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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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Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

| October 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Performing Arts Division is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” with a dramatic reading of the infamous radiobroadcast at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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BLUR summer camp opens June 16

BLUR summer camp opens June 16

| June 7, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. This year, the camp has added music and technical theater to its repertoire of theater, creative writing and visual arts.

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Farm implement sets stage for Dance Concert

Farm implement sets stage for Dance Concert

| April 19, 2013

Sweet Briar dance program director Mark Magruder zipped into the Tractor Supply Co. store lot one day and saw a shipment of cattle feeders being unloaded. So he did what any tractor-loving modern dancer would do: He bought one.

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Senior Dance Concert blurs reality and fantasy

Senior Dance Concert blurs reality and fantasy

| February 15, 2013

Jessica Murphy and Sarah Fletcher will share the spotlight during Sweet Briar College’s Senior Dance Concert, “Blurs,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Upper Dance Studio in Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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College presents ‘ASIA: An Evening of Performance’

College presents ‘ASIA: An Evening of Performance’

| November 20, 2012

Sweet Briar College’s Division of Performing Arts will present “ASIA: An Evening of Performance” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Pannell Gallery. The event takes place in conjunction with the art exhibition “ASIA,” which opened Sept. 14 and runs until Dec. 14.

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From Asia to Amherst, through time and space

From Asia to Amherst, through time and space

| November 2, 2012

There is rarely a dull moment in the choreographies of Sweet Briar professors Ella and Mark Magruder, and this year’s Fall Dance Concert is no exception. Performances take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10 in Murchison Lane Auditorium in Babcock Fine Arts Center at Sweet Briar College.

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