Tag Archives: Cultural

Tour of the American Museum of Natural History 




Join fellow Spartans in a guided tour of the world’s largest natural history museum by an MSU graduate.

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Museum entrance fee ($19 Adult/$14.50 Sr./$10.50 Child, 2-12)

RSVP: Email your RSVP to gregory.hauser@wg-law.com

This trip’s focus will be the predator-prey relationship through evolution, from the ancient seas where life began through the time of the dinosaurs, and then through the time of archaic mammals up until the present.

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Painted by Light 




MSU Alumnus Hanna Kelker’s photographic exhibition, Painted by Light, debuts at the gallery of the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences on Friday, October 14, 2011,  6 – 9 p.m.

The exhibition will be on view Tuesday – Thursday,  10 a.m. – 3 p.m., through October 27th.

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Governors Island New York 




Just a 7 minute ferry ride from lower Manhattan, Governors Island is the largest undiscovered park in New York City and it will be getting bigger every year. The tour will give you the opportunity to meet and network with other Spartans and enjoy great views of NYC and the Statue of Liberty (the photographs below were taken from Governors Island).

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Chocolate Tasting Tour of NYC 



Taste great chocolate and desserts from small shops on this fun walk through NYC. If you love chocolate this is the tour for you. You will also have the opportunity in some locations to see part of the chocolate making process. 

This is a great chance for you to learn more about the city, taste great chocolate and meet other Spartans.

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Bird with Strings, the classical jazz music of Charlie Parker,  includes leading saxophone ornithologist and MSU Associate Professor of Jazz StudiesWess ‘Warmdaddy’ Anderson.

When: March 11-12, 2011, 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Tickets start at $22.50 with our 25% discount. Order online from Centercharge or call 212-721-6500 and use coupon code: JAZZ 25

In 1950, Charlie Parker with Strings was the recording that transformed Charlie “Bird” Parker from a bebop innovator into a pop superstar.

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A few days left to see Kristin Anderson’s solo exhibition, My Eyes Betray Me

“My Eyes Betray Me is a review of 4 years of my recreations of such impromptu recontextualizations involving religious imagery; the subject was chosen primarily for its prolific nature throughout history and society.”

Kristin Anderson is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist based in New York City and exhibiting nationally in venues including museums in Florida, Colorado, Pennsylvania, New York City and Chicago and abroad in Israel, Australia, Ireland and Russia. 

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