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TAIYUAN PUPPET THEATRE FROM TAIWAN

Sunday, March 1, 2 p.m., Bowker AuditoriumGeneral Admission: $15; Five College, GCC, Seniors and 17 & under $10 A Sea of Puppets is a traditional Taiwanese glove puppet show with live music performed on a beautifully carved wooden stage by a … Continue reading

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Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra

Saturday, February 28, 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating $40, $35, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 Eddie Palmieri, known for his charismatic power and bold innovative drive, has a musical career that spans over 50 years as a bandleader … Continue reading

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Fred Hersch Trio with John Hébert and Eric Mcpherson

Thursday, February 26 at 8pm in the Bezanson Recital Hall General Admission: $12; Students: $7 Six-time Grammy nominee Fred Hersch balances his internationally recognized piano skills with significant achievements as a composer and bandleader.  “If you want a working definition … Continue reading

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Grupo Corpo

Tuesday, February 24, 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall $42, $38, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10 The electrifying Brazilian contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo combines the sensuality of Afro-Brazilian dance forms, the liquid … Continue reading

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Billy Taylor Jazz Residency Artist: Warren Wolf & the Wolfpack

Thursday, February 5, 7:30 p.m., Bowker Auditorium $25, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 Part of the 16th annual Billy Taylor Jazz Residency A multi-instrumental talent, Warren Wolf has an impressive background playing the vibraphone, marimba, drums … Continue reading

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MUMMENSCHANZ

Sunday, December 7, 4 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall $40, $30, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 In the wordless universe of Mummenschanz, the ordinary becomes extraordinary when common materials, everyday objects (like toilet paper) and colorful … Continue reading

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CHICAGO UNDERGROUND DUO

Thursday, December 4 at 8pm in the Bezanson Recital HallGeneral Admission: $10 Students: $5  Percussionist Chad Taylor and cornetist Rob Mazurek have logged 17 years as the Chicago Underground Duo. “Mazurek is a player of great poise and elegance,” writes … Continue reading

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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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