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ARTS CALENDAR FALL 2011 OCTOBER 12 – OCTOBER 21


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October 18. 4:30PM Distinguished Writers Series: Nina Revoyr and Christian Campbell. RSVP.

Novelist Nina Revoyr and poet Christian Campbell deliver a stimulating evening as they read excerpts from their latest work. Revoyr’s novels have caused a literary stir, winning The Los Angeles Times “Best Book” Award and appearing in O, The Oprah Magazine, as one of the “Books to Watch For.” Campbell is author of Running the Dusk, which was a finalist for the


Cave Canem Prize and the Forward Poetry Prize for the Best First Book in the United Kingdom. Photo by Jerry Bauer.

MUSIC WELLESLEY COLLEGE OCTOBER 15. 8PM A Journey to St. Petersburg: Mother Russia’s Radiant City of Warriors and Poets. Jewett Auditorium. RSVP. Triple Helix Piano Trio gets up close and personal with Russian composers Arensky, Sviridov, and Shostakovich. In this conversational lecture and recital, Triple Helix explores the minds of the artists through their writings and their music. High tea will be served at the Wellesley College Club following the performance. For more information or to make a reservation, call 781.283.2700.


THEATER BABSON COLLEGE October 14. 7PM The Importance of Being Earnest. RSVP. Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest is a comedy of mistaken identity, which ridicules codes of propriety and etiquette. Dashing menabout-town John Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff pursue fair ladies Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. Matters are complicated by the imaginary characters invented by both men to cover their on-the-sly activities – not to mention the disapproval of Gwendolen’s mother, the formidable Lady Bracknell. Friday, October 14th: 7 PM Saturday, October 15th: 7 PM Sunday, October 16th: 2 PM


Tickets: $3 Students/ $5 General Admission Cast: John Worthing: Mike Bergeron Algernon Moncrieff: Jake Brady Gwendolen Fairfax: Sarina Kowaguchi Cecily Cardew: Christy Laubach Lady Bracknell: Amanda Greenslet Rev. Canon Chasuble: Kahaan Khaitan Miss Prism: Christina Consigli Lane: Brett Sobol Merriman: Richard Mandel Madeline: Beverly Rogan Lydia: Lizzie Lin Annabelle: Jennifer Fusco OCTOBER 27 – OCTOBER 28. 7PM The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Sorenson Black Box. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a comedic one-act musical that tells the stories of six spelling bee contestants. With the support of an overzealous host, a witty Vice Principal, and a not-so-comforting


comfort counselor, the spellers go through hardships and triumphs to eventually find the best speller in Putnam County.

 October 27th and 28th: 7 PM
Sorenson Black Box
$3 Students/ $5 General Admission

 *Be sure to get there early as tickets will sell out fast!

 Cast:

Rona Lisa Perretti - Tanya Soman;
Vice Principal Douglas Panch - Mike Bergeron;
Mitch Mahoney - Jeff Lipson;
Olive Ostrovsky - Christy Laubach;
William Barfee - Daniel Buslik;
Chip Tolentino - David Hines;
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre - Drea Stadler;
Marcy Park - Haya


Alzaid;
Leaf Coneybear - Tony Lopez;
Olive's Mom Jennifer Fusco;
Olive's Dad - Jeff Lipson;
Jesus - Nick Kim;
Dan Schwartz - Tony Lopez; Carl Grubenierre - David Hines OLIN COLLEGE OCTOBER 14 – 22

David Auburn’s Proof Synopsis. Milas Hall Auditorium. RSVP. What: The Franklin W. Olin Players present David Auburn’s Proof Synopsis: On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but mentally unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father’s who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks her father left behind. Over the long weekend that follows, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father’s madness – or genius – will she inherit?


Dates and times: 8:00PM on October 14th, 15th, 21st, and 22nd Ticket Prices: $5 Location: Milas Hall Auditorium, Olin College of Engineering Contact info: Tom Pandolfo

WELLESLEY COLLEGE


VISUAL ARTS BABSON COLLEGE Are you interested in showing your artwork at Babson? All mediums considered...paintings, photographs, video clips, sculpture, ceramics, etc. Contact Babson Artist-in-Residence, Danielle Krcmar:

dkrcmar@babson.edu OCTOBER 12 - OCTOBER 31 Education Abroad Photo Exhibit. Reynolds Campus Center.

Take a stroll through the Reynolds Campus Center main street to take a glimpse into Babson students’ experiences abroad in travel, education, and exploration.


