10:00 PM22:00

ASP Free Bowling Night

Come join ASP at Double Decker Lanes for the first bowling of the semester all you need is your SSU ID. Throw on some Sonoma gear and grab a friend, we'll see you there!

Email any questions or anticipated accommodations two weeks in advance of the program to ASP@sonoma.edu and keep up with us on Instagram and Snapchat @ SSU_ASP


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Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Third Murder
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Third Murder

“Master director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest film is a tour-de-force examination of guilt and justice. A young defense attorney is called in to help with what seems like the straightforward case of an admitted killer. Misumi (the incomparable Koji Yakusho) genially claims responsibility for the murder of a wealthy factory owner but his story shifts with alarming frequency. His odd behavior raises doubts for the pragmatic lawyer who begins to suspect that Misumi is hiding a more complicated truth.” - SFIFF (2017, 124 min., in Japanese w/English subtitles)  Free Admission


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Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats
Apr
5
7:30 PM19:30

Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats


 POWER LINES - A New Play Festival with Hard Hats | 7:30 PM | Ives Hall Studio76

The POWER LINES festival is back, featuring four short plays written, directed and performed by SSU students; LOTUS FLOWER by Kat Anderson, CHEERS by Joelle Joyner-Wong, EAT YOUR HEART OUT by Kyle Kiefer, and ORDER’S UP by Christa Rico. From really bad pick-up lines and dorm room deep space, to mind-bending otherworldly planes; POWER LINES always packs a punch.

Festival Director, Scott Horstein |  $6 Admission | SSU Students FREE

Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online


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ASP Tailgate
Apr
6
3:00 PM15:00

ASP Tailgate

Come out to watch the Semi Final Games of NCAA March Madness! Cheer on your the Final Four teams and see which team moves onto the finals! Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 6th from 3pm-8pm in Seawolf Plaza!  Basketball, Beers and food trucks is what's in store! Contact asp.traditions for any question or further information!


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Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats


 POWER LINES - A New Play Festival with Hard Hats | 7:30 PM | Ives Hall Studio76

The POWER LINES festival is back, featuring four short plays written, directed and performed by SSU students; LOTUS FLOWER by Kat Anderson, CHEERS by Joelle Joyner-Wong, EAT YOUR HEART OUT by Kyle Kiefer, and ORDER’S UP by Christa Rico. From really bad pick-up lines and dorm room deep space, to mind-bending otherworldly planes; POWER LINES always packs a punch.

Festival Director, Scott Horstein |  $6 Admission | SSU Students FREE

Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online


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The Composer is Dead | Francesco Lecce-Chong and Jeff Cote
Apr
7
3:00 PM15:00

The Composer is Dead | Francesco Lecce-Chong and Jeff Cote

Was it the violist in the balcony with the hard violin case? Join the Symphony, new Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong and a wily inspector, to solve the mystery of the dead composer while learning about the orchestra, instruments, music and composers. The audience will be pulled into this Lemony Snicket mystery and the orchestral music. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   

Pre-concert fun for kids of all ages…Arrive one hour early and visit our Instrument Petting Zoo. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.



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Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Third Murder
Apr
7
4:30 PM16:30

Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Third Murder

“Master director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest film is a tour-de-force examination of guilt and justice. A young defense attorney is called in to help with what seems like the straightforward case of an admitted killer. Misumi (the incomparable Koji Yakusho) genially claims responsibility for the murder of a wealthy factory owner but his story shifts with alarming frequency. His odd behavior raises doubts for the pragmatic lawyer who begins to suspect that Misumi is hiding a more complicated truth.” - SFIFF (2017, 124 min., in Japanese w/English subtitles)  Free Admission


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Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats
Apr
11
7:30 PM19:30

Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats

POWER LINES - A New Play Festival with Hard Hats | 7:30 PM | Ives Hall Studio76

The POWER LINES festival is back, featuring four short plays written, directed and performed by SSU students; LOTUS FLOWER by Kat Anderson, CHEERS by Joelle Joyner-Wong, EAT YOUR HEART OUT by Kyle Kiefer, and ORDER’S UP by Christa Rico. From really bad pick-up lines and dorm room deep space, to mind-bending otherworldly planes; POWER LINES always packs a punch.

