Pianist Peter Serkin To Present Music at Amherst Feb. 25

February 22, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—In the third performance of the 2006-07 Music at Amherst Series, pianist Peter Serkin will perform a program of works by Charles Wuorinen, Olivier Messiaen, J.S. Bach, Elliott Carter and Johannes Brahms at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College.

Modernist Author Chris Adrian to Read at Amherst Books on Feb. 28

February 16, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.— Chris Adrian—author, pediatrician and divinity student—will read from his critically acclaimed second novel, The Children’s Hospital, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street). Sponsored by the Amherst College Creative Writing Center, the event is free and open to the public.

Novelist Brian Morton To Read at Amherst College March 12

March 2, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Brian Morton will read at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 12, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Center at Amherst, the reading is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Mozart’s Celebrated Requiem at Amherst College March 10

February 22, 2007Director of Media Relations

Former Amherst College President Calvin H. Plimpton ’39 Dies at 88

Philosopher Jerrold Levinson To Speak on “Jazz Vocal Improvisation” at Amherst College March 8

Historian Walter Johnson To Speak on “The Negro Fever” March 8 at Amherst College

Former Amherst College Professor Jamal J. Elias to Discuss the Pope and Islam on March 8

Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso at Amherst College March 5

February 12, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso will present a lecture on “Environment, Development and Democracy: Challenges for Brazil,” at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 5, in the Cole Assembly Room at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Victor S. Johnson Lecture Fund and the Office of the President at Amherst College, the talk and panel are free and open to the public.

Cutting Edge Hip-Hop Theater Piece Dreamscape Hits Amherst College March 2 and 3

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