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November 22, 2019

Department of Geology Seminar: “EXPLORING THE MARTIAN INTERIOR USING METEORITES”

11/22/19 1:00 pm
Keyes 105
Department of Geology Seminar: “EXPLORING THE MARTIAN INTERIOR USING METEORITES”

“EXPLORING THE MARTIAN INTERIOR USING METEORITES” DR. ARYA UDRY University of Nevada – Las Vegas Friday, November 22 1:00 pm, Keyes 105 {Refreshments will be provided}

Posted November 13 at 1:56 pm
Contact Bess Koffman
Category Academic Events
Posted By Alice Ridky

Reeling Affirmations Film Series – Kiki in the Marylow Coffeehouse

11/22/19 7:30 pm to 11/22/19 10:00 pm
Marylow Coffeehouse
Reeling Affirmations Film Series – Kiki in the Marylow Coffeehouse

The Bridge will be presenting Reeling Affirmations Film Series in the Marylow Coffeehouse. We will be watching Kiki (dir. Sara Jordenö) and will have some great snacks and tea 🙂

Posted November 19 at 8:24 am
Contact Isabella Feng
Phone 9173752136
Posted By Yitong Feng

The State of Being Trans at Colby

11/22/19 4:00 pm to 11/22/19 5:00 pm
Special Collections
The State of Being Trans at Colby

Ever curious about the history of trans students at Colby? US TOO! Come join the Bridge in Special Collections (in Miller Library) to look through the materials they have on being trans at Colby. You will also have a chance to contribute to their records. We will spend the first 30 minutes going through the  More

Posted November 19 at 3:39 pm
Contact Emma O'Hara
Phone 6507667902
Posted By Emma O'Hara

Bi-Weekly Game Series: SCATTERGORIES

Bi-Weekly Game Series: SCATTERGORIES

Come to Scattergories this Friday in the Pub from 8-10 PM. Hosted by Class of 2020 SGA, winners receive prizes every game night with a huge semester long prize for the highest point scorers!

Posted November 19 at 11:05 pm
Contact Class of 2020 SGA
Category Student Events
Posted By Emily Ambeliotis

The State of Being Trans At Colby – A Special Colletions Exhibit & Community Brainstorm Session

11/22/19 4:00 pm
Special Collection Room, Miller Library
The State of Being Trans At Colby – A Special Colletions Exhibit & Community Brainstorm Session

For Transgender November this year, The Bridge proudly presents The State of Being Trans At Colby, a Special Colletions Exhibit & Community Brainstorm Session at the Special Collection Room in Miller. Come learn about the history and state of trans people at Colby and have a warm and supportive discussion session with friends and fellows!

Posted November 17 at 2:06 pm
Contact Yitong Feng
Phone 9173752136
Posted By Yitong Feng

Reeling Affirmations Film Series: Kiki

11/22/19 7:30 pm to 11/22/19 10:00 pm
Mary Low Coffeehouse
Reeling Affirmations Film Series: Kiki

The Bridge is hosting REEL Affirmations, which is a film series centering Trans identities in film, based on a DC film festival. The third and final film will be Kiki directed by Sara Jordenö and will be screened at the Mary Low Coffeehouse from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm this Friday, November 22nd. Snacks will  More

Posted November 17 at 7:11 pm
Contact Kevin Fong
Posted By Kevin Fong

November 23, 2019

Colby African Society’s First Fashion Show

11/23/19 9:00 pm
Page Commons
Colby African Society’s First Fashion Show

Colby African Society will be having their first FASHION SHOW this SATURDAY (Nov. 23rd) at 9 PM in PAGE COMMONS. Come join us to celebrate the different fashion styles in the African diaspora. The Fashion Show will feature a special dance performance by VUVUZELA!

Posted November 18 at 12:29 pm
Contact Adwoa Nyame
Posted By Adwoa Nyame

Museum Art + Storytelling: Wish Upon a Star

11/23/19 10:00 am to 11/23/19 11:30 am
Colby College Museum of Art, meet at William D. Adams Gallery

Following a brief exploration of the galleries with Museum staff and Colby student interns, the group reads a children’s book related to the month’s theme—in November, it will be “Wish Upon a Star. Afterward, preschoolers, toddlers, and their grownups will visit the Mirken Education Classroom to have a snack and create their own works of  More

Posted July 29 at 3:39 pm
Contact Abby Newkirk
Posted By Qianni Zhu

Women’s Basketball vs MIT

11/23/19 2:00 pm
Harold Alfond Athletic Center
Women’s Basketball vs MIT

Women’s Basketball 2019-2020 home opener vs MIT!! This will kick off the start of our last season in the Harold Alfond Athletic Center.

