UFO expert to speak at MVCC

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The Mohawk Valley Community College Cultural Series will host “An Evening with Ufologist and TV Personality Bill Birnes” at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in Schafer Theater, Information Technology Building, at MVCC’s Utica Campus. Admission is $5 general, $2 for MVCC employees, and free for MVCC students.

As a ufologist, Birnes collaborated with Philip J. Corso on “The Day After Roswell” and has appeared on the History Channel’s television documentary series “UFO Files,” “Ancient Aliens,” and NASA’s “Unexplained Files.” Birnes starred in Syfy’s “UFO Hunters” as leader of an investigative team of fellow ufologists, and later wrote a book by the same name documenting his experiences on the show.
Tickets for all Cultural Series events can be purchased in person at the MVCC Box Office, Information Technology Building room 106, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and at the College Stores on the Utica and Rome Campuses; online any time at http://www.mvcc.edu/tickets; or over the phone by calling 315-731-5721. Most Cultural Series events are $5 or less to the general public and many are free. Events include concerts, comedians, lectures, film screenings and discussions, workshops, family fun events, and more. The Cultural Series is brought to you by MVCC’s Cultural Events Council, in collaboration with MVCC’s Program Board, with significant support from the Student Activity Fee. The series maintains a major social media presence that can be followed on Facebook at “MVCC Cultural Series.” For the complete series lineup and ticket sales, visit http://www.mvcc.edu/culture.