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the little match girl passion

O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre: In a brilliant theatrical adaptation with haunting shadow projections, masked dance, and puppetry, Maine-based Figures of Speech Theatre brings contemporary composer David Lang's little match girl passion to the stage in collaboration with the Holy Cross Chamber Singers.Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Music, Lang's exquisite score recasts the H.C.

Eliot's 4 Quartets

Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib: This is a rare opportunity to hear the entirety of Eliot's poetic masterpiece, spoken live by actor and poet John Farrell, artistic director and co-founder of Figures of Speech Theatre. In 2011, with special permission from the Eliot Estate, Farrell premiered a one-man recitation of Eliot's complex, deeply moving meditation on time, memory, and the human spirit. He has since toured his performance of Four Quartets throughout the US and Canada.Free; RSVPs required.

Lunchtime Concert: Kurbasy

Brooks Music Center CONCERT HA: From Lviv, Ukraine, Kurbasy brings a rich trove of calendar song cycles, lullabies, and legends, tracing contemporary connections to an archaic past. Conceived and directed by the band’s three actress-singers, Kurbasy’s performances vibrate in tight vocal harmonies, resonant lyrics, and culturally unique instruments.Free event. Reserve your seats at https://kurbasy.eventbrite.com.The presentation of Kurbasy is part of Center Stage, a public diplomacy initiative of the U.S.

An Evening with Silkroad, featuring Home Within

Kimball Hall Seelos Theater: This evening marks the start of the second year of Silkroad's residency at the College, a three-year exploration of curiosity, difference, and the arts. At the center of this presentation is Home Within, an audio-visual performance originally conceived by Silkroad artists Kinan Azmeh and Kevork Mourad, Kinan, a composer and clarinetist from Damascus, Syria, and Kevork, a visual artist born in Kamechli, Syria, create an impressionistic reflection on the Syrian revolution and its aftermath.

Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016

Lawn by Linden Lane: In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor Art Gallery, Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Visual Arts, hosted environmental artist Patrick Dougherty as Fall ’16 artist-in-residence. For the past 30 years, Dougherty has combined elemental building techniques and a deep knowledge of nature to create his organic sculptures.

Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016

Lawn by Linden Lane: In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor Art Gallery, Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Visual Arts, hosted environmental artist Patrick Dougherty as Fall ’16 artist-in-residence. For the past 30 years, Dougherty has combined elemental building techniques and a deep knowledge of nature to create his organic sculptures.

Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016

Lawn by Linden Lane: In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor Art Gallery, Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Visual Arts, hosted environmental artist Patrick Dougherty as Fall ’16 artist-in-residence. For the past 30 years, Dougherty has combined elemental building techniques and a deep knowledge of nature to create his organic sculptures.

Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016

Lawn by Linden Lane: In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor Art Gallery, Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Visual Arts, hosted environmental artist Patrick Dougherty as Fall ’16 artist-in-residence. For the past 30 years, Dougherty has combined elemental building techniques and a deep knowledge of nature to create his organic sculptures.

Stickwork: Patrick Dougherty, "Just Off the Beaten Track," 2016

Lawn by Linden Lane: In September 2016, Arts Transcending Borders (ATB), in association with the Cantor Art Gallery, Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Visual Arts, hosted environmental artist Patrick Dougherty as Fall ’16 artist-in-residence. For the past 30 years, Dougherty has combined elemental building techniques and a deep knowledge of nature to create his organic sculptures.

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