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December 10, 2019

“Loss Aversion and Property Tax Avoidance”, Peter Jones ’13

12/10/19 12:00 pm
Diamond 341

2013 Colby-grad Peter Jones will be here tomorrow, Tuesday, December 10th to give a research seminar. Peter spent a year as an RA at the San Francisco Fed after graduating and is now on the job market from Berkeley. Peter is primarily a behavioral economist who has very interesting work related to household and consumer  More

Posted December 9 at 9:32 am
Contact Ericka Benayad
Phone 859-5230
Category Academic Events
Posted By Ericka Benayad

Waffle Night!

December 10, 2019 to December 10, 2019
12/10/19 8:30 pm to 12/10/19 10:00 pm
The Pugh Center
Waffle Night!

Stressed about finals? We know the struggle. Come through on December 10th @ 8:30 PM in the Pugh for a fun-filled night with some waffles, a photo booth, and some good vibes!!

Posted November 28 at 10:28 pm
Contact Kevin Fong
Posted By Kevin Fong

December 11, 2019

$$$$ For Books $$$$ Textbook Buyback Begins Wednesday in Pulver Pavilion

December 11, 2019 to December 16, 2019
12/11/19 8:30 am
Cotter Union
$$$$ For Books $$$$ Textbook Buyback Begins Wednesday in Pulver Pavilion

Sell back your used textbooks for extra holiday spending money. Three textbook vendors will be represented. Books do no need to have been used this semester or even at Colby. Buyback will continue through Monday so take advantage of this time to clean up your dorm room and make a little extra $$$

Posted December 5 at 8:23 am
Contact Greg Wimer
Posted By Paul Wimer

$$$$ For Books $$$$ Textbook Buyback Starts Today in Pulver Pavilion

12/11/19 8:30 am
Cotter Union
$$$$ For Books $$$$ Textbook Buyback Starts Today in Pulver Pavilion

Take advantage of this opportunity to make some extra holiday money and clean up your space. All manner of textbooks and novels considered for purchase. Books do not have to have been used this semester or even at Colby. Buyers are searching for books being used at schools across the nation.

Posted December 5 at 8:41 am
Contact Greg Wimer
Posted By Paul Wimer

Take Home Some Extra Cash for the Holidays! Book Buyback Begins Next Week on Wednesday, December 11th in Cotter Union

12/11/19 8:30 am
Cotter Union
Take Home Some Extra Cash for the Holidays! Book Buyback Begins Next Week on Wednesday, December 11th in Cotter Union

Three buying vendors will be represented. Textbooks do not have to have been used this semester or at this school, all books considered. Buyers are searching for books being used at schools across the nation. Cash paid out on the spot! Take advantage of this opportunity to make some extra holiday money and clean up  More

Posted December 6 at 8:15 am
Contact Greg Wimer
Posted By Paul Wimer

December 14, 2019

Free Skiing and Learn-to-Ski Day

12/5/19 10:00 am
300 Quarry Road
Free Skiing and Learn-to-Ski Day

On Saturday, December 14th come to Quarry Road Trails and for free ski day. There will be free ski clinics at 11AM and 1Pm for beginner and intermediate level instruction. There will aslo be fat bike demos by Mathieu’s Cycle! The Welcome Center will be open from 10AM to 4PM and lighted trails until 9PM.

Posted December 5 at 9:12 am
Contact Central Maine Ski Club
Phone 2076166186
Category Local Events
Posted By Jamie Attanasio

Faculty and Staff Holiday Party

Faculty and Staff Holiday Party

If you’ve not responded, please take a minute to reply to the holiday party invitation you received last week. The date of the event is Saturday, December 14 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Wadsworth Gymnasium, Harold Alfond Athletic Center. The link to register can be found at https://colbycollegecampusevents.regfox.com/2019hc . The deadline for response  More

Posted December 4 at 3:35 pm
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger
Phone 859-4735
Category Staff Events
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

Save the Date

11/13/19 6:00 pm to 11/13/19 11:00 pm
Wadsworth Gymnasium
Save the Date

Colby’s annual holiday dinner and dance will be on Saturday, December 14. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a social hour, followed by dinner and dancing. Invitations to go out soon.

Posted November 13 at 9:16 am
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger
Phone 207-859-4735
Category Staff Events
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

February 29, 2020

Back to the Garden directed by Eric Christopher Perry

2/29/20 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
Back to the Garden directed by Eric Christopher Perry

(An Energy/Exhaustion Humanities Theme Event) The Colby College Chorale and the Colby Art Song Initiative will reflect on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in a concert that will include solo and choral compositions related to the music festival to end all music festivals. The choirs and soloists will perform works by Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills,  More

Posted September 11 at 10:52 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

March 7, 2020

Journey to America: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

3/7/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Journey to America: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park

(An Energy/Exhaustion Humanities Theme Event) The Journey to America alternates between energy and exhaustion, between dramatic and sublime. Beginning in Austria with Beethoven’s electrifying, epochal Fifth Symphony, the program shifts quickly to a pair of very different works by American masters Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. Barber’s sometimes ethereal, sometimes anguished Adagio for Strings becomes  More

Posted September 11 at 10:55 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

March 14, 2020

Pure Motion: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

Lorimer Chapel
Pure Motion: Colby Wind Ensemble directed by Eric Thomas

The Colby Wind Ensemble’s spring concert features music full of frantic motion, including Ghost Train Triptych, depicting a supernatural machine that roars out of the night, and Powerhouse, featuring that purveyor of pure energy Bugs Bunny, along with other friends of Looney Tunes fame. The organized chaos of the factory floor will be represented by  More

Posted September 11 at 11:00 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 4, 2020

First Seeds, First Steps: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

4/4/20 7:30 pm
Given Auditorium
First Seeds, First Steps: Colby Jazz Band directed by Eric Thomas

(Featuring guest performers from Associate Professor Sonja Thomas’s course “Critical Race Feminisms and Tap Dance”) Who would have guessed that the humble seed of the blues would grow into musical flowers of so many hues?! We’ll trace the evolution of the blues from the works of early artists like Robert Johnson and Ma Rainey through  More

Posted September 11 at 11:03 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 11, 2020

Henry Kramer, piano

4/11/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Henry Kramer, piano

(Funded by the Freda M. Charles Music Fund) As winner of the Second Prize at the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition and a recipient of a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Henry Kramer is well on his way to becoming one of the most exciting American musicians of his generation. For his Music at Colby  More

Posted September 11 at 11:05 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 18, 2020

Markuspassion: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

4/18/20 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Markuspassion: Colby College Collegium directed by Eric Christopher Perry

The Colby College Collegium will combine forces with guest artists in a rarely heard performance of the Passion setting by Reinhard Keiser, a contemporary of J.S. Bach. The work is a musical telling of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of St. Mark and was performed frequently by Bach himself as part  More

Posted September 11 at 11:06 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

April 25, 2020

Choral MasterWork directed by Jinwook Park and Eric Christopher Perry

4/25/20 7:30 am
Lorimer Chapel
Choral MasterWork directed by Jinwook Park and Eric Christopher Perry

The final program of the Colby Symphony Orchestra’s 2019-20 season begins with Haydn’s Surprise Symphony, a work that has become famous for one of classical music’s most endearing practical jokes. The concert will continue with a performance by the 2020 student concerto competition winner and will conclude with Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, a mesmerizing work that  More

Posted September 11 at 11:08 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves