Campus Artist and Lecture Series (CALS) - SUNY Cortland

Campus Artist and Lecture Series (CALS)


Thank you for your patronage this past year.
The 2016-2017 Season should be posted by mid-August. 
See below for events we were excited to host last year.

***Don't forget to check us out on Facebook:  SUNY Cortland CALS

All CALS events are open to the public!

CALS Presents:  The 2015 - 2016 Season

Divas Through the Decades

Divas Through the Decades is a musical tribute to some of the most influential female vocalists in American pop music; featuring music from the 1940's through today's current hits.  Their musicianship offers unequaled authenticity and tons of fun!  Iconic music, incredible singing, comedy and sentiment right along with some audience participation possibilities.  Come have some fun with us!  The show features music made famous by such divas as:  Diana Ross & the Supremes, Celine Dion, Aretha Franklin, Gloria Estefan, Madonna, Beyonce, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, and Taylor Swift!

This event will feature a free dessert reception with each ticket purchased.

          Divas Through The Decades

Visit the Divas website.

When:    Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.                                           
Where:  Corey Union Function Room
Cost:     $10 General Admission
               All students admitted free as well as all toddlers
              ***This program is a part of the College's Family Weekend (still open to th
e public!)


Chinese Acrobats 

A colorful quartet accompanied by an interpreter who will share facts about Chinese culture and customs.  Their routines include group acrobatics, plate spinning, Chinese yo-yo, foot juggling, and contortions.

             Chinese Acrobats               Chinese Acrobats

Visit Artist website.

When:     Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Where:    Brown Auditorium, Old Main
Cost:       $10     General Admission
               $  3     SUNY Cortland students
                Children 10 and Under Admitted Free

 Zohra Sarwari -- No, I Am Not A Terrorist

As a female Orthodox Muslim, Zohra works to cut through the misinformation and hate-mongering regarding terrorism, Islam and Muslims.  She mixes humor, enthusiasm and passion with inspirational stories.

Visit Artist website.                        
When:      Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Where:      Brown Auditorium, Old Main
Admission is free to this event.

Zohra Sarwari

Ticket Information

Tickets for the events can be purchased in Corey Union, Room 406, or beginning one hour prior to the performance at the venue. All performances are general admission seating.

Individual Ticket Events

Tickets for individual events may be purchased through the evening of the performance pending continued ticket availability.

Group Ticket Sales

For information about group ticket sales please call the Campus Activities and Corey Union Office at 607-753-5574.

Ticket Exchanges

All ticket sales are final; there will be no refunds or exchanges on tickets. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Needs of patrons with mobility challenges are accommodated through special seating assignments. Advance notification would be appreciated.

For More Information

For ticket information or questions regarding CALS events, please contact the Campus Activities and Corey Union Office at 607-753-5574.