Five College Events
By Daniella Bassi ’14, A&L Section Editor
Feb. 2: Multicultural Film Festival Opening Film: State of Violence, University of Massachusetts, 7:30 p.m.

This film directed by Khalo Matabane, South Africa, is free for everyone who would like to attend and will be shown at Flavin Auditorium. Renowned South African photographer David Goldblatt and Katwiwa Mule (Director, African Studies, Smith College) will be present for a discussion following the screening.

Feb. 3: CBD Lecture: ‘From Surviving to Thriving: A Contextual View of Resilience’, Hampshire College, 5:30 p.m.

How do children survive and, in some cases, thrive in the wake of adversity?

Developmental and clinical psychologist Tuppett M. Yates will speak to that question on February 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Hampshire College’s Franklin Patterson Hall.

Her lecture, entitled “From Surviving to Thriving: A Contextual View of Resilience,” is sponsored by the Foundation for Psychocultural Research¬ — Hampshire College Program in Culture, Brain, and Development (CBD). It is free and open to the public.

Feb. 4: Arts Fest Presents New York Polyphony, Smith College, 8:00 p.m.

New York Polyphony is establishing itself as one of the finest classical vocal ensembles of a new generation, and will be performing a wide-ranging program including a new work by Smith’s own Gregory Brown at Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage.

Feb. 5: Lunar New Year Celebration, Smith College, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Lunar New Year is an important event that showcases a variety of performances, food and festivities to mark the lunar phase. Come and experience great food, activities and performances with the students of ASA, VSA and CISCO! at the Campus Center Carroll Room.

Feb. 5: Turn Me On: Speed Dating and After Party, Mount Holyoke College, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The Network and WMHC bring you our annual event “Turn Me On”. The event beings at 8pm with an evening of speed dating in Chapin Auditorium, followed by refreshments and a sugar bar. After party will immediately follow. Buck-a-beer and wine will be served throughout the evening. $5 per event, $7 combo.

Feb. 6: “Lute Music of John Dowland Arranged by Ray Nurse.”, University of Massachusetts, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Lutenist Christ Stetson, Margaret Pash, Robert Castellano and vocalist Catherine Bell will present a concert of Elizabethan and Jacobean lute music at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant Street. Free but donations are welcome.

Issue 13, Submitted 2011-02-02 00:25:01