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

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September 12, 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.

South Berkshire Concert: The Simon's Rock Piano Quartet with Guest Violinist Marka Young
Sunday, September 22, 3:00 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Chamber music program with Simon's Rock faculty members Ron Gorevic, Eric Martin, Anne Legêne, and Larry Wallach, along with guest violinist Marka Young. Program features Brahms' great Piano Quintet in F minor along with works by Mozart and Prokofiev. Suggested donation $10.

Panel Discussion: “Woman, Nation, Colony”
Monday, September 23, 3:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Panel discussion with Bard College at Simon’s Rock Professors Chris Coggins, Brendan Mathews and Francisca Oyogoa.

Poetry & Fiction Reading Series: Dinaw Mengestu
Thursday, September 26, 7:30 p.m., Blodgett House
Novelist Dinaw Mengestu, author of The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears and How to Read the Air, will read from his work.
“The science of De Rerum Natura: then and now”
Monday, October 7, 3:30 p.m., McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Speaker: Dr. Eric Kramer, Professor of Physics, Bard College at Simon's Rock

Poetry & Fiction Reading Series: Dana Spiotta
Tuesday, October 8, 7:30 p.m., Blodgett House
Novelist Dana Spiotta, author of Stone Arabia (a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) and Eat the Document (a National Book Award finalist) reads from her work.

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

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

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

 

 

About Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Bard College at Simon’s Rock, founded in 1966, is the only college in the country specifically designed for bright, highly motivated students ready to enter college early, usually after the 10th or 11th grade. Simon’s Rock offers a challenging program in the liberal arts and sciences, taught exclusively in small seminars by a supportive, highly-trained faculty. Degrees are granted in 41 concentrations. Simon’s Rock became part of the Bard College network in 1979.

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