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Hollywood Movie Producer Alan Siegel Speaking; Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Cyndi Lauper Performing at Homecoming October 20

-- Events Include Performances from South Pacific; a Carnival with Games and Amusements; Reunions; a Children’s Halloween Party; and a Presentation of the College’s International Programs by Faculty Members --

WHAT: 

Queens College’s Annual Homecoming Weekend will welcome returning alumni and their families with a full lineup of activities designed for renewing old acquaintances and making new ones. Events will include a talk by Hollywood movie producer Alan Siegel ’73; a performance by singer, pop icon, and reality show star Cyndi Lauper; a carnival with games, activities, and amusements; reunions; and a presentation of the college’s international programs by Queens College faculty members.

WHEN:

Sunday, October 20, 2013, 12 - 6:30 pm
Saturday, October 19: Special anniversary reception for the classes of 1943. 1953, 1963 and 1973, 5 - 7 pm

WHERE:

Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Queens, New York. 
Directions: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/about/directions/Pages/default.aspx
Campus Map: http://www.qc.cuny.edu/about/directions/2d/Pages/default.aspx

SCHEDULE: For a complete schedule of events and to register, visit http://www.qc.cuny.edu/homecoming

BACKGROUND: With over 40% of its 100,000 alumni residing in the borough, Queens College proudly welcomes back one who went West: Hollywood movie producer Alan Siegel '73, who will discuss the many stages of his Hollywood career on Sunday, October 20, as the homecoming keynote speaker. Siegel’s many credits include the movies Olympus Has Fallen, Playing for Keeps, Machine Gun Preacher, and Law Abiding Citizen.

Singer, reality show star, and pop icon Cyndi Lauper, will perform her hits and songs from her Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots. Lauper, a Queens native, will return to the borough for her only hometown show. This tour marks the 30th anniversary of Lauper’s hit album, She's So Unusual, and the last time Lauper will sing pop classics like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” and “Time After Time” live in their entirety.

In addition, the college will host a carnival on the Quad with games, activities, and amusements.  Students will perform excerpts from South Pacific; faculty members will present the college’s international programs; and the Dept. of Athletics will host a tailgating party and soccer scrimmage.

General Admission tickets include all events, a luncheon, and a closing reception. The “All Event Package” includes the general admission ticket and mezzanine concert tickets to Cyndi Lauper’s concert.

Contact Alumni Relations at (718) 997-5534 or visit http://www.qc.cuny.edu/homecoming for more information.


 
 

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