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NOVEMBER EVENTS AT CCBC
Titanic, Grecian, Ukrainian, Ethiopian, Autumnal!

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (November 2, 2012) –The Community College of Baltimore County celebrates National International Education Week this month. Join us as we explore global education through music, dance, art and theatre. CCBC also hosts many varied activities for all tastes and pocketbooks!

Through Nov. 21: “IMAGINED REALITIES” – The Gallery at CCBC Catonsville
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Mondays-Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Closed – Sundays, Q Bldg., CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Curated by Nicole Buckingham and Erik Miller, the exhibit has works by Piero Macgowan (Firaxis Games), Sean Andrew Murray (Harmonix), John Jude Palencar (“Eragon book covers,” etc., and Jen Zee (Supergiant Games)
FREE. No tickets required. For information, call 443-840-4246.

Nov. 2: MARYLAND STATE BOYCHOIR – Music Forum at CCBC Essex
12:20 p.m. E building Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
Dubbed Maryland’s Official Goodwill Ambassadors, Maryland State Boychoir has 150 choristers ages 7 -20 representing a wide range of ethnic, socioeconomic and religious backgrounds.
FREE. No tickets required.

Nov. 2: STAR PARTY AT THE OBSERVATORY – CCBC Dundalk
8-10 p.m. (weather permitting), Observatory, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
See celestial bodies up close with CCBC’s powerful Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope.
FREE. No tickets required. If the weather is questionable, call 443-840-4216 no earlier than 45-minutes prior to the event to see if it will be held.

Nov. 2-4: “TITANIC: THE MUSICAL” – Dundalk Community Theatre
8 p.m., Nov. 2, 3 and 3 p.m. Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, John E. Ravekes Theatre, Building K, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
One of the greatest maritime tragedies in history is transformed into an emotionally charged musical and a Tony Award winning play!
TICKETS: $23 general admission, $20 seniors and $15 students/DCT actors/children. Call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787) or visit www.ccbcmd.edu/performingarts/dct.html

Nov. 3-4, 10-11: “THE ODD COUPLE” – Children’s Playhouse of Maryland
1 p.m., Nov. 3-4, 10-11 J Bldg. Lecture Hall CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
This production of Neil Simon’s comedy uses alternating male and female versions to explore the mismatch of a compulsive neat freak sharing an apartment with a slovenly friend!
Male version: Nov. 4 and 10; Female version: Nov. 3 and 11.
TICKETS: $10 general admission; $8 for birthdays and scout troops. For tickets and information, call the CCBC Box Office at 443-840-ARTS (2787).

Nov. 5 – Dec. 21: “INNER COLORS” – The Gallery at CCBC Dundalk
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Mondays-Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, Closed – Sundays,
Student Kattia Gibb-Hernandez curates this exhibit.
Nov. 30: 6 - 8 p.m.: Reception with the artists and the curator in the Gallery.
FREE.

Nov. 9: THE OLD LINE SAXOPHONE QUARTET – Music Forum at CCBC Essex
12:20 p.m. E building Recital Hall, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard.
Traditional and modern jazz favorites as well as original compositions and arrangements played by David Rybczynski, Marty Nau, Ben Bokor and Leigh Pilzer.
FREE. No tickets required.

Nov. 9-13: “MEDEA” – CCBC Catonsville Academic Theatre and the Community Book Connection
8 p.m., Nov. 9-10; 3 p.m., Nov. 11; 10 a.m., Nov. 12 and 1 p.m., Nov. 13, Q Building Theatre, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road.
CCBC takes Euripides’ play to a new level with a tie-in to the “No Impact Man” sustainability mentality. All performances include documentary screening and talk back.
TICKETS: $8 General Admission; $5 seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni.

Nov. 12-16: INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK (Click HERE for pdf calendar of all events for the week.)
The Community College of Baltimore County celebrates International Education Week with a host of free events featuring art, music, cultural displays and lectures showcasing the world.

This year a special focus will be on the Ukraine with several programs on its history, culture, food and the famous Ukrainian eggs. Additionally, the Ukrainian Cultural Display will be exhibited from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. all week on the three main CCBC campuses -- in the Barn (B Bldg.) at CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rossville Blvd.; in the K Building Lobby at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Rd. and in the B Building Dining Room, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.

