Monthly Archives: November 2019

Bard Winter Songfest

Join the Bard College Community for Winter Songfest
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
Sunday Afternoon on December 15, 2019

Every December in the Hudson Valley ushers in a variety of performances, holiday markets and other activities to launch the community into a festive mood. Bard’s “Winter Songfest” is a delightful part of this joyous season.

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Sidewalk Art


A zig-zag of letters pave the way into the Hessel Museum at the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies. These letters present a poem, an art installation, or, as CCS director Tom Eccles suggests, a metaphor for the art of curating.

The poem is composed of a stainless steel alphabet embedded in the broad concrete sidewalk leading up to and entering the building,

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Safety of the Bard Network


When you need Internet access on the Bard campus, you can always connect through the Bard Unsecured Network, which does not require a password. In this age of reduced privacy and stories of hacking, is the unsecured network at Bard safe to use?

In the past, we have all heard horror stories of working on an unsecured,

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Top 5 Reasons to be a Class Manager

It’s Fun

Class managers usually work in pairs and have very well-defined responsibilities.  Barbara Schoenberg, a veteran class manager says, “The most fun is getting to work with another person and getting to know them.”

“People are kind of afraid of it,” Maddy Watterson says. But once they do it,

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Producers and Presenters Celebrate Success


On the evening of November 15th, Bard LLI honored its producers and presenters plus guests, at a tribute reception at Blithewood mansion, the 19th century landmark on the Hudson that now houses the Levy Economics Institute. As Curriculum Chair Anne Sunners explained, “We’re here to honor the producers and presenters who make LLI so satisfying and so successful.”

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Donations of Gently Used Kitchen Items for Bard Community Kitchens

We are publishing this request from Patrick Clarkson, Bard Assistant Director of Housing, for donations of gently used kitchen items to be used in residence hall community kitchens.

Dear LLI Members,

Residence Life & Housing has paired up with the Sustainability Council to collect gently used pots,

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Joan Tower Wins Musical America’s 2020 Composer of the Year Award


Bard College Asher B. Edelman Professor in the Arts Joan Tower has been honored with one of the music industry’s most prestigious awards: Musical America’s Composer of the Year. “Trained in an era when academic modernism reigned, she developed from a composer of intensely wrought chamber works into a creator of dramatic orchestral music that can only be described as,

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