Festival Director, Scott Horstein |  $6 Admission | SSU Students FREE

Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online

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CMEA 6th California State Band and Orchestra Festival
Apr
12
8:00 AM08:00

CMEA 6th California State Band and Orchestra Festival

The California Music Educators Association is proud to announce its 6th California State Band and Orchestra Festival, presented by World Projects, to be held at Weill Hall on the campus of Sonoma State University on April 12, 2019. This adjudicated event is open to middle school, junior high and high school concert bands and orchestras from throughout the state. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   


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Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats


 POWER LINES - A New Play Festival with Hard Hats | 7:30 PM | Ives Hall Studio76

The POWER LINES festival is back, featuring four short plays written, directed and performed by SSU students; LOTUS FLOWER by Kat Anderson, CHEERS by Joelle Joyner-Wong, EAT YOUR HEART OUT by Kyle Kiefer, and ORDER’S UP by Christa Rico. From really bad pick-up lines and dorm room deep space, to mind-bending otherworldly planes; POWER LINES always packs a punch.

Festival Director, Scott Horstein |  $6 Admission | SSU Students FREE

Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online


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Get Out To The Green Featuring, TAIKOPROJECT – Surrounding Suns
Apr
13
7:30 PM19:30

Get Out To The Green Featuring, TAIKOPROJECT – Surrounding Suns

TAIKOPROJECT  was founded in 2000 in Los Angeles by a group of young, emerging Taiko drummers seeking to create a truly American style of Taiko by blending the traditional forms in which they were raised with an innovative and fresh aesthetic approach to the Japanese drum. Since that time the musicians have garnered critical acclaim from all over the world and amassed an impressive resume.  

Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   

We have 20 free tickets and dessert for students who want to go! To get the tickets, email Mo.phillips@sonoma.edu

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Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats
Apr
13
7:30 PM19:30

Powerlines: A New Play Festival with Hard Hats


POWER LINES - A New Play Festival with Hard Hats | 7:30 PM | Ives Hall Studio76

The POWER LINES festival is back, featuring four short plays written, directed and performed by SSU students; LOTUS FLOWER by Kat Anderson, CHEERS by Joelle Joyner-Wong, EAT YOUR HEART OUT by Kyle Kiefer, and ORDER’S UP by Christa Rico. From really bad pick-up lines and dorm room deep space, to mind-bending otherworldly planes; POWER LINES always packs a punch.

Festival Director, Scott Horstein |  $6 Admission | SSU Students FREE

Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online

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Kitchen's Spring Cooking Class: One pot risotto
Apr
17
2:00 PM14:00

Kitchen's Spring Cooking Class: One pot risotto

Led by Executive Chef Don Cortes, this free one-pot cooking series teaches the basics of creating a healthy yet quick meal. The featured lesson menu includes: Risotto. All ingredients and kitchen utensils will be provided, and attendees take home a free shirt.

The last day to register is April 11. Spots are limited to 10 max—sign up via the link.


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Farm To Table Special Dinner
Apr
18
5:00 PM17:00

Farm To Table Special Dinner

Student Involvement and Culinary have a treat for you. We’re keeping it local and home grown for dinner. That’s right - from farm to table! So, put on your boots, your hat, and bring a hard working appetite! We’ll add a little farmer splash to the kitchens, plan a couple farm grown activities, and see you there from 5pm-8pm!


