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Stronger Together Update (April 25, 2022)

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What’s Happening This Week (April 26-30)?

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Whether it was a guided tour through Ashley Schiff Preserve, sustainable food demonstrations, environmental booths on the academic mall or the return of the much-awaited annual rubber duck race, last week’s EarthStock was chock-full of fun and educational opportunities. We hope you were able to take part. We’ll be sharing a slideshow and videos of all the happenings soon.

In the meantime … here are some concerts, events and activities to explore this week, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, April 26) and culminating in the return of SBU’s time-honored Roth Regatta this Friday, the 29th, and our first Community Art Crawl on Saturday.

A choice of three special evening performances you may want to take a listen to … live and in-person:

5 p.m. in the Simons Center (Della Pietra Family Auditorium): The world-acclaimed TransAtlantic Piano Duo performs a diverse program with works ranging from Scott Joplin, to Claude Debussy, to Astor Piazzolla

7 p.m. in Staller Center Cabaret Theater: Clarinet recital with local musician/educator Lauren Kinane

7 p.m. in Staller Center Hall: Get in a cool groove with SBU Jazz Department’s Spring Jazz Performances

Giving Day Is WEDNESDAY – Your Chance to Help Us Build a Better World
Help us support programs and initiatives across campus for the benefit of Stony Brook’s students, athletes, faculty and patients. Please give what you can during our fourth annual ‘Giving Day’ event.

Zoom in on the Significance of Comics Narrative – and Astronomy in the South – This THURSDAY (Plus More Free Music Offerings)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Two astronomers from SBU and two working in Brazil discuss astronomy and science communication, including the importance of Latin and South America to astronomical investigation. Register for this ‘out of this world’ conversation here

4:30 – 6 p.m.: Join a Zoom conversation with Hillary Chute, Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University, on ‘Maus Now: Spiegelman’s Graphic Novel and the Present Tense’ Find out more about the relevance of Art Spiegelman’s historic work and register here

There are also free violin, percussion and West African drumming ensemble recitals to see at the Staller Center recital hall throughout the day and evening. Find out more about Thursday’s concerts and see the Department of Music’s full schedule of concert/event calendar here

Rockin’ the Roth Regatta FRIDAY
It’s back! The unique SBU tradition that started back in 1989. Join President McInnis at Roth Pond as she and faculty, students and staff across campus cheer on different cardboard sea-craft in a race for the ages There will also be a tent sponsored by the Office of the President for faculty and staff. Find more about the Roth Pond Regatta here

Don’t Miss SBU’s First Community Art Crawl This SATURDAY
12 – 5 p.m.: Tour Zuccaire Gallery, the Wang Center, Gallery North in Setauket, Stony Brook’s Reboli Center for Art and History, the Jazz Loft, and the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson. Find all the details for the day, including how to register and sign up for shuttle service, here


Hope you get to enjoy some of these activities and events. As always …

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