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The Arcadia Players Chamber Ensemble will play "Bach and Only Bach," featuring Jaap Schroeder on violin and Margaret Irwin-Brandon on harpsichord, on Sunday, November 17 at 4 pm at the MHC Art Museum. Discount tickets are available to students.
November 14, 2002 - 5:04pm
Concepts that form our shifting ideas of travel will be explored by a panel of experienced writers, including Travel + Leisure editor-in-chief Nancy Novogrod '71, at "New Meanings of Travel in Contemporary Travel Writing" on Thursday, November 14, at 7:30 pm at Gamble Auditorium.
November 13, 2002 - 2:37pm
The Mount Holyoke Chamber Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Mark Gionfriddo, perform "Heavenly Bodies," music of Billie Holiday, Morgan Lewis and Mitchell Parish, on Friday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. at McCulloch Auditorium in Pratt Hall.
November 12, 2002 - 3:22pm
Watch the installation of the roof structure for the rotunda of the new south addition of Blanchard Campus Center on Thursday at noon. President Creighton will speak, and cocoa and cider will be served.
November 12, 2002 - 2:47pm
Donna Orwin, associate professor of Russian at the University of Toronto and editor of Tolstoy Studies Journal, will talk about "Visions of Childhood: Dickens, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy," on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the New York Room in Mary Woolley Hall.
November 12, 2002 - 2:38pm
Visiting instructor in music Mark Bartley conducts the MHC Symphony Orchestra in pieces by Mozart, Copland, Larsen and Grieg on Saturday, November 9 at 8 pm at Pratt Hall's McCulloch Auditorium. The program will also be repeated Sunday, November 10 at 4 pm.
November 7, 2002 - 4:51pm
Connecticut Opera's renowned touring company presents the magic of live opera for young and adult audiences at Chapin Auditorium on Saturday, November 9, with The Three Little Pigs (featuring selections from Mozart) at 11 am and OperaTunities, a musical introduction to opera's greatest hits for adults, at 2 pm.
November 7, 2002 - 1:15pm
Six MHC alumnae will discuss their experiences in public leadership November 8 and 9 in the campus-wide forum "Leaders in a Changing World." MHC students are encouraged to attend events on either or both days, which are sponsored by the Weissman Center for Leadership, the Office of the Dean of the College, and the Ellen Boer Fund for Advocacy.
November 7, 2002 - 12:56pm
Lis Harvey, fresh off her 50 Cities in 60 Days tour, will play the Thursday Night Edge acoustic music series on Thursday, November 7, at 8 pm at the Torrey living room. Tickets are free to MHC students, $3 with Five College ID, and $5 for the general public at the door.
October 31, 2002 - 3:01pm
New dances choreographed by MHC faculty and a piece by internationally known artist Tere O'Connor will highlight the annual faculty dance recital November 7-9 at the Kendall studio theater at 8 pm.
October 31, 2002 - 2:41pm
Wellesley professor James O'Gorman will speak about the disappearing tobacco barns of the Connecticut River Valley as "vernacular architecture" at the Art Museum on Friday, November 8 at 7 pm.
October 31, 2002 - 2:32pm
As perhaps befits an institution of Mount Holyoke's age, there are plenty of ghost stories associated with the campus. Check some out on this new website.
October 29, 2002 - 4:03pm
With a lineup of spirited workshops, a keynote address from world-famous author Sonia Sanchez, live entertainment, and even a 4 am dance party, the eleventh Black Alumnae Conference on November 1-3 promises ample opportunity for black alumnae and current students to meet, learn, network, and celebrate together. The event is free and open to the Five College community.
October 29, 2002 - 1:49pm
Professor of sociology Richard Moran examines the nefarious history of the electric chair in a reading from his new book, Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair, at the Odyssey Bookshop on Tuesday, November 5 at 7 pm.
October 28, 2002 - 1:44pm
Mount Holyoke earned High Point Champion College honors at the MHC Horse Show on Saturday. Kyla Makhloghi '06 was named the High Point Champion Rider of the show, and led the Lyons to their third consecutive win.
October 28, 2002 - 1:21pm
Those who love to travel but loathe tourists will appreciate "Monet and the Tourist View," a lecture by Robert Herbert, world-renowned impressionism scholar and MHC Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, on Friday, October 25, at 5 pm in Hooker Auditorium. The lecture is part of the Weissman Center for Leadership's series Destinations: New Meanings of Travel.
October 24, 2002 - 3:40pm