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    Remembering Edward Albee H'09's Visits to Bowdoin

    American playwright Edward Albee, who died Sept. 16, made a couple of memorable visits to Bowdoin in the last decade. 

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    Video: Symmetry Works! Where Math Meets Art

    Symmetry is the buzz word on campus this week, as Santa Clara University mathematics professor Frank Farris showcases his unique style of digital art in a major, interdisciplinary, multi-event project called Symmetry Works!

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    Video: Student Composes Piano Quintet for Summer Fellowship

    Samuel Kyzivat '18 wrote his string quintet specifically for classically-trained Bowdoin students to perform, and hopes to stage a public premiere in the coming academic year.

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    Capone '17 Enjoys a Taste of Late Night TV Interning with Stephen Colbert

    Bowdoin senior enjoys "amazing" summer experience of interning on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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    Where Computer Science Meets Abstract Art

    Two computer science students are spending the summer working on computer programs that can imitate the work of two twentieth-century masters of abstract art: Jackson Pollock and Wassily Kandinsky.

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    Bowdoin’s vibrant quadrangle houses world-class museums and performance venues all within a five-minute walk.

    Recital HallPickard Theater and Wish Theater, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Studzinski Recital Hall, Edwards Center for Arts and Dance, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Harriet Beecher Stowe House

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    Calendar of Events

    Upcoming Events

    Book Launch and Reception: 'Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish's Watercolors'

    September 26, 2016 | 4:00 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Join the team behind the recently-published 'Plants and Flowers of Maine: Kate Furbish's Watercolors' for the book launch, discussion, and opening reception in celebration of the new Library exhibition 'Botanizing America'.

    Liz Chalfin - Artist Talk and Reception: "Implied Narratives in Printmaking"

    September 27, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    Kelly Kerney - Visiting Writers Series: A Reading from 'Hard Red Spring'

    September 27, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Massachusetts Hall, Faculty Room

    September 28, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    "Across the Divide: Intermediality and American Art" Symposium

    September 30, 2016 | 8:45 AM
    Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

    L.J. Roberts: "Queer Strategies, Queer Tactics"

    October 5, 2016 | 4:30 PM
    Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

    Audubon 'Birds of America' Page-Turning

    October 7, 2016 | 12:30 PM
    Hawthorne Longfellow Library, Special Collections

    Tea with Harriet

    October 20, 2016 | 1:00 PM
    Harriet's Writing Room

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