Amherst College’s Faultlines Festival to Conclude with Film Screening, Discussion of Jazz in Western Massachusetts April 27

April 8, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager

AMHERST, Mass. — The yearlong Amherst College music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century concludes Monday, April 27, with a screening of Music Inn: A Documentary Film, which details the vibrant jazz and folk music scene that existed in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts in the 1950s and early 1960s, followed by a discussion with the film’s producer and acclaimed drummer, composer and bandleader George Schuller at 5 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall on the school’s campus. 

Dickinson Museum, Jones Library to Host “Emily Out Loud” April 29, May 6 and 13

April 20, 2009
Contact: Donna Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager

AMHERST, Mass. –The Emily Dickinson Museum and the Jones Library will host “Emily Out Loud: Oral Interpretation with Emily Dickinson’s Poetry,” a three-part poetry series for young people, on Wednesdays, April 29 and May 6 and 13, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Jones Library in Amherst.

Amherst College Prof Hilary Moss to Discuss Race and Education in Pre-Civil War Boston April 30

April 15, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Hilary Moss, assistant professor of black studies and history at Amherst College, will deliver the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture on Thursday, April 30, at 4:30 p.m. in Amherst College’s Alumni House.