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The arts are alive at Connecticut College this April

03/30/2009

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Spring is filled with art, music, dance, theater and film at Connecticut College. Unless otherwise stated, all events are free and open to the public and take place on the Connecticut College campus.

Art Exhibits

  • "Senior Art Minor Exhibition," open weekdays March 30 - April 22, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Manwaring Gallery, Cummings Art Center. Reception April 15, 4 p.m., Manwaring Gallery, Cummings Art Center.

Film Screenings

  • "Screaming Queens: The Riot at the Compton's Cafeteria," April 1, 4:30 p.m., LGBTQ Resource Center, Burdick Residence Hall.
  • "TransAmerica," April 8, 4:30 p.m., LGBTQ Resource Center, Burdick Residence Hall.

Dance Performances

  • "Paul Taylor Dance Company," one of the world's most highly respected dance troupes, performs as part of the onStage at Connecticut College series, April 3, 8 p.m., Palmer Auditorium. Tickets are $28, 24, 20 for the general public, $25, 21.50, 18 for seniors, and $14, 12, 10 for students. Call 860-439-ARTS for tickets.
  • "Dance Department Senior Thesis Concert," with choreography by Connecticut College dance majors Kate Enman, Rebecca Hite, Raja Kelly, Jennifer Mueller, Cassie Robertson, Carolyn Roose, Laura Snow and Laura Streit, and guest Tania Isaac, artistic director of Tania Isaac Dance, April 16 and 17, 7:30 p.m. and April 18, 2 p.m. and 7:30 pm., Palmer Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $5 for students and seniors. Call 860-439-ARTS for tickets.

Musical Performances

  • "Senior Voice Recital." Lindsay Carini '09 and Patrick Corbett '09 perform, April 4, 2 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "Senior Recital." Louise Geraghty '09, voice, and Samantha Streger '09, flute, perform, April 5, 2 p.m., Fortune Hall, Cummings Arts Center.
  • "Brian Skonberg and Jim Fryer's Borderline Jazz Band," with visiting faculty member John Clark (clarinet) joined by guest musicians Jimmy Mazzy (banjo), trumpeter/singer Brian Skonberg and multi-instrumentalist Jim Fryer; April 15, 7 p.m., Evans Hall, Cummings Art Center. Tickets are $10 for the general public, $5 for students and seniors. Call 860-439-ARTS for tickets.
  • "Voice Recital." Connecticut College students perform, April 17, noon, Harkness Chapel.
  • "Senior Recital." David Castillo '09 performs on his saxophone, April 18, 2 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "Brass Quintet," with faculty Tom Brown (trumpet) and Heather Doughty, (French horn), joined by guest musicians Gino Villarreal (trumpet), Vince Yanovitch (trombone) and Adam Crowe (tuba), April 19, 1:30 p.m., Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.
  • "Student Recital." Music students perform, April 22, 4:30 p.m., Fortune Hall, Cummings Arts Center.
  • "Senior Voice Recital," Laura Schuman '09 performs, April 25, 2 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "Senior Voice Recital." Kate Barber '09 performs, April 26, 7 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "Connecticut College Chamber Choir Concert," conducted by Paul Althouse, professor of music, April 27, 4:30 p.m., Harkness Chapel. Tickets are $5 for the general public, $3 for students and seniors. Call 860-439-ARTS for tickets.
  • "Senior Voice Recital." Hanna Burnett '09 performs, April 28, 7 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "String Recital," with performances by the students of Connecticut College faculty Anthea Kreston and Jason Duckles, April 28, 4:30 p.m., Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center.
  • "Senior Recital." Hanna Burnett '09 performs, April 28, 7 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "Voice Recital." Voice students perform, April 29, 7 p.m., Harkness Chapel.
  • "Chamber Music Recital," April 30, 4:30 p.m., Fortune Hall.
  • "Guitar Concert," by Connecticut College students with director James McNeish, associate professor of music, April 30, 7 p.m. Harkness Chapel.

Theater Performances

  • The Theater Department presents Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," a student performance directed by Monica Raymunt '09, April 23 - 25, 8 p.m., and April 25 and 26, 2 p.m., Tansill Theater. Tickets are $8 for the general public and $6 for students. Call 860-439-ARTS for tickets.

About Connecticut College

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college's 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning.

For more information, visit www.conncoll.edu.

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