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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Black-and-white image of Garrison Keillor sitting on a stool and holding a microphone

Garrison Keillor Benefit Performance for the Emily Dickinson Museum

Garrison Keillor returns to Amherst in a benefit performance for the Emily Dickinson Museum on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. in Amherst College's Johnson Chapel.

Mr. Keillor, currently in the midst of a cross-country tour of his one-man show, will deliver a special program that weaves Emily Dickinson into an evening of storytelling and song.

Admission is free for Five College students.

Regular-priced tickets for the 6 p.m. presentation and program cost $70 (fully tax-deductible) per person. Tickets that include a 4 p.m. reception at the museum with Mr. Keillor cost $125 ($100 tax-deductible). Patron tickets are $250 ($225 tax-deductible), and Benefactor tickets are $500 ($475 tax-deductible). All ticket proceeds support the work of the Emily Dickinson Museum. Tickets can be purchased at https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/EmilyDickinsonMuseum_1/slant-keill....

A special group rate is available for bookings of six or more. For more information, contact us at 413.542.5311 or info@EmilyDickinsonMuseum.org.

As part of the program on Oct. 29, Mr. Keillor will receive the museum's Tell It Slant Award. The award honors individuals whose work, in any field, is imbued with the creative spirit of America's greatest poet, Emily Dickinson.

Tickets Required
Crafts

PAW Craft Night

Come de-stress and celebrate the Halloween spirit with PAW at the Powerhouse this Sunday! We'll be making Halloween masks, decorating headbands, creating origami and much more!

Students Only

The Green Room: "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead"

The Green Room presents "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" by Tom Stoppard. It is an absurdist play that concerns the misadventures and musings of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters from Hamlet, searching for meaning in a frustratingly ambiguous world as the events of Hamlet happen around them. Come see our show! We hope to see you there!

Ongoing Events

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Mammoths in (library) space: A library orientation

Never been in a six floor library before? Need to find books “on reserve” but not sure where to go? Looking to learn more about the library’s spaces, resources and services? Stop by Frost Library anytime this month and explore library space: take the self-directed Mammoths in (Library) Space Tour! To begin the tour, go to the welcome station across from Frost's circulation desk (look for the poster with balloons) and pick up a library orientation sticker card.

Complete the tour and receive a gift card to Frost Cafe plus a chance to win our grand prize: a unique space mammoth t-shirt or tote and a gift card to Antonio’s Pizza!

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Undead Universe

Come to the Powerhouse this Saturday, October 28 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. for a Halloween party that'll blow you out of this world! There will be free drink service for 21+ (with ID), a themed non-alcoholic signature drink, music, projections, a movie outside, and more. Come dressed in your very best costume (or don't)! Hope to see you there!