Ira Sadoff to Read Poetry at Colby, April 8

Poet and Colby professor Ira Sadoff will read selections of poems from Barter, his most recent collection, on Tuesday, April 8, at Colby College in Waterville. The poetry reading will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Robins Room of Roberts Building and will be followed by a book signing with the author. It is open to the public and free of charge.

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.

Contemporart 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, will be shown at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville March 30 through June 8. An opening reception for the exhibit will be held at the museum on Tuesday, April 1, from 4:30 - 6 p.m. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Colby Sinfonietta to Perform March 15

On Saturday, March 15, the Colby College Sinfonietta will perform its debut concert. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. Part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby concert series, the event is open to the public and free of charge.

Climate Change Expert to Speak, March 18

On Tuesday, March 18, author and journalist Ross Gelbspan will lecture at Colby College in Waterville on "History at Risk: The Challenge of Climate Change." The talk will begin at 7 p.m. in Room 100 of the Lovejoy Building. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Colby Friends of Art to Tour MFA “Impressions of Light” Exhibit

On Tuesday, April 1, the Colby College Museum of Art's Friends of Art will tour the "Impressions of Light" exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. The trip is available to the general public and includes free time for lunch and to explore the museum. Transportation to Copley Place will be provided for shopping and dinner before the return trip to Waterville.

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.

Immigration Researcher to Lecture March 6

Author and immigration researcher Mary Waters will present the annual Kingsley Birge Lecture in Sociology at Colby College in Waterville on Thursday, March 6. Waters's talk, titled "Becoming American: The New Second Generation in American Society," will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Pugh Center of Cotter Union. The event is open to the public and free of charge.

Southworth Lecture on Architecture and the Media March 11

Terence Riley, chief curator of architecture and design at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, will deliver the 33rd annual Clara M. Southworth Lecture in Environmental Design at Colby College in Waterville on Tuesday, March 11. The lecture, titled "Architecture and the Media: Changing Relationships," will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Room 01 of the F.W. Olin Science Center. Riley's talk and slideshow will look at the role of architecture as a source of information from the time of the cathedrals through contemporary architecture. The lecture is open to the public and free of charge.

Colby-Bates-Bowdoin at Messalonskee PAC March 2

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 2, at the Messalonskee Performing Arts Center in Oakland, instrumental ensembles from Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges will present a free concert of band music.

Epidemiologist to Lecture on Environmental Toxins March 6

World-renowned epidemiologist Devra Lee Davis will be at Colby College in Waterville on Thursday, March 6, to discuss her book When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales Of Environmental Deception And The Battle Against Pollution. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Room 100 of the Lovejoy Building. It is open to the public and free of charge.

Piano Trio Triple Helix to Perform at Colby March 1

The piano trio Triple Helix will perform at Colby College on Saturday, March 1, as part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby Concert Series. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel on the Waterville campus. The event is open to the public and free of charge.

Steven Whitfield to Discuss Pentagon Papers March 3

Steven Whitfield, an American studies professor at Brandeis University, will deliver the lecture "National Security vs. Freedom of Information: The Case of the Pentagon Papers" on Monday, March 3, at Colby College. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Robins Room of Roberts Building on the Waterville campus. A reception will follow. The talk and the reception are open to the public and free of charge.

Colby Chorale to Perform “Ancient Texts, Modern Voices” Feb. 22

On Saturday, February 22, the Colby College Chorale will perform a concert titled "Ancient Texts, Modern Voices" at 7:30 p.m. in Lorimer Chapel. Part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby concert series, the event is open to the public and free of charge.

Israeli Ambassador Rabinovich to Speak at Colby Feb. 27

Itamar Rabinovich, former Israeli ambassador to the United States and current president of Tel Aviv University, will speak at Colby College in Waterville on Thursday, February 27, at 7 p.m. Rabinovich will speak on "War and Peace in the Middle East" for the annual Lipman Lecture in Jewish studies. The event will be held in the Pugh Center of Cotter Union and is open to the public free of charge.

Tschanz Performs “Three Centuries of Piano” at Colby Feb. 16

Pianist Cheryl Tschanz will perform a concert of solo works titled "Three Centuries of Piano" at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, at Colby College. The concert will be held in Given Auditorium of the Bixler Art and Music Center on the Waterville campus. Part of the 2002-03 Music at Colby concert series, the event is open to the public and free of charge.

Expedition Leader of Trans-Antarctiv Scientific Expedition at colby Feb. 18

Paul Mayewski, director of the Institute for Quaternary and Climate Studies at the University of Maine and chief scientist and expedition leader for the U.S. International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ITASE), will speak at Colby College in Waterville on Tuesday, February 18, at 7 p.m. Mayewski will speak about the ITASE, a traverse of 5,000 kilometers of Antarctica over four years to record 200 years of climate and environmental change. The lecture will be held in room 100 of Lovejoy Building and is open to the public free of charge

Colby Celebrates Black History Month with Lecture, Films, and Concert

Colby will celebrate Black History Month with a series of films, a panel and a concert, all focused on the 2003 centennial anniversary of the publication of W.E.B. Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk. With its essays on African-American life following the Emancipation Proclamation, The Souls of Black Folk is considered fundamental to the development of African-American and black studies programs. All of the following events are open to the public free of charge.

CBB Diversity Conference at Colby, February 7-8

A conference on race, religion, sexuality, gender, ethnicity and socio-economic background sponsored by the students of Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges, will be held at Colby in Waterville February 7-8.

Japanese Emburi Performed January 21 at Colby

On Tuesday, January 21, 25 residents of Hachinohe City in northern Japan will perform Emburi, their regional New Year festival parade, at Colby College. The performance will take place at 6 p.m. in Dana Dining Hall on the Waterville campus. The event is open to the public and an admission charge of $7 includes dinner at Dana Dining Hall.