Opera and jazz take center stage at AACC in October

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Erika Robuck self-published her first novel, but publisher Penquin Random House took notice of her work and has published her historical fiction books that followed. She will talk about that experience and her writing process and read from her works at “Writers [email protected],” Oct. 15, from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Humanities Building Room 112. For information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/creativewriting/writersreading.cfm

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 listed with the event or http://bit.ly/1N6Ie7g 

AACC CLASSES

Oct. 1 – Registration for winter noncredit classes begins: http://www.aacc.edu/noncredit/

Oct. 19 – Second eight-week fall credit session begins; to register, call 410-777-2222 or visit http://www.aacc.edu/recreg/register.cfm

BUSINESS

Oct. 1 1:30-2:30 p.m. “Your Résumé: Set the Stage” – Learn why the résumé is a good marketing tool and find ways to identify and promote your key skills and qualifications based on education, work and other experience; a great workshop to assist people in drafting or upgrading their résumés and for anyone seeking internships/full time employment or transitioning to new work environment; Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Room 136 on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc

Oct. 3 – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. “Résumé 911” Bring your updated résumé to this session and let an expert provide quick feedback on development of content, qualifications, branding, layout and delivery before submitting the résumé to an employer. Lobby of Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc 

Oct. 5 – 1-5 p.m. Job Search Café. Just walk in-no appointment required! Free Wi-Fi! Stop by and get the latest job search tips for the new economy; learn to build and market your personal brand electronically and to transform yourself into an impressive job applicant; Student Services Center (SSVC) Room 222 on Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; visit www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices 

Oct. 6 – 5:30-6:30 p.m. “Interviewing: From Classroom to Boardroom” Find ways to impress a new employer; learn to speak with confidence and ways to connect with potential employer at an interview; get tips to set yourself apart from other job candidates; Student Union (SUN) Room 204 on Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway;; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc

Oct. 12 – 1-5 p.m. Job Search Café. Just walk in-no appointment required! Free Wi-Fi! Stop by and get the latest job search tips for the new economy; learn to build and market your personal brand electronically and to transform yourself into an impressive job applicant; Student Services Center (SSVC) Room 222 on Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; visit www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices

Oct. 13 – 12-5 p.m. “Résumé 911” Bring your updated résumé to this session and let an expert provide quick feedback on development of content, qualifications, branding, layout and delivery before submitting the résumé to an employer. Lobby of the Regional Higher Education Center at Arundel Mills (AMIL), Anne Arundel Community College’s classroom facility at 7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc

Oct. 17 – 10-3 p.m. “Résumé 911” Bring your updated résumé to this session and let an expert provide quick feedback on development of content, qualifications, branding, layout and delivery before submitting the résumé to an employer. Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Lobby on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc

Oct. 17 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “Cracking the Code to Federal Job Search” The federal government has career opportunities for all majors; learn to improve your knowledge of a complex employment system and master the federal application process with tips and resources to help you succeed in your federal job search; Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Room 107 on the Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc  

Oct. 19 – 1-5 p.m. Job Search Café. Just walk in-no appointment required! Free Wi-Fi! Stop by and get the latest job search tips for the new economy; learn to build and market your personal brand electronically and to transform yourself into an impressive job applicant; Student Services Center (SSVC) Room 222 on Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; visit www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices

Oct. 26 – 1-5 p.m. Job Search Café. Just walk in-no appointment required! Free Wi-Fi! Stop by and get the latest job search tips for the new economy; learn to build and market your personal brand electronically and to transform yourself into an impressive job applicant; Student Services Center (SSVC) Room 222 on Anne Arundel Community College Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; visit www.aacc.edu/careers/employmentservices

Oct. 27 – 4-7 p.m. “Veterans’ Employment with the Federal Government” Military veterans may have an advantage seeking federal employment; learn to navigate the federal hiring process and how additional rating points can set your application apart and make it highly competitive. Examples of well-written, accomplishments-based résumés based on military service will be shared; Room 108 of the Regional Higher Education Center at Arundel Mills (AMIL), Anne Arundel Community College’s classroom facility at 7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover; free; sign up at www.collegecentral.com/aacc

COMMUNITY

Oct. 8 – 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Film, “Telling Amy’s Story,” part of the Women’s Institute Fall Film Series; this film is hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay and told by Detective Deirdri Fishel and follows the timeline of a domestic violence homicide as part of this year’s theme, “Faces of Sexual Violence Against Women;” Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway (room could change; for updates visit http://www.aacc.edu/women/film.cfm 

