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Bard College at Simon’s Rock: Affordable, Year-Round Culture in the Berkshires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 25, 2013

Contact: Karen Anderson
Bard College at Simon’s Rock | The Early College
kanderson@simons-rock.edu
413-528-7209

Bard College at Simon’s Rock: Affordable, Year-Round Culture in the Berkshires

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA—Bard College at Simon’s Rock offers residents and visitors numerous opportunities to delve into cultural events—from visual and performing arts to lectures and readings.

All events listed are open to the public and free, unless otherwise noted. For more information, directions, or parking instructions, visit the College’s frequently updated online calendar.

Artist Exhibition Opening: John Lawson, "Visual Syncopation"
Friday, March 01, 5:00 p.m. • Hillman-Jackson Gallery at the Daniel Arts Center

Spoken Word Artist Ursula Rucker (workshop & performance)
Friday, March 01, 6:00 p.m. • Student Union

Faculty Recital Series: Anne Chamberlain, pianist, Celebrating 75 Years and the Joy of Music
Sunday, March 03, 3:00 p.m. • Kellogg Music Center

FS 101 Seminar Lecture Series: Film screening of The Tempest
Monday, March 04, 3:30 p.m. • McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers: Fleeting Reality: Interpreting Place in Words and Images With Marie-Elizabeth Mali and Lynnette Lucy Najimy
Monday, March 04, 7:00 p.m. • Liebowitz Center for International Studies

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers presents Cuatro mujeres, cuatro géneros/Four Women, Four Genres: A Multimedia Presentation and Discussion
Tuesday, March 05, 7:00 p.m. • Liebowitz 01

Tournées French Film Festival: Dans la ville de Sylvia / In the City of Sylvia
Wednesday, March 06, 7:00 p.m. • Lecture Center

Hurricane Hotel Performance
Thursday, March 07, 7:00 p.m. • Liebowitz Theater, Daniel Arts Center

Hurricane Hotel Performance
Friday, March 08, 7:00 p.m. • Liebowitz Theater, Daniel Arts Center

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers: Before I Forget…A Workshop in Memoir Making (or How to Tell A Story That Never Stays the Same)
Friday, March 08, 7:00 p.m. • Blodgett House

Hurricane Hotel Performance
Saturday, March 09, 2:00 p.m. • Liebowitz Theater, Daniel Arts Center

Hurricane Hotel Performance
Saturday, March 09, 7:00 p.m. • Liebowitz Theater, Daniel Arts Center

The Berkshire Human Rights Speaker Series presents: The 12th Annual International Women’s Day Observance at Bard College at Simon’s Rock: “Sweet Dreams of Women’s Human Rights” Film Screening and Discussion with Rob Fruchtman and Jennifer Dundas

Sunday, March 10, 2:00 p.m. • McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

Faculty Concert by Lucy Bardo

Sunday, March 10, 3:00 p.m. • Kellogg Music Center

Tournées French Film Festival: Non ma fille tu n'iras pas danser /Making Plans for Lena
Sunday, March 10, 7:00 p.m. • Lecture Center

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers: Stories from the Inside Out Led by Annabelle Coote
Tuesday, March 12, 7:00 p.m. • McConnell Dance Studio

Tournées French Film Festival: Le Havre
Wednesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. • Lecture Center

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers - R2W Talks: Interviews with Powerful Women Hosted by Serene Mastrianni
Saturday, March 16, 1:00 p.m. • Blodgett House

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers - Orion Magazine presents: An Orion Reading at the Intersection of Nature and Culture Hosted by Hannah Fries with Andrea Cohen, Melissa Holbrook Pierson and Ginger Strand
Sunday, March 17, 3:00 p.m. • Kellogg Music Center

FS 101 Seminar Lecture Series: Roger Berkowitz from the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College, Annandale, will speak on Locke and Rousseau
Monday, March 18, 4:00 p.m. • McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers - The Development of the Self Bard College at Simon’s Rock Student Reading and Discussion hosted by Kirsten Peterson and Brighde Moffat
Monday, March 18, 7:00 p.m. • Blodgett House

Tournées French Film Festival: Le Gamin au Vélo / The Kid with a Bike
Wednesday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. • Lecture Center

Climate Change and the Economy: Building Resilience through Agriculture A Panel Discussion
Thursday, March 21, 6:00 p.m. • Clark Auditorium, Fisher Science Building

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers - Women of Troy: A Staged Reading Directed by Leigh Strimbeck with students from Russell Sage
Friday, March 22, 7:00 p.m. • Kellogg Music Center

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers: How to Keep Writing with a Full Time Job, Led by Kate Laity
Monday, March 25, 7:00 p.m. • Blodgett House

The Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers - The Female Rebel: Women Writers on the Anti-heroine in Fiction Hosted by Edie Meidav with Rebecca Godfrey, Rebecca Chace and Rebecca Wolff
Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 p.m. • Blodgett House

The 2013 Berkshire Writing Workshop
July 14 to July 19, 2013
Five days of intensive writing workshops in fiction and memoir, for published and aspiring adult writers. For complete information visit: simons-rock.edu/berkshire-writing-workshop

 

About Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Bard College at Simon’s Rock (www.simons-rock.edu) has been a leader in educational innovation for more than 40 years. The first early college, Simon’s Rock is the only residential college in the country specifically designed to let bright, highly motivated students start college immediately after the 10th or 11th grade. Students who successfully complete the requirements receive the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree after two years of study and the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree after four.

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