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MATTHEW SHIPP/DARIUS JONES DUO

Thursday, October 23, 8 p.m., Bezanson Recital Hall General Admission: $10; $5 students Bridging two generations of distinctly shining lights in the jazz world, veteran pianist Matthew Shipp and the gifted young alto saxophonist Darius Jones have received across-the-board critical … Continue reading

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REGINA CARTER’S SOUTHERN COMFORT

Thursday, October 9, 7:30 p.m., Bowker Auditorium $30, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 Regina Carter is a knockout violinist who creates music that is “wonderfully listenable, probingly intelligent, and, at times, breathtakingly daring…taking the listener into … Continue reading

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The Ginkgo Tree: A Talk by Sir Peter Crane

Tuesday, October 7, 7 p.m., Bowker Auditorium General admission advance: $10; At the door: $15. Free to Five College & GCC students. Perhaps the world’s most distinctive tree, Ginkgo has remained stubbornly unchanged for more than two hundred million years.  A … Continue reading

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ZAKIR HUSSAIN with KUMARESH RAJAGOPALAN and JAYANTHI KUMARESH

Friday, October 3, 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating $30, $25, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 Coming this fall, Zakir Hussain, tabla, Kumaresh Rajagopalan, violin, and Jayanthi Kumaresh, veena, will tour North America offering concerts … Continue reading

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THE ART OF THE GEISHA BY YUKO EGUCHI

Tuesday, September 30, Bowker Auditorium 7:30PMGeneral Admission: $15; $10  Yuko Eguchi is a scholar and performer who will perform Japanese traditional music and dance, called kouta (small songs) and koutaburi (dance of small songs), a genre uniquely created by women and primarily preserved in thegeisha artistic culture. The kouta songs … Continue reading

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JAPANESE SHOMYO BUDDHIST CHANTS & SHIRABYOSHI SONGS

Tuesday, September 23, 7:30 p.m., Bowker Auditorium General Admission: $15; Five College, GCC, Seniors and 17 & under $10 A multi-faceted musician and singer Makiko Sakurai will present her adaptations of the Shomyo Buddhist chants from the Heian period (701-1192 … Continue reading

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Pink Martini

Saturday, September 20, 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating $55, $50, $25; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $20, $15, $10 Eclectic, romantic and worldly, Pink Martini has become an international phenomenon performing its retro-hip, multilingual … Continue reading

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SHENG DONG: MUSIC FROM TAIWAN

https://fac.umass.edu/online/shengdong Wednesday, September 17, 7:30 p.m., Bowker Auditorium General Admission: $15; Five College, GCC, Seniors and 17 & under $10 The world music of Sheng Dong (A Moving Sound) makes use of both Western and Chinese instruments to create songs … Continue reading

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ALONZO KING LINES BALLET

Sunday, April 27, 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall $42, $38, $15; Five College/GCC/STCC Students and Youth 17 & under: $15, $12, $10 Described by The New Yorker as “hyper kinetic” and “exceptional,” the celebrated LINES Ballet of San … Continue reading

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ERTH’S DINOSAUR ZOO™

Created and performed by Erth-Visual & Physical Inc. Sunday, April 13, 4 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall $20; Five College/GCC/STCC Students and Youth 17 & under: $10; Family Packs (Two adults, Two Youth: $50 Be transported to the Australian … Continue reading

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