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Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

| December 2, 2013

The Sweet Briar music department will perform a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s annual Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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Senior stages female ‘Odd Couple’

Senior stages female ‘Odd Couple’

| November 26, 2013

Sarah Müth ’14 hopes her senior directorial project will deliver a fresh take on a beloved classic. Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple, Female Version” will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, in Babcock Studio Theatre at Sweet Briar College.

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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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A bit of Brazil at SBC concert

A bit of Brazil at SBC concert

| November 5, 2013

Brazilian tunes will heat up this month’s Janet Lowrey Gager Community Concert, which takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College.

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SBC singers to star in Lynchburg opera

| October 30, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Chamber and Concert choirs, as well as its eight-singer group “Octavo,” will be part of Lynchburg’s Opera on the James productions of “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at E.C. Glass.

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British singers join voices with Sweet Briar

British singers join voices with Sweet Briar

| October 21, 2013

Oxford-based a cappella ensemble Voice will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College, with some songs featuring the Sweet Briar College Chamber Choir. The event is part of the College’s 2013-2014 Babcock Season.

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SBC choir sings at Homecoming

SBC choir sings at Homecoming

| October 17, 2013

Sweet Briar’s Concert and Chamber choirs and its new eight-singer group “Octavo” will perform during Homecoming and Families Weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in Memorial Chapel.

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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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Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Richard III’

Sweet Briar Theatre presents ‘Richard III’

| October 10, 2013

After more than 25 years at the helm of Sweet Briar’s theater program, Bill Kershner embraces the challenge — and the fun — in adapting a Shakespeare history for a cast made up mostly of women.

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Sweet Briar actors take UK stage

Sweet Briar actors take UK stage

| August 5, 2013

Members of the Sweet Briar Theatre traveled to Scotland this week to participate in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Led by theater director Bill Kershner, the troupe is performing “Chops,” an original play by Kirin McCrory, on Aug. 5, 6, 8 and 9.

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