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Spring Dance Concert 2019
Apr
18
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Dance Concert 2019

Breaking all the rules, SSU dance students perform five new works from nationally acclaimed guest artists Larry Arrington, Monica Bill Barnes, Erin Landry and SSU Dance faculty Christine Cali and Kristen Daley. Specializing in experimental performance, Barnes enjoys “bringing dance where it doesn’t belong” while Arrington’s work gravitates toward the “subversively political and accidentally hilarious.” In residency this spring, Landry is known for her powerful, mesmerizing choreography with contemporary, Middle Eastern and Afro-Caribbean influences.

The newly formed SSU Dance Alumni Collective “CCMC” also makes a guest appearance, presenting a new work at the final two performances April 27 and 28.

SSU Students FREE | Tickets available at Student Center Info Desk or online  


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Spring Dance Concert 2019
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Dance Concert 2019

Every spring SSU’s Dance faculty Kristen Daley and Christine Cali invite renowned, professional guest artists from around the country to explore, inspire, collaborate and present new dance works featuring SSU student performers.

$10-$17 | SSU Students Free w/ID - to get free tickets, go to tickets.sonoma.edu and type in code SSUStudent


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DIY Saturday: Lava Lamps
Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

DIY Saturday: Lava Lamps

Come out and join your fellow Seawolves and RA’s in some good ol DIY fun!! Get out of the dorm and let your creativity run wild, Saturdays at 7pm in the Vineyard. From making your own slime, playdoh, magnets, and so much more to hanging with your fellow Seawolves. This is the place to be on campus!


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Villalobos Brothers
Apr
20
7:30 PM19:30

Villalobos Brothers

Contemporary high-octane Mexican fiddling! The Villalobos Brothers (Ernesto, Alberto, and Luis) use their violins and voices to redefine contemporary Mexican music. Their original compositions masterfully blend elements of jazz, rock, classical, and Mexican folk to deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood, and social justice. Artistic Director and guitarist Humberto Flores, drummer Rosa Avila, and bassist Leo Sherman complete the line-up. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   


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Spring Dance Concert 2019
Apr
20
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Dance Concert 2019

Every spring SSU’s Dance faculty Kristen Daley and Christine Cali invite renowned, professional guest artists from around the country to explore, inspire, collaborate and present new dance works featuring SSU student performers.

$10-$17 | SSU Students Free w/ID - to get free tickets, go to tickets.sonoma.edu and type in code SSUStudent


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Spring Dance Concert 2019
Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Dance Concert 2019

Every spring SSU’s Dance faculty Kristen Daley and Christine Cali invite renowned, professional guest artists from around the country to explore, inspire, collaborate and present new dance works featuring SSU student performers.

$10-$17 | SSU Students Free w/ID - to get free tickets, go to tickets.sonoma.edu and type in code SSUStudent


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Sonoma Film Institute presents, Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Sonoma Film Institute presents, Hale County This Morning, This Evening

“The American stranger knows Blackness as a fact—even though it is fiction,’ says writer-director RaMell Ross. For his visionary and political debut feature, which premiered to great acclaim at Sundance in 2018, Ross spent five years intimately observing African American families living in Hale County, Alabama. It’s a region made unforgettable by Walker Evans and James Agee’s landmark 1941 photographic essay Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, which documented the impoverished lives of white sharecropper families in Alabama’s Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. Ross’s poetic return to this place shows changed demographics, and depicts people resilient in the face of adversity and invisibility. HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING introduces a distinct and powerful new voice in American filmmaking.” – New Directors/New Films (2018, 76 min.)  Free Admission

Director RaMell Ross will appear to introduce the film and for Q&A after this (Friday) screening.


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Spring Dance Concert 2019
Apr
26
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Dance Concert 2019

Every spring SSU’s Dance faculty Kristen Daley and Christine Cali invite renowned, professional guest artists from around the country to explore, inspire, collaborate and present new dance works featuring SSU student performers.

$10-$17 | SSU Students Free w/ID - to get free tickets, go to tickets.sonoma.edu and type in code SSUStudent


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Day in the Sun
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Day in the Sun

Day in the Sun is Sonoma State’s mini Music Festival. ASP, Campus Life Programming and RSA have teamed up to bring up-and-coming bands to perform on campus. But wait, there’s more! There will be inflatable water activities such as water slides and dunk tanks; free pizza, crafts, games, and even a student talent showcase! We can't wait to see you all there!!  This event is FREE for all SSU students.


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Spring Dance Concert 2019
Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Spring Dance Concert 2019

Every spring SSU’s Dance faculty Kristen Daley and Christine Cali invite renowned, professional guest artists from around the country to explore, inspire, collaborate and present new dance works featuring SSU student performers.

$10-$17 | SSU Students Free w/ID - to get free tix, go to tickets.sonoma.edu and type in code SSUStudent


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Gender Bender / Rainbow Prom
Apr
27
8:30 PM20:30

Gender Bender / Rainbow Prom

Gender Bender is a lively drag show held at Sonoma State University. It is a space to celebrate and embrace gender nonconformity in the form of dressing up, dancing, music, and fun. There will be contests, prizes and lots of fun; so dress to impress in your gender-bending clothing! Gender Bender is followed by Rainbow Prom, an all-inclusive dance party, held in the same space. Both events are in collaboration with Sonoma State’s Queer Straight Alliance.


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Scene It Movie, featuring: Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century
Apr
27
9:00 PM21:00

Scene It Movie, featuring: Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

Zenon Car is a trouble-prone 13-year-old girl who, in the year 2049 AD, lives on a space station with the rest of her family. When she runs afoul of Parker Windom, the owner of the station, Zenon is determined to be "incorrigible", and as punishment is exiled to the worst place imaginable: The planet earth. After several painful weeks of adjustment to her new surroundings, Zenon enlists the aid of her earthbound pals to return to her "real" home with evidence that the "respectable" Mr. Windom is up to no good. Starring, Kirsten Storms, Raven-Symoné and Bob Bancroft


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ASP Free Bowling Night
May
2
10:00 PM22:00

ASP Free Bowling Night

Come join ASP at Double Decker Lanes for the first bowling of the semester all you need is your SSU ID. Throw on some Sonoma gear and grab a friend, we'll see you there!

Email any questions or anticipated accommodations 2 weeks in advance of the program to ASP@sonoma.edu and keep up with us on Instagram and Snapchat @ SSU_ASP!


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American Dreams | Jeffrey Kahane, conductor - Elena Urioste, violin
Mar
18
7:30 PM19:30

American Dreams | Jeffrey Kahane, conductor - Elena Urioste, violin

Conductor Emeritus Jeffrey Kahane returns for "American Dreams," which begins with An American in Paris, Gershwin's popular, jazzy tone poem. In Elena Urioste’s embrace, Barber’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra unfolds with deep sweetness and serenity before building to a breathless climax of fiendish virtuosity. Copland’s Symphony No. 3 is a hymn of hope, celebrating the universal journey to solace and renewal after a time of darkness—with a concluding triumphant brass fanfare that is an unabashed exaltation of our common humanity. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   


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American Dreams | Jeffrey Kahane, conductor - Elena Urioste, violin
Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

American Dreams | Jeffrey Kahane, conductor - Elena Urioste, violin

Conductor Emeritus Jeffrey Kahane returns for "American Dreams," which begins with An American in Paris, Gershwin's popular, jazzy tone poem. In Elena Urioste’s embrace, Barber’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra unfolds with deep sweetness and serenity before building to a breathless climax of fiendish virtuosity. Copland’s Symphony No. 3 is a hymn of hope, celebrating the universal journey to solace and renewal after a time of darkness—with a concluding triumphant brass fanfare that is an unabashed exaltation of our common humanity. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   


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Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Wild Pear Tree
Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Wild Pear Tree

