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The Blue & Gray Press | May 21, 2018

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Campus Briefing 11/7

“Into the Woods” Performances Continue

The University of Mary Washington Department of Theatre & Dance is continuing its 2012-13 season with Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.” Performances will run through Sunday, Nov. 18 in duPont Hall’s Klein Theatre. Tickets are $10 for UMW students, faculty and staff.

 

Exhibitions Continue at UMW Galleries

The exhibition “REDUX: Repurposed Materials” is open at the duPont Gallery through Friday, Nov. 30. “Contemporary Work in Fiber” is open at the Ridderhof Martin Gallery through Friday, Dec. 7.

 

Fredericksburg Forum

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream will present “An Evening of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Social Responsibility and Radical Business Philosophy” at the Fredericksburg Forum in Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall, on Saturday, Nov. 10.

 

Poetry Reading

William Logan and Debora Greger, noted poets and professors of English at the University of Florida, will read select poems at 1201 William St. on Monday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m.

 

Electro Acoustic Barn Dance

The second annual festival of electronic music and art will host various composers, artists and scholars from around the world, including Johanna Beaver, Elise Blake, Kari Johnson, Cheryl Melfi and Doug Gately. Performances and events will be held in the Pollard Recital Hall from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10.

 

Keynote Speaker: Mark Oppenheimer

Mark Oppenheimer, in honor of Jewish Cultural Celebration Week, will speak about contemporary religion, faith and ethics. The speech will take place on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall.

This report was compiled by Charlotte Rodina