Full November calendar at AACC

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The World Class Jazz Series at Anne Arundel Community College features the Tom Lagana Group, providing a free clinic on Friday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224 and performing in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Humanities Building Room 112. Lagana is the only guitarist to win the Sidney Lieberman Competition. Tickets for the Nov. 1 performance are available at the AACC boxoffice, boxoffice@aacc.edu. For more information, visit www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.

The World Class Jazz Series at Anne Arundel Community College features the Tom Lagana Group, providing a free clinic on Friday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224 and performing in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Humanities Building Room 112. Lagana is the only guitarist to win the Sidney Lieberman Competition. Tickets for the Nov. 1 performance are available at the AACC boxoffice, [email protected] For more information, visit www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website at http://www.aacc.edu/events.

Mondays – 7-8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Student Union building Room 102, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; no appointment necessary; www.aacc.edu/substanceabuse.

Mondays-Fridays – Appointments preferred. Tobacco cessation sessions; Student Union Room 120, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; make appointments by calling Health Services, 410-777-2480; http://www.aacc.edu/healthservices/

Weekly services – Appointments needed. HIV testing – free, confidential counseling and rapid HIV testing by Anne Arundel County Department of Health; Student Union Room 120, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; make appointments by calling Health Services, 410-777-2480; http://www.aacc.edu/healthservices/

AACC CLASSES
Nov. 1 – Deadline to submit application for December 2014 graduation; registration begins for spring noncredit classes; www.aacc.edu/noncredit.
Nov. 12 – Registration begins for spring credit classes; to register, call 410-777-2222 or visit www.aacc.edu/register.
Nov. 26 – No classes start 4:30 p.m. or after Nov. 26.
Nov. 27-30 – No classes and the college is closed through Dec. 1 for Thanksgiving break, but online services available.

BUSINESS
Mondays – 1-5 p.m. Job Search Café – Stop by – no appointment is necessary – and use the free Wi Fi to get the latest job-search tips for the new economy; learn to utilize AACC’s virtual services, such as Optimal Resume, an online resume-builder, and AACC Job Connection, our free online employment center, to create and market your personal brand electronically and to transform yourself into an impressive job applicant; sponsored by the Career and Transfer Resource Center, Student Services Building Room 222, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices or call Veronica Boreland, 410-777-2770.

Nov. 17 – 1-3 p.m. Entrepreneurship networking and speaking event, Kickoff for Global Entrepreneurship Week, featuring Milan Bhattarai, owner of international cooperative business, Get Paper Industry, speaking on “Capitalism and Social Justice;” networking reception featuring Nepalese food at 1 p.m.; the speech on fair trade begins at 2 p.m.; in his business, workers share in profits and ownership of the company; sponsored by the Anne Arundel Community College Business Management and Entrepreneurial Studies Department and the Sarbanes Center’s Center for Learning through Service; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/getexperience/calendar.cfm

COMMUNITY
Nov. 5 –noon-2 p.m. Math Anxiety Workshop – Free workshop for people interested in attending college but fear the math requirement; Careers Center building Room 150, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; no registration needed; for more information, visit http://bridge2success.aacc.edu.

Nov. 11 – 11 a.m. Veterans Day Ceremony – Join AACC in celebrating those who serve in the military or have served in a traditional ceremony including the AACC Color Guard and the playing of “Taps;” followed by a reception; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; 410-777-4838, [email protected], [email protected] or www.aacc.edu/military.

Nov. 11 – 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 410-777-1177; www.aacc.edu

Nov. 11 – 5:30-8 p.m. Science Night at AACC – Shows are 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts; hands-on activities are from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Student Union dining hall, just downstairs from the theater; free; for families, students and anyone interested in the fun that people can have playing around with science; see some of the feats to be performed in the shows at www.aacc.edu/science/sciencenight.cfm.

