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FCDD Weekly E-Announce 

Events and Announcements for the Five College Dance Community

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Events that are large and BOLD are FCDD events. Events that are smaller and not bolded are local dance events not directly affiliated with the FCDD. View select dance events on the Five College Calendar.

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September

21 (Friday)
Amherst College Fall 2018 Guest Artist Series: Gierre Godley
4:00-6:00pm: Dance master class in Kirby Theater
7:30pm: Dance showing in Studio 1, Webster Hall

21-27 (Friday-Thursday)
Showings of Milford Graves Full Mantis
Directed by Jake Meginsky

Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst
Various showtimes

21 (Friday)
First Draft: Work in Progress 
Choreographed by Barbie Diewald 
in collaboration with Jenny Bennett, Leah Fournier, Kate Martel and Katie Martin
Discussion to follow with dramaturg Meredith Bove
Studio Theatre. Mount Holyoke College
4:30pm

21 (Friday)
Smith College Department of Dance Open House
47 Belmont Avenue
4:30-6:00pm

23 (Sunday)
Alive With Dance Auditions
Totman Gym, UMass
11:00am-2:00pm

23 (Sunday)
Sunday Contact Improvisation Workshop Series with Aaron Brando
Earthdance, 252 Prospect St., Plainfield

3:30-6:00pm

23 (Sunday)
Sunday Contact Improvisation Open Jam
Earthdance, 252 Prospect St., Plainfield
6:30-8:00pm

28 (Friday)
FCDD Annual Fall Lecture: Moving Culture, Dancing Justice: A Conversation with Camille A. Brown
Moderated by Deborah Goffe
Robert Crown Center (RCC), Hampshire College
4:30-6:00pm

28 (Friday)
Informal Showing - Liberty Styles
The School for Contemporary Dance & Thought
Studio4, 
25 Main Street, Northampton
7:00pm

29 (Saturday)
Tap Workshop wiith Liberty Styles
The School for Contemporary Dance & Thought
Studio4, 
25 Main Street, Northampton
12:00-2:00pm

29 (Saturday)
Marilyn Sylla and the Bamidele Dancers and Drummers with the Valley Women Drummers
North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival, Orange, MA
2:00pm

October

Mid-Semester Break
Amherst*, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges: Saturday, October 6 - Tuesday, October 9
UMass: Monday, October 8 (Columbus Day)
*Amherst College will follow Monday's class schedule on Wednesday, October 10 after the break.

6 (Saturday)
HUT featuring: 
Aesy Quartet, Music
Meredith Bove, Movement
Lex Brown, Words
The School for Contemporary Dance & Thought
Studio4, 
25 Main Street, Northampton
8:00pm

12 (Friday) 
Artistic Voices from Sri-Lanka: Dance and Drums Workshop
Led by Chitrasena Dance Company's Thaji Dias with live musical accompaniment
Totman Gym, UMass
4:30-6:00pm
Contact Cathy Maclutsky to reserve a spot

12 (Friday) 
Expression, Emotion and Lyricism in classical Odissi Dance from India
Led by Nrityagram Company's Pavithra Reddy with live musical accompaniment
Totman Gym, UMass
6:30-8:00pm
Contact Cathy Maclutsky to reserve a spot

13 (Saturday)
Samhara: Nrityagram & Chitrasena Dance Companies
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass
8:00pm

14 (Sunday)
Feldenkrais workshop with Fritha Pengelly: Finding Breath
Serenity Yoga Studio, 15 College St., South Hadley
1:00-3:00pm

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