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February 2023

Pre-Performance Lecture: Marisa Solomon on the Dreamers’ Circus

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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On Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 pm, the MHC continues its 2022-23 pre-performance lecture series at the Collins Center for the Arts, with a talk by School of Performing Arts faculty member Marisa Solomon in the Bodwell Lounge, before the Dreamers' Circus take the stage of Minsky Recital Hall. Solomon received performance degrees from the Oberlin College and San Francisco Conservatories of Music. She is an avid chamber musician, teacher and performer, and was a founding member of the Hancock St.…

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Goodbye, Lord: How We Changed God’s Pronouns in the Hebrew Bible and Why It Matters

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rabbi Beth Lieberman will take us on a journey through the history of Jewish translations of the Hebrew Bible, offer a glimpse into the translation process for the forthcoming JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition, and explore its game-changing potential for the next generation. Rabbi Beth Lieberman served as literary editor and a revising translator of the JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition. She is the founder of Textish, an organization whose focus is producing innovative literary works of Jewish scholarship, culture, and practice,…

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April 2023

Pre-Performance Lecture: Dan Barrett on Jazz at Lincoln Center

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Bodwell Lounge, Collins Center for the Arts, 2 Flagstaff Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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On Sunday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m., join the Collins Center for the Arts for a pre-performance lecture delivered by UMaine jazz professor Dan Barrett, presented with the support of the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center. Dr. Dan Barrett teaches low brass instruments, music theory, and jazz courses at the University of Maine, and plays and performs around the state. He also leads the Maine Trombone Collective and the Maine Brass Guild. Barrett's career has included performances with the…

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