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Upcoming Events

By Brandon

A Christmas Carol
Nov. 30th and Dec. 1, 2, 7, 8, and 9, at 8 pm
Dec. 2nd and 9th at 2 pm
Special Student Matinee on Dec. 6th, at 10 am
Rand Theater FAC
$6 for students

As the holidays arrive, take a couple of hours and enjoy this long-time holiday classic.  This production of a Christmas Carol takes a fine look at the character relationships and positive power of the holiday spirit.  It’s just not the holidays without A Christmas Carol!


Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Mon. Dec. 18th, at 8pm
Fine Arts Center
Admission:  $65, $47, $37

“Critics rave:  If you want to see a quality production, from start to finish, and don’t want to travel to New York City, remember Moscow Ballet.”

This event features bright costumes, original sets, scenery, and puppets designed by the famous Valentin Federov.  In addition, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra will play the score for this classic holiday ballet.  Don’t miss out on this special Event!


By Brita

Italian Cinema: Tre Metri Sopra il Cielo
This Italian film, directed by Luca Lucini, tells a story of a motorcycle street racer as he falls in love with a woman in the suburbs of Rome. This romantic and dramatic Italian film will explore teenage love and nightlife adventures in Italy.  The film will be presented with English subtitles on Monday, November 6, at 7pm in the Isenberg School of Management's Flavin Auditorium, room 137.

Transgender Film Festival
The Stonewall Center is presenting a Transgender Film Festival during the month of November in which they will show four films on campus dealing with male to female or female to male transgendered issues.  These films include:

The Aggressives: Masculine identified females who participate in African American lesbian drag balls in New York City.   Wednesday, Nov 8, 7pm.  Campus Center, room 101   (Sponsored with ALANA Health Outreach and Education)

Kinky Boots: A comedy based off a true story about a footwear factory in Northampton, Britain that produced shoes for crossdressers in order to remain in business. Tuesday, Nov 14, 7pm at the Stonewall Center.

Boy I Am: A Western Massachusetts premiere! This film follows three young female to males and includes conversations with lesbian activists.  A discussion will follow the film, which is sponsored by the Everywoman’s Center.  Thursday, Nov 16, 7pm.  Campus Center, room 101.

Transgender Teens: Story about two male to female teens who have to deal with family acceptance and living on the streets. A discussion will follow this film.  Co-sponsored by the Northampton Committee to Stop the War in Iraq.  Friday, Nov. 17, 7pm. Film being shown at Media Education Foundation, 60 Masonic St.,  Northampton



Kathleen Cleaver 
This special lecture will be led by Kathleen Cleaver, the former national communications secretary of the Black Panther Party.  In addition, she was the first woman to work for the Black Panthers’ Central Committee.  Lecture is free admission.  Monday, Nov. 6, 8pm in Mahar Auditorium.Don’t miss this unique lecture!

As Serious As Your Life: Creative Music in the Sixties:  This panel lecture features musician Joe McPhee; Ron Welburn, a poet, jazz critic and UMass Amherst professor of American and Native American literature; and Archie Sheep, a musician and former UMass Amherst professor of Afro-American Studies. Lecture is free admission.  Thursday, Nov. 30, 7:30pm in Herter, room 231.



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