AMHERST, Mass. – Alumnus and entertainer Bill Cosby and co-author Alvin F. Poussaint, a civil rights veteran and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, will speak about their new book, “Come On People: On the Path from Victims to Victors,” on Monday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. The event will be held in the Student Union Ballroom at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Minuteman Crossing, a public work of art surrounding the Minuteman statue on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus, will be dedicated in a ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m. The installation is a gift to the university from the UMass Amherst Class of 1956 in honor of their 50th reunion.
AMHERST, Mass. – Three innovators in the field of journalism will speak at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in a panel discussion titled, “The New New Journalism: Challenges and Opportunities in Multi-Media Reporting,” on Monday, Oct. 1, from 7-8:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
AMHERST, Mass. – Scholars, fans, artists, performers and members of the extended Grateful Dead family will gather at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Nov. 16-18 for the first major university conference on the enduring legacy of the legendary American rock band.
AMHERST, Mass. – An edgy, new production of the famed opera La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini is being performed on the Opera House stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., but Pioneer Valley music lovers can hear it at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Fine Arts Center Concert Hall in real time.