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UMass women’s basketball falls to North Dakota 82-52 -

November 22, 2017

Home-and-home with Quinnipiac up next for UMass hockey -

November 22, 2017

Carl Pierre’s breakout performance helps UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 22, 2017

Pipkins’ double-double leads UMass men’s basketball over Western Carolina -

November 21, 2017

Luwane Pipkins leads the UMass men’s basketball shooting show in 101-76 win over Niagara -

November 19, 2017

UMass to face tough test with Niagara backcourt -

November 19, 2017

Hockey Notebook: John Leonard on an early season tear for UMass hockey -

November 18, 2017

Clock runs out on UMass men’s soccer’s dream season in NCAA opener -

November 17, 2017

2017 Basketball Special Issue -

November 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball prepares for transitional season in 2017-18 -

November 16, 2017

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen discusses how history and humanity is remembered -

November 16, 2017

CMASS completes seven-week discussion series -

November 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball resets and reloads, looking to improve on last year’s record with plenty of new talent -

November 16, 2017

Matt McCall’s winding path to bring unity to UMass -

November 16, 2017

Carl Pierre is a piece to Matt McCall’s basketball program -

November 16, 2017

Why they stayed: Malik Hines, Chris Baldwin and C.J. Anderson -

November 16, 2017

McConnell chooses politics over morals -

November 16, 2017

Swipe right for love? Probably not. -

November 16, 2017

‘The Florida Project’ is a monument to the other side of paradise -

November 16, 2017

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ doesn’t have to be the best Marvel movie -

November 16, 2017

In your Cirque Dreams

An evolutionary departure from the traditional three-ring circus, “Cirque Dreams Illumination” is a truly imaginative interpretation of the phrase “urban fantasy,” coming to the Mullins Center for one performance only.

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Silverman program goes for high-brow hanky panky

Put Sarah Silverman in a surreal mashup of sitcom and children’s show – and toss in some goofy musical numbers for good measure – and you have the third season of “The Sarah Silverman Program.”

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Theatricality elevates the dance for Mark Morris

Mark Morris’ reputation for delivering innovative yet technically challenging dance pieces went unchallenged last night, as Morris’ group presented three dances, each of which had its own distinctive style and choreography.

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Lights, Camera, LeeRoc!

Blending traditional forms of dance with their own distinct style, UMass Dance majors Andria LaRocco and Beth Liebowitz are set to perform this weekend in “The LeeRoc Dance Project.”

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‘Swallowed’ bottles up an important message

Looking through the windows, it would seem almost as if the wintry weather has made its way inside the warm walls of Hampden Gallery in Southwest. To the far away viewer, it looks like columns and walls have been crystallized. However, if a pedestrian were to step inside, they would find out that this exhibit is so much more.

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Mark Morris dance group to take stage at UMass

The Mark Morris Dance Group will take the stage in the Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. The Mark Morris Dance Group, an internationally acclaimed dance company is coming to the University of Massachusetts tonight to perform its innovative blend of live music and modern dance.

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Larry the Cable Guy “Gits-R-Done”

Whether you like his brand of humor or not, there’s no denying that Larry the Cable Guy is one of the hottest comedians around. Daniel Lawrence Whitney, better known as Larry the Cable Guy sells out nearly every venue at which he performs, and his newest special, “Tailgate Party,” is no exception.

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Epic dance battle ensues at the FAC


Thursday night’s kick-off event, “UMass’ Best Dance Crew,” brought crowds that packed every corner of the Fine Arts Center, which holds approximately 19,000 students.

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MFA students’ “Shameless Self-Promotion” on view at the University Gallery

“Shameless Self Promotion” is currently on view at the University Gallery in the Fine Arts Center. It consists of artworks of Polaroid dimensions by UMass MFA students in response to Andy Warhol’s exhibit “The Minox and The Big Shot: Andy Warhol’s Photography.” The exhibit is described as an opportunity for MFA students to engage in artistic dialogue with Warhol’s art.

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10 Holiday Films Which Won’t Make You Cringe

More and more people are taking issue with the maudlin tone that tends to be taken in holiday-themed films. For those of you who want to take a baseball bat to the television every time “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is re-run, here are: 10 Holiday Films Which Won’t Make You Cringe.

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True Life: I was on Wheel of Fortune

One can only succeed as far as their luck can allow him or her to go, but with one action as simple as a click of a mouse, his or her life can change for the better or for the worse in an instant. Mine changed last May. It was the time of year that when big dreams meander into a strange purgatory between inevitability and just another reverie of the season. This year, however, my big dream would actually amount to something.

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Chatterton-Purdy Speaks of Icons of The Civil Rights Movement

From November 16 through November 24, Pamela Chatterton-Purdy’s Icons of The Civil Rights Movement exhibit was featured in the Student Union Art Gallery. Chatterton-Purdy, a University of Massachusetts M.F.A. 1966 alum, spoke about her exhibit on Tuesday at 12 p.m. in the art gallery.

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Demon barber to possess crowds at the FAC

Sweeney Todd will play at the Fine Arts Center today and tomorrow at 8:00 P.M., as well as Saturday at 2:00 P.M. and at 8:00 P.M. Tickets can be purchased at the Fine Arts Center Box Office. Student tickets are $6 each, and adult tickets are $10.

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Bilingual mastery made easy

Whether the reader is thinking about or actually attempting to raise a child bilingually, Barbara Zurer Pearson has written an accessible and informative how-to guide for raising a child to speak more than one language.

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Slideshow: Cirque Mechanics in a Birdhouse Factory

Cirque Mechanics in a Birdhouse Factory came to the Fine Arts Center on Tuesday night for a fun-filled circus made up of former members of Cirque du Soleil, Pickle Family Circus, and the Moscow Circus.

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No cushion for the pushin’ in pokey phallic fable

With its sparse length of only nine pages, thick cardboard pages and bright, bold illustrations reminiscent of a children’s story – “Penis Pokey” has a 1 ¾ inch hole cut out of its middle, inviting male readers to fill in what is missing from each picture: their man parts.

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Genetic Imperfection shadows soon-to-be cult classic “Repo”

On Friday, Oct. 30, Genetic Imperfection of South Hadley presented their first annual Halloween production of “Repo: The Genetic Opera” at the Academy of Music in Northampton.

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‘Repo: the Genetic Opera’ to show in Northampton

Alissa Mesibov and Melissa Sims weigh in on “Repo: The Genetic Opera,”, a horror musical directed by Darren Lynn Bousman, of Saw fame. Set in the year 2056, Repo introduces us to a world where one company, GeneCo, has control. In this world, surgery is commonplace and organ repossession is legal.

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Let’s Do The Time Warp Again…and again and again

For most people “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is a film to see once a year for Halloween. This is not the case for the Come Again Players of South Hadley, Mass. Every Saturday at midnight, this troupe of everyday locals transform into the characters from the cult classic.

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Post-Cold War View on “West Side Story”

Throughout October, Amherst Cinema will be screening three classic films from the 1950s: “Rebel Without a Cause,” “West Side Story,” and “Jailhouse Rock.” The films are being shown as part of an exhibition entitled, “The 1950s: Cold War Culture and the Birth of The Cool.”

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