Five College Events
By Jacob Walters '14, A&L Section Editor & Ashley Hall '14, A&L Section Editor
March 9: “Exhibit: Photomicroscopy of Conservatory Microbes,” Smith College, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This is a display that documents student projects for BIO 371, taught by Judy Wopereis, featuring microbes that were collected in pitcher plant traps; bromeliad tanks; surfaces of roots and leaves; and in the soil. There is also going to be a free exhibition located in Church Exhibition Gallery in Lyman Plant House.

March 10: “Ayurveda in Concert,” Mount Holyoke College, 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Ayurveda, a progressive rock band from Ithaca, NY, will play live at Mount Holyoke College. This is a free event held in the Blanchard Great Room in Blanchard Campus Center.

March 11: “Lecture Presented by the Jung Center of Western Massachusetts,” Smith College, 7:30 p.m.

A lecture will be given by Russell Holmes entitled “As You Speak, So Is Your Heart.” With this remark of Paracelsus as a cue, Holmes will discuss the numerous meanings of the heart as a pump, a book, a thought, and as the locus of the Self with references to literary, religious, philosophical, and Jungian themes. Russell Holmes, Mass., a Jungian analyst practicing in Jamaica Plain, is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich. The event is located in Seelye 106.

March 12: “An Introduction to Growing and Pruning Grapes in the Home Garden,” University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sonia Schloemann will help participants through the basics of growing grapes and provide ways to overcome some of the challenges. Includes: selecting varieties, planting, fertilizing, controlling pests, pruning, and vine training. Participants will gain experience in pruning and training grapes in order to produce a bountiful crop. Workshop will be partially out of doors, so please dress appropriately for potentially wet, cold, and muddy conditions. Located off-campus at UMass Cold Spring Orchard, 391 Sabin St., Belchertown, Mass..

March 13: “Exhibit: Experiencing Plants Through Art,” Smith College, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Original work by Smith College students and Holyoke Homework House students. On display is work by two classes: j-term Smith College students and fifth through eighth graders from Homework House in Holyoke, an after-school mentoring and tutoring program. Ceilidh Galloway-Kane taught the classes, focusing on the importance of plants in everyday life. Located in Church Exhibition Gallery in Lyman Plant House.

March 21: “Fifth Annual Arabic Film Festival,” Mount Holyoke College, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Asian Studies Department is sponsoring the Fifth Annual Arabic Film Festival. This free event will be hosted in Cleveland L3. Every night of the week, there will be a screening of an award-winning movie recently released from the Middle East. Each film conveys the dynamic atmosphere of the Arab world while focusing mainly on the youth. All films are in Arabic with English subtitles.

Issue 18, Submitted 2011-03-09 10:45:15