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BabsonARTS conversations showcase dynamic speakers ranging from prominent arts leaders to literary luminaries. They discuss their work and share their insights, engaging with the audience in an intimate setting.​​​​

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 11, 2015

  • Arts & Business Conversation: Anthony Rapp
    Arts & Business Conversation: Anthony Rapp Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Sandra L. Sorenson Rehearsal Studio
    Friday, September 11, 12:30pm
    Sorenson Black Box Theater 
    Though best known as a performer, Anthony Rapp is also an accomplished business person, managing a career that includes playwriting, book publishing, music industry, and many other threads. He will talk about his experiences managing the business side of his acting and music career.
     
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  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Sandra L. Sorenson Rehearsal Studio
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

  • Michael MacDonald in Residence
    Michael MacDonald in Residence Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    Conversation with the author in the Carling-Sorenson Theater: Tuesday, October 6, 7:00pm
    Campus Classroom Visits: Tuesday-Wednesday, October 6-7

    Michael MacDonald is an award-winning writer, author of the national bestseller All Souls and the follow-up work Easter Rising: A Memoir of Roots and Rebellion. MacDonald grew up in a housing project in South Boston, where he lost four siblings and saw his generation decimated by poverty, crime, and addiction. He became a leading Boston activist, helping launch many antiviolence initiatives, and he continues to work for social change nationally, collaborating with survivor families and young people. His residency at Babson includes a conversation with the author, which is open to the public, and visits to classrooms to interact with students.

     
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Friday, October 23, 2015

  • Arts & Business Conversation: Madeleine St...
    Arts & Business Conversation: Madeleine Steczynski Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
    Madeleine Steczynski is an arts entrepreneur who founded and directs ZUMIX, an East Boston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to building community through music and the arts. The organization’s award-winning music and creative technology programming is designed to equip young people with the tools necessary to reach their full potential, while creating a safe space for them to explore who they are and who they want to be. Through community events, ZUMIX also provides access to top-quality arts experiences for residents in underserved neighborhood. Presented in collaboration with the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Lewis Institute.
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  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

  • Arts & Business Conversation: William Rawn
    Arts & Business Conversation: William Rawn Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
    William Rawn is the founding Principal of William Rawn Associates, Architects, of Boston, which has developed a national reputation for the design of a range of public buildings, cultural facilities, and college and university projects — including Glavin Chapel, the Reynolds Campus Center, and the Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson. The firm, founded in 1983, has a special commitment to buildings in the cultural and public realm, and is a leader in sustainable design. Bill is a graduate of Yale College, Harvard Law School, and the MIT School of Architecture.
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  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
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Starship Troopers

Set in the distant future, Starship Troopers (1997) follows a young soldier’s exploits in the Mobile Infantry, a futuristic military unit, against the backdrop of an interstellar war. The film, directed by Paul Verhoeven and featuring Seth Gilliam in the role of Sugar Watkins, was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Visual Effects. The film screening was preceded by a conversation with Steven Maler and Seth Gilliam. Learn more »​​​​​​​​​​​