Nathalie Miebach and Elaine Rombola to Present Tuning in—Musical Variations on Weather March 10 at the Mead Art Museum

March 3, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, March 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Mead Art Museum, Nathalie Miebach, artist in residence in Amherst College’s Department of Art and the History of Art, and pianist Elaine Rombola will present the collaborative piece Tuning in – Musical Variations on Weather, Miebach’s translation of weather data into woven sculptural forms and music.

Author Nami Mun to Read from Her Work at Amherst Books March 12

February 19, 2009               
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern
413/542-2321


AMHERST, Mass.—Author Nami Mun will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street).

Author Emily Barton to Hold Reading at Amherst Books March 25

March 3, 2009                   

AMHERST, Mass. — Author Emily Barton will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street, Amherst, Mass.). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, the event is open to the public at no charge.

Faultlines Jazz Festival to Host a Roundtable Discussion of the Music of Violinist Leroy Jenkins March 25

March 3, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Wednesday, March 25, with a roundtable discussion of the innovative late violinist Leroy Jenkins at 6 p.m. in Room 7 of the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Immaculée Ilibagiza, Survivor of the Rwandan Genocide, to Speak at Amherst College March 25

March 5, 2009

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AMHERST, Mass. – Immaculée Ilibagiza, author and world-renowned survivor of the Rwandan genocide, will give a talk titled “Faith, Hope and Forgiveness: The Story of a Survivor of the Rwanda Genocide” on Wednesday, March 25, at 8 p.m. in Amherst College’s Johnson Chapel.

Professor Andaleeb Banta to Speak on Renaissance Altarpiece March 27

March 16, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, March 27, at noon, Andaleeb Banta, visiting assistant professor of the history of art at Amherst College, will present a 10-minute talk on an Italian Renaissance painting, Sano di Pietro’s The Adoration of the Child with Saints Bernard and Bernardino, at the Mead Art Museum.

Amherst College Department of Music to Present Evita March 28

March 20, 2009
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music will present a fully-staged performance of Evita, a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, on Thursday, March 26, through Saturday, March 28, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.   

Amherst College to Host African Underground Project Film and Hip-Hop Performance March 29

March 10, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. – During the afternoon and evening of Sunday, March 29, Amherst College will host the African Underground Project, an award-winning documentary film series, panel discussion and live performance showcasing African hip-hop music and youth involvement in social and political action.

Jazz@Schwemm’s Spring Semester Performances Slated for March 31 and April 7, 14, 21

March 13, 2009
Contact:  Bruce Diehl 
Director of Jazz Program
413/542-8308

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College’s Jazz@Schwemm’s music series will kick off for the spring semester Tuesday, March 31, at 9 p.m. with a performance by the Yusuf Salim Tribute Project and student combo Telepathic Milk.

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