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Les 7 Doigts de la Main Cuisine & Confessions

Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:30pm General Admission: $45, $40, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & Under: $20, $15, $10 7 Doigts invites you into their kitchen for this multi-sensory marvel. Cuisine and Confessions colorfully displays that life happens in … Continue reading

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Mary Halvorson Reverse Blue with Chris Cheek, Eivind Opsvik and Tomas Fujiwara

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 8:00p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Smith College Free Admission One of improvised music’s most in-demand guitarists, Mary Halvorson has been active in New York since 2002. Critics have called her “a singular talent” (JazzTimes), “one of … Continue reading

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A Year With Frog and Toad

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall Music by Robert Reale  Book and Lyrics by Willie Reale Based on the books by Arnold Lobel Originally presented on Broadway by … Continue reading

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OGJB Quartet: Oliver Lake, Graham Haynes, Joe Fonda and Barry Altschul

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 7:00p.m., Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College Free Admission A highlight of New York’s 2016 Winter Jazzfest was the debut of the OGJB Quartet. Barry Altschul, a one-time drummer of Cir-cle (with Chick Corea, Dave Holland … Continue reading

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Ellis, Island of Dreams

ELLIS, ISLAND OF DREAMS Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall Book and Lyrics by Debra Clinton, Music and Additional Lyrics by Jason Marks Ellis Island was the entry point to the land of dreams … Continue reading

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Sydney Dance Company

Thursday, February 28, 2017 7:30pm General Admission: $45, $40, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & Under: $15, $12, $10 Sydney Dance Company comes to the FAC under the exuberant artistic direction of Rafael Bonachela, a self-proclaimed “movement junkie.” Vividly … Continue reading

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The Seeker of Truth: Yuval Ron Ensemble

Thursday, Feburary 23, 2017 7:30pm General Admission: $35, $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & Under: $10 The Seeker of Truth unites Middle Eastern and South Asian musical traditions, blending powerful and rich music with global traditions of spirituality, … Continue reading

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Jelly & George: Celebrating the Music of Jelly Roll Morton and George Gershwin Aaron Diehl and Cecile Mclorin Salvant

Thursday, February 16, 2017 7:30pm General Admission: $35, $25; Five College, GCC and 17 & Under: $10 Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when acclaimed pianist Aaron Diehl and Grammy-winning vocalist Cecile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works … Continue reading

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When Gods Mingled with Mortals: Sacred Dances & Legends of Hawai`i Michael Pili Pang and the Halau Hula Ka No’Eau Ensemble

Thursday, February 09, 2017 7:30pm General Admission: $35, $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & Under: $10 Celebrating 30 years of dance, chants and traditions, Halau Hula Ka Noʻeau captivates audiences with their exquisitely artistic and culturally authentic Hawaiian … Continue reading

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall This enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis’ adventure story about four children in war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land … Continue reading

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