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Feast for the Ears: 'Chocolatey' New Steinway Like 'Pudding'

The new concert grand piano was delivered to the Studzinski Recital Hall and Kanbar Auditoriam last week. Lopez will play its inaugural concert this Friday, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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A Museum Evening with Friends, 'Night Vision' Art, Music

Fall Night at the Museum, now an annual tradition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, drew more than 500 students — and President Clayton Rose — out last Friday for a slightly more-fancy-than-usual evening of art, music and socializing.

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Bowdoin Talks: Activism, Horror and Suicide Among Recent Lecture Topics

Recent speakers include activist DeRay Mckesson ’07, who discussed the intersection of education and justice; clinical psychologist Sally Spencer-Thomas ’89, who spoke about suicide prevention; and Professor of English and Cinema Studies Aviva Briefel, who analyzed a 2014 horror film's take on parenthood.

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Bowdoin Library Hosts 'Word Art' Exhibit

"Word Art Collaborations," which will have an opening reception October 1 and run through the semester, contains a sampling from Mark Melnicove’s vast archive, which the Bowdoin Library’s George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives acquired between 2007 and 2015.

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Cement and Landscapes: Two Art Students Show Their Summer's Work

Two students opened exhibitions in the Edwards Center for Art and Dance last week to display works from independent art projects they pursued during the summer.

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Upcoming Events

Studies in Beauty Initiative: 'Chateau Rouge' performed by Compagnie Dife Kako

October 8, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Memorial Hall, Pickard Theater

In Chateau Rouge, the French dance company Dife Kako sends us a humorous and tender perspective on the famous African district of Paris. Behind the cheerful bustle, the frenetic pace and laughter, discomfort intrudes: synthetic hair shops, harmful skin lightening creamare these steps towards an unconscious process of "whitisation?"

Allen Hockley: "Woodblock Illustrated Histories of Meiji-era Japan"

October 14, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Visual Arts Center, Beam Classroom

Studies in Beauty Initiative - Film Screening: 'In the Eye of the Spiral'

October 28, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

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2015 Fall Events Calendar

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