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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.​​​​

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

  • Michele Norris: 13th Annual Martin Luther ...
    Michele Norris: 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-family: Arial;">Creating empathy by sharing stories of race and identity. Michele Norris is NPR&rsquo;s first female African-American host, a Peabody Award-winning journalist, and founder of The Race Card Project. She is the keynote speaker for Babson&rsquo;s annual event that celebrates and reflects upon the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his vision of justice, equality, and peace in our own community and in the world. The event also includes presentation of the Martin Luther King Jr Leadership Award and student winners of the MLK Jr Legacy Day Creativity Contest.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.babson.edu/about-babson/diversity/mlk-legacy-day/Pages/default.aspx">Click here for more information</a></span>
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  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Thursday, February 18, 2016

  • Arts & Business Conversation: Jared va...
    Arts & Business Conversation: Jared van Fleet Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
    <p><span style="font-family: Arial;">Investing in emerging musicians. Jared van Fleet is Co-Founder of TapTape, a platform that lets music fans invest in their favorite artists, allowing them to share in the success of projects they support. TapTape won the Creative Arts Prize at the MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition, as well as the Business Plan Competition at SXSW&rsquo;s Interactive Startup Village. Recently, TapTape was featured in <em>Forbes</em>, <em>Billboard</em>, and <em>Entrepreneur</em>.<br /> </span></p> <p><span class="deeplink" style="padding: 0in; border: 1pt none windowtext; font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial; color: #000000;"> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/953791">Click here to RSVP</a></span></p>
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  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

  • Naomi Klein
    Naomi Klein Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">Capitalism vs. the Climate. New York Times bestselling author of <em>This Changes Everything</em>, Naomi Klein delivers a powerful lecture on the critical importance of addressing the free market economy in efforts to preserve the future of our planet. As a leading critic of corporate globalization, Klein will ask us to reflect on the connections between the market and the planet&mdash;and what roles we can play in creating a just, sustainable future for all.<em> Presented in partnership with the Arts &amp; Humanities, History &amp; Society, Management, and Math &amp; Science Divisions; The Center for Women&rsquo;s Entrepreneurial Leadership; the Office for Diversity and Inclusion; and the Sustainability Office.<br /> </em></span><br /> <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">Naomi will sign copies of her book immediately after the talk.<br /> <br /> This event is free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early to select your seat.</span>
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  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

  • Shakespeare & Leadership: Othello
    Shakespeare & Leadership: Othello Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">Shakespeare &amp; Leadership: Othello<br /> Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company<br /> Wednesday, March 9. 7:00 P.M.&nbsp;<br /> Carling-Sorenson Theater&nbsp;<br /> &lsquo;Tis within ourselves that we are thus or thus. Jealousy rules the motives of nearly every character in Othello, and creates a world where what people are and what they seem to be become indistinguishable. Shakespeare &amp; Leadership features a staged reading of excerpts from the play performed by leaders from the business community alongside professional actors. The reading is followed by a panel discussion featuring the participants addressing leadership questions and themes raised in the text.</span><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br /> </span> <div><span style="font-size: 14px;"><br /> </span><span style="font-family: Arial;"><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/953805"><span style="font-size: 14px;">Click here to RSVP</span></a></span></div>
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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

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

  • Babson Empty Bowls by Matt Hard '17
    Babson Empty Bowls by Matt Hard '17 Full Details [X]
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
    <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">120 empty bowls to make a difference. Join Sorenson Scholar Matt Hard &lsquo;17 in a discussion about hunger and the impact it has on families and communities. Share a meal and purchase your own Empty Bowl, hand-crafted by Matt, as a reminder of the bowls you helped fill. All proceeds will be donated to a local food bank.<br /> </span> <div><span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;"><br /> </span></div> <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;"><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/953813">Click here to RSVP</a></span>
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  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

  • Linda Gregerson: A Poetry Reading
    Linda Gregerson: A Poetry Reading Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">Linguistic and moral order in a broken world. Linda Gregerson is the author of seven collections of poetry, including <em>New and Selected Poems </em>(2015); <em>The Selvage</em> (2012); <em>The Woman Who Died in Her Sleep</em>, which was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Prize and The Poets Prize; Magnetic North, which was a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award; and Waterborne, which won the 2003 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in <em>The New Yorker</em>, <em>The Atlantic</em>, <em>Poetry</em>, <em>The Paris Review</em>, <em>Best American Poetry</em>, and many other journals and anthologies. <em>Presented by the Charles D. and Marjorie J. Thompson Visiting Poet Series.&nbsp;</em></span><br /> <div>&nbsp;<br /> <span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14px;"><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/953814">Click here to RSVP</a></span></div>
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  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Friday, April 22, 2016

  • Arts & Business Conversation: Carole C...
    Arts & Business Conversation: Carole Charnow Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
    <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial;">Winning in the nonprofit world. Carole Charnow is President and CEO of the Boston Children&rsquo;s Museum, one of the largest, oldest, and most influential children&rsquo;s museums in the world. Under her leadership, the Museum beat out 37 museums worldwide to win the 2015 Children in Museum Award for Lifetime Achievement. Carole will talk about leveraging her 30 years of experience leading cultural nonprofits in the US and UK to create strategic partnerships and transform the Museum&rsquo;s cultural and science programming. Presented in partnership with CWEL.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> </span><a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/953815"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14px;">Click here to RSVP</span></a>
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  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

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