Nov. 12 – 9 a.m.-noon Continuing professional education workshop, “Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Engaged Scholar Series: Exploited Children,” Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; $45 includes breakfast and presentation and discussion led by Adam Rosenberg, executive director of the Baltimore Child Abuse Center and Michael J. Mizer, FBI Baltimore Division, Maryland Exploitation Task Force; sign up for CNS 513, section 901; to register or for more information, visit www.aacc.edu/engagedscholarseries.

Nov. 13 – 2-3:30 p.m. Film, “Finding Dawn,” part of the Anne Arundel Community College Women’s Institute fall film series, focusing on “Native American Women Finding Justice;” set in Canada, but with global implications, this film follows the stories of three out of the hundreds of women who have gone missing or been murdered in the past several years and explores the historical, economic and social factors that allow these murders and disappearances to go unresolved; all viewings include discussions afterward; Schwartz Building Room 204, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for up-to-date information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm.

Nov. 13 – 7 p.m. Discussion, the Chesapeake Civil War Round Table, which sponsors guest speakers each month to support the preservation and education of the events that affected the United States during the 1860s; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. For information, call Lester Brooks, Ph.D., professor of history at AACC, 410-777-2428 or visit www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm..

Nov. 15 – 7:30 p.m. Astronomy club meeting; 8:30-10 p.m. Stargazing, “Community Observing Night,” family event sponsored by the AACC Astronomy Club; club meeting is followed by stargazing, weather permitting; this year, the stargazing schedule will follow the moon’s cycle; bring your own telescope and binoculars or use one of the eight AACC telescopes to view planets, stars and moon; park in the back of Arnold parking lots A and B beside the Resource Management Building, facing headlights toward campus; AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free for information, contact Cassandra Witiver, [email protected] or 410-777-2260; http://www.aacc.edu/science/observatory/default.cfm

Nov. 20 – 2-3:15 p.m. Literary reading, Writers [email protected] fall series, featuring Gregg Wilhelm, an emerging poet and novelist, whose work explores his experiences in Rwanda, fatherhood and “moments when people exist between things: city and country, adolescence and adulthood, male and female, perseverance and mortality;” founder of the CityLit Project, a nonprofit literary arts organization; he has served as editor, designer, production manager and publisher for independent presses, including the Johns Hopkins University and CityLit Press; he has a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree from the University of Tampa; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/creativewriting/writersreading.cfm or contact Susan Cohen, 410-777-2545 or [email protected].

Nov. 22 – 7:30 p.m. Astronomy Club Open House, featuring Lori Feaga, Ph.D., associate research scientist at the University of Maryland, who will discuss the Rosetta Spacecraft and its mission to visit and explore comets; dessert afterward; Dragun Science Building Room 110; stargazing, weather permitting, after open house, Astronomy Lab; free; AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, contact Cassandra Witiver, [email protected] or 410-777-2260; http://www.aacc.edu/science/observatory/default.cfm

PERFORMING ARTS
Oct. 31 – 3 p.m. Clinic in the World-Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Tom Lagana Group; Lagana is a jazz guitarist and his group includes a tenor and soprano saxophone player, a drummer and a bassist; the series, which brings renowned jazz musicians to campus, is coordinated by Ian Wardenski, AACC assistant professor of music; the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free;  for information, visit the website, www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.

Nov. 1 – 8 p.m. Concert, World-Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Tom Lagana Group; Lagana, who is the only guitarist to win the Sidney Lieberman Competition, used to lead the house band at the Maryland Inn’s King of France Tavern before it was converted to a coffee house; his group has recorded three CDs and includes a tenor and soprano saxophone player, a bassist and a drummer; the series, which brings renowned jazz musicians to campus, is coordinated by Ian Wardenski, AACC assistant professor of music; Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Tickets are $10 general admission; $7 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with valid AACC student ID. For information or tickets, contact the box office at 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or visit the website, www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz.

Nov. 7-8 and 13-15 – 8 p.m.; Nov. 9 and 16 – 2 p.m. Performance, Theatre AACC’s fall production, “Dangerous Liaisons,” directed by Kristin Clippard; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; tickets are $15 general admission; $10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with valid AACC student ID; for tickets, contact the box office at 410-777-2457 or [email protected]; for the latest information, visit www.aacc.edu/theater.

