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Mendoza Concert

Michael Carlos Mendoza will be live in concert on Monday, November 16 in the Grupp Fireside Lounge at 7:00 p.m. Mendoza is a Buffalo native and will play classical guitar music from Spain, Latin America and more. He will perform works of Albeniz, Tarrega, Barrios and Bach.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by The Friends of Hispanic Arts and Mexicanisius.

Submitted by: Susan Sedia, administrative associate, management

Hockey to Host Nation’s 16th Ranked Team

Your Canisius Golden Griffins take on another nationally-ranked opponent Saturday, November 7 when Merrimack visits the HARBORECENTER. The Warriors enter this week’s play ranked 16th nationally with an overall record of 3-1-2.

Puck drop is slated for 6:05 p.m. For early arrivals, please note the Buffalo Sabres play at 1:00 p.m.

Discounted tickets for faculty and staff can be purchased in advance by calling 716-888-TIXX.

For additional information on the game, please visit

Submitted by: John Maddock, associate athletic director, external affairs

Watch the November Episode of “Kaleidoscope”

The Canisius College Video Institute production of the November episode of “Kaleidoscope” premieres on Saturday, November 7, at 5:30 a.m. on WGRZ-TV 2. This 30-minute television program celebrates the religious diversity of our region and is produced in conjunction with the Network of Religious Communities. “Kaleidoscope” is rebroadcast each Friday at 6:35 p.m. on Time Warner Cable 20 and each Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on Time Warner 6 in Olean.

In our first segment, Rev. Christos Christakis, PhD, of the Hellenic Church of the Annunciation, talks with Metropolitan Bishop Kallistos Ware of the Greek Orthodox Church under the Patriarch of Constantinople. Bishop Ware is also the Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford and the chair of the International Dialogue between the Anglican and Orthodox Churches.

Next, Stan Bratton, PhD, talks with Dilip Sinha, PhD, of the Hindu Cultural Society about the celebration of Diwali, as well as the teachings of Hinduism regarding healthcare and the end of life.

Students in the Canisius College Video Institute produce “Kaleidoscope” under the guidance of Jamie O’Neil, associate professor of digital media arts and co-director of the Video Institute, and Paula Angelis-Stein ‘86, MS ‘02.

Submitted by: Barbara Irwin, PhD, professor, communication studies

Student/Faculty Recital This Sunday

The busy season for ArtsCanisius continues with a wonderful recital this Sunday, November 8 at 3:00 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center. With performances by Canisius College students, faculty and alumni, the recital will feature a wide range of styles from the Baroque to 20th century French music including works by Bach, Mozart, Handel, Schubert, Chopin and Fauré.

Student performers include Michael Alessi, Devon Bradley, Kayla Goodman, Miyoko Ito, Yehua Liu, Janelle Sabin, Megan Smith and Henry Welsby

Faculty performers include Jane Cary, Frank Scinta and Melissa Thorburn.

Alumna Mary Britton, ’14 will also perform.

This recital is free and open to the public. Full program information is available in the Fine Arts Office, Ext. 2542.

Submitted by: Ellen Barnum, director, ArtsCanisius

Be Aware and Be Prepared: Practice Winter Safety

The Employee Assistance Program recently published its November newsletter. It offers eight winter safety tips for seniors to follow now that the weather will be turning colder.

Click here to read the newsletter in its entirety.

Submitted by: Kathleen Kelly, administrative assistant, human resources