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Boyeoluwatito Fakoya in “Queen Moremi”

The April 26–27 opera uses drumming, singing, acting, and poetry to tell the story of a Yoruba queen who thwarted attack by invaders.

April 18, 2014 - 9:00am
student awardee

The April 15 student awards ceremony honored 36 students for extraordinary contributions to the College community.

April 15, 2014 - 12:00pm
Deborah Bial

Deborah Bial, president of the Posse Foundation, and three outstanding alumnae will receive honorary degrees at MHC’s May 18 commencement.

April 14, 2014 - 4:45pm
Experimental filmmaker Ute Aurand

Experimental filmmaker Ute Aurand, who shot part of “to be here” at MHC in 2012, will answer questions about the film after an April 22 campus screening.

April 10, 2014 - 3:30pm
Architect Billie Tsien

Tsien, the NYC-based partner behind distinctive buildings for museums, schools, and nonprofits, sees buildings as experiences, not just structures.

April 8, 2014 - 4:30pm
Leigh Edwards ’14

The Springfield Republican reported on the MHC senior’s project, organizing an “Equal Pay Day” celebration in Northampton on April 11.

April 7, 2014 - 10:15am
Tatum Lindsay '14

More than 100 seniors will present the results of their independent studies at the April 11 celebration of students’ academic accomplishments.

April 4, 2014 - 4:15pm
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