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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 22, 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. Events are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted.

Art Exhibition: Dominic Terlizzi’s new series of paintings ZeroHero YoLoSolo
Daily through Friday, November 22, Hillman-Jackson Gallery at the Daniel Arts Center

Indian Classical Music Concert featuring Veena Chandra, sitarist and vocalist, accompanied by Devesh Chandra on tabla
Saturday, October 26, 8:00 p.m., Kellogg Music Center

Film and Discussion, Screening of: Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Monday, October 28, 3:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

Poetry & Fiction Reading Series: Major Jackson
Tuesday, October 29, 7:30 p.m., Blodgett House
Major Jackson has published three collections of poetry -- including the National Book Critics Circle finalist Leaving Saturn.

Red Cross Blood Drive
Friday, November 1, 1:00 p.m., Kilpatrick Athletic Center

Alumni Athletics Reunion
Saturday, November 2, 11:30 a.m., Kilpatrick Athletic Center & soccer field

The Simon's Rock Faculty Recital Series presents Anne Chamberlain and Hilda Shapiro playing music for piano four-hands
Sunday, November 3, 6:00 p.m., Kellogg Music Center

Poetry & Fiction Reading Series: Ann Lauterbach
Thursday, November 7, 7:30 p.m., Blodgett House
Ann Lauterbach is the author of eight collections of poetry including the National Book Award finalist Or to Begin Again.

South Berkshire Concerts presents the Momenta Quartet performing "Romantic Radicals"
Saturday, November 16, 8:00 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
The Momenta Quartet’s mission is to bring the best of contemporary music to audiences in New York City and around the world.

Film Screening: Hiroshima Mon Amour

Sunday, November 17, 3:00 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

Lecture: "Reading the Renaissance"

Monday, November 18, 3:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Martin, Professor of Art History, Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) and BHSEC Fellow at Bard College at Simon's Rock.

For more information, a complete list of events, directions, or parking instructions, visit the College’s frequently updated visit www.simons-rock.edu/events.

Bard College at Simon’s Rock is the only four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences specifically designed for bright, highly motivated students ready to begin college after the tenth or eleventh grade. Students are taught exclusively in small seminars by a supportive, highly-trained faculty. Degrees are granted in over 40 areas of study. Most graduates proceed to earn graduate and professional degrees at highly selective universities. Simon's Rock was founded in 1966 and joined the Bard College network in 1979.

 

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