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Best Bets: ‘Pressing Print’ opens at SU

Robert Rauschenberg’s “Lotus I” (2008) is part of the exhibit “Pressing Print: Universal Limited Art Editions 2000-2010,” which opens with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. at SUArt Galleries, located in the Shaffer Art Building, Sims Hall.

Robert Rauschenberg’s “Lotus I” (2008) is part of the exhibit “Pressing Print: Universal Limited Art Editions 2000-2010,” which opens with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. at SUArt Galleries, located in the Shaffer Art Building, Sims Hall.

— Design trumps art when SUArt Galleries opens “Pressing Print: Universal Limited Art Editions 2000-2010” with a public reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. SUArt Galleries are located in the Shaffer Art Building, Sims Hall, off the quad at Syracuse University.

“Pressing Print” chronicles the past decade of artwork published by the American printmaking workshop Universal Limited Art Editions. The exhibition assembles new prints created by 20th century American masters such as Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Helen Frankenthaler and emerging Universal artists including Zachary Wollard, Amy Cutler and Tam Van Tran.

Basketball: Orange host Mountaineers

Syracuse University’s men’s basketball squad hosts the West Virginia Mountaineers at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, in a game to be broadcast by ESPNU.

Jim Boeheim’s boys return to the Dome at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, to tip off against their arch-rival Georgetown Hoyas.

Ticket prices range from $76.45 to $123.35; 1-888-DOMETIX; suathletics.syr.edu.

WAER-FM 88.3 broadcasts all of SU’s basketball games. The pre-game show is “Countdown to Tip-off”; get a complete wrap-up after the game on “Double Overtime.”

Music: Dinosaurs at the Dino

The award-winning local rock band, The CXTec Dinosaurs, will play at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at downtown’s Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The hard-working Dinos feature musicians such as Mike Featherstone and Ashley Cox.

The Dirty Birds perform there at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, followed by the Grupo Pagan with Emiden Rivera at 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27.

The Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is at 246 W. Willow St., at the corner of North Franklin Street. Admission is free; 476-4937.

Circle of Songs

Three Ithaca songwriters – Jennie Lowe Stearns, Mary Lorson and Bill Ring – join Syracuse folksinger Larry Hoyt for a Circle of Songs to be performed from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Eve Galleria, 6456 Collamer Road, in East Syracuse.

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