Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Men on Boats

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Seeler Studio Theatre

Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. This play by Jaclyn Backhaus is the true(ish) history of an 1869 expedition, when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet loyal volunteers set out to chart the course of the Colorado River (and in 2018, it’s women in those boats). Directed by Cheryl Faraone. A Theatre Program event. Tickets: $15 Public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd students; on sale November 12.

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Friday, November 30, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Fall Dance Concert

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Dance Theatre

This dynamic evening of ideas in motion showcases choreography by emerging student dance artists and the annual Newcomers’ Piece, choreographed this year by the Dance Company of Middlebury under the direction of Lida Winfield. The evening is directed by Laurel Jenkins in collaboration with the choreographers. A Dance Program event. Tickets: $15 Public/$12 Midd ID holders/$8 Youth/$6 Midd students; on sale November 12. 

Laurel Jenkins, photo Alan Kimara Dixon  

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Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The Sound Investment Jazz Ensemble

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

The Sound Investment, under the direction of Dick Forman, shares its recent exploration of big band compositions from around the world. It’s certain to be a special evening. A Department of Music event. Free

Photo Anastasiya Prokhorenko ’19 

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Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Thursday, December 6, 2018

Silkscreen Prints

Johnson Memorial Building

Students in Hedya Klein’s Silkscreen Printmaking class (ART318) have addressed various technical and conceptual challenges, resulting in an array of imagery, observed both from life and from their own imaginations. A Studio Art event. Exhibit hours: 8:00 AM–8:00 PM. Free

Matt Gillis ’18, silkscreen on paper

Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Sunday, December 2, 2018

Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam through Time and Place

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Christian A Johnson Memorial Gallery

Featuring more than 100 outstanding works of art from the Newark Museum’s extraordinary collections, Wondrous Worlds showcases the long history, vast geographic expanse, and amazing diversity of works of art in the Islamic world.  Museum hours>>

Man’s Sawari Coat with Boteh and Woven Floral Motifs. India, Kashmir, Late 18th or Early 19th century, Mughal Period (1526–1857). Tapestry-woven silk, metal-wrapped threads; L: 49 x 17 1/4 inches, W: 32 inches. Newark Museum. Gift of Mrs. August Gilbert Buse, 1965, 65.67. 

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Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The Music of 209

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Students in Su Lian Tan’s Music I course perform original compositions in a semester-end celebration of their work. A Department of Music event. Free

Photo Josep Molina 

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Cédric Tiberghien, Piano

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

This French pianist has established a truly international career. He has been particularly applauded for his versatility, as demonstrated by wide-ranging repertoire, interesting programming, and dynamic chamber music partnerships. In Middlebury, Tiberghien presents a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice, featuring works composed during every year of the war—by composers from Poland (Szymanowski), Russia (Scriabin), Germany (Hindemith), France (Debussy), and England (Bridge)—including a work written for a pianist who lost his arm in battle. A Performing Arts Series and Nelson Series event. Reserved seating. Tickets: $22 Public/$16 Midd ID holders/$10 Youth/$6 Midd students.  On sale to PASS members 9/6, ID holders 9/13, general public 9/17.

Photo Benjamin Ealovega 

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Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Film and Media Culture Fall Student Screening

Axinn Center, Room 232

Join the Department of Film and Media Culture for the annual fall showcase of student work produced in Sight and Sound II and 3D Computer Animation. Free 

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Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Vocal Recital

Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Hall

Students of affiliate artists Carol Christensen and Susanne Peck cap off a semester of vocal study with an evening of songs and arias. Accompanied by affiliate artist Cynthia Huard and by Annemieke McLane, piano. A Department of Music event. Free

Michael Koutelos ’20, photo Anastasiya Prokhorenko ’19 

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas

Mead Memorial Chapel

This annual traditional program combines choral music, congregational singing, and the Biblical texts of the season. The celebratory community service features the Middlebury College Choir, performing under the direction of Jeffrey Buettner, and readings by students, faculty, and staff. George Matthew Jr. rings in the service with selections on the chapel carillon. Donations are collected for local charities. 

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Middlebury, VT 05753
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