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The Jack Dejohnette Trio

Featuring Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison Friday, November 21, 8 p.m., Bowker Auditorium $40, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 In a career that spans five decades and includes collaborations with some of the most iconic figures … Continue reading

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Martha Graham Dance Company

Tuesday, November 18, 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall $50, $45, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10 Described by The Washington Post as “one of the seven wonders of the artistic universe,” and by The New York … Continue reading

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Jeremy Denk

Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m., Bowker Auditorium $30, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 One of America’s most thought-provoking, multi-faceted, and compelling artists, pianist Jeremy Denk is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow, was named Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of … Continue reading

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NATIONAL ACROBATS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Thursday, November 6 7:30PM Fine Arts Center Concert Hall $40, $35, $15; $10 The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China is one of the longest running and most distinguished circus troupes in China. As one of the world’s … Continue reading

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ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO

Thursday, October 30, 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating $35, $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 Beninese Afro-pop spitfire Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy award-winning music recording artist deemed “Africa’s premier diva” by … Continue reading

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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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