"Give a warm Albany welcome to Francis Ford Coppola." 

The NYS Writers Institute welcomed legendary director Francis Ford Coppola to The Egg's Hart Theatre in Albany on Sunday, Oct. 6, for the regional premiere of "The Cotton Club Encore," a re-cut version of his 1984 film.

See a video and slideshow.

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"Give a warm Albany welcome to Francis Ford Coppola." 

The NYS Writers Institute welcomed legendary director Francis Ford Coppola to The Egg's Hart Theatre in Albany on Sunday, Oct. 6, for the regional premiere of "The Cotton Club Encore," a re-cut version of his 1984 film.

See a video and slideshow. 

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September 14: The Albany Book Festival

University at Albany photographer Patrick Dodson captured dozens of images from the Albany Book Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14. "I thought it was s a great event with a very attentive audience," Dodson said. "I was particularly excited about some great moments between students and authors."  

Previous events

October

 
Shirkers director Sandi Tan
Cass R. Sunstein
Robert Boyers
Horror Noire director Xavier Burgin
Jade Solomon Curtis
Sharon Olds and Ocean Vuong
Teacher and student in conversation 
Thursday, October 24 
Craft Talk - 4:15 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room
Campus Center West, UAlbany uptown campus
Conversation - 7:30 p.m.
Campus Center West Auditorium, UAlbany uptown campus
Kate Fodor

 

Award-winning playwright Kate Fodor has also served as writer, story editor, executive story editor and producer on the Amazon Prime runaway hit series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the story of a 1950s Upper West Side housewife who discovers a previously unknown talent — stand-up comedy.  

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Rakim

November

"Where is the Friend's House" movie poster
Matt McCarthy, author of "Superbugs"
Aisha Saeed
Big Night with Tony Shalhoub
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Pamela Newkirk
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Charlie Chaplin's The Circus