Mead Art Museum at Amherst College to Host the Get Smart with Art! Open House April 10

March 4, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass.—On Saturday, April 10, from noon to 4 p.m., the MeadArt Museum at AmherstCollege will host a museum-wide open house showcasing its current exhibitions and latest projects at an event titled Get Smart with Art! The fun-filled afternoon of activities for all ages is free and open to the public.

Author Deanna Fei to Hold Reading at Amherst Books April 12

March 18, 2010                                             

AMHERST, Mass. —Author Deanna Fei, a member of Amherst College’s Class of 1999, will read from her work at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 12, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street, Amherst, Mass.).

Amherst College Students to Direct Pros in George Bizet’s Carmen on April 17

March 24, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents a student-directed and student-designed production of George Bizet’s Carmen on Saturday, April 17, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

Dave Holland Quintet Closes 2009-10 Music at Amherst Parallels Series April 18

March 24, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Music at Amherst Parallels Series closes its inaugural season with a performance by the Dave Holland Quintet on Sunday, April 18, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

Temple University History Professor to Discuss U.S.-Russia Relationship at Amherst College April 19

March 12, 2010                                                        

AMHERST, Mass.—On Monday, April 19, at 8 p.m. in the reading room of Amherst College’s Center for Russian Culture (Webster Hall, room 202), Temple University history professor Vladislav Zubok will discuss “Russia and the U.S.: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”

Amherst College Glee Club to Present Annual Concert of Senior Favorites April 24

April 1, 2010
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. —The Amherst College Men’s Glee Club will present its annual Senior Concert on Saturday, April 24, at 4 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege, conducted by Mallorie Chernin and assistant James Laff ’09. 

Amherst College Faultlines Festival to Host Multi-Site Networked Concert Featuring Pianist Myra Melford in California and Saxophonist Jason Robinson in Amherst

March 24, 2010
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 concludes at 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, at Amherst College’s Buckley Recital Hall with a multi-site networked concert featuring pianist Myra Melford at the University of California Berkeley’s Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) and saxophonist, electronics musician and Amherst Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Jason Robinson.

David Bollier to Discuss “The Promise of Digital Technologies” at Amherst College’s Frost Library April 26

April 15, 2010                                                                                 

AMHERST, Mass. – On Monday, April 26, at 4 p.m., Amherst College Croxton Lecturer David Bollier will discuss “Academia as a Commons: The Promise of Digital Technologies at Amherst College and the Five Colleges” in the Periodicals Area of the school’s Frost Library.

Amherst College Chamber Music Students Present Spring Concert April 26

April 8, 2010
 
AMHERST, Mass. – Student chamber musicians studying with music professor Jenny Kallick will present a concert on Monday, April 26, at 5 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

Mead Art Museum Curator to Discuss American and European Art from the Mead’s Collection April 27

April 21, 2010
Contact: Bettina Jungen
Curator of Russian Art
413/542 8561

AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 27, at 4 p.m. at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art, will present a talk on an exhibition at the Mead titled “The Magic of Signs: American and European Art of the 1950s and ’60s from the Collection of Richard S. Zeisler ’37.” 

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