On Saturday, April 27, Smith College will host an Arabic Cultural Festival for the campus and local communities. The festival is the first ever organized to celebrate Arabic arts and culture at Smith College and in the Pioneer Valley. The festival showcases the arts, music, cuisine, traditions, and, most importantly, the spirit of the Arab [...]
Founded in 1987, student organization EKTA is celebrating its 25th anniversary this academic year. “Ekta” means “unity” in several languages spoken in South Asia and the organization aims to weave together its members’ languages, cultures, faiths, and identities in order to form a community among South Asians and those who are interested in the region [...]
On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Smith College will present Youth Voices in the Arab World: Arts as an Agent of Social Change.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner (first come, first served) and a panel discussion (open to all) on the role of arts as agents of social change in the Arab World. [...]
This Saturday, March 2, the International Students Organization presents Rhythm Nations at 7 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall.
Rhythm Nations is an annual cultural event featuring dance, music, and demonstrations from performers from all over the world. The event is a celebration of the many different cultures represented by Smith’s more than 300 international [...]
Earlier this month, Smith alumna Indra Rios-Moore ’03 was honored at the Danish Music Awards Jazz ceremony. Her band’s record, In Between, won Best Danish Vocal Jazz Release of the Year.
The group Indra was formed in fall of 2006, when Indra Rios-Moore first visited Denmark; she later moved there permanently. Indra “has an extensive [...]
Following the success of last year’s live-streaming Christmas Vespers, Smith College will once again stream the show live. On Sunday, December 2 at 4 p.m. EST, alumnae around the world will be able to tune in to view the annual holiday tradition at Smith.
Last year’s Christmas Vespers live stream drew an impressive response with [...]
This Thursday and Friday, November 15 and 16, the Global Studies Center (GSC) hosts Lilianna Herrero, renowned Argentinean musician. On Thursday, Herrero will give a lecture at Smith at 4:30 p.m. in Earle Recital Hall, Sage. The following day, she will be the special guest at a Global Salon and later that evening will team [...]
The band Sokoun, from Montreal, will play at Smith on Thursday.
Students are invited to participate in an Arabic Music Festival on Thursday, April 26 in the Davis Ballroom.
The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., is hosted by the Middle East Studies department and features the band Sokoun from Montreal. Guests will also [...]
Hanami (literally "flower viewing") is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the beauty of flowers, especially cherry blossoms.
On Saturday, April 14, Smith’s Japanese culture organization, Sazanami, will host the Five College Hanami Festival, celebrating the Japanese tradition of flower-viewing. The event is being co-sponsored by the Five College East Asian Program and the [...]
On Saturday, March 31, Smith College will host the Second Five College Japanese Speech Contest. The contest, which begins at 1 p.m., will be followed by a reception.
Japanese language students from Smith, Mount Holyoke, Amherst, Hampshire, and UMass Amherst will compete on four different levels: First Year, Second Year, Third Year, Fourth Year+. There [...]