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Lafayette College is hosting a live art auction from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5 to benefit the installation of artwork along the Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, Pa. Shown, photo of work by Vicki DaSilva, “Roddie’s Rock,” 2012, 30” x 50”.

September 23, 2014

Lafayette Hosts Art Auction to Benefit Karl Stirner Arts Trail

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Lafayette College is hosting a live art auction from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5 to benefit the installation of artwork along the Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, Pa. Eighteen exceptional pieces of work ranging in value from $1,500 to $16,000 and representing a diverse range of artists and disciplines will be […]

The Vivaldi Project and Violinist Elizabeth Field Present 18th Century String Repertoire at the Williams Center for the Arts 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 at Lafayette College.

September 17, 2014

The Vivaldi Project and Violinist Elizabeth Field Present 18th Century String Repertoire at the Williams Center for the Arts

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The Vivaldi Project, a premier period instrument ensemble dedicated to presenting 17th- and 18th-century string repertoire, presents music by Vivaldi, Mozart, and their contemporaries at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 in the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by visiting or calling the Williams Center box office […]

Renowned choreographer Ronald K. Brown and his New York-based contemporary dance ensemble, Evidence, will present their latest work, "The Subtle One," at Lafayette’s Williams Center for the Arts.

September 12, 2014

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Opens the Williams Center for the Arts 2014/15 Season Dance Series with ‘The Subtle One’

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  Renowned choreographer Ronald K. Brown and his New York-based contemporary dance ensemble, Evidence, will present their latest work, The Subtle One, at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College. A pre-performance talk with Choreographer-in-Residence Ben Munisteri will be given at 7 p.m. The renowned choreographer’s Lafayette College […]

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September 10, 2014

‘Supreme City’ Book Signing by Historian and Professor Donald L. Miller

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Acclaimed author, historian and Lafayette College Professor Donald L. Miller will read from and sign copies of his new book Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America at the Barnes & Noble in Southmont Center (off Rt. 33 at the Freemansburg interchange) in Easton from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, […]

author, biologist, and environmental activist Sandra Steingraber will deliver the keynote address "A Place for Fracking" at 2014 Roethke Festival, Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.

September 9, 2014

Scientists, Artists and Community Converge to Examine Debate over Fracking

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Lafayette College’s 2014 Roethke Festival presents a two-day symposium Sept. 19 and 20 focused on the hot-button issue of hydraulic fracturing, more commonly referred to as fracking. The symposium, “A Place for Fracking?,” is free and open to the public. “With broad public interest in the Marcellus Shale gas boom and its implications, and a […]

Two-time Grammy nominee and Pew Fellow Orrin Evans brings his 17-piece big band to Lafayette College's Williams Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 for the 28th Annual Easton Jazz Festival in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Easton, Pa.

September 4, 2014

Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band Present Annual Easton Jazz Festival at Lafayette

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Two-time Grammy nominee and Pew Fellow Orrin Evans brings his 17-piece big band to Lafayette’s Williams Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12 for the 28th Annual Easton Jazz Festival in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Easton. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by visiting or calling […]

Requiem, Ectopistes Migratorius, the multimedia exhibition of artist-in-residence Michael Pestel, opens Sept. 1 and runs through Dec. 13 in the Williams Center Gallery of Lafayette College. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, includes a participatory gallery installation, videos, and collaborative performance works to mark the centennial of the extinction of North America’s Ectopistes migratorius, the passenger pigeon.

August 26, 2014

Lafayette Gallery Exhibition Marks Centennial of the Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

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Requiem, Ectopistes Migratorius, the multimedia exhibition of artist-in-residence Michael Pestel, opens Sept. 1 and runs through Dec. 13 in the Williams Center Gallery of Lafayette College. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, includes a participatory gallery installation, videos, and collaborative performance works to mark the centennial of the extinction of North […]

Kim Spang has been named vice president for development and college relations at Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

August 19, 2014

Kim Spang Named Vice President for Development and College Relations at Lafayette

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Kim Spang has been named vice president for development and college relations at Lafayette. She has served as acting vice president since April of this year, following four years as associate vice president. Lafayette President Alison Byerly announced the appointment to the campus community today. “I am delighted that I will have the opportunity to […]

Lafayette College has named a new director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts effective Sept. 2, 2014. Hollis Ashby, former associate director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, succeeds Ellis Finger, who founded the Performance Series when the Williams Center opened in 1983 and retired June 30.

August 5, 2014

Hollis Ashby Named New Director of Performance Series at Lafayette

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Lafayette College has named a new director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts effective Sept. 2, 2014. Hollis Ashby, former associate director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, succeeds Ellis Finger, who founded the Performance Series when the Williams Center opened in 1983 and retired June 30. “Throughout her career, […]

In 2013 area students at Lafayette’s STEM camp for fourth to sixth graders played a video game, trying to make an island completely green and sustainable.

July 31, 2014

Lafayette Students Hold STEAM Camp for Area Youth

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For more information or a schedule of camp activities, contact Kathleen Parrish, parrishk@lafayette.edu, (610) 330-5524. More than 60 fourth through sixth graders from throughout the Lehigh Valley are expected to attend Lafayette College’s four-day STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 to Thursday, Aug. 7. Funded […]