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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.​​​​

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • Thi Bui, Author of The Best We Could Do
    Thi Bui, Author of The Best We Could Do Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Babson Campus
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Carling-Sorenson Theater
    <span style="font-family: TradeGothicLTStd; font-size: 10px;"></span> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 16px;">What does it mean to be a refugee, to flee your home for life in a country whose citizens often resent you? Thi Bui&rsquo;s first book, <em>The Best We Could Do </em>published earlier this year, is a compelling graphic memoir that recounts her family&rsquo;s journey from war-torn Vietnam to the United States in the 1970s. It is a powerful examination of identity and the notion of &ldquo;home&rdquo; that speaks to our times. In the words of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Viet Thanh Nguyen, it is &ldquo;a book to break your heart and heal it.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> <strong>FREE EVENT<br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/976385">CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS</a></strong></span></p> <span style="font-family: Georgia;"><em></em></span> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 11px;">Presented by the Divisions of Arts &amp; Humanities and History &amp; Science</span></p>
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  • Shakespeare and the Law: Measure For Measu...
    Shakespeare and the Law: Measure For Measure Full Details [X]
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Off Campus
    <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: Georgia;">Shakespeare's comedy, <em>Measure for Measure </em>is an exploration of the act of judging: its values, its limitations, and the important role played by an independent judiciary in society. CSC&rsquo;s Shakespeare &amp; the Law series features staged readings of a Shakespeare play by local, state, and national lawyers and judges, followed by a discussion of the legal and societal implications of the work.<br /> <br /> LOCATION:&nbsp; </span>Lyric Stage Company, 140 Clarendon Street, Boston<br /> <span style="font-family: Georgia;"><br /> FREE EVENT<br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/978604">CLICK HERE TO RSVP</a></span></p> <span style="font-family: Georgia;"><em></em></span> <p><span style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 11px;">Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company</span></p>
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  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • | Off Campus
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Jhane Barnes
    Jhane Barnes Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Babson Campus
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts
    Babson Campus - Sorenson Center for the Arts - Upper Lobby
    Arts &amp; Business Conversation<br /> <span style="font-family: TradeGothicLTStd; font-size: 10px;"></span> <p style="text-align: left;">Jhane Barnes launched her first fashion company in 1976 designing menswear. Within two years she had bought her first loom and quickly became known for her innovative textiles. In the interiors market she has collaborated with Knoll and designed furniture for Bernhardt and carpet for Tandus Centiva. She uses mathematical formulas and special computer software to create her designs, frequently using fractals as a design motif.<br /> <br /> <strong>FREE EVENT<br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/976446">CLICK HERE TO RSVP</a></strong></p>
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  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Sunday, November 12, 2017

  • A Conversation with Tony Shalhoub
    A Conversation with Tony Shalhoub Full Details [X]
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    <span style="font-family: TradeGothicLTStd; font-size: 10px;"></span> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: Georgia;">Tony Shalhoub is an accomplished film, television, and stage actor. He has received Emmy and Golden Globe awards for his lead role in the TV series <em>Monk</em>; has appeared in a range of films from <em>Men in Black </em>to <em>A Civil Action</em> and more; and is currently appearing on Broadway in the acclaimed play <em>The Band's Visit.&nbsp; </em>Join us for an intimate evening with this extraordinary performer, where we will screen clips from some of his works and get a glimpse behind the scenes.<br /> <br /> FREE EVENT</span></p> <span style="font-family: Georgia;"> <em></em> </span> <p><span style="font-family: Georgia;">Support provided by the Malcolm K. Stearns &rsquo;81 Memorial Film Society Fund</span></p>
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  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • Kate Chertavian: Art Dealer and Entreprene...
    Kate Chertavian: Art Dealer and Entrepreneur Full Details [X]
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    <span style="font-family: TradeGothicLTStd; font-size: 10px;"></span> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: Georgia;">Kate Chertavian is an independent art dealer and curator whose projects include, among others, curation of the collection of the late music legend David Bowie. While building collections for private clients, she has also curated and organized exhibitions in London, Switzerland, and Italy and facilitated significant acquisitions for collectors in Europe and the United States. She is also co-founder, with her husband, of Year Up, a nonprofit organization that trains low-income youth for college or careers.<br /> <br /> <strong>FREE EVENT<br /> <a href="https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/976458">CLICK HERE TO RSVP</a></strong></span></p>
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  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Tags: Arts & Culture:Speaker / Discussion

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