Oct. 8 – 7 p.m. Discussion, Chesapeake Civil War Round Table, featuring Lester Brooks, Ph.D., AACC history professor, will discuss the “Battle of Chattanooga;” Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 207, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; http://www.aacc.edu/history/ccwr.cfm 

Oct. 10 – 7:30 p.m. Astronomy club meeting; 8:30-10 p.m. Stargazing, “Community Observing Night,” family event sponsored by the AACC Astronomy Club, weather permitting; 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 John Kline [email protected], or 410-777-2260; www.aacc.edu/science/observatory.

Oct. 12 – 2-4 p.m. Guest speaker, “Give Voice to Your Truth,” featuring TED talk speaker Ash Beckham, part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of National Coming Out Week. Beckham became known after her TED talk, “Coming Out of Your Closet” followed by a speech in Boulder, Colo., “I’m SO GAY.” Her talks focus on the importance of acceptance, empathy and conversation; sponsored by the AACC Office of Student Engagement; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; free; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/gss/comingoutweek.cfm 

Oct. 12 – 4-6 p.m. Film, “Out and Around,” part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of National Coming Out Week; free; for location, visit http://www.aacc.edu/gss/comingoutweek.cfm

Oct. 13 – Noon-5 p.m. Panel discussions, “Contemporary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues;” local advocates will discuss their experiences in “Activism” from 12:30-2 p.m. and spiritual leaders and scholars will discuss the role of “Faith” in LGBT life from 3-5 p.m. as part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of National Coming Out Week; free; for location, visit http://www.aacc.edu/gss/comingoutweek.cfm

Oct. 13 – 6 p.m. Board of Trustees meeting; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; 410-777-1177; http://www.aacc.edu

Oct. 14 – 10-11 a.m. “Transitions,” AACC graduate Patricia Smiley discusses her experiences of coming out and living as both a transgender woman and as a lesbian, part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of National Coming Out Week; free; Humanities Building Room 101 on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/gss/comingoutweek.cfm 

Oct. 15 – 12:30-1:45 p.m. Discussion, “Why is American Music So Gay? – Aaron Copland and the Sound of American Orchestral Music,” featuring Chris Ballengee, Ph.D., assistant professor of music; part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of National Coming Out Week; free; Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 124 on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/gss/comingoutweek.cfm

Oct. 15 – 2-3:15 p.m. Literary reading, Writers [email protected], featuring historical fiction writer and book blogger, Erika Robuck; her first novel, “Receive Me Falling,” was self-published. Penguin Random House published “Hemingway’s Girl,” “Call Me Zelda,” “Fallen Beauty,” “The House of Hawthorne” and a short story anthology to which she contributed, “Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion;” she writes about and reviews historical fiction on her blog, “Muse,” and is a contributor to the fiction blog, “Writer Unboxed;” Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway;  http://www.aacc.edu/creativewriting/writersreading.cfm

Oct. 15 – 6-8 p.m. “ALL IN,” the third annual fundraising event sponsored by the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation at the Rams Head Center Stage at Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills, Hanover; tickets are $100 each; proceeds benefit AACC students by providing funds for scholarships and program support; for information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.aacc.edu/foundation/allin.cfm or contact the foundation at 410-777-2515 or [email protected].

Oct. 17 – 7 p.m. AACC Student Video Festival 2015, showcasing work completed by Anne Arundel Community College students, focusing on video and audio short work ranging from narrative to abstract to experimental storytelling. Making the selections is juror Phil Davis, an educator at Towson University, video editor, graphics producer and animator with experience in traditional, hand-drawn and stop-motion techniques as well as digital 2D techniques; community is welcome; free, Humanities Building Room 112 on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information contact, Dawn Bond, AACC associate professor of visual arts, at 410-777-7023, or visit www.aacc.edu/visualarts.

Oct. 18 – 10 a.m.-noon AACC Rainbow Network 5K Rainbow Run; noon-2 p.m. post-run party; part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of National Coming Out Week; race begins and ends at Siegert Field on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; register by Sept. 28 for a free T-shirt; entry fee is $25 by Oct. 5 and $30 after Oct. 5; children aged 7 and under are free; sponsored by the AACC Rainbow Network, with proceeds benefitting the LAMBDA scholarship; for information or for a registration form, visit http://www.aacc.edu/rainbow or contact Lynne Edwards, [email protected] or Betty Hession, [email protected]. 

