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Girls on the Run returns to Sweet Briar

Girls on the Run returns to Sweet Briar

| November 9, 2012

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Fall 2012 Celebration 5K at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. A non-competitive ‘fun run,’ this race is the culmination of the region’s Girls on the Run fall program. Central Virginian girls ages 8 to 13 have been training for 10 to 12 [...]

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Slave Dwelling Project comes to Sweet Briar

Slave Dwelling Project comes to Sweet Briar

| September 29, 2012

Joseph McGill, creator of the Slave Dwelling Project, will make an overnight stop at Sweet Briar College on Sunday, Oct. 7 and Monday, Oct 8. He will present a public lecture on the project at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Sweet Briar Museum and again at 12:15 p.m. Monday in the Johnson Dining Room at [...]

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Cochran Library plan honors past, serves future

Cochran Library plan honors past, serves future

| August 14, 2012

Construction crews have broken ground on a new wing on the west side of Sweet Briar College’s Mary Helen Cochran Library. The work is the first of three phases that will include removal and replacement of the Dana Wing, a 1964 addition to the north side of the historic 1929 building. The $8.8 million dollar [...]

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UVa writers find new muse at Sweet Briar

UVa writers find new muse at Sweet Briar

| July 30, 2012

Quamia Dennis works on the lyrics for a song during her morning writing lab. It’s a Thursday morning in July, and the second session of UVa’s Young Writers Workshop is in full swing. In a tiny classroom a handful of songwriting students have picked up their guitars, their fingers searching for notes that might inspire [...]

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Endstation Says ‘Come Play’ in Central Virginia

Endstation Says ‘Come Play’ in Central Virginia

| April 17, 2012

From June 1 to July 22, the Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival, produced annually by Endstation Theatre Company and held at Sweet Briar College near Amherst, Va., is inviting visitors from around the region to “come play” in Central Virginia. Festival audience members will be offered discounts at various local restaurants, wineries, breweries and hotels [...]

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2012 Fringe Festival Celebrates Arts and Landscapes

2012 Fringe Festival Celebrates Arts and Landscapes

| January 24, 2012

The Fringe Festival will be held Thursday, Feb. 2 through Sunday, Feb. 5 at various indoor and outdoor venues across campus. With the exception of the musical “Baby,” all events are non-ticketed and free. Patrons are encouraged to spend the day on campus, enjoy a relaxing meal with or without entertainment, and visit some of [...]

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Sweet Briar Launches Innovative Arts Camp

Sweet Briar Launches Innovative Arts Camp

| March 7, 2011

Complex problems require inspired, imaginative solutions. They call for creativity. Sweet Briar College will help answer the need for creative thinkers this summer when it debuts BLUR: The Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, a program for high school students interested in theater, creative writing and visual art. The program will be held June [...]

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