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Andrea Chinedu Nwoke in "Dark River.”

The Valley Advocate and Hampshire Gazette both previewed the new opera about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, opening at MHC April 4.

April 3, 2014 - 8:15am

MHC dancers will present 12 original pieces built around the myriad possibilities of movement.

April 1, 2014 - 9:15am
Philip Lima in “Dark River”

The Republican previewed the East Coast premiere of the new opera about 1960s civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, opening at MHC April 4.

March 26, 2014 - 10:30am
Hortense Parker

Ahyoung An ’09 and Camila Curtis-Contreras ’09, organizers of the first celebration of MHC’s first known student of color, will speak at this year’s event.

March 21, 2014 - 1:30pm
Mary D. Watkins, composer of "Dark River"

Dark River: The Fannie Lou Hamer Story offers an operatic treatment of dramatic events in the life of a 1960s civil rights activist.

March 20, 2014 - 10:15am
El Anatsui

Acclaimed sculptor El Anatsui’s campus visit will provide a rare opportunity to see his work firsthand, then hear him talk about it in person.

March 20, 2014 - 8:15am
Poster for In the Marrow (detail)

Original works by Rachel Blair, Mariam Dingilian, and Paul Matteson promise “a crescendo of life forces” at this spring’s senior dance concert.

March 18, 2014 - 8:30am
"New World Map" detail

The Boston Globe called this Art Museum exhibition of work by the “superstar artist” El Anatsui a “spectacle of an installation.” It runs through June 8.

March 17, 2014 - 1:30pm
Student rehearsing for "Rent"

Rent, the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that ran for 12 years on Broadway, opens April 3. President Pasquerella appears in two performances.

March 12, 2014 - 8:45am
Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani will talk about why gender matters in computing fields, and how to attract more women to STEM fields, on April 1.

March 11, 2014 - 1:45pm

The Big Broadcast, MHC's ninth annual throwback to a 1940s radio show, drew capacity crowds and cameras from WWLP's 22 News.

March 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

The annual Mount Holyoke Spring Flower Show is a great way to end the winter season, according to the Springfield Republican.

March 5, 2014 - 2:00am
Student sings for "The Big Broadcast"

The Springfield Republican gave a nod to the March 9 Jazz Ensembles’ recreation of a 1940s radio show, “The Big Broadcast.”

March 3, 2014 - 9:30am
Radhika Coomaraswamy

The former UN official and a leading voice for women and children will give a keynote at the Women in Public Service Project Institute opening in May.

February 26, 2014 - 8:30am
Helen Oyeyemi

The award-winning author of Mr. Fox appears March 5 with her new novel Boy, Snow, Bird, a retelling of Snow White set in 1950s New England.

February 24, 2014 - 9:15am
crocuses at the 2013 spring flower show

Sample spring early at the annual flower show. Talcott Greenhouse will be filled with the colorful, fragrant blossoms of more than 2,500 flowers.

February 21, 2014 - 9:45am