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Bard College at Simon’s Rock: Affordable, Year-Round Culture in the Berkshires

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January 24, 2013

Contact: Karen Anderson
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
kanderson@simons-rock.edu
413-528-7209

Bard College at Simon’s Rock: Affordable, Year-Round Culture in the Berkshires

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA—Bard College at Simon’s Rock offers residents and visitors numerous opportunities to delve into cultural events—from visual and performing arts to lectures and readings.

All events listed are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted. For more information, directions, or parking instructions, visit the College’s frequently updated online calendar.

Bard College at Simon's Rock Arts Division presents a Guest Artist Series: The Artist on the Global Stage
Friday, February 1, 7:00 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
The Guest Artists Series presents: An Evening with Shahzad Ismaily and friends. This is the first of a series of events in the 2013 series. This year's theme is "The Artist on the Global Stage".

South Berkshire Concerts: Hopkinson Smith, lutenist
Sunday, February 3, 3:00 p.m., Kellogg Music Center
The South Berkshire Concerts at Simon's Rock presents Hopkinson Smith, lutenist in a performance of three of J. S. Bach's Cello Suites on the baroque bass lute. Admission: $10 suggested donation.

FS 101 Seminar Lecture Series: Larry Wallach, faculty in music, will speak on Bach and Luther
Monday, February 4, 3:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

17th Annual W.E.B. Dubois Memorial lecture
Monday, February 11, 7:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Dr. Richard J. Powell will present the 17th Annual W.E.B Dubois Memorial lecture. Powell is the John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art & Art History and Professor of African/African American Studies, Duke University.

FS 101 Seminar Lecture Series: Nancy Bonvillain, faculty in anthropology, will speak on the Iroquois and the Europeans
Monday, February 25, 3:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

Tournées French Film Festival: 17 Filles/17 Girls
Wednesday, February 27, 7:00 p.m., Lecture Center
Inspired by the true story of high-school students in a Massachusetts fishing town who made a pact to get pregnant and raise their babies together, 17 Girls, set in a French seaside village, intelligently examines, but never judges, the motivations of its adolescent protagonists.

 

About Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Bard College at Simon’s Rock (www.simons-rock.edu) has been a leader in educational innovation for more than 40 years. The first early college, Simon’s Rock is the only residential college in the country specifically designed to let bright, highly motivated students start college immediately after the 10th or 11th grade. Students who successfully complete the requirements receive the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree after two years of study and the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree after four.

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