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ARTS
CALENDAR
 SPRING
2012
 JANUARY
25–
FEBRUARY
3



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Table
of
Contents DANCE
 FILM
 LITERARY
 MUSIC
 THEATER
 VISUAL
ARTS
 INFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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@BabsonArts
 DANCE
 BABSON
COLLEGE
 February
5,
2012
 Ballet
Master
Classes.
2pm­3:30pm.
RSVP.
 Taught by Emily Umland, founder and director of Charles River Ballet. Ballet Master Classes available for Babson, Olin, and Wellesley College students! The classes will feature a full workout of barre and center exercises geared toward those with prior ballet experience. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to work with Emily Hrones Umland - a professional dancer for 7 years with Boston Ballet and Nevada Ballet Theatre. She now directs the Charles River Ballet Academy in Needham, which she founded after she retired from the stage in 2001. For more information, contact mkeith1@babson.edu

February
11,
2012
 Ballet
Master
Classes.
2pm­3:30pm.
RSVP.
 Taught by Emily Umland, founder and director of Charles River Ballet. Ballet Master Classes available for Babson, Olin, and Wellesley College students! The classes will feature a full workout of barre and center exercises geared toward those with prior ballet experience. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to work with Emily


Hrones Umland - a professional dancer for 7 years with Boston Ballet and Nevada Ballet Theatre. She now directs the Charles River Ballet Academy in Needham, which she founded after she retired from the stage in 2001. For more information, contact mkeith1@babson.edu

MUSIC


BABSON
COLLEGE
 February
3rd.
8pm
 An
Evening
of
Spoken
Word
and
Jazz.
Carling­

Sorenson
Theater.
RSVP.
 Striver's
Row
and
Berklee
Musicians
 Soul4YoSystem
 
 Free
to
Babson
students,
tickets
for
students
from
 off‐campus,
sold
at
the
door.
Where:
Carling‐ Sorenson
Theater


FILM



BABSON
COLLEGE
 February
1st.
8pm
 Screening
of
Marlon
Riggs’
Black
Is,
Black
Ain’t.
 RSVP.
 This
award‐winning
documentary
highlights
the
 black
identity
and
experiences
from
the
perspective



of
Angela
Davis,
a
well‐known
activist,
author
and
 retired
professor,
Essex
Hemphill,
Bell
Hooks,
Bill
T.
 Jones,
B
Smith,
Michele
Wallace,
and
Cornel
West.
 This
film
also
features
great
insight
and
analysis
 from
leaders
in
culture,
race
relations,
and
media.


LITERARY


BABSON
COLLEGE
 February
3rd.
8pm
 An
Evening
of
Spoken
Word
and
Jazz.
RSVP.
 Performance
by
Striver's
Row
and
Berklee
College
 Musicians
Soul4YoSystem.
 
 Free
to
Babson
students,
tickets
for
students
from
 off‐campus,
sold
at
the
door.
 Spring
2012
Contemporary
Global
Book
Club:
 India.
RSVP.
 
 Selections:
The
Beautiful
and
the
Damned:
a
Portrait
 of
the
New
India
by
Siddartha
Deb
(2011)
 
 Synopsis:
This
non‐fiction
book
has
created
quite
a
 firestorm
in
India
through
telling
the
contemporary
 lives
of
five
Indians
ranging
from
very
rich
to
very



poor.
A
lawsuit
resulted
in
an
altered
version
in
 India.
The
US
version
is
complete.

 
 Bio:
Siddhartha
Deb
(born
1970)
is
an
Indian
author
 who
was
born
in
Meghalaya
and
grew
up
in
Shillong
 in
northeastern
India.
He
was
educated
in
India
and
 at
Columbia
University,
USA.
His
first
novel,
the
Point
 of
Return,
is
semi
autobiographical
in
nature
and
is
 set
in
a
fictional
hill‐station
that
closely
resembles
 Shillong
in
India's
Northeast.
His
second
novel,
 Surface,
also
set
in
Northeast
India,
is
about
a
 disillusioned
Sikh
journalist.
His
first
non‐fiction
 book,
The
Beautiful
and
the
Damned:
Life
in
the
New
 India
was
published
in
June
2011
by
Viking
Penguin.
 He
has
also
contributed
to
the
Boston
Globe,
the
 Guardian,
the
Nation,
the
New
Statesman,
Harper's,
 the
London
Review
of
Books,
and
the
Times
Literary
 Supplement.
 THEATER
 BABSON
COLLEGE
 
 VISUAL
ARTS
 BABSON
COLLEGE
 Figure
Drawing
Workshop
–
Session
2.
Trim
215.
 RSVP.



