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Students and alumni of the Goddard College MFA in Creative Writing program present the fifth in a series of literary events. Join us for an evening of literature and friendship with live readings of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and dramatic writing by students and alumni.
The Goddard College Art Gallery at 54 Main, Montpelier, hosts 350.org Vermont's Climate Change Art Exhibit: "Unraveling & Turning," from May 30-June 15, 2013. Join us for an art opening reception on the evening of May 30, from 5-7 pm with a cash bar and music to meet the artists and curators.
Goddard partners with Peninsula College and Port Townsend Film Institute to bring 2013 Global Lens Films to Port Townsend! All screenings are free and open to the public. Each will be followed by a facilitated discussion.
Come learn more about Goddard's Dual Language Education program offered in Seattle, Washington. Are you ready to earn your BA or MA degree in Education? Goddard's Education Program in Seattle is a unique program of bilingual education. The residency starts with a Salsa dance with live drumming and music, and the duration of the residency is conducted half in Spanish, and half in English. A focus area of study includes a Dual Language Focus in Early Childhood Education.
Come meet alumni, current students & faculty from Goddard College and learn about Goddard's low-residency programs offered in Vermont, Port Townsend, and Seattle, Washington. The info session is from 2-3 pm, followed by a "work share" by Goddard alumni, students, and faculty from 3-4:00 pm. Admissions staff will be available to answer questions, and refreshments will be served. For more questions or to RSVP, contact Heather Labor at email@example.com or call 802.322.1613.
"The Birdcatcher in Hell" was created in the spring of 1971, when Bread & Puppet was Theater-in-Residence at Goddard College. Inspired by the fresh green of the Cate Farm meadows, Peter Schumann, Bread & Puppet's founder & director, was moved to make a show all in red, sculpting and painting over a dozen masks, including a huge, intricately decorated "King of Hell."
Goddard College partners with Peninsula College and Port Townsend Film Institute to bring 2013 Global Lens Films to Port Townsend. All screenings are free and open to the public. Each will be followed by a facilitated discussion.
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix out of the ashes of war and inflamed the passions of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy. Tickets: $15 advanced | $20 day of at the door. BUY TICKETS online.
Immediately following the company’s 10th International Toy Theater Festival in Brooklyn, New York, Great Small Works and friends will present an evening of paper theater shows at the Haybarn Theatre. Suitable for audiences of all ages. Tickets $15 at the door. The program includes a separate show from each company: Facto Teatro from Mexico City, Barbara Steinitz and Björn Kollin from Berlin, and Great Small Works from New York City. Read below for descriptions.
Damien Echols will read from his bestselling memoir, Life After Death (Blue Rider Press, Sept. 2012), with a Q&A, reception and book signing to follow. Free and open to the public as part of Goddard's MFA in Creative Writing Program's Visiting Writers Series. Convicted of murder, Echols spent nearly 18 years on death row before his release in 2011. His story is featured in the documentary films Paradise Lost and West of Memphis.
"Andy Palacio & The Garifuna Collective’s 2007 album 'Wátina' is one of the most praised world music albums ever released" - Cumbancha Records. Tickets: $15 advanced | $20 at the door. BUY TICKETS online.
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Re-energize your spirit at the Goddard Education Alumni Retreat (GEAR), July 15-18, 2013. One of the highlights of this year's GEAR is an UNCONFERENCE on the theme, Progressive Education in Action: Passions and Challenges, where everyone will have a voice in the conference topics and sessions.
This Info Session is to learn more about Goddard College's low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program and the undergraduate Bachelor of Arts programs offered at Port Townsend residency site. Join us for an afternoon experiencing part of a Goddard College residency. Meet with faculty, staff and students who will share their insight into the Goddard experience. There's also a chance to attend the Visiting Author's reading that night, after joining us for dinner. Please RSVP below.
The Goddard MFA in Creative Writing Program hosts a special reading, reception and book signing for award-winning author Tom Lutz.
We invite you to join us for an exciting and engaging five-day retreat on the Goddard College campus, located on a 175-acre woodland setting in central Vermont. Both current matriculated Goddard students and educators seeking professional development opportunities attend this Institute. The program is planned for teachers, administrators, counselors, community organizers and activists, as well as graduate and undergraduate students interested in education.
Jackie Brookner, author of Urban Rain: Stormwater as Resource (ORO editions, 2009), will discuss her ecological art practice within the context of the larger concerns that underlay it.
A native born Vermonter, Bob Stannard has been playin' and singin' the Blues since 1969. He has performed with some of the world's best players at some of the finest venues in the world. He has played with BB King at BB's club in NYC, Foxwoods Casino and the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. For that show they were joined by legendary keyboardist, Joe Sample.
Cornelius Eady is author of many books of poetry, including Victims of the Latest Dance Craze, winner of the Lamont Prize of the Academy of American Poets, The Gathering of My Name, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and Brutal Imagination. He is co-founder of Cave Canem, a national organization for African American poetry and poets. This event is free and open to the public and is part of a mini literary festival at Goddard College to celebrate the College's 150th Anniversary!
Join us this fall to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Goddard College!