Upcoming Performances and Events

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Foundation Music Lesson Program Faculty Recital
April Showers-Michaud, flute, Mary Carfagna, violoncello, and Roy Imperio, piano share a new program of music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Jean Francaix, and Astor Piazzolla.
Kent Recital Hall

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 3:30 p.m.
Harrod Lecture Series
"Economic Inequality, Distributive Justice, and Democracy", presented by Dr. Walter Jeffko.
President's Hall

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 2:30 p.m.
Screening of the film "The Man with the Golden Arm".
Dr. Wayne Munson will lead the screening and presentation of director Otto Preminger's movie starring Frank Sinatra and Kim Novak. A strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while his disabled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down. Sponsored by the Center for Italian Culture.
Kent Recital Hall

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Foundation Music Lesson Program Faculty Recital
Instructors in the Foundation Music Lesson Program share their music making talents. Classical, jazz, folk. Open to all music lovers, on and off campus.
Kent Recital Hall

Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Faculty Talk "The Reluctant Migrants- Italians in America"
Dr. Teresa Fava Thomas will discuss migration from northern Italy to central Massachusetts, the experiences of Italians in Massachusetts before the First World War, as well as their wartime experiences in Italy and America. Sponsored by the Center for Italian Culture.
Kent Recital Hall

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 3:30 p.m.
Faculty Talk on Italian Poetry by Dr. Rala Diakite
Discover some of the most beautiful Italian poems of the modern era, and learn how words and musicality have charted a rapidly changing world. The talk will include readings in Italian and English, as well as audience participation in a poetic activity. Sponsored by the Center for Italian Culture.
Kent Recital Hall

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Canti e Cantici: Cent' Anni di Musica e Cultura Italiana (A Hundred Years of Italian Music and Culture).
The concert presents Italian music of the last hundred years with baritone Dominick Matsko, pianist Pei-yeh Tsai, violinist Klaudia Szlachta and French horn player Neil Godwin, and a tribute to Frank Sinatra, who would be 100 this December, with vocalist Dominique Eade and Tim Ray.
Sponsored by the Center for Italian Culture.
Kent Recital Hall

Wednesday, November 4 through Wednesday, December 16
Art and Communications Faculty Exhibition
Among the exhibitors is Helen Obermeyer Simmons, Sally B. Moore and Susan Wadsworth.
Kent Recital Hall Art Gallery in G-Lobby of the Hammond Hall Campus Center.

Friday, November 13 through Friday, December 18,
Sally B. Moore will exhibit her Old and New Work in the Hammond Art Gallery. She will also present her work in a Conlon Media Wall Talk on December 9, at 3:30 p.m. in the Conlon Industrial Technology Building Lobby.

Monday, December 7, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Winter Choral Concert.
Weston Auditorium

Wednesday, December 10, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Winter Band and Ensembles Concert
Weston Auditorium

Sunday, December 13, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Foundation Music Lesson Program Student Recital.
Students of all ages perform their end-of-semester recital.
Kent Recital Hall

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Community Music Lesson Program Instructor Recital
Ning Tien and Monica Tessitore will play cello and piano music from four continents.
Kent Recital Hall

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Spring Band and Ensembles Concert.
Jazz and concert band music, including jazz and jazz-rock standards, band marches, and popular music.
Weston Auditorium

Monday, May 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Spring Choral Concert.
Kent Recital Hall

**All performances are free unless otherwise noted**