Posted November 19 at 9:32 am
Contact Maddie Bledsoe
Category Athletics Events
Posted By Madeline Bledsoe

Discovery: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park, Saturday November 23rd

11/23/19 7:30 pm
Lorimer Chapel
Discovery: Colby Symphony Orchestra directed by Jinwook Park, Saturday November 23rd

Colby’s own Eric Thomas takes center stage as both composer and clarinet soloist in his Threnody for Ann Arceneaux for solo clarinet and viola, featuring Boston University viola faculty member Hye Min Choi. Thomas and Choi will have further opportunity to shine in Max Bruch’s Concerto for Viola and Clarinet. The concert will conclude with  More

Posted September 10 at 12:11 pm
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

November 25, 2019

Energy/Exhaustion Series: Living with the Damage: Landscapes of Exhaustion in 21st-Century African-American Poetry, Samia Rahimtoola

11/25/19 7:00 pm
Lovejoy 100, Kassman Auditorium
Energy/Exhaustion Series: Living with the Damage: Landscapes of Exhaustion in 21st-Century African-American Poetry, Samia Rahimtoola

This talk reads Dawn Lundy Martin’s Discipline (2011) and Ed Roberson’s City Eclogue (2006) in order to uncover the social and environmental forms of relation that appear under conditions of racialized gentrification. Both books refuse easy narratives of individual overcoming, bodily cure, and environmental repair, instead proposing a catalogue of those who live on beyond  More

Posted November 19 at 11:19 am
Contact Megan Fossa, Center for the Arts and Humanities
Category Academic Events
Posted By Megan Fossa

November 26, 2019

Faculty and Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon

11/26/19 11:30 am to 11/13/19 1:30 pm
Faculty and Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon

Plans are underway for Colby’s annual Faculty/Staff Thanksgiving luncheon, on Tuesday, November 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Roberts Dining Room. Please join colleagues from across campus to share in a meal celebrating the season. Hosted by campus events and dining services this is a FREE event open to all faculty and staff.

Posted November 13 at 8:06 am
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger
Phone 207-859-4735
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

December 2, 2019

Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “NEUTRINOS FROM PRESUPERNOVA STARS”

12/2/19 2:45 pm
Keyes 105
Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar: “NEUTRINOS FROM PRESUPERNOVA STARS”

“NEUTRINOS FROM PRESUPERNOVA STARS” PROFESSOR KELLY PATTON Colby College Monday, December 2 2:45 pm, Keyes 105 {Reception at 2:30 in Mudd 323}

Posted November 13 at 1:43 pm
Contact Dale Kocevski
Category Academic Events
Posted By Alice Ridky

Upcoming Music Department and Studio Recitals

December 2, 2019 to December 6, 2019

Please join us as we celebrate our student’s musical accomplishments from the semester. Flute Studio – Monday, December 2, 5:00 pm, Given Auditorium Department Recital – Monday and Tuesday, December 2 & 3, 7:00 pm, Given Auditorium Guitar Ensemble – Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 pm, Mary Low Coffee House Violin Studio – Wednesday December 4,  More

Posted November 12 at 11:58 am
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

December 4, 2019

Fostering Close Reading

December 4, 2019 to December 5, 2019
Bullock Room, Dana Dining Hall
Fostering Close Reading

Most syllabi provide students with the texts and reading assignments that will form the core of their exploration into the key concepts of a course. However, many Colby students indicate in mid-semester feedback sessions that they should be reading more closely, but are unsure as to how to do this effectively. During this session we  More

Posted November 19 at 2:35 pm
Contact Melissa Patterson
Category Faculty Events
Posted By Melissa Patterson

December 6, 2019

808 GLOWSTICKS: Glow-in-the-Dark Dance Party

12/6/19 10:00 pm
Foss
808 GLOWSTICKS: Glow-in-the-Dark Dance Party

Celebrate the end of the semester at 808 Glowsticks, a glow-in-the-dark dance party presented by the students of MU197. The party starts at 10:00pm in Foss on Friday 12/6 (the last day of classes) and will feature a mix of student compositions and EDM hits. There will also be free pizza, snacks, and a mocktail  More

Posted November 14 at 7:12 pm
Contact Ryan Maguire
Posted By Krisandra McNichol

50th Annual Service of Carols and Lights December 6th and 7th

December 6, 2019 to December 7, 2019
Lorimer Chapel
50th Annual Service of Carols and Lights December 6th and 7th

A Colby tradition, the service includes reading and carol singing by candlelight. Colby music ensembles provide a festive evening of traditional and contemporary seasonal music from around the world. There are three services: Friday December 6th at 7pm, and Saturday December 7th at 3:30 and 7pm. Shuttle service will be available from the Eustis parking  More

Posted September 10 at 12:52 pm
Contact Christina Steeves
Posted By Christina Steeves

December 7, 2019

50th Annual Service of Carols and Lights

December 7, 2019 to December 8, 2019
Lorimer Chapel
50th Annual Service of Carols and Lights

Tickets are available for the 50th annual service of Carols and Lights, a global celebration of Christmas, at the information desk in Pulver Pavilion to be given to faculty, staff, and students Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (four ticket maximum per person). Because seating is limited, tickets  More

Posted November 1 at 1:19 pm
Contact Office of Religious and Spiritual Life
Posted By Karen Platt

December 9, 2019

The River Rail: Occupy Colby, Popup Printmaking Mini Workshop

12/9/19 7:00 pm
Hinge Collaborative, 21 College Avenue, Waterville
The River Rail: Occupy Colby, Popup Printmaking Mini Workshop

An Environmental Justice, Indigenous Resistance, and Social Justice-Based Printmaking Pop Up December 9th, 7-9:30 PM This event has 10 open spots: sign up HERE The Lunder Institute, in partnership with Elizabeth Jabar, Director of Civic Engagement, will be hosting a printmaking pop up, open to all students. Students will submit a piece of artwork or  More

Posted November 17 at 8:14 pm
Contact Lunder Institute for American Art
Category Student Events
Posted By Mareisa Weil

December 14, 2019

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