“Palme d’Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s THE WILD PEAR TREE is an achingly beautiful portrait of an ambitious young writer returning home after college. Hoping to enjoy momentary solace in the company of nature’s calming indifference and with parents whose lives are already settled, Sinan finds only guilt in confrontations with the too-early failures of his past acquaintances and a loaded sense of responsibility toward his father’s worsening gambling addiction. This need to see his life as separate from those he left behind incites a rich and sprawling metanarrative on the self-centeredness essential to pursuing a life of creativity. At once languid and rhapsodic, THE WILD PEAR TREE is a profound and poetic look at youth misspent grasping at a maturity that, once attained, is revealed as the ultimate disappointment.” – Malin Kan, AFI Film Festival (2018, 188 min., in Turkish w/English subtitles) Free Admission


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American Dreams | Jeffrey Kahane, conductor - Elena Urioste, violin
Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

American Dreams | Jeffrey Kahane, conductor - Elena Urioste, violin

Conductor Emeritus Jeffrey Kahane returns for "American Dreams," which begins with An American in Paris, Gershwin's popular, jazzy tone poem. In Elena Urioste’s embrace, Barber’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra unfolds with deep sweetness and serenity before building to a breathless climax of fiendish virtuosity. Copland’s Symphony No. 3 is a hymn of hope, celebrating the universal journey to solace and renewal after a time of darkness—with a concluding triumphant brass fanfare that is an unabashed exaltation of our common humanity. Tickets on sale at the Info and Tickets Desk at the Student Center or online at tickets.sonoma.edu   


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Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Wild Pear Tree
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Sonoma Film Institute presents, The Wild Pear Tree

“Palme d’Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s THE WILD PEAR TREE is an achingly beautiful portrait of an ambitious young writer returning home after college. Hoping to enjoy momentary solace in the company of nature’s calming indifference and with parents whose lives are already settled, Sinan finds only guilt in confrontations with the too-early failures of his past acquaintances and a loaded sense of responsibility toward his father’s worsening gambling addiction. This need to see his life as separate from those he left behind incites a rich and sprawling metanarrative on the self-centeredness essential to pursuing a life of creativity. At once languid and rhapsodic, THE WILD PEAR TREE is a profound and poetic look at youth misspent grasping at a maturity that, once attained, is revealed as the ultimate disappointment.” – Malin Kan, AFI Film Festival (2018, 188 min., in Turkish w/English subtitles) Free Admission


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Social Justice Documentary: The Ito Sisters: An American Story
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

Social Justice Documentary: The Ito Sisters: An American Story

An Official Selection of the Berkeley Video & Film Festival (Grand Festival Award and Audience Award), the Sacramento Japanese Film Festival (Emerging Filmmaker Award), the Women’s Film Festival San Diego and the Boston Asian American Film Festival (Audience Choice Award for Feature Documentary), THE ITO SISTERScaptures the rarely told stories of the earliest Japanese immigrants to the United States and their American-born children.  The three sisters at the heart of the film – Nancy, Lillian and Hedy – offer a rare first-hand account of their family’s struggle to become American.  The family’s chronicle is set against the backdrop of the Anti-Japanese Movement, a 60-year campaign by politicians, journalists, landowners and others that culminated in the forced removal and incarceration of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast during World War II.  For more information, please visit: www.itosisters.com.


The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director & producer Antonia Grace Glenn, scholar Evelyn Nakano Glenn (UC Berkeley) & SSU President Judy Sakaki.

For questions about the screening or to request accommodation, contact Dr. Lauren Morimoto, morimoto@sonoma.edu


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Pi Day at the Library
Mar
14
3:14 PM15:14

Pi Day at the Library

Celebrate Pi Day with the Library! Stop by our outdoor tabling in front of the Lucy statue for a FREE slice of pie and to learn more about the Library's STEM resources. We'll also have many fun activities for those visiting the table, including a chance to:

• pie a librarian in the face 
• create a paper circuit
• make a button featuring quotes by Stephen Hawking & Albert Einstein
• write a Piku poem (an adapted version of the Haiku)
• compete with fellow students in reciting the digits of pi

Tabling begins at 3:14 PM and will last for exactly 1 hour and 59 minutes (inspired by the first 6 digits of pi: 3.14159). We can't wait to see you there!


