Kirtana Presents South Indian Classical Music at Amherst College

February 16, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Kirtana will present a concert of the classical music of south India on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public. Performing will be Gordon Korstange on the venu or bamboo flute, professor of music David Reck on the veena or lyre, David Nelson on the mridangam or double-headed drum, and Rusty Gillete on the ghatam or large clay pot.

Pianist Lee Luvisi in Music at Amherst Series

February 16, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Lee Luvisi will give a solo recital in the next Music at Amherst Series, performing a program of works of Scarlatti, Schubert, Schumann and Chopin on Saturday, Mar. 25, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall on the Amherst College campus.

Dickinson Homestead Opens For the Season

February 11, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—The Dickinson Homestead, home of the poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), at 280 Main St. in Amherst, Mass., will open for its 2000 season on Wednesday, March 1. The Homestead—the birthplace and home of the poet for 40 years—is open for guided tours from March through mid-December.

Amherst College Takes Her Chances on Jeopardy! February 11

February 2, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417EDITOR’S NOTE: Connell and a group of friends will gather at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11, in Merrill Science Center 1 to watch the show. Please call if you would like to cover that event.


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