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ARTS AND EDUCATION PROGRAM NEWS

Fifth Annual Arts Experience

A festival celebrating inclusion and the arts returned to the Hobart and William Smith campus this week. The two-week festival runs through Friday, April 11 and invites the HWS community, people with developmental disabilities, and the general public to participate in 26 events which are various means of arts expression. "It's wonderful how much the festival has grown over the last five years," ...
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Alums Look to Start Brewing

Victor Pultinas '08 and Jenna LaVita '08 were recently featured in an article in the Finger Lakes Times for their plans to open what "may be the first commercial brewer of an alcoholic beverage in the city of Geneva since before Prohibition," according to the article. It notes, "Pultinas is working hard to get his proper licenses and finish the interior and exterior of 16 Castle St., the location...
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Honorary Degree Recipients Announced

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will recognize three extraordinary individuals with honorary degrees at this year's Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19. Maureen F. Curley, president of Campus Compact, John Grotzinger '79, and Mara O'Laughlin '66 have each set benchmarks in their professions, establishing a lasting legacy for the Colleges and the nation. "This year, the Colleges are proud t...
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Phoenix Players Fall Productions

The Phoenix Players, a student-managed organization that presents a variety of work acted, designed and directed by students each year, has announced its fall productions of two, one-act shows. "The Case of the Prince Formerly Known as Hamlet," and "Text Messages Hurt More When You're Sitting at the Airport," will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1. Both will be held at 8 p.m. i...
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Hamburger '13 on Broadway

Arts and education major Emily Hamburger '13 secured two internships this summer in New York City's theatre district. Along with serving as an education intern for the Broadway league, which is the National Trade Association of the Broadway, she is the stage manager for two theatre shows. The two shows that Hamburger has been managing include a one man show called "Confess your Bubble," which is ...
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