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Kitchen's Spring Cooking Class: How to make fresh spring rolls
Mar
13
2:00 PM14:00

Kitchen's Spring Cooking Class: How to make fresh spring rolls

This free cooking series teaches the basics of creating a healthy yet quick meal. Executive Chef Don Cortes will teach a lesson on how to make fresh spring rolls. All ingredients and kitchen utensils will be provided, and attendees take home a free shirt.

The last day to register is March 14. Spots are limited to 10 max—sign up via the link.


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Africana Lecture Series
Mar
12
12:05 PM12:05

Africana Lecture Series

Dr. Angelo Williams: Black Life Matters?: A Socio-Historical Review of Public Policy Issues (Health, Education, Justice, Wealth) in the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Reconstructions in the United States. Dr. Angelo Williams serves as a practitioner-professor of Sociology, African American/African Studies and Public Policy at UC Davis, CSU Sacramento, Sacramento City, and Sierra Community Colleges. He is also Deputy Director of the California Black Health Network, which advocates for Black health equity.


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EveryBODY: A Body Positivity Event
Mar
11
3:00 PM15:00

EveryBODY: A Body Positivity Event

Please join us on March 11th in Seawolf Plaza for a body positive event that aims to bring together the SSU community with a fun photoshoot! The EveryBODY photoshoot will focus on creating an opportunity for folks to adopt a more forgiving and affirmative attitude toward their bodies. We will be providing several opportunities to help us understand how to build self esteem through improving one's self image. Come on by and create a poster, make a t-shirt, write some poetry or create a card supporting EveryBODY!


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Sonoma Film Institute presents, Kusama: Infinity
Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Sonoma Film Institute presents, Kusama: Infinity

Yayoi Kusama Is The Top-selling Female Artist In The World, Best Known For Her Colorful Polka Dot And Pumpkin-themed Designs And Her Massively Popular Mirrored Infinity Rooms. Leaving Her Native Japan And Traveling To The U.S. Armed Only With Supportive Words From Georgia O'keefe, Yayoi Kusama Exploded Onto The Late-'60s Art Scene. Fighting Racism And Sexism In An Industry Dominated By Men Who Unapologetically Pilfered From Her Remarkable Body Of Work, Kusama Eventually Returned Home To Voluntarily Retire To A Mental Institution. Luckily, The Rest Of The World Has Finally Caught Up To Kusama's Incredible Vision, Celebrating Her Massive Colorful Installations While Bringing Her Newfound Acclaim With Younger Generations. Produced And Directed By Heather Lenz. (2018, 80 Min.) Free Admission


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Glitched: Smash Brothers Tournament
Mar
8
5:00 PM17:00

Glitched: Smash Brothers Tournament

Smash Brothers Ultimate is here and it is time to bring your skills to the big time!  Come play at the this month’s Glitched: Smash Brothers Tournament! Prizes will be given out to first and second place.  SHOW ME YOUR MOVES!

Signups are limited to the first 60 people!  RSVP today using this link: https://orgsync.com/20925/events/2657925/occurrences/6417939.

You can also visit SonomaSync, find the Glitched: SSBU Tournament Event and RSVP there.

Signups end on March 6th. Friendly play will be available for those that miss the cutoff.

