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Skiffle brings Trinidad’s music, culture to Sweet Briar

Skiffle brings Trinidad’s music, culture to Sweet Briar

| August 15, 2014

Jeff Jones’ ambitions for a genuine and lasting relationship between Sweet Briar and the Skiffle Steel Orchestra are taking shape — including a concert on campus by Trinidad’s famed steel pan musicians.

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Spring concerts feature Broadway hits and student compositions

Spring concerts feature Broadway hits and student compositions

| April 21, 2014

The Sweet Briar Chamber Orchestra and all three choirs will close out a busy month of spring events at Sweet Briar College, with the orchestra taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the choirs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in the same venue.

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Alumna finds herself on familiar stage in new role

Alumna finds herself on familiar stage in new role

| April 18, 2014

Betty Skeen, a 2007 alumna of Sweet Briar’s Dance program, will direct the College’s Spring Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Lacy to sing senior voice recital

Lacy to sing senior voice recital

| April 17, 2014

Caroline Lacy will perform a senior voice recital at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19, in Sweet Briar College’s Memorial Chapel.

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United Way honors Marcia Thom-Kaley

United Way honors Marcia Thom-Kaley

| March 31, 2014

On Thursday, United Way of Central Virginia honored Sweet Briar voice instructor Marcia Thom-Kaley with the Volunteer of the Year award during a ceremony for its “Opening Doors … Changing Lives” campaign.

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Sweet Briar Theatre stages ‘Brundibár’

Sweet Briar Theatre stages ‘Brundibár’

| March 26, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Performing Arts Division and the Sweet Briar Theatre will present Tony Kushner’s translation of “Brundibár,” the opera that was originally performed by Jewish children in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia.

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‘Romantic Music and More’ at Sweet Briar

‘Romantic Music and More’ at Sweet Briar

| March 26, 2014

Sweet Briar College’s Janet Lowrey Gager Concert Series will feature romantic music by the Rainier Trio at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in Memorial Chapel.

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Central Virginia premiere of ‘Little Women’ features SBC singers

Central Virginia premiere of ‘Little Women’ features SBC singers

| March 17, 2014

Sweet Briar voice instructor Marcia Thom-Kaley and arts management director Ursula Kuhar will star in an upcoming Opera on the James production of Mark Adamo’s “Little Women.”

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A whole new sound for Babcock

A whole new sound for Babcock

| February 28, 2014

Sweet Briar’s Babcock Fine Arts Center has been under construction lately — in a good way. Thanks to a $30,000 grant from the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, the theater is adding a new ticket booth in the lobby, as well as technical and sound booths in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Sweet Briar hosts annual Gospel Fest

Sweet Briar hosts annual Gospel Fest

| February 17, 2014

Sweet Briar College will host its annual Gospel Fest at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in Memorial Chapel. The concert will be followed by a soul food community dinner in Prothro Dining Hall during regular dinner hours.

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