Tournées Festival brings six Francophone films to campus
A Chadian man sends his son to war; a failing magician forms an unlikely friendship in Scotland; a disabled woman travels to the Pyrenees. These diverse characters and more will come to Bowdoin next week as part of the Tournées Festival.
Art Smarts: Cannes winner ‘Stars’ to be screened, discussed
"Stars," a Bulgarian film set during the Holocaust, will be shown following a panel discussion with three German scholars Monday,. Despite being heavily censored in Bulgaria, the film won the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959.
Cimarrón Project to present Afro-Cuban music to campus
Baila! A splash of infectious rhythm will be spicing up the Bowdoin music community when the Cimarrón Project, an Afro-Cuban all-star group specializing in rumba, danzón, and cha-cha, hits the scene today and tomorrow.
Mango Floss to play Space Gallery
Monsters will be invading Portland's Space Gallery tomorrow night. The punk-influenced, garage-pop trio Mango Floss features three Bowdoin alumni—Sarah Wood '10, Farhan Rahman '10, and Peter McLaughlin '10—and their debut album, "Monsters" features songs like "Godzilla" and "Sociopath." The group will be playing these songs and others from "Monsters" when they hit Space Gallery's stage.
Bands tune up for Shameless Plugs
This year's Shameless Plugs lineup features Bowdoin-affiliated bands that promise to return some of the Ivies spirit to campus, if only just for one night. The headlining acts, Eleven and Great Caesar, will grace the stage in Smith Union Saturday night with exciting new sets.
Eda Cufer lectures about art between globalism, communism
Expert presents insight about historic events of Eastern Europe in late 20th century
Yesterday, Eda Cufer's lecture "Art Between Globalism & Communism: Reimagining the State" examined how artistic movements in Eastern Europe reacted to the fall of the communist regime between 1989 and 1992.
Art Smarts: Photographer Thatcher Cook snaps for human rights
With a portfolio that ranges from photos of buzkashi in Tajikistan, to a three-year-old girl who weighs 14 lbs in Niger and to a woman with tuberculosis in the Republic of Georgia, freelance photographer Thatcher Cook chronicles the everyday lives of people living in developing countries.
Art Smarts: Community experiments with Afro-Cuban drumming
In celebration of Cuba Week, the Bowdoin community will be presented with the unique opportunity to explore and participate in an engaging Afro-Cuban drumming workshop this weekend.
Rabbi Harry Sky donates Inuit art collection
Sky’s donation expands the Artic Museum’s collection of Canadian Inuit Art
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center recently received a notable collection of contemporary Canadian Inuit Art. Rabbi Harry Z. Sky, a resident of Maine and a Rabbi at the Temple Beth El in Portland, donated the collection to share his interest in Inuit Art with the Bowdoin community.
Art Smarts: USM, Bowdoin Chamber Choir to perform modern American music on Sunday
The Bowdoin Chamber Choir and the University of Southern Maine (USM) Chamber Singers, will perform a mixture of contemporary American music, spirituals and classical music this Sunday.
Students find feminine solidarity in Vagina Monologues
"If your vagina got dressed, what would it wear? If your vagina could talk, what would it say?" If you ever wondered what sort of commentary mysterious vaginas could offer (even if you don't have one) then look no further. Colorful, imaginative and powerful, The Vagina Monologues delivers a diverse, riveting performance.
Student docents look to expand museum’s community outreach
When visitors step inside the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, they will usually be overwhelmed by the number of pieces to look at. Visitors are encouraged to take guided tours to gain an adequate understanding of museum exhibitions. In order to accommodate the need for guided tours, the museum has set up a program for student volunteers to become docents.
‘Double Dose Café’ presents recital today in Gibson Hall
Ever walk through Studzinski Recital Hall in order to escape the cold and happen to overhear musical masterpieces coming from the practice rooms? Perhaps you have even taken a quick peak inside one of the sound-proofed rooms and discovered that your buddy from down the hall is a piano prodigy. Who knew?
Renowned artists Diaz, Yi to perform next week
Imagine an opportunity to see two highly talented, renowned musicians without paying for overpriced tickets. Imagine no more because that opportunity is here.