New Calendar Lists Events Through December, Many Free At City University of New York Colleges

A Faculty Jazz Ensemble featuring renowned bassist Ron Carter at City College on September 11; “Blanca Snow in Puerto Rico,” a multi-media installation by artist Antonio Martorell at Hostos Community College on Oct. 1; and an international conference on William Faulkner at the CUNY Graduate School on September 19 are among upcoming free events listed in The City University of New York’s new Fall 1997 Calendar of Events.

Also included are performances such as “Me and My Girl” at Queensborough Community College on September 20 and 21; stars of the Kirov Ballet at Lehman College on October 5; and Mandy Patinkin in concert at Brooklyn College on October 18, among many others, available at moderate prices.

The new calendar lists a sampling of hundreds events on CUNY campuses in all five boroughs that will open to the public through December, contributing to the enrichment of the intellectual and cultural life of the city and its diverse communities.

They include performing arts, exhibitions in college art galleries, sports, special events, lectures, conferences, children’s activities, and alumni events.

The calendar includes the program schedule for the City University’s cable television station CUNY-TV/Channel 75. The new season will feature a retrospective of films by master Czech filmmaker Vera Chytilova on Sundays at 9 p.m. on “City Cinematheque,” hosted by City College Professor Jerry Carlson. A new 19-week series on Friday, “Journeys to Art,” will be in Arabic, one of eight foreign languages in which CUNY-TV programs are offered. Three new science series will be offered on Tuesday — “Cycles of Life: Exploring Biology;” “Psychology: The Study of Human Behavior;” and “The Doctor Is In,” devoted to women’s health, children’s issues and mental health.