Muze Jazz Ensemble Sets Concert at Amherst College

March 31, 2000
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.—The Muze Jazz Ensemble will perform a program of standards and originals on Friday, April 14, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public.

The members of the Muze Jazz Ensemble are pianist Michelle Feldheim, who teaches jazz piano at Amherst College, Daniel Klimoski on reeds, bassist Vim Auer, percussionist Jeff Nissenbaum, and vocalist Stuart Getz.

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Pianists Alissa Leiser and John Van Buskirk Will Perform at Amherst College

March 31, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass. — On Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m., Alissa Leiser and John Van Buskirk will present a recital of two-piano and four-hand music by Ravel, McPhee, Britten and Rachmaninoff. The concert is free and open to the public.

Symposium at Amherst College on "Black Representation in the Media"

March 31, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—A series of open workshops and a talk by filmmaker Spike Lee will be the highlights of a daylong symposium on "Black Representation in the Media" at Amherst College on Saturday, April 8. Spike Lee will speak at 8 p.m. in LeFrak Gymnasium. Lee’s talk and all other symposium events are free and open to the public.

Amherst College Senior Awarded Watson Fellowship

March 29, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-Michael J. Ward, a senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and will travel next year to Brazil to study the city of Curitiba. Ward is a resident of Wayland, Mass.

Amherst College Trustees Approve Comprehensive Fee Increase, Announce $900,000 in New Support for Financial Aid

March 29, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417Amherst, MA — The Amherst College Board of Trustees has established $32,400 as the College’s comprehensive fee for 2000-01. This figure represents a 3.3% increase over this year’s comprehensive fee, which includes tuition, room and board. The increase is the lowest percentage increase in 35 years.

Samovars at Amherst College Russian Culture Center

March 29, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—"Putting Up the Samovar," an exhibition of Russian samovars, will open on Thursday, April 6, at the Center for Russian Culture at Amherst College, and continue through Friday, May 26. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Black Maria Film Festival Brings Experimental Work to Amherst College

March 23, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The 19th annual Black Maria Film-Video Festival will present an evening of independent film and video in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College on Friday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. The screening is free and open to the public.

Amherst College Hosts Talk by Bay Buchanan

March 22, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Bay Buchanan, the sister of presidential candidate and television commentator Pat Buchanan, will speak about the failures of modern feminism and the current state of political affairs at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, in the Cole Assembly Room on the first floor of Converse Hall at Amherst College. Her talk and a reception to follow are free and open to the public.

Amherst College Sets Talk on Dinosaur Tracks and Evolution

March 16, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Martin Lockley will speak about "The Eternal Trail: New Perspectives on Evolution, Through the Tracks of Dinosaurs and Other Animals," on Thursday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 5 of the Pratt Museum of Natural History at Amherst College. The talk is free and open to the public, and will be followed by refreshments and a book signing.

Lazerowitz Lecturer at Amherst College Offers New Views of Molecules

March 3, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.— David F. Padowitz, assistant professor of biology chemistry at Amherst College, will give the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture on Thursday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni House of Amherst College, on "Molecules in Image and Imagination." The lecture and a reception following are free and the public is invited.
 

Contact

Peter Rooney
Director of Public Affairs
(413) 542-2321
prooney@amherst.edu