This program will explore untold and inspiring stories of girls who persevered against all odds, some even risking their lives, to gain access to education. In this presentation, participants will learn how they, too, can make a difference in the education of girls around the globe.Girl Rising is a nonfiction narrative by Tanya Lee Stone that builds on the unforgettable documentary and aims to inspire readers to join a growing movement. Stone explores the stories of some of the world’s 62 million girls who face obstacles in accessing a basic education due to barriers such as poverty, gender discrimination, child marriage, slavery, and human trafficking.Free and open to the public.
Film in French with English subtitles.More information on the film (including the trailer) may be found here:http://face-foundation.org/tournees-film-festival/le-temps-retrouve-dapres-loeuvre-de-marcel-proust-marcel-prousts-time-regained/
Pitch Your Passion - come to pitch your product, service, or idea in front of a panel of student judges for a chance to win prize money!
Fall Mainstage Theatre Production: Saint Michael’s College Department of Fine Arts proudly presentsPast is Present: The Theatre of Tennessee WilliamsCaught between strong impulses toward self-expression and self-destruction, Tennessee Williams was one of the most prolific and ground-breaking playwrights of the 20thCentury. This evening showcases some of his most memorable and haunting works and characters, with biographical and thematic material about Williams to connect them.McCarthy Theatre - Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, VT November 1,2,3,9,10 at 7:00 pmFree admission through EventbriteDirector and Costume Designer - Peter HarriganScenic and Lighting Designer - John Paul DevlinDialect Coach - Peter Jack TkatchSound Designer - Sage Fagbohun ‘20Production Stage Manager - Kenzie Wright ‘21
Join us for an evening of performances and cuisine from from the Pacific Islands, Africa, Europe, Latin America, South Asia, and East Asia.
The Honors Program is hosting its Fall Faculty Panel, featuring professors from various disciplines discussing Music and the Human Experience: The Language of Our Global Culture.
The film will be shown in French and Swahili, with English subtitles.Makala is an extraordinarily revealing and surprisingly gorgeous look at everyday life for a charcoal salesman in the Democratic Republic of Congo. French documentary filmmaker Emmanuel Gras follows 28-year-old Kabwita Kasongo through the entire process of making and selling charcoal: finding and cutting down a tree in the vast plainsnear his village in the southern region of Katanga, burying and burning the wood to create charcoal, loading multiple bulging bags of charcoal onto a rickety bicycle and walking it several days to the city of Kolwezi, where he hopes to sell his merchandise on its markets and streets.See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60aln4xPpLM
More information on the film (including the trailer) may be found here:http://face-foundation.org/tournees-film-festival/saint-laurent/
More information on the film (including the trailer) may be found here: http://face-foundation.org/tournees-film-festival/les-fantomes-dismael-ismaels-ghosts/The film is shown in French with English subtitles.
Exploring the musical and cultural threads that connect jazz to its West African roots, the film follows the stories of four American musicians, led by Saint Michael's College Alumnus Royal Hartigan ('68), as they travel to Ghana to collaborate with master musicians, dancers, and singers. All four musicians, as well as the filmmaker, will be on hand to discuss the film and answer audience questions.Free of charge. For more information please call (802) 654-2284.
SMC students who have studied in French-speaking countries (Senegal, Quebec, and France) will share their experiences in French. This event is organized by the French Club and the Study Abroad Office.
This innovative jazz quartet, made up of percussionist Royal Hartigan SMC '68, saxophonist David Bindman, bassist Wes Brown, and pianist Art Chihara brings a global vision to music, exploring deep into the world’s great traditions through the prism of live jazz performance.Free of charge. For more information, please call (802) 654-2284.
Singers from four Vermont colleges join blood drum spirit and tenor Adam Hall for a performance of a Mass in Congolese Style, accompanied by drumming and instrumental improvisation. Each chorus will also perform selections from their current repertory, and blood drum spirit will contribute selections as well. All events free of charge. Information at (802) 654-2284.
Soulful Harmony's Annual Winter Concert. Come hear what we've been working on all semester!
The Sleepless Knights are a co-ed A Cappella group on campus, who will be performing several new songs at this concert. Doors open at 7:30pm, concert starts at 8pm.
Acabellas Winter Concert! Great music, good food, and a raffle!