Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Preview on MassLive
The Springfield Republican and MassLive Online ran a preview of the Fine Arts Center appearance by the stylish and edgy dance company, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Check it out.
MacArthur Genius Performing Here! On January 25, 2011, the UMass Fine Arts Center will be hosting Charles Lloyd's New Quartet. Among Lloyd's sidemen will be pianist Jason Moran, whose remarkable and innovative career has earned him one of the 2010 MacArthur Foundation Fellowships--the well-known "Genius Award." More on Moran's award is available here.
Is our Building Really that Ugly?
“I look out my window at what would easily be the most-hated building in all of Massachusetts if it weren’t for the fact that the UMass Amherst campus is too far from Boston to be known statewide. This would be the Fine Arts Center (see above), a gigantic nightmare of concrete slaps that look to have been salvaged from the Berlin Wall.”
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SPOTLIGHT ON OUR STUDENTS
Each week, Spotlight will feature one of our workstudy students. This week we're inviting you to meet Kat Fry, one of our student workers in the Marketing and Development office for this year. She transferred to UMass two years ago from Marist College, and is now a Junior Communications major with a concentration in Public Relations.
Kat is a very proficient photographer, we'll be taking advantage of her skill as she documents FAC cultural celebrations, artists' talks, receptions and the like.