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Pannell research shapes up in Burkina Faso

Pannell research shapes up in Burkina Faso

| May 13, 2015

When Holly Rueger’s plane took off for Burkina Faso in January, she had a pretty clear vision of what her Pannell project would look like. She would study nongovernmental organizations in the West African country, find out what makes them successful, and figure out how such aid programs can help — “rather than hinder” — communities.

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Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

Youth Dance Recital marks program’s 20th anniversary

| May 4, 2015

Students from the local community will showcase their choreography in the 20th anniversary Sweet Briar College Community Youth Dance Recital at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

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Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

Alumnae return for Spring Dance Concert

| April 10, 2015

Mark Magruder doesn’t want to belabor the likelihood that Sweet Briar College’s 2015 Spring Dance Concert will be its last, but he’s an artist who’s grounded in reality.

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Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

Senior Dance Concert set for Feb. 20, 21

| February 13, 2015

After living and breathing dance for the past four years, three Sweet Briar seniors will share the results of their hard work in a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, and Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Upper Dance Studio in the Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Lecturer to talk about ‘Dave the Potter’ project

Lecturer to talk about ‘Dave the Potter’ project

| November 25, 2014

Lynnette Overby, a professor of theater and dance at the University of Delaware, will present a talk about her multidisciplinary work “Dave the Potter” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Pannell Gallery. Her lecture is free and open to the public.

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Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

Dance concerts wrap with one-man show

| November 7, 2014

As Sweet Briar dance director Mark Magruder gears up for three back-to-back performances in November, he’s beginning to feel his 30 years of teaching dance, choreography and yoga at the College.

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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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Pilobolus lands on Sweet Briar stage

Pilobolus lands on Sweet Briar stage

| February 17, 2014

Pilobolus, a dance theater company named for a fungus and noted for its staying power, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, in Sweet Briar College’s Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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Fringe Festival is back

Fringe Festival is back

| January 13, 2014

The wait is over for art lovers who dig the weird, zany, serious, funny, good, bad and downright ugly, all wrapped into one. Sweet Briar’s biennial Fringe Festival is back.

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Stage set for Sweet Briar Dance Concert

Stage set for Sweet Briar Dance Concert

| November 11, 2013

Lily Hoblik is one of several student choreographers who’ll be showcasing work at the concert, which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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