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Bentley College Announces 2003-2004 Bowles Performing Arts Series

August 24, 2003

WALTHAM, Mass. - Bentley College announces the 2003-2004 Bowles Performing Arts Series, "American Spice":

The Man Who Would Be King
September 23, 2003
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

The Aquila Theatre Company stages this play based on Rudyard Kipling?s story, which follows two rambunctious ex-British Army sergeants who plot to single-handedly conquer the fictional kingdom of Kafiristan.

Voices from the Holy And Not So Holy Land
October 8, 2003
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

This one-man show performed by Steve Greenstein explores Israeli/Palestinian politics through the eyes of ten different characters. The moods in the performance change drastically as they range from comical to insightful and horrifying.

John Fergusen, A Piano Concert
October 15, 2003
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

A piano, violin and composition teacher in Boston, Fergusen is a multifaceted performer and composer. This evening will feature a classical repertoire.

The Whale, A One-Man Moby Dick
November 12, 2003
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Melville's classic tale is brought to life in a vivid theatrical performance by Carlo Adinolfi. In this one-man play, Adinolfi uses only his body, voice, and hand-made props to portray life on a whaling ship through all of its struggles and triumphs.

Anonymous 4: Wolcum Yule, A Celtic holiday celebration
December 10, 2003
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, the four women who comprise Anonymous 4 combine musical, literary and historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition as they create ingeniously designed programs, interweaving music with poetry and narrative. Having sold more than a million CDs worldwide in their 17 years together, this is Anonymous 4's final tour. The holiday music of Wolcum Yule will be featured at their Bentley College concert.

The 12th Baptist Church Gospel Ensemble
February 4, 2004
7:30 p.m.
Koumatzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Under the direction of Jonathan Singleton, the Ensemble represents a diverse mix of cultures and professions all united by a love of singing and ministering through song.

Laughing Out Loud
March 3, 2004
7:30 p.m.
Koumantzelis Auditorium, Lindsay Hall

Creating nine solo works of performance art since 1981, Janice Perry has displayed her talents by touring the U.S. and Europe. Perry takes her audience on a racy and provocative tour of issues that have a profound effect on the international community.

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets for individual shows go on sale a month before each performance at the information desk in the Student Center. Prices are as follows: students $3; faculty/staff $5; general public $7. (General public tickets for Anonymous 4 are $10 each.) Tickets are also available at the theatre door an hour before each performance.

The Bowles Performing Arts Series is sponsored by the Office of Student Life at Bentley College.

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 www.bentley.edu

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