Five College Events
By Ashley Hall '14, A&L Co-Managing Editor
April 27: “Fashion Charity Competition,” Mount Holyoke College, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

In response to the Japan disaster, Mount Holyoke’s Asian Student Association (ASA) will be hosting a fashion competition inspired by Japanese Street Fashion. One can enter individually, or in a group with a maximum of three people, fulfilling the roles of model, stylist and hair and makeup. The four street fashions one can choose from is: himegyaru, ganguro, onii kei and visual kei. The top three competitors will receive gift cards. All are welcome to attend and participate in this free event located in the Blanchard Great Room.

April 30: “SuperCuts SoccerFest 2011,” Univ. of Massachusetts, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SuperCuts SoccerFest is back for its ninth year! This is a community-based soccer tournament held every year by the UMass Sport Management Department and their generous corporate sponsors. This not-for-profit event is held as a fundraiser for the Erik Kjeldsen Scholarship Fund, which awards students for academic excellence and work ethic. There will be 25 soccer fields along with tons of food and fun.

May 1: “Community Renaissance Festival,” Univ. of Massachusetts, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy theatre performances by the UMass Theatre Department, including “Twelfth Night.” There will be music, swordsmanship and falconry on the grounds of the Renaissance Center on 650 East Pleasant Street. This event is free and open to the public so come and enjoy Renaissance games and food.

May 1: “I’m Not Dead, Yet!” Smith College, 4:00 p.m.

Voces Feminae presents a concert of early music featuring languages in danger of dying out. Works from Ventadorn, Martin Codax, the Llibre Vermell, the Sephardim and the Scottish highlands. The Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage will be holding this free event.

— Ashley Hall ’14

Issue 24, Submitted 2011-04-27 02:25:19