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Get creative with sustainability

Register for 'Lake, Story and Ritual' workshop

March 29, 2013

Want to creatively explore sustainability issues while connecting with our ecosystem and the Central New York region's history? Then check out this final SU Showcase spring semester event where you can take part in a puppetry performance about Onondaga Lake.

Photo of the moon rising over Onondaga Lake.The one-credit "Lake, Story and Ritual" sustainability workshop—open to students from all majors—will be held:

  • Saturday, April 6 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 13 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    puppetry performance

All workshop sessions will take place at The Warehouse, 4th Floor. Meals will be provided for both workshops.

Onondaga Lake has a rich cultural history and plays an important role in the local ecosystem. Creatively tap into these aspects of the lake from a sustainability perspective while collaborating with other students. Master puppeteer Geoff Navias, artistic director of Open Hand Theater, Syracuse, will lead this workshop in developing stories and symbols about the lake that can be shared with the public on April 13.

Become part of this hands-on, interdisciplinary opportunity that's sure to get you inspired as you explore the many facets of this remarkable body of water. Prepare to push the envelope of sustainability and creativity while bringing out the eco-warrior in you!

"Lake, Story and Ritual" registration will remain open until the workshop begins. Students can receive credit through The College of Arts and Sciences (SOL 300) or the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CLB 400).

Complete an Add/Drop form by April 6 in HL 441, the second floor of Smith Hall or Room 108 of The Warehouse. Students from all majors are welcome to participate. Space is limited, so don't ponder too long. Enroll today!

Questions? Contact Rachel May,

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