Posts Tagged ‘California State University-East Bay’

Movers and Shakers of Hayward

January 15 2015

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BFA Exhibition at CSUEB

January 13 2014

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The  BFA exhibition highlights the work of 15 Cal State East Bay Bachelor of Fine Arts students. The works are displayed at CSUEB’s University Art Gallery from Jan. 14 through Feb. 13. The exhibition’s opening reception is Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the gallery.

The gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 12 to 4 p.m., during the remainder of the exhibition. Admission to the gallery including the opening reception, is free and the public is invited.

The University Art Gallery is located adjacent to room 108 on the first floor of the Arts and Education Building, on CSUEB’s Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard.

 

 

 

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Alice in Wonderland at Cal State East Bay

December 13 2013

The Lewis Carroll classic “Alice in Wonderland,” presented in a “story theatre” style” – where the actors perform as the characters as well as the scenery and props – will be on stage for three shows Friday through Sunday, Dec. 13-15, in the Studio Theatre on Cal State East Bay’s Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.

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Novel Writer Laura Lam is Back in the Bay

December 12 2013

Fantasy author Laura Lam next presenter for CSUEB’s Distinguished Writer Series

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Laura Lam, successful fantasy novels writer and Cal State East Bay alumnus, will read from and discuss her latest book, “Shadowplay” Wednesday, Jan. 8, as part of Cal State East Bay’s Distinguished Writers Series, presented by the university’s English Department.

The 6 p.m. event will be held in the Biella Room of the University Library on CSUEB’s Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.   Admission is free and the public is invited. A book signing and question and answer session will follow.

According to her Web site, Lam was raised by her parents – two former San Francisco Haight-Ashbury hippies – who encouraged her to finger paint, color outside the lines, and consider the library to be like a second home. The former Castro Valley resident recently relocated to Scotland to be with her husband, who she met on the Internet.

Lam is the author of “Pantomime,” a fantasy novel published earlier this year by Strange Chemistry Books. This work has been nominated for the 2014 ALA Rainbow List and has been shortlisted for the 2014 NE Teen Book Award.

“Shadowplay,” the sequel to Pantomime, will be available for purchase following Lam’s Distinguished Writers Series presentation and through the Cal State East Bay bookstore.

“We’re especially excited and proud to have Laura return to our campus,” said Steve Gutierrez, director of the Distinguished Writers Series and professor of English at Cal State East Bay. “She’s an exceptionally talented writer making a name for herself, as I always suspected she would.  It will be a treat to hear her read.”

Lam earned a bachelor’s degree in English from CSUEB in 2009.

CSUEB welcomes persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request. Please notify event sponsor in advance at (510) 885-3400 if accommodation is needed. Campus parking is $2 per hour, payable at kiosk machines located in campus parking lots.

 

 

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Ice and Ice-X Annual Holiday Dance

December 4 2013

Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. &  8 p.m.

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“Ice” and “ICE-X,” the annual holiday dance celebrations of Cal State East Bay’s Theatre and Dance Department, will take the stage on Friday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7 for two shows at 2 and 8 p.m. All performances will take place in the Dance Studio (room 140 of the Physical Education building) on CSUEB’s Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.

Produced by CSUEB theatre and dance professors Nina Haft and Eric Kupers, “ICE” features performances by the university’s dance and performance communities.  The Friday evening and Saturday afternoon displays performers’ dance projects. The Saturday evening “ICE-X” is a showcase for bold experimental creative works that merge theatre, music and social activism, according to Haft and Kupers.

Tickets for each of the three performances are $5. Additional information, as well as ticket purchases, is available online atwww.csueastbaytickets.com or by calling (510) 885-3118.

Other Theatre Plays and Shows in Hayward: 110 in Shade, The Nutcracker

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