Learn
how
to
draw
the
figure
by
working
from
a
live
 model.
No
prior
experience
is
required.
All
materials
 will
be
provided
but
participants
need
to
pay
a
non‐ refundable
fee
of
$5
for
each
session
in
order
to
pay
 the
model
and
other
costs.
 
 RSVP:
www.babson.edu/sorenson
 >Course
Listings
under
the
Visual
Arts
tab
 February
7th.
5pm.
 Artist’s
Talk
–
Josephine
Burr.
Constellations:
 New
Ceramic
Sculpture.
Hollister
Gallery.
RSVP.
 Josephine
Burr
 Constellations:
New
Ceramic
Sculpture
 Hollister
Gallery
/
February
2
‐
March
14,
2012
 
 Opening
Reception:
Thursday,
February
2,
5‐7pm.,
Hollister
 Gallery
 Artist's
Talk:
Tuesday,
February
7,
5pm.,
Hollister
Gallery
 Exhibit
Hours:
9
am‐7
pm,
Monday
‐
Friday
and
by
 appointment
 
 For
more
information,
contact
Danielle
Krcmar
at
 dkrcmar@babson.edu
 
 photo
credit:
Renee
Dekona



 February
7th.
5pm.



Intro
to
Wheel
–
Jody
Burr.
Sorenson
Visual
Arts
 Center
–
Ceramics
Studio.
RSVP.


Note
that
Ms.
Burr
will
accommodate
students’
 other
interests
in
other
approaches.
Space
 permitting,
independent
student
users
are
 welcome
to
visit
during
this
class
time
for
advice
 on
technique.
 Tuesdays:
(starting
2/7,
meeting
on
2/14,
2/28,
 3/6,
3/13,
3/27,
4/3,
and
ending
4/10)
from
 6:30pm‐8:30pm
in
Sorenson
Family
Visual
Arts
 Center
Ceramics
Studio
in
Trim
 
 Josephine
Burr
is
a
sculptor
and
ceramic
designer
 with
20
years'
experience
exhibiting
and
teaching
 in
clay.
She
received
her
MFA
in
 Artisanry/Ceramics
from
the
University
of
 Massachusetts
Dartmouth,
and
was
Director
of
 Education
and
Studio
Operations
and
Artist‐in‐ Residence
at
Greenwich
House
Pottery,
one
of
the
 largest
and
oldest
ceramic
art
centers
in
New
York
 City,
from
2002‐2007.
Ms.
Burr
has
taught
at
 Harvard
University,
UMass
Dartmouth,
and
 Babson
College
as
well
as
numerous
art
centers,
 and
exhibited
her
work
nationally.
Her
porcelain
 work
was
featured
in
Calvin
Klein's
Home
 Collection
in
2006.
In
addition
to
her
artwork,
Ms.
 Burr
is
currently
Chief
Operating
Officer
of



Anomia
Press,
a
small
publishing
business
run
by
 Ms.
Burr
and
her
husband
Andrew
Innes.
Anomia
 Press
publishes
and
markets
the
Mensa
award‐ winning
card
game
Anomia,
which
came
to
market
 in
2010
and
sold
over
25,000
copies
in
its
first
 year.
Ms.
Burr's
ceramic
sculpture
incorporates
 minimalist
forms
with
richly
layered
surfaces,
 using
traditional
ceramic
processes
as
well
as
 other
media
such
as
wax
encaustic,
graphite,
and
 print
transfers.
She
focuses
on
layering
imagery
 and
texture
to
evoke
a
sense
of
memory
and
time
 in
her
pieces.
Her
work
will
be
on
view
in
 Babson's
Hollister
Gallery
opening
on
February
2,
 2012.
 
 REGISTRATION:
Go
to
www.babson.edu/sorenson
 click
on
"Take
a
Class!"
Currently
enrolled
 students
need
to
enter
the
student
code
in
order
 to
receive
the
student
rate.
Or
contact
Sorenson
 Center
for
the
Arts,
at
sorenson@babson.edu
or
 781‐239‐5622
 


INFO



 Have
an
event
tip
or
an
open
call?
Email
 lowolabi1@babson.edu
with
details.
View
the
Arts
Calendar
online



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Center
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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
 Brandeis­Wellesley
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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