See tournament rules below:

1-on-1 SSBU Tournament

Rules:

·         Pool Play: 2 stock – 4 minutes – 2 out of 3

·         Semi-Finals: 3 stock – 8 minutes – 2 out of 3

·         Finals: 3 stock – 8 minutes – 3 out of 5

·         Single Elimination

·         Stage Selection: Battlefield, Final Destination, Pokemon Stadium 2, Smashville, Fountain of Dreams, Kalos, Yoshi’s Island (loser picks the next stage)


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Spiritrials
Mar
5
7:30 PM19:30

Spiritrials

In Spiritrials, addiction, religion, and the law intersect in a court-ordered drug rehabilitation program. A timely exploration of the American criminal justice system, this multi-dimensional play blurs the line between hip-hop and dramatic performance.  Dahlak Brathwaite (writer/performer) weaves through the autobiographical and the fictional, music and monologue, to examine his place in what appears to be a cultural rite of passage as a young black male.

Click the link to view a trailer for this event!

Written and performed by Dahlak Brathwaite

Musical accompaniment by Dion Decibels

Directed by Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Sean San Jose

Stage Manager Brittany White
Touring by Youth Speaks

Joan Osato, Producing Director

josato@youthspeaks.org

415-710-7427

www.youthspeaks.org

Spiritrials is made possible through the Zellerbach Family Foundation, Columbia Foundation and Ictus; a fiscally sponsored project of Intersection for the Arts in San Francisco. Youth Speaks/The Living Word Project is a NPN Partner for the National Performance Network (NPN). This project is made possible in part by the support from the NPN Creation Fund, NPN Forth Fund and the NPN Performance Residency Program. Major Contributors include the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (A Federal Agency). 


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Africana Lecture
Mar
5
12:05 PM12:05

Africana Lecture

Dahlak Brathwaite: Adapting History: the Hip-Hop Aesthetic of Sampling & its Ties to the Lineage of Black American Music. Dahlak is a musician, actor, poet, and educator who has been featured on HBO, Upworthy, 2DopeBoyz, and Pitchfork. He is currently adapting his one-man play SpiritTrials into an ensemble musical.


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Do the Right Thing Film Screening
Mar
3
4:00 PM16:00

Do the Right Thing Film Screening

Spike Lee’s landmark film about a day in the life of a Brooklyn neighborhood and its ensuing racial tensions celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. In addition to two screenings at the Sonoma Film Institute, a roundtable discussion featuring Roger Guenveur Smith will take place on Saturday, March 2, from 10am-3pm in the Student Center. Smith, who plays Smiley in the film, will also take part in a post-screening discussion on the evening of March 1 at the Sonoma Film Institute.


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Friday Night at Lobo's - Karaoke
Mar
1
8:30 PM20:30

Friday Night at Lobo's - Karaoke

Is it Friday night? Are you done with classes for the week? Looking for something to do? Want to get out of the dorm? Want to start your weekend right? Well … do we have the perfect thing for you and your friends. From Karaoke, to game nights, to even trivia nights - your fellow Seawolves and RA’s are gonna be down in Lobo’s for fun-tastic Friday night. Come join the fun!


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Social Justice Week Keynote Speaker:  Yosimar Reyes
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Social Justice Week Keynote Speaker: Yosimar Reyes

Yosimar is a nationally-acclaimed poet and public speaker, born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Eastside San Jose, Reyes explores the themes of migration and sexuality in his work. The Advocatenamed Reyes one of "13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World.” Yosimar is a LAMBDA Literary Fellow as well as the recipient of the Undocupoets Fellowship. His first collection of poetry, For Colored Boys Who Speak Softly… was self-published after a collaboration with the legendary Carlos Santana. The Social Justice Week is sponsored by a variety of University Departments, Student Organizations and off campus entities. These events are FREE and open to the public. For more information, contact peter.phillips@sonoma.edu


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Do the Right Thing Film Screening
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Do the Right Thing Film Screening

Spike Lee’s landmark film about a day in the life of a Brooklyn neighborhood and its ensuing racial tensions celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. In addition to two screenings at the Sonoma Film Institute, a roundtable discussion featuring Roger Guenveur Smith will take place on Saturday, March 2, from 10am-3pm in the Student Center. Smith, who plays Smiley in the film, will also take part in a post-screening discussion on the evening of March 1 at the Sonoma Film Institute.


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