Opera Lecture Series: The Barber of Seville

Sep 21, 2014 2:30PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112
Fees: $15

Moderator: Dr. Moylan C. Mills, professor emeritus of integrative arts

Gioachino Rossini's bel canto masterpiece is full of sparking melodies as it tells the story of Count Almaviva's all-out attempt to win the heart of the lovely Rosina. The Count is aided in this endeavor by the barber Figaro, a clever fixer for hire. Enjoy gorgeous music and delightful comedy. Light refreshments served during intermission.

Film Discussion: Waltz with Bashir

Sep 10, 2014 7:00PM
Fees: Free admission.

Moderator: Dr. Karen Weekes, associate professor of English

Join the Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group for a dialogue about the Israeli animated film, Waltz with Bashir. Awarded the 2009 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.

 

Abington Township Public Library
1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA

Register: 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or kburnham@mclinc.org

Hispanic Heritage Month Meet and Greet

Sep 15, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: Banquet Room

The Office of Intercultural Affairs invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our first in a series of Meet and Greets. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students. The Office will be having Meet and Greets throughout the year and it is an opportunity for our faculty, staff, and students to meet, interact, and learn from one another!

Light refreshments will be served.

Out of the Box Movie: Life and Debt

Nov 12, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

Life and Debt is a feature-length documentary which addresses the impact of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and current globalization policies on a developing country such as Jamaica.

 


 

Out of the Box Movie: American Empire

Oct 22, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

American Empire is an indictment on the country that has supposedly nurtured us, but is slowly destroying us. Beginning with the founding of the Federal Reserve our economy is controlled by a system of debt and inflation. It has become an economic empire that is destroying our planet and all its natural resources driven by a relentless need to amass money and power.

 


 

Out of the Box Movie: Capitalism Hits the Fan

Oct 1, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

With breathtaking clarity, renowned UMass Economics Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was decades in the making and in fact reflects seismic and systemic failures within American-style capitalism as a whole.

 


 

Out of the Box Movie: Inequality for All

Sep 10, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich makes an eloquent and impassioned argument about how the devastating effects of America's widening income inequality not only threaten the middle class but also the very foundation of democracy itself.

 


 

Part of the Out of the Box Film Series, an art-house, fringe film series to spur insight, imagination and perception beyond taken-for-granted "realities" of everyday life.


Light refreshments are served.

Spend A Fall Evening for High School Students

Nov 11, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Building: Lares

Spend A Fall Evening can answer many of the questions you and your family have about Penn State. In addition to learning about the University in general, discover the opportunities and options available at Penn State Abington. This is the last visit program before the November 30th priority application deadline.

 

Tuesday, November 11, Register

 

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Teach-In on Warzone USA: What's going on in Ferguson?

Sep 4, 2014 12:20PM - 1:20PM
Building: Woodland

Abington College faculty organize occasional Teach-Ins on breaking news that affects our students and the larger campus community. With an explosive combination of race, poverty, and police brutality, the situation in Ferguson has been complex and rapidly changing, and we think that we should take a moment out of our busy schedule to educate ourselves about it.

Headphone Disco!

Aug 29, 2014 7:00PM - 11:59PM
Fees: Free Admission

GET READY TO EXPERIENCE THE DANCE OF THE FUTURE: HEADPHONE DISCO.

This dance is DJ'd COMPLETELY THROUGH HEADPHONES. Do not miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity under the white tent! Also enjoy snacks and refreshments and the chance to let loose the first week of classes!