Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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...

Accident victim in good condition

By Michelle Williams

February 22, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The University of Massachusetts student who was hit by a vehicle on North Pleasant Street near the Fine Arts Center early Sunday morning is reportedly in good condition. The student hit was identified as Brandan Wall, a 20-year-old...

Suzanne Farrell Ballet to grace Fine Arts Center

By Vincenza Parella

February 21, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Fine Arts, Music

After having toured all throughout the United States and parts of Europe, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet will grace the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center concert hall stage with its careful choreography tonight. Farrell –...

I’m not in love with the modern world

By Hannah Sparks

February 2, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

The Fine Arts Center is ugly, especially when it rains, and its layout is bizarre to say the least. Herter Hall is equally as ugly, and a creepy tunnel connects it to the unattractive Bartlett Hall. In fact, most of the bui...

‘Tailor of Inverness’ to play at Curtain Theater beginning tonight

By Alissa Mesibov

January 31, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Theatre

“The Tailor of Inverness” – the play selected by participants of the 2010 University of Massachusetts summer Edinburgh study abroad program – will be performed at the Fine Arts Center’s Curtain Theater, beginning tonight. The...

SamulNori: a spectacle of Korean rhythm

By Vincenza Parella

November 8, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Lifestyle

Tonight, the Fine Arts Center will be hosting the performers of “SamulNori: Korean Dance and Drums” in their Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. The words “SamulNori” in Korean loosely mean “to play four things,” which is translated ...

LuPone brings supreme showmanship to Fine Arts Center

By Thalia Pena

October 3, 2011

Filed under Music

Last Saturday night was an evening of pomp and circumstance as singer-performer Patti LuPone graced the Fine Arts Center stage with her one woman show “A Gypsy in My Soul.” This was a show that promised some of her best work, ...

Slideshow: David Goldblatt’s photography on display

By Geoffrey King

February 3, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News Slideshows

"Intersections Intersected," the photography of David Goldblatt is now on display at the University Gallery in the Fine Arts Center. Goldblatt is famous for his photography of South Africa. ...