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Bentley College Announces 2002-03 Bowles Performing Arts Series

August 13, 2002

WALTHAM, Mass. - Bentley College announces the 2002-2003 Bowles Performing Arts Series, "Less Talk-More Action."


The Core Ensemble production of Tres Vidas
October 23, 2002
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

This new chamber music theatre work is based on the lives of three legendary Latin American women, portrayed by Georgina Corbo in both

Shenandoah Shakespeare Express
November 5-6, 2002
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Praised by critics for "blowing the cobwebs out of Elizabethan drams," Shenandoah Shakespeare Express promises shamelessly entertaining theater. They will perform two popular Shakespeare plays during their visit to Bentley: The Taming of the Shrew (Nov. 5) and The Tempest (Nov. 6).

December 4, 2002
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Folk music diva and activist Odetta performs a holiday concert at Bentley. Her range of songs includes blues, jazz and spirituals, often accompanied by her unique guitar style. In her 50+ years of performing, Odetta has sung for presidents, on TV, with symphony orchestras and pop bands. She has also performed hundreds of benefit concerts for the protection of civil rights.

Marian Anderson String Quartet
February 5, 2003
7:30 p.m
Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center

The Marian Anderson String Quartet was the first African-American group to win a major classical music competition, the International Cleveland Quartet Competition, in 1991. From soup kitchens to presidential inaugurals, from juvenile correctional facilities to the great concert halls of the world, the Anderson Quartet has upheld its mission to create new and diverse audiences for chamber music.

Chicago City Limits
March 5, 2003
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

New York's longest running comedy revue, Chicago City Limits, raises improvisational theater to an art form. CCL has been seen nationally on HBO and The Today Show and has performed at such diverse venues as Lincoln Center and the Super Bowl. Their comedy and improvisation skills have made the troupe one of America's favorites.




Individual tickets are $7 (except for Odetta, which is $10) and season tickets are $35 for the general public. Tickets can be purchased at the Student Center Information Desk in advance or at the Koumantzelis Auditorium Box Office in Lindsay Hall one hour prior to each show. For more information call 781-891-3424.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit

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