Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Richard Wilbur ’42 to Read from His Work at Amherst College Sept. 17

Sept. 2, 2009                   

AMHERST, Mass.—Poet Richard Wilbur, member of Amherst College’s Class of 1942, will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.


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. 

Ellen Phelan To Discuss “Drawing into Painting” at Amherst College April 19

April 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Painter Ellen Phelan will give the annual Rapaport Lecture in Contemporary Art on Friday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Room 115) in Fayerweather Hall at Amherst College. Her talk, titled “Drawing into Painting,” will be free and open to the public.