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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 6, 2012

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 the 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 at www.simons-rock.edu/events.

Coming Events:

Photography Exhibition: "Picturesque Cincinnati" by David La Spina, Faculty in Photography
Wednesday, November 07 - Wednesday, November 21. Open daily 9:00am to closing.
Tuesday, November 13, 5:00pm: Gallery Talk and Artist’s Reception
Hillman-Jackson Gallery at the Daniel Arts Center

Discovery Day: Visit Simon's Rock this November
Monday, November 12, 9:00am, Blodgett House
Discovery Days are comprehensive group visit days, offering the opportunity to hear about academic and residential programs from the provost and deans, and to participate in tours, interviews, sample classes, and panels on financial aid and campus life. Registration required.

Edible Education: The Politics and Economics of Eating Meat
Wednesday, November 14, 7:00pm, Lecture Center
Speakers: Mike Callcitrate, Rancher and Bob Martin, Senior Policy Advisory at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for a Livable Future
Sponsored by Berkshire Grown, Berkshire Co-op Market, and Bard College at Simon's Rock.

Sophomore Seminar Film Screening: "Hiroshima Mon Amour"
Monday, November 26, 3:30pm, McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

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.