SEPTEMBER 13 – OCTOBER 28 Behind the Image II. Hollister Gallery. RSVP

Come celebrate Babson's first art show of the Fall- Behind the Image II: where the pathways of the creative process are revealed through sketchbooks, photographs and preliminary drawings that are the source material for 5 amazing Boston based painters. Featuring art from Dana Clancy, Lisa Costanzo, John Guthrie, Crist i Rinklin, and Joe Wardwell. Opening Reception, Sept 13 5pm-7pm. Artist Talk, Sept 20 1pm-1:30pm. Exhibit Hours, 9am-7pm. WELLESLEY COLLEGE SEPTEMBER 20 – OCTOBER 23


The Standing Reserve. Jewett Art Gallery. RSVP Featuring works by the studio art staff of the art department. Opening Reception September 20th, 4:45-6PM. OCTOBER 12 – OCTOBER 31

Global Flora: Botanical imagery and Exploration. RSVP. An exhibition celebrating the aesthetic qualities as well as the scientific importance of botanical imagery, Global Flora features prints and illustrated books that have resulted from exploratory missions around the world. Curated by Elaine Mehalakes, Kemper Curator of Academic Programs.

Pictured above: Robert John Thornton, The NightBlowing Cereus from The Temple of Flora, 1807. Double Solitaire: The Surreal Worlds of Kay Sage and Yves Tanguy. RSVP. Double Solitaire brings the work of husband and wife painters Yves Tanguy and Kay Sage together for the first time. As the exhibit explores the Surrealist work of the two artists, the paintings provide a window into the couple’s personal lives.


Pictured above: Kay Sage, Small Portrait, 1950, oil on canvas. Five Watercolors by Madame Chiang Kai-shek. RSVP. Soong May-ling, Wellesley College class of 1917, began to paint in her middle age, and quickly distinguished herself as a gifted pupil. A 1952 feature on her watercolors in Life magazine proclaimed her “aptitude far greater than that of most amateurs.� Madame Chiang donated the paintings to Wellesley College, allowing future generations of students and Davis visitors to enjoy and be inspired by her artistic work. Pictured above: Madame Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese Orchid for Spring

INFO


Have an event tip or an open call? Email

lowolabi1@babson.edu with details. View the Arts Calendar online at the Sorenson Center on facebook and forward this info to any interested people.

the arts at babson. the arts at wellesley. the arts at olin. [art clubs] BFAA –Babson Fine Arts Association Contact cbao1@babson.edu Pottery Club Contact molly.gutcher@students.olin.edu Studio Art facilities at Babson Babson Ceramics studio – Open to experienced potters/sculptors $80/$200 fee for 8 weeks Babson Wet Photography Lab – Open to experienced photographers with a Babson OneCard with the permission of the manager. $80/$200 fee for semester. Drawing/Painting Studio – Available to use with the permission of staff. Contact dakiba@babson.edu or dkrcamar@babson.edu

[music clubs]

Ask Michèle Oshima moshima@babson.edu how you can take private music lessons at Wellesley. Babson College Radio Contact epadial1@babson.edu Babson Entertainment Initiative Contact epadial1@babson.edu Babson Musicians Union Contact nloukellis11@babson.edu Babson/Olin Jazz Ensemble Contact jbroganjazz@gmail.com Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra


Anyone wishing to audition for the Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra should contact Neal Hampton, the director, at hampton@brandeis.edu. Shared Voices, Multifaith Chorus (open to students, staff, and faculty) Contact pshain@babson.edu Rocket Pitches Contact ilee3@babson.edu Conductorless Orchestra Contact Diana.dabby@olin.edu Powerchords Contact Jessica.rucker@students.olin.edu Wellesley College: Choir, Chamber Singers, Collegium Musicum, Chamber Music Society, Wellesley BlueJazz, and Yanvalou. Performing Arts Facilities at Babson Carling-Sorenson Theater – State of the art 441 seat proscenium theater. Park Manor Central Band Room – Open to all musicians with a OneCard Equipped with bass, guitar amps, drum set, electric piano, and instrument lockers. Sorenson Piano Practice Rooms – Open to the Babson community - first come first serve. Contact Sorenson@babson.edu Roger’s Pub – Available for student shows and equipped with a small stage, lights, and sound reinforcement. Contact pbaptiste@babson.edu

[dance clubs]

AMAN Contact tbutani@babson.edu Babson Dance Ensemble (BDE) Contact ewang2@babson.edu BAPSA


Contact ilee3@babson.edu Butterfingers Contact Zachary.brass@students.olin.edu Olin Firethrowers Contact Kevin.simon@students.olin.edu Performing Arts Facilities at Babson Sorenson Dance Studio – Studio with wood floor, two mirrored walls, and dance bar Contact Sorenson@babson.edu

[theater clubs]

Babson Players Contact agreenslet1@babson.edu Vagina Monologues Contact agreenslet1@babson.edu FWOP Contact harold.jaffe@students.olin.edu The Empty Space Theater Contact bwynstra@babson.edu

[film clubs]

FILM. Tuesdays. 9pm. Olin Auditorium. contact Eli.Sheldon@students.olin.edu CINE. Contact irahvar1@babson.edu

[literary clubs]

Babson Literary Magazine Contact litmag@babson.edu Poetry Slam Team Contact bthrash1@babson.edu


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