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Senior reflection essay drafts due to advisors

Bennington Campus
Foreign Language Series—Spring 2018

A little 中文 can go a long way: Travels in Yunnan Province

East Academic Center, Classroom 1

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Presentation by Anne Gilman, visiting faculty member in cognitive psychology/neuroscience.

Foreign Language Series—Spring 2018

From 高中 to College: China's Bathing-Crab Phenomenon

East Academic Center, Classroom 1

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Presentation by Beatrice Ugolini '16, Assistant Director of Admissions.

Plan Day | No classes

Bennington Campus

"The Spirit of Things"

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Art + Practice (A+P) and the Baltimore Museum presents the first retrospective solo exhibition by artist Maren Hassinger ’69 in her hometown of Los Angeles.

Dunnington ’84 Solo Show at SAW

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A solo show of new work by Walter "Gator" Dunnington ’84 is on view at Salem Art Works.

Beginning.break.rapid featuring Fujita ’78

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Work by Kenji Fujita ’78 is featured as part of the exhibition "beginning.break.rapid."

Early ’97 in Bees

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Commissioned work by Mary Early ’97 is featured in an exhibition at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts.

"Some Girls" screening and discussion with Director and Producer

VAPA Kinoteca

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A screening of "Some Girls" will take place in Kinoteca, followed by a discussion with Director Raquel Cepeda and Producer Henry Chalfant.

Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS)—Spring 2018

Kenny Rivero

Tishman Lecture Hall

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Artist Kenny River, currently featured in The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night at MASS MoCA, explores issues related to fractured narrative, identity, and socio-geographic solidarity through his art practice.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Fiona McGovern—Dream Cycles

Jennings 136

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Through jazz ballads, Puccini arias, and soul music, inspired by the poetry of June Jordan, Langston Hughes, and Lucille Clifton, I imagine the expansive nature of my own identity and the ways that I love. These are revelatory and dreamlike moments.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Liam Quinn

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Liam Quinn; fires shepherd along mountaintops told by the drums. Scream at your neighbor and love slow.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Alexander Holt—Contra Dance

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC |Swing on down for a raucous hour of contra dancing with live music featuring a myriad of talented performers.

Deadline for advisors to submit registration exception requests

Bennington Campus

Multilingual Mixer

DownCaf

Are you multilingual? Join your community at the first-ever Multilingual Mixer, a meet-and-greet uniting all polyglots and language learners on campus.

Literature Evenings—Spring 2018

Bennington Alumni Reading with Chandler Klang Smith '05 and Anaïs Duplan '14

Franklin

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Bennington Alumni Chandler Klang Smith '05 and Anaïs Duplan '14 will read at this week's literature evening.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Rohan Edwards

VAPA Margot Tenney Theater

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior student Rohan Edwards presents the musical explorations of Tunnel Vision Boy through the realms of meta pop and cardboard dreamscapes of love and childhood.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Dylan O'Hara

VAPA Greenwall Auditorium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Wheels, bells, wind and viols bathe you in sound-games from above and below. Food will be provided.

Systemic Problems

Student Center

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | This monthly conversation series seeks to engage people in conversation & resource sharing as we engage in our community.

Closing of "Vessels: Containment and Displacement, Useful to Grand"

VAPA Usdan Gallery

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Join us for a gallery talk to celebrate the closing of the "Vessels: Containment and Displacement, Useful to Grand" show.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Rachel Hegarty

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior student Rachel Hegarty presents lending elements of the jazz tradition with funk, rock and classical influences for a night of sonic reflections and edgy grooves.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Jabeen Murtaza—Untamed

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Through dance, live music, fashion walk, EDM and drums, let me take you to a world that I escaped from! Through the beat of the drum that I’ll play at the end, you’ll hear me roar that I’ll never give up!

Senior Concert Week 2018 | The Healing Collective

Jennings Music Building

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Come join us for our culminating meditation on the legacy of Black feminist thought at Bennington in a sacred and intentional space.

FWT 2018 summer makeup registration due for those with approved extensions

Bennington Campus

Three Nights, Three Films, Three Live Scores by Lori Goldston ’85 and Friends

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Former Nirvana cellist Lori Goldston ’85 wrote live film scores for three silent films showing at Base in Seattle. Goldston will perform the pieces with a live music ensemble May 11-13.

New Works by Fishman ’73

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | New paintings by Richard Fishman ’73 will be included in an exhibition at the Art Market Provincetown gallery space.

PRI-4115 Constructing Paperspace

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Bennington's Advanced Print Assemblage Class at Mass MoCA.

The Potluck Project in Collaboration with Green Table Co-op

Off campus (see description)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | The Potluck Project and Green Table Co-op are hosting a potluck, cookbook release, and ceramics show on May 11th at Sose’s Art Gallery, with music by WAAW. Bring your friends, some food to share, and support some Bennington seniors and the community!

Incarceration in America: Immigration Detention

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | This conference will include panels on General Trends in Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Detention and Private Prisons, and Local Government and NGO Involvement.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Jonah Daniell

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior student Jonah Daniell presents his work in music.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Jack Labbe

Deane Carriage Barn, Pit

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Songs of love, mischief and heartbreak. Romantic balladeer. Spaghetti Eastern. Your mother’s favorite songwriter.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Pixel West

DownCaf

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior student Pixel West presents a medley of thick bass, tight guitar, elegant vocals, and a powerhouse on the drums. Come enjoy a night of covers handpicked by a bassist enhanced by psychedelic, audio reactive projections.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Kevin Ducey—Guessing at Wisdom

UpCaf

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Senior student Kevin Ducey presents his work in music.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Isabel Twanmo

VAPA Petrie Terrace

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A moment of cello duets and modern pensivities. Held outside on Petrie Terrace, come for cool, melodic comfort under the stars.

Incarceration in America: Immigration Detention

CAPA Symposium

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | This conference will include panels on General Trends in Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Detention and Private Prisons, and Local Government and NGO Involvement.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Dana Foote

Deane Carriage Barn, Fireplace Room

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Stumble into the fireplace room at 8:45 on Saturday to have your teeth pulled by Dana Foote and hear gritty, elegant dark pop by way of SIR CHLOE.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Jack Daniel Gerrard

DownCaf

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Jack Gerrard and the band ISABeL play mathematical goats, snakes, lice and mustangs.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Jake Hausthor—Rise And Shine

UpCaf

A psychotheatric queer pop extravaganza unlike anything you’ve seen before! Jake Hausthor's grand finale, a cathartic exploration of self through persona, and an internal dialogue made external for the world to see.

Senior Concert Week 2018 | Webb Crawford

Deane Carriage Barn

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | A scurry of goons sing, scream, and bow using their voices and a set of hand-built instruments! Webb Crawford performs a frenetic, tempestuous composition for solo electric guitar!