Cellist Sophie Shao and Friends

October 2, 2015

Fri. 10/2 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: The Performing Arts Series’ 96th season opens with a beautiful concert by cellist Sophie Shao, with pianist Gilles Vonsattel; violinist Carmit Zori; and violist Paul Neubauer. Their updated program: Beethoven's Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 16 and String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1; and Dvorak's Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65. Buy Tickets: $25/20/6

Hilary Berseth, Artist

January 28, 2016

Thu. 1/28 at 5:30 in Johnson: Berseth discusses his unique use of processes of nature to seed, grow, and shape forms that balance the artificial and the natural. In his Programmed Hives series, geometric sculptures are co-created by bees. Free

Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World

June 10, 2016

Opening Fri. 6/10 at the Museum: Curated by master tattoo artist and author Takahiro Kitamura and created and photographed by artist and author Kip Fulbeck, this exhibition explores the craftsmanship of traditional Japanese tattooing and its roots in the arts of calligraphy and ukiyo-e woodblock printmaking. Full-scale photographs showcasing the splendor of modern works by seven internationally-acclaimed Japanese-style tattoo artists. On view through 8/7. Free

Distant Mirrors—Music between the Wars, 1918–1939

February 21, 2016

Sun. 2/21 at 3:00 PM at the MCA: The Heliand Consort presents music from the interwar period including novelty piano, French impressionism, the American songbook, and Poulenc’s spectacular Sextet for piano and winds. Pre-concert talk by Rebecca Mitchell, Assistant Professor of History, at 2:30 PM. Free

California Guitar Trio

November 6, 2015

Fri. 11/6 at 8:00 PM at the MCA: Known worldwide for their technical wizardry, breathtaking intensity, and wide-ranging repertoire, trio members Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards wil play everything from Bach to Bohemian Rhapsody. Tickets: $20/15/6>>  Free public workshop at 5:00 PM.  

PTP/NYC: Works in Progress

June 26, 2015

Fri. 6/26 and Sat. 6/27 at the MCA, Seeler Studio Theatre: After three weeks of rehearsal in Middlebury, the PTP/NYC company invites the community to work-in-progress showings of the 2015 summer season. Founded by Richard Romagnoli, Cheryl Faraone, and Jim Petosa, this Middlebury College-associated, Off-Broadway company specializes in creating socially and politically acute theatre for the 21st century. Scenes from an Execution: Friday at Noon. Judith: Saturday at Noon.* Vinegar Tom: Saturday at 1:30 PM.* Free

*Please note revised times!

George Matthew Jr., Carillon

August 5, 2016

Fri. 8/5 at 5:00 PM at Mead Chapel: George Matthew Jr., Carillonneur for both Middlebury College and Norwich University, plays a program of music entirely composed by women. The melodic sounds of the carillon bells are a staple of summer life on the Middlebury campus. Free. Learn more at http://go.middlebury.edu/carillon

AGENCY Architecture: Hackable Infrastructures

March 15, 2016

Tues. 3/15* at 4:30 PM in Johnson: Lecture by Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller of AGENCY, a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice engaging contemporary culture through architecture, urbanism, and advocacy. Free  *Please note revised date


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