Banda Criolla Will Perform at Amherst College

January 24, 2000
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—The eight-piece Latin band, Banda Criolla, will present a free concert of vocal and dance music at 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, at the Frontroom in the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. No tickets are required, and the public is invited to attend.

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Lecture at Amherst College Looks Under the Connecticut River

January 19, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Ed Klekowski, professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts, will talk about "The Underwater World of the Connecticut River" on Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pratt Museum of Natural History at Amherst College. The talk and slide show are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Refugees International President Kenneth Bacon '66 To Speak at Amherst College Feb. 19

February 12, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Kenneth Bacon, the president of Refugees International, will give a talk about "It's Your World" in the Alumni House at Amherst College on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. His talk, sponsored by the Amherst College Career Center and the Foreign Policy Forum, is free and open to the public.

Creative Writing Center Readings at Amherst College in February and March

February 3, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College English Department and the Center for Creative Writing announce a series of readings in February and March. The readings, in the Babbott Room of the Octagon at 5 p.m., are free and open to the public, and will be followed by refreshments. For more information, see the Creative Writing Center Website or call 413/542-8200.

Lighthouse Chamber Players To Perform at Amherst College Feb. 18

February 3, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Lighthouse Chamber Players, an acclaimed ensemble of chamber musicians based in New York, will present a special preview performance of Amherst College faculty composer Eric Sawyer?s String Quartet #3 on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert also will include a short introduction of the work by the composer and performers.