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Bryn Mawr, Haverford Dancers Take the Stage for Spring Concert Featuring Reconstruction of José Limón Work

Posted April 18, 2012

Over 40 Bryn Mawr and Haverford dancers will take to the stage in Goodhart Theater on April 20 and 21 to perform dance works by Bryn Mawr dance faculty and noted Philadelphia dance artists. This year’s concert will also feature a reconstruction of Psalm, a 1967 work by master choreographer José Limón. Students worked with Ryoko […]

May Day 2011 Scheduled for May 1

Posted April 22, 2011
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One day a year, Bryn Mawrters are urged to cease working hard and begin hardly working: at the College’s annual May Day celebration students eschew books and papers, even in the face of approaching finals week, to frolic on the grass. For several years, Bryn Mawr’s May Day celebration has been held on the Sunday […]

Sunday Performance by Chamroeun Yin to Open Monthlong Series on Cambodian Classical Arts

Posted September 22, 2010
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Beginning this Sunday, Sept. 26, Bryn Mawr College will host a series of events focusing on the classical arts of Cambodia. Inspired by a visit from Cambodia’s Khmer Arts Ensemble scheduled for October, the series will include performances, lectures, and workshops conducted by members of the local Cambodian community of Philadelphia as well as the […]

Grand May Day Scheduled for May 2

Posted April 23, 2010
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This year’s May Day celebration will occur on Sunday, May 2. All of the day’s events are free, and most are open to the general public … Read more»

Faculty Dance Concert Features Revival of 1963 Solo

Posted February 1, 2010
Myra Bazells

Some of Philadelphia’s top dance professionals will perform at Bryn Mawr on Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. in the College’s annual Faculty Dance Concert in Pembroke Dance Studio. The concert, featuring performances by dancers and choreographers who teach at Bryn Mawr, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Read more»

Urban Bush Women, Acogny Celebrate Reopening of Goodhart

Posted February 1, 2010
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Celebrate the reopening of Goodhart Hall with an evening of powerful, compelling dance as renowned dance troupe Urban Bush Women performs with Senegalese dance legend Germaine Acogny and Pape Ibrahima Ndiaya on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. Read more»

Exploring the Diversity of the Black Experience: Black History Month at Bryn Mawr

Posted January 28, 2010

“The Black experience is not monolithic,” Katie Merrill ’12 and Mikecia Witherspoon  ’12 explain as they describe the theme for this year’s Black History Month programming, which they have co-chaired.  “Although there is a group identity among African Americans, we are individuals with our own stories.” Bryn Mawr kicks off Black History Month on Friday, […]

Performing Arts Series Opens With Corridor by Australian Dance Troupe Lucy Guerin Inc.

Posted September 18, 2009
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The Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series will partner with New York’s Baryshnikov Arts Center to present the first Philadelphia-area performances by Australian dance group Lucy Guerin Inc. on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26, at 8 and 10 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. Internationally renowned for the skill and audacity of its performers, […]