[Theaterfacultystaff] All the cool things to do Tuesday!!

Biechler, Merri biechler at ohio.edu
Mon Sep 18 14:47:31 EDT 2017

There is an embarrassment of riches to choose to attend tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19th:

2pm at Alden Library

Alden Library’s exhibit, “Civil War Stories: Everyday Lives in an Extraordinary Era,” will highlight the Libraries’ Civil War collections—comprised largely of letters and rare books. Library and theater students and faculty will present a reading of Civil War letters IN COSTUME on Tuesday, September 19th at 2pm in the fourth-floor lounge.

National Theatre Live presents Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf - $15

Pens to Pictures is a film-making collaborative that teaches and empowers incarcerated women to make their own short films, from script to screen. During its inaugural year in 2016, five films were made in partnership between women in Dayton Correctional Institution (DCI) and the Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania artist communities.

Schedule of Events:
6:30 PM: Welcome from Margaux Cowden and M. Geneva Murray
6:35 PM: Short Introduction by Chinonye Chukwu
6:45: Screening (5 short films)
Q&A to follow the screening. Founder, Chinonye Chukwu, and two of the inaugural participants (Jamie Ochs and Beverly Fears) will speak with the audience following these film shorts. Please note that some of the shorts include scenes of drug use and sexual assault.

Pens to Pictures is presented in partnership by Cutler Scholars and the Women’s Center, with co-sponsorship from the Multicultural Center, Making and Breaking the Law, the Center for Law, Justice, & Culture, the LGBT Center, the Black Student Cultural Programming Board, Ohio University Film, Ebony Minds, the Diversity Studies Certificate, Honors Tutorial College, and the Multicultural Faculty-in-Residence, among others.

OHIO’s Kennedy Lecture Series and Frontiers in Science Lecture Series
Pete Souza is an award-winning photojournalist and former chief official White House photographer for President Obama and director of the White House photo office. Souza also served as assistant professor of photojournalism in the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University and previously served as official White House photographer for President Reagan.

Souza’s talk entitled, “Eyewitness to History: Photographs Capturing the Presidency of Barack Obama,” will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary, and limited space is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Merri Biechler

Assistant Director

School of Dance, Film, and Theater

Kantner Hall 307C and Putnam Hall 107

1 Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701


biechler at ohio.edu<mailto:biechler at ohio.edu>


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