Nov. 12 – 7 p.m. Concert, featuring the Christian band Cloverton performing songs from its original album; group includes Lance Stafford (piano/vocals), his twin brother, Layne Stafford (bass), Kirby LeMoine (drums) and Josh Svorinic (guitars); Student Union dining hall; co-sponsored by the Office of Student Engagement and several on-campus Christian clubs; free; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/studentengagement/events.cfm.

Nov. 21 – 8 p.m. Concert, “Viva Italia!” performed by AACC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Anna Binneweg, D.M., AACC associate professor; featuring Emil Chudnovsky on the violin; program includes Giuseppe Verdi’s Overture to “La Forza del Destino,” Niccolò Paganini’s “Violin Concerto No. 2” and Felix Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4 Italian;” Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; ticket sales begin a week before the performance and may be ordered by phone, email or in person through the theater box office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected]; tickets are $15 general admission; $ 10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; and $ 5 students with valid AACC student ID; for information, contact the box office or visit the website at www.aacc.edu/music/orchestra.cfm.

Nov. 22 – 8 p.m. “Fall Concert,” AACC Jazz Ensemble and AACC Big Band, Marty Knepp, AACC adjunct music faculty and Ian Wardenski, assistant professor of music, lead the AACC Big Band and Small Jazz Ensemble in a program of jazz standards; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway;  ticket sales begin a week before the performance and may be ordered by phone, email or in person through the theater box office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected]; tickets are $10 general admission; $ 7 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; and $ 5 students with valid AACC student ID; for information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/music/jazzensemble.cfm.

Nov. 23 – 2 p.m. “Fall Concert,” AACC Concert Band will perform a repertoire of patriotic and festive band music; Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway;  ticket sales begin a week before the performance and may be ordered by phone, email or in person through the theater box office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected]; tickets are $10 general admission; $ 7 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; and $ 5 students with valid AACC student ID; for information, visit the website at www.aacc.edu/music/concertband.cfm.

VISUAL ARTS
Nov. 7-23 Exhibit, AACC Sculpture Club, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; for information, contact Donna Hepner, associate professor, visual arts at [email protected].

Nov.10-Dec. 12 Exhibit, National All-media Juried Show, featuring work from artists selected by a nationally known juror, Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 12:30 p.m. Nov. 12, juror’s talk; 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12, reception; free; gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. For the latest exhibit information, visit www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitsschedule.cfm.

Nov. 12 – 2 p.m. Discussion, “Artist’s Talk with Matthew Moore;” Moore, the assistant professor of visual arts – photography at Anne Arundel Community College, will talk about his experiences as an artist-in-residence at the Nida Artist Colony in Lithuania last summer; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 324; free; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/visualarts/arttalkmattmoore.cfm.

Nov. 20 – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Exhibit, “Graduating Student Art Show,” featuring works by Anne Arundel Community College Visual Arts students who will graduate this year; Cade Center for Fine Arts Third Floor Hallway; exhibit is in conjunction with Art Portfolio Review Day at which representatives from different art schools and university art programs visit the campus and critique work of AACC transfer students and of high school juniors and seniors; free; for information, visit www.aacc.edu/visualarts/portfolioday.cfm.

Nov. 20 – 3-9 p.m. Art Portfolio Review Day; college art transfer students and high school juniors and seniors meet with representatives from different art schools and university art programs to learn about the programs and the transfer process; 6:30-9 p.m. Students can share their portfolios and have their work critiqued; a tour of Anne Arundel Community College’s Cade Center for Fine Arts is at 7 p.m.; portfolios may include sketchbooks, digital images or photographs of finished works or works in progress; college catalogs and other information available; meet in Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information about portfolio preparation, call 410-777-7454 or visit http://www.aacc.edu/visualarts/portfolioday.cfm.

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