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December 2016

Cookies and Milk

Dec 4

Time: December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: Montgomery Performance Space

Allegheny College’s Dance and Movement Studies Program will present its annual holiday Cookies and Milk concert, especially for families and children, on Sunday, Dec. 4, with performances at 2 and 4 p.m. in the Montgomery Performance Space. Refreshments will be served between shows at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby.’ Allegheny students from Dance and Movement Studies classes will perform routines of various styles, including modern, tap, and ballet. The class Landscapes of the Body will use audience participation in a piece called “Popcorn” and invite children to…

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Select Strings Ensemble and Chamber Strings Ensemble

Dec 4

Time: December 4 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

The Select Strings Ensemble and the Chamber Strings Ensemble, under the instruction of Professor Christina Dolanc, will be performing Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3:15 p.m. in the Ford Memorial Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. Each ensemble is made up of Allegheny students. Select Strings features students playing violin, cello, and piano, and Chamber Strings features three violins, a viola, and a cello. The ensembles will perform separate pieces before coming together for a finale which will also include Dolanc…

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Senior Projects & Advanced Studio Projects Exhibit

Dec 6

Time: December 6 @ 7:00 pm - December 16 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Art Galleries

The art galleries of Allegheny College will feature the work of graduating art majors and other upper-level art students Dec. 6–16. The exhibit will open with a reception from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the galleries. This semester’s graduating studio art majors are Brennen French, Melissa Lunz, and Benjamin Tarcson. French’s portfolio of sculptural works, “Stronger in the Broken Places,” is an evaluation of damage, focusing on finding one’s intrinsic beauty and self-worth after experiencing trauma.…

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Afaa Michael Weaver, poet (Single Voice Series)

Feb 2

Time: February 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

Afaa Michael Weaver’s fourteen collections of poetry include My Father’s Geography, Timber and Prayer, Multitudes, and the three books that make up The Plum Flower Trilogy. Weaver has received numerous fellowships and awards, including a National Endowment of the Arts Literature Fellowship, a Pew Fellowship, a 2002 Fulbright Scholar appointment to Taiwan, and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He teaches in Drew University’s MFA Program.

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