Posted on Apr 26, 1996

With the high cost of electric power widely agreed to be a big drag on New York's economy, major players in the state's energy future will meet on Tuesday, April 30,
from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Nott Memorial for a discussion titled “New York's Utility Crisis: The Cost of Power.” Ed Dague, managing editor of WNYT, will moderate. WMHT
public television will produce a show to be broadcast in the near future. Participants include William Davis, CEO of Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.; Joseph Kearney, president of U.S. Generating Co.; B. Robert Piller, director and general counsel of Public Utility Law
Project of New York; and others.

Renee Robinson of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will teach a master class in the Horton Technique on Sunday, May 5, at 11:15 a.m. in the Arts Building Dance
Studio. Admission is $10. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is to perform later that
evening at Proctor's Theater. For more information on the master class at Union, call ext.

Boston Globe columnist and author Ellen Goodman is to speak on
“Politics: Up Close and Too Personal” on Tuesday, May 7, at 8 p.m. in Union
College's Nott Memorial. The talk is part of the Lewis Stern Lecture Series, created by
gifts of Lillian Stern and her children, Janet and David, in memory of their husband and
father. Goodman, who won the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary in 1980, has been
associate editor and columnist for the Boston Globe since 1967. Her most recent book is Value

Film director Spike Lee will address racism and racial issues as reflected in
his works on Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. The event is sponsored by Peer