Indian Musicians to Perform at Colby

Two Indian musicians who studied together under the legendary Ravi Shankar will reunite on Friday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m., for a Music at Colby concert titled Sounds and Rhythms of India. The concert is free and open to the public.

Colby Announces April 2007 Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following April events. All are open to the public and free, except where noted.

Colby Leadership Institute to Focus on Building Community

Doing well in business is no longer enough. Companies are now expected to do good within their communities. At the 56th annual Colby Institute for Leadership, the president of TD Banknorth in Maine, David Ott, will deliver the keynote address on this topic. Governor John Baldacci will be on hand to present the Governor's Awards for Business Excellence.

Colby Announces March 2007 Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following events in March and at the end of February. All are free (except where noted) and open to the public.

New York Theater Company to Perform at Colby

Mabou Mines, a New York-based theater company that has won more than 50 major awards, will perform Lucia's Chapters at Colby on Friday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Strider Theater, Runnals Building, on the Waterville campus.

Sarod Player Presents North Indian Music at Colby

Colby's first-ever solo artist in residence, Aditya Verma, will present an evening of traditional North Indian music on Saturday, February 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. This and all Music at Colby concerts are free, and the public is invited.

Colby Announces February 2007 Events

Colby College is pleased to announce the following February events. All are free (except where noted) and open to the public.

Sand Mandala Artist Returns to Colby

Artist and former Buddhist monk Losang Samten made an impression on more than 2,000 museum visitors when he created a sand mandala at Colby in the fall of 2005. He's coming back, and this year his mandala -- an elaborate circular "painting" made by pouring colored sand -- will be larger and more detailed. He will also lead a meditation and speak on a panel with members of the Colby faculty. All events are free and open to the public.

Colby Researchers to Present Findings in Long Pond North Study

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection's (MDEP) placement of Belgrade's Long Pond on the impaired lakes list prompted a semester-long Colby research study of Long Pond North and its watershed. Colby students will present their findings at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, at the Center for All Seasons gymnasium, located south of Belgrade Lakes Village on Route 27. The presentation is open to the public and should last about 90 minutes.

Colby “Carols and Lights” Tickets Available November 20

Free tickets for Colby's 37th annual Service of Carols and Lights will be distributed to members of the community on Monday, November 20, at 5 p.m., in the lobby of Roberts Building. Since seating is limited, tickets are required for admission and will be available while supplies last. No phone or mail orders can be accepted.

Emerging Artist Exhibition Opens at Colby

Lihua Lei, an installation artist who focuses on the condition of the human body, will explore bodily memory in Colby's third annual emerging artist series, currents3. The exhibition opens on Thursday, November 16, with a talk by the artist at 4:30 and an opening reception at 6 p.m.

Five Colby Project Managers Earn Green Building Accreditation

Colby may be the first college where all of the leaders of the project management team responsible for capital construction are professionally accredited by the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program.

Colby’s “Burst the Bubble” Week, October 22-28, to Feature Rhea Côté Robbins

Author and Waterville native Rhea Côté Robbins will deliver the keynote address for Colby's third Burst the Bubble, Build a Bridge week, October 23 through 28, which is aimed at fostering the connection between Colby students and the local community. Robbins's talk is one of many events both on the Colby campus and in downtown Waterville.

Halloween Extravaganza at Colby, October 28

Colby College will hold its ninth annual Children's Halloween Extravaganza on Saturday, October 28, from noon to 3 p.m. The event is free and designed for children under 11.

J.C. Watts, Former Republican Congressman, to Speak on Character

Just as the results of the midterm election are becoming clear on Wednesday, November 8, J.C. Watts, a former Congressman and chair of the House Republican Conference, will deliver the Gerrish Lecture at Colby College. The event, held at 7 p.m. in Page Commons of the Cotter Union, is free and open to the public.

Colby Invites State’s Students to “Maine Event”

As part of its commitment to students from Maine, Colby will hold its annual Maine Event—a day for Maine high school students and their families to become familiar with the College—on Monday, October 23.