Faust: A Masked Telling Performed May 1-3

The Department of Theater and Dance at Colby College will present three performances of Faust: A Masked Telling Thursday, May 1, through Saturday, May 3. Performances will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. in Strider Theater in the Runnals Building on Colby's Waterville campus. Admission is charged.

Hadassah Lieberman to Lecture on Holocaust May 1

On Thursday, May 1, Hadassah Lieberman, the daughter of Holocaust survivors and the wife of Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut, will speak at Colby College in Waterville. Lieberman will deliver the annual Berger Lecture on the Holocaust and discuss her family's historic journeys, from the concentration camps of Europe to the presidential campaign trail. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Wadsworth Gymnasium of the Alfond Athletic Center. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Hadassah Lieberman to Lecture on Holocaust May 1

On Thursday, May 1, Hadassah Lieberman, the daughter of Holocaust survivors and the wife of Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut, will speak at Colby College in Waterville. Lieberman will deliver the annual Berger Lecture on the Holocaust and discuss her family's historic journeys, from the concentration camps of Europe to the presidential campaign trail. The event will begin at 7 p.m. in Wadsworth Gymnasium of the Alfond Athletic Center. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Scholar and Poetry Critic Helen Vendler to Speak at Colby Commencement May 25

Helen Vendler, A. Kingsley Porter University Professor at Harvard and a world-renowned scholar of poetry written in English, will be the commencement speaker at Colby College in Maine on May 25, President William D. Adams announced. Vendler is a member of the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Swedish Academy of Arts and Sciences and a past president of the Modern Language Association.

Sha Sha Higby to Perform April 4

International performer and sculpture artist Sha Sha Higby will present The Yellow Cup, a solo dance performance, on Friday, April 4, at Colby College in Waterville. The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Strider Theater in the Runnals Building. An opportunity to meet the artist and examine her sculptural costumes will be provided.

Foreign and Familiar Photographs by Dee Peppe at Museum

Foreign and Familiar, a series of photographs by Dee Peppe will be shown at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville April 6 through June 8. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held at the museum on Sunday, April 13, from 2 - 4:30 p.m. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Contemporary African Art Exhibited at Colby Museum

Wire and Plastic, Leather and Grass: Contemporary African Creativities, an exhibit of objects from South Africa, Somalia and West African countries, is on view at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville through June 8.

Colby Dance Theater Performs March 13-15

Colby Dance Theater, Colby's repertory dance company, will perform Thursday, March 13, Friday, March 14, and Saturday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Strider Theater of Runnals Building on the Waterville campus. The performances will feature four compositions in contemporary dance, choreographed and performed by professional choreographers and advanced students in the Department of Theater and Dance at Colby.

Collector Bruce Brown to Give Gallery Talk at Colby Museum Feb. 16

Bruce Brown, curator of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport, who managed to assemble an extraordinary private collection of art over the last quarter century, will give a gallery talk about Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Bruce Brown Collection at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville on Sunday, February 16. The talk will begin at 4 p.m. and is open to the public. Contemporary Prints and Photographs, an exhibit of works by internationally recognized artists, is on view at the museum through March 23.

Portland String Quartet Opens Spring Music at Colby Concert Series Feb. 8

On Saturday, February 8, the Portland String Quartet, artists-in-residence at Colby, will present a concert as part of the Music at Colby Concert Series. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus and is open to the public free of charge.

Prints and Photographs from Bruce Brown’s Collection at Museum

Contemporary Prints and Photographs from the Bruce Brown Collection, an exhibit of works by internationally recognized artists, will be on view at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville January 19 through March 23. The exhibit comes from the personal collection of Bruce Brown, a retired Maine schoolteacher who managed to assemble an extraordinary private collection over the last quarter century. It will open with a reception at the museum from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, that is open to the public.

U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky at Colby December 4

Robert Pinsky, former U.S. poet laureate, will read selections of his poetry on Wednesday, December 4, at Colby College in Waterville. The reading will begin at 8 p.m. in the Robins Room of Roberts Building. Pinsky will be available for a book signing following the event.

Colby’s Lovejoy Award To Honor Daniel Pearl

The late Daniel Pearl of the Wall Street Journal will be honored with this year's Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award at Colby College. The award for his courage in pursuit of the truth will be presented at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Colby's Lorimer Chapel in Waterville. Tamara Pearl, one of Pearl's sisters, will accept the award on behalf of her family. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion, "The Perils of Reporting in Wartime, Abroad and at Home," moderated by syndicated columnist David Broder. The public is invited.

Studio Art Faculty Exhibits Work at Colby Museum

Members of Colby College's studio art faculty will show works in a variety of media for the annual Fall Faculty Art Exhibit at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville. The exhibit will be on view from November 15 through December 22 and the public is invited to an opening reception on Friday, November 15, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Iph… to be Performed November 21-23

Colby College's Department of Theater and Dance will present the play Iph..., an adaptation of Euripides's Iphigeneia in Aulis, November 21-23. Performances will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. in Colby's Strider Theater in Waterville. Colby's production of Iph... is directed by Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Laura Chakravarty Box.

Richard Serra’s Prints at Colby October 25

An exhibit of prints by American artist Richard Serra will be on view at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville October 25 through December 22. Richard Serra: Prints From the Collection of Paul J. Schupf will open with a reception at the museum from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25. The opening will be held in conjunction with the opening for Afterlife: Asian Tomb and Ritual Art from the Colby Collection. The reception is open to the public.

Asian Funerary Art Exhibited at Colby Museum

The exhibit Afterlife: Asian Tomb and Ritual Art from the Colby Collection will be shown at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville October 18 through January 5. A gallery talk by Ankeney Weitz, assistant professor of art and East Asian studies, will be presented on Friday, October 25, from 2:15 to 3 p.m. It will be followed by an opening reception from 3 to 4:30 at the museum. The public is invited.

Family Homecoming Weekend at Colby Oct. 18-20

Family Homecoming Weekend will be held at Colby College in Waterville Friday, October 18, to Sunday, October 20. The following events will be open to the public, and all are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide… at Colby October 17-19

The Department of Theater and Dance at Colby College will present three performances of for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf Thursday, October 17, through Saturday, October 19. Performances of Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m. in Strider Theater of Runnals Building on the Waterville campus. Admission is charged. The play is co-directed by Associate Professor of Theater and Dance Joylynn Wing and Adjunct Professor of Theater and Dance Tina Wentzel.