Oct. 28 – “College 101” – 5:30 p.m. Doors open. 6-8 p.m. Sessions begin – Get answers to questions you didn’t even know you needed to ask about attending or transferring to a four-year college; learn from AACC experts who are familiar with Anne Arundel County School curriculum, in-and out-of-state transfers, the college admissions process, how to afford college and first-year success. Choose from a variety of short, informal roundtable sessions covering the topics that most interest you. Four 20-minute roundtables will be repeated four times: application process, affording college, choosing a major and a career path, and college preparation and success. Additional AACC admissions, advising and financial aid representatives, along with AACC University Consortium four-year school partners will be available to answer questions; a limited number of interpreters will be available for Spanish speakers; free; Center for Applied Learning and Technology (CALT) Room 100 on the AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/college101/ 

PERFORMING ARTS

Oct 2 – 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 4 – 2:30 p.m. Performance, Opera AACC’s production of “Don Giovanni,” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s timeless classic, with libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte; directed by James Harp, Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; semi-staged, with costumes and minimalistic set, accompanied by the AACC Symphony Orchestra; admission: $25 general admission; $15 AACC faculty, staff, senior citizens, active military, groups, outside students, children under 10; $5 with valid AACC student ID. For tickets, contact the AACC Box Office, 410-777-2457 and [email protected] or purchase them as part of the new Arts Pass, http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/artspass.cfm for information, visit http://www.aacc.edu/music/opera.cfm

Oct. 3 – 2 p.m. Free clinic, the World Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Richard Miller Trio, Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; Miller has a doctorate in music theory from The Catholic University of America and a master’s degree in guitar performance from Manhattan School of Music; he teaches music theory and ear training at Columbia and is an active performer in New York City and abroad. http://www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz 

Oct. 3 – 8 p.m. Concert (admission charged), the World Class Jazz Series at AACC, featuring the Richard Miller Trio, Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; born and raised in Brazil, Miller played guitar and surfed at an early age and influences from the Brazilian guitar sound and surfing appear in his music; http://www.aacc.edu/worldclassjazz; tickets are $20 general admission, $10 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 for AACC students with valid ID; contact the AACC Box Office, 410-777-2457 or [email protected] or purchase them as part of the new Arts Pass, http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/artspass.cfm 

Oct. 17 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Music festival, “Octubafest,” directed by Jarrod Williams, senior chief musician with the U.S. Naval Academy Band, Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 224, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; whether you play the tuba or are a low-brass enthusiast, this festival of tubas is a must-attend; free pizza and soda; http://www.aacc.edu/music

Oct. 30 – 7:30 p.m. Recital, AACC Music Department Faculty, featuring a variety of styles and genres, Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; $10 general admission; free admission for all students; http://www.aacc.edu/performingarts/facultyrecital.cfm

VISUAL ARTS

Through Oct. 15 Exhibit, “Perspectivas Latinas,” Hispanic and Latino art as part of Anne Arundel Community College’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, featuring the work of Mexican-born artist Fidencio Martinez, who creates art by cutting paper, prints, maps and paintings and rearranging them into his portrait of the immigration story; his technique both reconnects with crafts and customs taught to him as a toddler in Oaxaca, Mexico, and symbolizes the cuts, wounds and brands imposed on Mexican immigrants; coordinated by Wilfredo Valladares Lara, associate professor, visual arts, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; http://www.aacc.edu/studentengagement

Oct. 12-Nov. 6 Exhibit, “Questioning Beauty: Art vs. Imitation,” the AACC Visual Arts Faculty Show, featuring work that deals with notions of the artist as a creator vs. imitator; Oct. 14 – 11 a.m. artists’ talk; Oct. 14 – 6-8 p.m. reception; Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; http://www.aacc.edu/cadegallery/exhibitschedule.cfm

Oct. 19-23 Exhibit, League for Innovation in the Community College Artists, recognizing artists and writers chosen by the League for recognition of their works, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; coordinated by Donna Hepner, associate professor, visual arts; free; http://www.aacc.edu/studentengagement

Oct. 28-Nov. 6 Exhibit, Staff and Faculty Show, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway; works of art created by AACC faculty and staff; coordinated by Kathy Jones, administrative assistant to the dean of enrollment services; free; http://www.aacc.edu/studentengagement 

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