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Colby College announces its September events. All are free (unless otherwise indicated) and open to the public.

September 11, 7:30 p.m.
Portland String Quartet
Lorimer Chapel
The program will feature Hugo Wolf’s Italian Serenade and works by Alfredo Casella and Claude Debussy.

September 13, 20, 27 and October 4 and 11, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Chekhov’s Major Plays
Room 100, Lovejoy
This free, five-week class will explore Chekhov’s life, his four major plays, and his influence on drama in the 20th Century.

September 17, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Ethical Grace: An Approach to Early Confucian Thought with Dr. Bob Eno of Indiana University
Room 215, Lovejoy

September 19, 8 p.m.
Morning Sentinel 100th Anniversary with Thomas Curley, president and CEO of the Associated Press
Page Commons, Cotter Union

September 19, 6:30 p.m.
Chekhov on Film: “The Seagull”
Room 100, Lovejoy

September 23, 4 p.m.
Freedom and Fairness
Room 1, Olin
David Hackett Fischer, author of Paul Revere’s Ride and professor of history at Brandeis, will discuss the consequences of the American Revolution.

September 26, 6:30 p.m.
Chekhov on Film: “Vanya on 42nd Street”
Room 100, Lovejoy

September 30, 4 p.m.
Finding a Fit for Your Book: Professors and Publishers
Room 14, Miller
Join Gillian Berchowitz, senior editor of Ohio University Press, for a discussion on publishing.

September 30
Doors open 8 p.m.
Ben Folds Concert
Alfond Athletic Center, Wadsworth Gymnasium
Star of the popular band Ben Folds Five, the talented pianist is now out on his own. Tickets $15 with Colby I.D., $20 everyone else, available at Bull Moose stores.