Join us for a free afternoon of time-themed fun at the Mead!
This year’s Community Day will prepare us for the end of Daylight Saving Time. Learn how farmers have responded to turning the clock back while enjoying veggies from Book and Plow Farm, and participate in a movement workshop to ask how we appreciate the present with Dante Brown, visiting assistant professor of theater and dance, and students in the course “Ensemble: Dancing in Community.”
This program is offered in conjunction with the Mead’s exhibition Timing Is Everything and in collaboration with the Arts at Amherst Initiative and Book and Plow Farm. Free and open to all!
Join us for a free afternoon of time-themed fun at the Mead! This year’s Community Day will prepare us for the end of Daylight Saving Time. Learn how farmers have responded to turning the clock back while enjoying veggies from Book and Plow Farm. All are also invited to explore a performance by students in the course “Ensemble: Dancing in Community,” taught by Dante Brown, visiting assistant professor of theater and dance. Throughout the day, dancers will improvise movements that are inspired by works of art throughout the Mead.
This program is offered in conjunction with the Mead’s exhibition Timing Is Everything, Amherst College Theater & Dance Department, and Book and Plow Farm.
Free and open to all!
With the midterms coming up, now is the perfect time to discuss the topic of voter turnout and engagement, major factors in the outcome of the election. Come to discuss the issue with the Roosevelt Institute on November 1 in the Friedmann Room from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in a Jeffersonian dinner style!
Free Chipotle will be provided, with your choice of chicken, steak or vegetarian burritos. We have space for 30 students who will be admitted by a random lottery. Sign up by October 26 at 5 p.m. to be considered for a place at the dinner!
Register online at: https://goo.gl/forms/fl6CGYYhHbnMtDep2
M@A Masterclass: Gabriela Montero, piano. This event is free and open to the public.
Pianist Gabriela Montero’s visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts have garnered her critical acclaim and a devoted following on the world stage.
A graduate and fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London, Montero has performed with many of the world’s leading orchestras, including the Royal Liverpool, Rotterdam, Dresden, Oslo, Vienna Radio and Netherlands Radio philharmonic orchestras; the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Australian Chamber Orchestra; the Pittsburgh, Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, Toronto, Baltimore, Vienna, City of Birmingham, Barcelona, Lucerne, and Sydney symphony orchestras; the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada; Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn; and the Cleveland Orchestra, Scottish Ensemble, orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin, and Residentie Orkest.
“Montero’s playing had everything: crackling rhythmic brio, subtle shadings, steely power ... soulful lyricism ... unsentimental expressivity.” –Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times
Written and directed by David Green '19E for his senior honors project. Set design by Sophina Flores '20, costume design by Lorelei Dietz '20, lighting design by Kathy Couch, sound design by Christianna Mariano '21 and music direction by Eli Quastler '21.
What ever became of Eve and Adam? God’s Issue follows the relationship between God and her first children from the Garden of Eden to the Gospel stories. The play seeks to undermine conventions of western Christianity by telling a story inclusive of marginalized identities. From original musical numbers, to humor, to the apocryphal character of Adam’s first wife, Lilith, God’s Issue preserves the heart of sacred stories in thought-provoking retellings.
Free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended-- call (413) 542-2277.
AC After Dark and the Anime Club present Craft Night! Learn how to create plushies, or use your imagination to make your own original fabric crafts. Supplies will be provided, and bubble tea will be available for the first 30 people.
Join Amherst Cinema every Friday for a free late-night flick featuring the best cult, genre and outré on the big screen. Free for Amherst College students with presentation of student ID at box office. Visit the Amherst Cinema website for more information on programming.