Sampling of events:
Monday, Nov. 12 – WORLD ARTS FESTIVAL: GAMELAN WRHATNALA INDONESIAN MUSIC AND DANCE – CCBC Performing Arts and Student Life
12:20 p.m., B Bldg., Upper Lounge, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
FREE.

Tuesday, Nov. 13 – COLLEEN WEBSTER AS FRIEDA KAHLO – Office of Multicultural Affairs, Student Life and CCBC Catonsville ADiM Club
12:45-2 p.m., Nov. 13, K-100, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
In a living history presentation, Colleen Webster delivers her one woman show as Frieda Kahlo, early 20th century Mexican artist often claimed by the Surrealists as one of their own.
FREE.

Wednesday, Nov. 14 – ETHIOPIAN COFFEE HISTORY LECTURE, CEREMONY AND COSTUME DISPLAY –CCBC Global Education Committee and the Outreach sub-committee
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Ethiopian Coffee History Lecture
1:30 – 2:30 p.m., Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and Costume Display
K Bldg. K-113, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
FREE.

Thursday, Nov. 15 – SHEELA MURTHY, ESQ., founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm – CCBC Foundation
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. J Building Lecture Hall (J-137), CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
FREE.

Friday, Nov. 16 – LECTURE ON UKRAINE HISTORY – CCBC Global Education Committee and the Outreach sub-committee
10-11 a.m., H-308B, H Building, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road.
FREE.

Friday, Nov. 16 – WORLD ARTS FESTIVAL: SEGUE: RITMO, COLOR Y PASIÓN
12:20 p.m., B Bldg., Upper Lounge, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
FREE.

Nov. 15-17: FALL DANCE CONCERT – CCBC Dance Company
11:15 a.m., Nov.15 and 8 p.m., Nov. 16 and 17, Johns E. Ravekes Theatre in the K Building, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.
CCBC Dance Company performs its annual Fall Dance Concert of original and/or newly choreographed works by faculty members Melinda Blomquist, Tommy Parlon, Linda O’Brien, Joan Nicholas-Walker and guest artist Jill Vasbinder Morrison, Artistic Director of Common Ground Dance Company.
TICKETS: $8 General Admission; $5 seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni.

Nov. 16: STAR PARTY AT THE OBSERVATORY – CCBC Dundalk
7-9 p.m. (weather permitting), Observatory, CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road
See celestial bodies up close with CCBC’s powerful Celestron 14-inch CGE 1400 XLT telescope.
FREE. No tickets required. If the weather is questionable, call 443-840-4216 no earlier than 45-minutes prior to the event to see if it will be held.

Nov. 17: “ASTRONOMICAL AUTUMN” IN THE BENJAMIN BANNEKER PLANETARIUM – CCBC Catonsville
10 a.m., Oct. 27, Benjamin Banneker Planetarium, D Building, D-003, CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Road
Witness the changes in the sky as the Sun appears to fall below the celestial equator at the autumnal equinox to its lowest position at the winter solstice. Along the way, the Moon goes through its phases and planets move through their configurations in both the early and the late nighttime skies.
FREE. No tickets required. Call 443-840-4560 for additional information.

Nov. 29-Dec. 4: “CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” – CCBC Essex Academic Theatre
8 p.m., Nov. 29, 30, Dec. 1; 10 a.m. Dec. 3 and 1 p.m. Dec. 4, B Bldg. Theatre, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Tennessee Williams’ classic Southern sizzler about death, infidelity and mendacity.
TICKETS: $8 General Admission; $5 seniors, students, CCBC faculty, staff and alumni. Available from the CCBC Box Office 443-840-ARTS (2787).

Nov. 30: CLASSICAL MUSIC STUDENT RECITAL – Music Forum at CCBC Essex
12:20 p.m., B Bldg., Upper Lounge, CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Blvd.
Talented students studying applied music at CCBC will present a recital of varied classical works from the Baroque era to contemporary times.

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