Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Martha Graham Dance Company gives traditional, yet innovative and strong performance

By Erica Weiss

November 24, 2014

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Fine Arts, Scrolling Headlines, Theatre

Dance enthusiasts and community members alike celebrated the Martha Graham Dance Company’s diverse program of company classics and new works at the Fine Arts Center last Tuesday. As stated in the show’s program, the Martha...

Yamato: Japanese Taiko Drummers Come to UMass

By Sarah Robertson

November 12, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Yamato, a troupe of Japanese Taiko drummers, will be coming to the Fine Arts Center this Thursday. The group of 16 young male and female musicians will be performing Thursday evening as part of their 20th anniversary world tour. C...

Advocacy Day continues to affect UMass

By Robert Champagne

March 26, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

On March 5, a little over 120 sleepy-eyed students gathered together outside of the Fine Arts Center to a breakfast of bagels and coffee kindly donated by the People’s Market. From there they took three buses into Boston with other Massac...

Stonewall Center to host Valentine’s dance Saturday

By Patrick Hoff

February 14, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Local News, Miscellaneous, News

The Fine Arts Center lobby will be filled with Valentine’s Day decorations on Saturday night when the Stonewall Center hosts a Valentine’s-themed dance. Promoted as “Love Comes Out: A LGBTQA Dance Party,” the dance ...

Noam Chomsky on world’s ownership and progress

By Tom Lynch

September 30, 2012

Filed under Blogs

Professor Noam Chomsky of MIT, author of Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media and at least 99 other works according to Wikipedia, gave a talk this past week at the UMass Fine Arts Center. The lecture was en...

Perception through the ages

By Eric Magazu

April 3, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

How do donkeys and blackbirds see the world? How do young children understand the activities going on around them? How do college students perceive reality? These questions, the first question in particular, are examined by the...