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Berkshire holiday performances for Sunday, Dec. 8
Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker,' 1:30 and 4:30 p.m. Colonial Theater, 111 South St. Pittsfield.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mahama off to France for Peace and Security Summit
President John Dramani Mahama is expected to leave Accra today, Thursday, to Paris for a two-day Elysee Summit on Peace and Security in Africa.
Somalia, tops in corruption, pushes Prime Minister overboard
Despite hundreds of millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars spent on nation building, U.S. efforts in Somalia appear to be sliding back to square one.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Runaway Capitalism Murders Another Artist
The resignation this month of Osmo Vanska from his decade-long role as director of the Minnesota Orchestra over salary disputes with the board spurred John Halle, director of studies in music theory and practice at Bard College, to argue at Jacobin that "the virtues of classical music are inherently hostile to [the] neoliberal mindset now dominant ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Teen from Mumbai's red-light district still needs help
Shweta Katti, a girl from Mumbai's red-light district, who was able to come to the United States to study on a full scholarship at Bard College in upstate New York, still needs help.
River Dell graduate returns with a new piano
Cosmo Buono, a River Dell High School Class of 1970 graduate, is donating his 7-foot Baldwin piano to the high school after being inspired by students in the music program and their teacher, Lisa Smith.
Book Discussion on [Year Zero]
Ian Buruma, professor of democracy, human rights, and journalism at Bard College, talked about his book, Year Zero: A History of 1945 , in which he examines the world following the end of World War II.In his book, ..
Sun Nov 24, 2013
After Brandeis and Syracuse, a US school decides to stay with Al-Quds
Bard College in New York, has announced it will continue its partnership despite rally held by Islamic Jihad at Al-Quds.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Cranbrook Art Museum welcomes new Curator of Contemporary Art and Design
In 2009, Mott moved to Sweden where she was the Curator of Exhibitions at the University of Gothenburg's Valand Academy.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
What Americans Don't Know About Palestinian Culture
Some Jewish liberals got a terrible shock last week when British journalist Tom Gross broke a story about a fascist-style military rally held on the campus of Al Quds University.
Ann Reid to Lead Science Education Advocacy Group
Ann Reid has been a researcher, a policy wonk, and a program manager. In January, she will put on a new hat-as first responder to attacks on science education.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
"Year Zero: A History of 1945"
Ian Buruma, professor of democracy, human rights, and journalism at Bard College, examines the world following the end of World War II.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
William Weaver, 90; prolific translator of Italian writers
William Weaver, whose translations of works by modern masters such as Italo Calvino, Umberto Eco, and Primo Levi helped lift Italian literature to prominence among readers of English, died Nov. 12 in Rhinebeck, N.Y. He was 90. His death was announced by Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., where Mr. Weaver ... (more)
'Broadway or Bust' Traces Trials and Tribulations of Aspiring Actors
Sometimes actors don't have to be connected with a performing arts high school in New York City or the Yale School of Drama to find a place in professional theater.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Fagen's 'Eminent Hipsters' a musical memoir for the ages [Buffalo News (NY)]
Donald Fagen and a musical memoir that surpassed itself Eminent Hipsters By Donald Fagen Viking 159 pages, $26.95 Steely Dan, the band co-founded by Bard College chums Donald Fagen and Walter Becker at the end of the '60s, made its name by combining the influences of Duke Ellington, R&B, funk and pop with a consistently brilliant strain of ... (more)
Sat Nov 16, 2013
American Symphony Orchestra Brings Elliott Carter Tribute to Carnegie Hall Tonight
Carnegie Hall returns to 'Botsteinburg' with ASO's anniversary tribute to Elliott Carter -- "Elliott Carter: An American Original" -- tonight, November 17, 2013 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall , 57th Street and 7th Avenue.
Four sopranos on stage at Saugerties Pro Musica this Sunday, Nov. 17
Saugerties Pro Musica welcomes the leading female vocalists enrolled at the Bard College Conservatory of Music for a rare afternoon of song on Sunday, November 17, at 3 p.m. in Saugerties United Methodist Church at the corner of Post Street and Washington Ave in the Village of Saugerties.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
The Huffington Post
Penn State Tried To Recruit Condoleezza Rice To Be President
An aide to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she was approached by a firm helping Penn State look for a new president but she was not interested, a newspaper reported Friday.
Kerry Denounces Israeli Settlements While Palestinian Students Call for Genocide
On Wednesday, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Israel's sovereign capital of Jerusalem , lecturing the people of Israel and its government that he and the Obama administration deem new Israeli homes in the disputed West Bank area to be "illegitimate" settlements.
'William Tell' overture and much more at Bard College
Leon Botstein, music director and conductor , will lead the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra through a program of Rossini, Strauss and Shostakovich at a Sunday afternoon concert at the Annandale college.