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From Continental Magazine and American Way to National Geographic’s Traveler, Bard College at Simon’s Rock is making news across the nation. Check out the full coverage.

From Continental Magazine and American Way to National Geographic’s Traveler, Bard College at Simon’s Rock is making news across the nation. Check out the full coverage.

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October 8, 2009

Faculty member Tanya Marcuse, whose work is exhibited in "Dress Code" an International Center of Photography exhibition, was recently reviewed by The New York Times. Roberta Smith, reviewing for the Times, specifically praised Marcuse's work, writing "I recommend...Tanya Marcuse's grisaille platinum-palladium photographs of bustles, bustiers and armor."

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December 13, 2009

Bard College at Simon's Rock faculty member Karen Beaumont's work in the widely anticipated world premiere of Wind-Up Bird Chronicle was announced in The New York Times and Broadway World. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle will premiere as part of the Public Theater's acclaimed "Under the Radar Festival," January 12-30, 2010.

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October/November 2009

In the article “Free Ride,” journalist Erik Sherman caught up with dean of Admissions and Student Affairs, M. Leslie Davidson, about the numerous scholarship programs and opportunities offered to Simon’s Rock students. She also spoke about some of the valuable resources students have during their application process.

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November 15, 2009

Capturing the creative spirit of the Berkshire region, “Muse in the Mountains” highlights many cultural luminaries, including Bard College at Simon’s Rock theater faculty member, Karen Allen. Stacy Morris writes, “The Bard College at Simon’s Rock campus lends Great Barrington a college-town feel and a progressive vibe.”

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November 7, 2009

The Advocate Weekly recently caught up with the Bard College at Simon’s Rock theater program and the cast, crew, and co-directors of A Midsummer Nights Dream to discuss the challenges and triumphs of tackling one of the Bard’s most beloved comedies.

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November/December 2009

Berkshire County and the surrounding area were recently featured as a favored destination in National Geographic’s Traveler. Highlights of the region included a diversity of cultural attractions, beautiful natural surroundings, and a vibrant sense of community.

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November 12, 2009

In “The Beat Goes on in Housatonic,” correspondent David Schribner writes about dance faculty member Ruby Aver Thung and her role as an instructor at Berkshire Pulse. In addition to her involvement with this up-and-coming creative arts center, Avery Thung teaches ballet at the College and is a former soloist with the Chicago Ballet Company.

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November 1, 2009

First-year student Wesley Rian ’09 of Beltsville, Maryland has been named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program. More than 1.5 million students from 22,000 schools nationwide entered the program.

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  • October 17, 2009
    In partnership with the Kilpatrick Athletic Center, a local couple has launched a new nonprofit health organization designed to approach physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being through a 10-month collaborative process. The program, “What is Wellness?” is slated to begin in January.
  • October 20, 2009
    Jazz legend Dave Brubeck headlined a performance called “Legends and Learning,” which featured an ensemble of four local high schools as well as students from Bard College at Simon’s Rock.
  • October 27, 2009
    In his article “A Plunge into Moonlight Madness,” critic Andrew L. Pinkus gives praise to the recent South Berkshire Concert’s presentation of Pierrot Lunaire, writing that “the ensemble played with impressive vitality and character.