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April 2018

Quicksand: A Dance Concert

Fri. Apr 27

Strider Theater, Runnals Building, Colby College

Live performance is ephemeral. Sometimes we slip into it and sometimes it drips through our grasp; we experience its impact more palpably than we can recreate individual moments. This evening of new work highlights that ephemeral process of meaning-making as performers, audience members, and student choreographers together negotiate performances of passing realities. The performance features…

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Quicksand: A Dance Concert

Sat. Apr 28

Strider Theater, Runnals Building, Colby College

Live performance is ephemeral. Sometimes we slip into it and sometimes it drips through our grasp; we experience its impact more palpably than we can recreate individual moments. This evening of new work highlights that ephemeral process of meaning-making as performers, audience members, and student choreographers together negotiate performances of passing realities. The performance features…

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#MeToo with Tarana Burke

Mon. Apr 30

Page Commons Room, Cotter Union, Colby College

The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and the Pugh Community Board have partnered to welcome civil rights activist and creator of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke to the Colby campus. Burke will present a lecture on the origins and progress of the #MeToo movement. An audience Q&A will follow the lecture.

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David Driskell: In Search of the Creative Truth

Mon. Apr 30

Railroad Square Cinema

Join Colby at Railroad Square for a documentary on David Driskell! David C. Driskell has been a primary conduit for bringing African American art into the mainstream of American society. He has done so through his own artwork and writings, teaching at various universities, and by organizing and curating exhibits by artists color. This documentary…

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May 2018

City of Ambition at Colby

Tue. May 1

Colby Museum of Art – Gourley Gallery

Interested in photography? Looking for something to do on your break, or hoping to stretch your legs during lunch? Come to the Colby Museum of Art and join the exhibition curators for a half-hour discussion of photographs from the collection. Taking its name from Alfred Stieglitz photograph on view, City of Ambition not only examines…

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Arts@ Colby Liberal Arts Symposium

Wed. May 2

Colby Museum of Art

Join Colby for a celebration of the arts with presentations of creative scholarship. Event schedules as well as refreshments will be available in the Museum lobby.

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Art + Storytelling: A Day at the Beach

Sat. May 5

Colby College Museum of Art

Join Colby Museum of Art for a kid-friendly event, Art + Storytelling: A Day at the Beach, in the William D. Adams Gallery. Preschoolers, toddler, and their favorite grown-ups will have a free early afternoon full of fun, exploration, and imagination! Everyone is welcome to take a brief tour of the Museum prior to the reading…

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2018 Senior Exhibition- Opening Reception

Thu. May 10

Colby Museum of Art

Visit the Colby Museum of Art in the William D. Adams Gallery for the opening of 2018 Senior Exhibition. The annual Senior Exhibition brings together art created by Colby seniors who have completed extensive work in their chosen media.

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