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September 24, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Concert proceeds to go to downtown music charity

By | Apr 24, 2008

Since most budgets for student organizations don’t roll over with the academic year, the Bureau of Concerts knew it had to spend the money earned from its two nearly sold-out shows this year — or lose it. Enter Say Anything, Jedi Mind Tricks and Emerson B, the line up for this Sunday’s $5 show. Posters…

Young voices

By | Apr 10, 2008

Hundreds of high school students descended on South Hill last weekend for a prospective student Ithaca Today event. But 180 of them weren’t here to tour campus — they were in the James J. Whalen Center for Music learning an intricate gospel music show with less than 48 hours to perfect the performance. The students,…

Rudimentary career book misses target audience

By | Mar 28, 2008

A major part of college is partying and having the time of your life. When you hit senior year and realize you’ll soon be entering the dreaded “real world,” the partying usually gets stepped up a notch in a desperate attempt to ignore the inevitable. Author David J. Rosen understands the panic and outlines some…

Documentary class aims to get Ithaca thinking

By | Mar 28, 2008

Split into teams of two and three and armed with clipboards, surveys and camera equipment, students hit the streets of Ithaca to determine “Ithaca’s Most Wanted Documentary.” “I do documentary, I do nonfiction and everywhere I go people are always saying, ‘You know what you should make a documentary about?’” said Meg Jamieson, assistant professor…

New York celebrates sap

By | Mar 28, 2008

This weekend is the 13th annual New York Maple Weekend. The weekend, sponsored by the New York State Maple Producers Association, features a host of sugar houses across the state that open their doors for tours. Accent Editor Jamie Saine spoke to Executive Director Mary Jeanne Packer about what to expect this weekend and what…

Folk tour comes to town

By | Mar 21, 2008

Cary Brothers hit it big in 2004 with his song “Blue Eyes” on the “Garden State” soundtrack, but instead of heading off to a big-name label, he started his own record label and dedicated time to California’s Hotel Café. Accent Editor Jamie Saine spoke to Brothers about the Hotel Café Tour 2008 and his unique…

Musician debuts band

By | Feb 8, 2008

Local musician Mike Brindisi has been playing acoustic sets in Ithaca for the past three years. On Friday Brindisi steps out of the solo realm for a performance at The Haunt with his new band, Mike Brindisi and The New York Rock. Brindisi spoke to Accent Editor Jamie Saine about his comedic background and how…

A stroll downtown

By | Jan 24, 2008

A pilgrimage to The Ithaca Commons is a rite of passage for Ithaca College freshmen. While many will only return for the annual Apple Harvest Fest or the Chili Cook-off festival, it’s hard not to fall in love with the quaint strip of quirky shops and boutiques. But if students were to stand on the…

Gifts that keep on giving

By | Nov 29, 2007

For the past four years, the Center for Religion, Ethics and Social Policy Center for Transformative Action has been holding the Ithaca Alternative Gift Fair to give holiday shoppers the option of donating to local nonprofit organizations instead of buying material gifts. Accent Editor Jamie Saine spoke to Anke Wessels, executive director of CRESP, about…

Music series brings international pianist to campus

By | Nov 16, 2007

Since 1991 internationally renowned pianists have been coming to Ithaca College to perform free concerts. This year, Peter Serkin is bringing his classical and contemporary expertise to campus. Jennifer Hayghe, assistant professor of music performance, said the most exciting thing about Serkin’s appearance on Nov. 28 is the unusual range of his selections. “There’s a…

Music series brings international pianist to campus

By | Nov 15, 2007

Since 1991 internationally renowned pianists have been coming to Ithaca College to perform free concerts. This year, Peter Serkin is bringing his classical and contemporary expertise to campus. Jennifer Hayghe, assistant professor of music performance, said the most exciting thing about Serkin’s appearance on Nov. 28 is the unusual range of his selections. “There’s a…

Board meeting prompts second protest

By | Oct 12, 2007

Around 50 students at Ithaca High School (IHS) skipped class yesterday to protest the Board of Education’s response to recent racial incidents. Students planned yesterday’s protest after an Ithaca High School Board of Education meeting Tuesday night. Students attended the meeting to discuss the district’s handling of the Amelia Kearney vs. Ithaca City School District…