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Interview with Jordan Thomas '92

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Jordan Thomas '92 is an award-winning attorney, writer, speaker, and media commentator. He will join us for a public interview conducted by his former mentor and academic advisor, Susan Sgorbati, to discuss his current work and how his experiences at Bennington have shaped his career.

Violin & Viola Showcase

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Students of Kaori Washiyama will present a violin and viola showcase, including works by Bach, Beethoven, Elgar, Haydn, Marais, Pachelbel, Smetana, and Wieniawski.

Literature Evenings–Fall 2017

Reading: Manuel Gonzales

Franklin

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Literature candidate Manuel Gonzales will read this Monday at a Literature Evening.

Music Festival

VAPA Greenwall Auditorium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The eclectic yearly concert featuring student compositions and performances across the spectrum–for string quartet, rock bands, choruses, and electronics–plus other surprises.

DKMS Bone Marrow Registration Drive

[Date Change] DKMS Bone Marrow Registration Drive/American Red Cross Blood Drive

VAPA Greenwall Auditorium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us on Dec. 5 and donate to make a difference in people's lives. Please note that the date of this event has changed from December 7 to December 5.

Career Development Programming

Public Action Grant Prep Session

Barn 124

This preparatory session is intended for recipients of the Public Action FWT Grants, to help them prepare for their FWTs/Independent Studies and the presentations they will be expected to give upon their return to campus in the spring.

Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS)–Fall 2017

Nona Faustine

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Situated where “intersecting identities meet history,” Nona Faustine’s photographic works mine “the legacy of trauma, lineage, and history in order to reconstruct narratives of race, memory, and time.”

WIP I Dance Concert

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | WIP I Dance Concert - Program A - New Works in Progress - Wednesday 12/6 at 7:00 pm in Martha Hill Dance Theater. WIP II - Program B, in Martha Hill Dance Theater, December 7, 7:00-8:30 pm. 

Where Am I?: A Journey to Lucidity by Zubair Siddiqui '20

UpCaf

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ‘Where am I?’ by Zubair Siddiqui '20 is a multi-disciplinary exhibition based on Fanny Howe's idea of Bewilderment. It will consist of written, visual, performative, and musical elements that serve the ultimate goal of making the viewers feel more lucid in reality.

Literature Evenings–Fall 2017

Reading: Anna Maria Hong

Franklin

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Literature candidate Anna Maria Hong will read at this week's Literature Evening.

World Vocal Ensemble Concert

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | End-of-term concert by Bennington's World Vocal Ensemble.

Faculty meeting, 12:30 - 1:45pm

CAPA Symposium

WIP II Dance Concert

VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | WIP II Dance Concert - Program B, in Martha Hill Dance Theater, December 7, 7:00-8:30 pm.

Philip Baruth: "Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes"

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Philip Baruth, professor of English at University of Vermont, will discuss and read from his new book, "Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes."

Gamelan Orchestra

Jennings Music Building

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The gamelan orchestra, made up of dozens of gongs, metallophones, and drums, plays music from the intricate court tradition of Central Java. Students from the Javanese Gamelan class will perform.

Jazz Ensemble Concert

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert of jazz standards, Brazilian classics, and original student compositions.

Science Workshop–Fall 2017

Posterpalooza

Dickinson Science Building

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us as science and math students present their work from this term in the form of a poster session. Pizza available at noon.

Jazz Religion

Religious Fanaticism

CAPA Symposium

A stand-alone class taught by Michael Cohen as part of Jazz Religion, a not-for-credit course open to the Bennington College community.

Animation Showing

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A showing of work by students from Animation 1, 2D-3D-2D - Animation in a Created World, and the projects class.

Yoshiko Sato and Tony Lu in Concert [Canceled]

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | [Canceled] Yoshiko Sato, Bennington Faculty and Tony Lu '18 present a special arrangement of Schumann Piano Quintet on Tow pianos.

Composing in Bands

DownCaf

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Must hear. Can’t miss. Close your eyes. (But not for Jake’s show.) Eight student composers and their bands.

"Metronome" at the Satellite Art Fair

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Miriam Parker '97 will preform new work "Metronome" at The Ocean Terrace Hotel in Miami Beach. "Metronome" is a performance with video projection and installation questioning proximity, time, and bondage in response to the current geopolitical environment.

Cello Showcase

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Students of Nathaniel Parke will present a cello performance with works by JS Bach, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, and more.

Directing II Class Presentation–Part One

VAPA Greenwall Auditorium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Scenes from a dozen plays directed by members of Directing II.

Directing II Class Presentation–Part Two

VAPA D207

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Scenes from a dozen plays directed by members of Directing II.