The Universal Language and I Sing Earth Pt. 1

Repeats every day 2 times.
Wed, May 1 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Thu, May 2 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Hallie Flanagan Studio Theatre, 122 Green St.

The Smith College Department of Theatre presents studio productions of The Universal Language, a short one-act by David Ives, directed by Cathy Kennedy ‘20, and I Sing Earth Pt.1: Elephant's Tears, a play with music about the environment and our place in it by the Choreopoem Acting Class directed by Andrea Hairston and Pan Morigan. 

Campus: 
Smith College
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Orchestra Spring Concert

Sat, Apr 27 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall, 144 Green St.

Jiayan Sun performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23, paired with an exploration of Romeo and Juliet themes in Prokofiev’s Suite No.2 and in Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Jonathan Hirsh conducts.

Campus: 
Smith College
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“As You Like It”

Repeats every day 3 times.
Thu, Apr 25 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Fri, Apr 26 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Sat, Apr 27 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Theatre 14, 122 Green St.

A girl named Rosalind is in love with a boy named Orlando, which is convenient because they’ve been banished to the same forest. Orlando is in love with Rosalind. Orlando is also very attracted to a boy named Ganymede. And what does it mean to be a girl or a boy anyway? Or to play one? Come to the Forest of Arden, and find answers for all your questions. Or questions for all your answers. Seating is general admission on risers on the stage. Fully accessible. 

Campus: 
Smith College
Accessible location
Ticket info: 
Free for Smith Students. $5 Seniors and Students, $10 Adult.
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Data Science Research Symposium 2019

Wed, Apr 24 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Campus Center Auditorium
Data Science Research Symposium

The annual Data Science Research Symposium brings together data science researchers across industry and academia to showcase research collaborations, encourage technical exchange and professional networking, and facilitate new efforts to tackle emerging challenges. 

The morning plenary session will feature a keynote speaker, followed by short "lightning" talks by academic and industry researchers on a wide array of topics.

After an informal networking lunch, the afternoon "deep dive" sessions provide an opportunity to learn more about industry-relevant research areas.

The afternoon also features an Industry Meet and Greet session where company representatives can meet and talk with data science students about potential job and internship opportunities.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
Accessible location
Ticket info: 
Free admission
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Music Performance: Marimba Bands and Ensembles

Tue, Apr 23 2019 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Bowker Auditorium
Marimba

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Marimba Bands and Ensembles under the direction of Thomas Hannum.

A variety of music arranged by students & alumni to be performed by the Marimba Bands & Ensembles. Arrangements include music by Debussy, Schumann & Offenbach plus contemporary & pop classics by Stevie Wonder, Philip Glass, Billy Joel, Jason Mraz & others. Selections also include For Good from the musical Wicked featuring vocalists Anna Hartmann & Cecily Mills and Game of Tones, paying tribute to the popular series Game of Thrones.

With guest vocalists Laura Francis & Allison Silletti, soprano; Crystal Curran & Isabelle Solem, alto; Kevin Hanley & Nathaniel Smith, tenor; Kurt Lindburg & Aaron Roesselet, bass; Eric Weloth, vocals; James Campbell, saxophone; James Minnix & Nick Petrillo, trumpet.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
Accessible location
Ticket info: 
$10/general, $5/students and seniors, UMass students FREE
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Author Talks: Sonia Nieto and Alicia López

Tue, Apr 23 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
W.E.B. Du Bois Library 2601
Sonia Nieto

Sonia Nieto has devoted her professional life to questions of diversity, equity, and social justice in education. Elected as a member of the National Academy of Education in 2015, she is Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy, and Culture, College of Education, UMass Amherst. The first edition of her first book Affirming Diversity (1992), now in its 8th edition (editions 5-8 with co-author Patty Bode), was selected by the Museum of Education’s Readers Guide as one of the 100 books to help define the field of education in the 20th century. She is the author, editor, or co-author of 12 books including Finding Joy in Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds (2013), as well as a memoir, Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education (2015) and most recently, a co-authored book with her daughter Alicia López, Teaching, A Life’s Work: A Mother-Daughter Dialogue (2019). The recipient of many awards for her scholarship, advocacy, and activism, she has also been awarded nine honorary doctorates.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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Music Performance: String Chamber Music Concert

Mon, Apr 22 2019 - 7:30pm
Location: 
Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall
String Chamber

The Department of Music and Dance presents a string chamber music concert under the coordination of string faculty member Elizabeth Chang.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
Directions and parking info: 
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Ticket info: 
Free admission
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"The Language of Chaos" Student Dance Concert

Fri, Apr 26 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: 
Kendall Sports & Dance Complex, Studio Theatre

The Dance Department at Mount Holyoke College ends its performance season with the Annual Student Dance Concert featuring 16 student choreographers, in collaboration with the intermediate composition class.

Campus: 
Mount Holyoke College
Not accessible
Ticket info: 
$5 Students and Seniors, $10 General Admission
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Spring Jazz Concert: 20!

Fri, Apr 26 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Pratt Music Hall, McCulloch Auditorium
Mount Holyoke College

The Jazz Ensembles celebrate their 20th birthday (and Pangy Day) with a concert featuring great tunes from the past 20 years, including music by Alan Baylock, Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Elvis Costello, Weather Report and more. Mark Gionfriddo directs.

Free and open to the public.

Campus: 
Mount Holyoke College
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API Heritage Month Film Festival

Repeats every day 3 times.
Wed, Apr 24 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thu, Apr 25 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fri, Apr 26 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Clapp Laboratory, Hooker Auditorium (016)
Teresa Lu

Come celebrate the end of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2019 with a three-day film festival April 24-26, 6–8pm in Hooker Auditorium.

The films will explore the many different identities, histories and experiences that make up the Asian Pacific Islander community. The keynote speaker of the festival will be Teresa Lu, a writer-director based in Brooklyn, NY.

Sponsored by Mount Holyoke College Cultural Centers | Asian Center for Empowerment and McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives.

Campus: 
Mount Holyoke College
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