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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

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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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Bard’s Stevenson Library Welcomes LLI Members

Introduction

by Cathy Reinis

LLI members are welcome to become members of the Stevenson Library at Bard and can borrow library materials, according to Betsey Cawley, Library Director. Membership lasts through the academic year.

On October 8, the Around Bard class visited the Stevenson Library and explored the many collections in the library’s holdings,

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Sing, Bard! Concert November 9. 25% Discount to LLI Members

When

Friday, November 9, 2019, at 8:00 p.m.

Where

Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
 

Event Details

This is an upcoming first concert with the new Bard Vocal Arts Program artistic director, Stephanie Blythe. LLI members are invited to join at a special discounted price. Please use the link below to reserve your 25% off tickets to our November 9th program with Stephanie at the Fisher Center.

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Highlights of Bard’s October Calendar

Introduction

Bard is back in full swing with many wonderful events open to LLI members and other members of the Bard community. There are far too many to list them all, but you can access the Bard calendar here.

Don’t miss Bard conservatory students performing at the Tuesday noon concerts,

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A Dean Goes Fishing

By Chuck Mishaan

Introduction

You can find Charlevoix on the map by imagining the tip of the fourth finger on the mitt that shapes the state of Michigan. The village of Charlevoix, a summer escape for Chicagoans and other midwesterners, opens onto Lake Michigan, and that’s where we are going.

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LLI Supports Student Interns

Introduction

LLI received wonderful thank-you letters from students in the NYC Bard High School Early College Program (BHSEC). Every year, LLI provides financial help for expenses incurred during summer internships.

The Bard Early Colleges are founded on the belief that many high-school-age students are eager and ready for the intellectual challenges of a college education.

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Early Voting and Election@Bard

Introduction

This year, citizens of New York State have a new opportunity to cast their vote prior to the official Election Day.  For two preceding weekends and a full week in between, voters can visit any one of a number of designated early voting locations in their county, and vote.

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Bard Center for the Study of Hate

Introduction

Each mass shooting is met with endless pontificating about its cause — lax regulation of guns, incitement in the media, anomie, mental illness, violent video games, etc., etc. But these events keep happening with horrifying frequency, and they are the tip of an iceberg of internet trolling, conspiracy theories,

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Bard Joins Global Climate Strike

Introduction

This young person is deadly serious. Something needs to be done about global warming, and it needs to happen now!! Bard students will rally for action on September 27th with students throughout the world. They welcome participation by anyone who wants to join them.


In front of Parliament

Background

It was August 2018,

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