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On a recent Saturday, when the student members of the honors fall book club met to discuss Ben Mezrich’s Bringing Down the House: Six M.I.T Students who Took Vegas for Millions, they had no idea what was in store.

Write On!

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A new speaker series will feature a writer with deep local ties who is currently riding a wave of critical acclaim for his latest book.

Andre Dubus III will be the inaugural speaker of the Visiting Author Series, appearing on campus to discuss his latest work of fiction, Dirty Love, and much more. After a craft talk and Q and A session with faculty, staff and students, he will present a reading and book signing which is open to the public. The reading will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Conant Auditorium in the Center for Science & Mathematics.

'Painted Alice'

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"Painted Alice," an original, grown-up adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, will be staged Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium. Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance at Bridgewater State University, "Painted Alice," was written by BSU graduate William Donnelly, who was awarded a Playwriting/New Theatre Works grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2005. Directing the production is Dr. Suzanne Ramczyk, professor of theater and dance, who has directed numerous BSU productions.

Air Show

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The aviation science program was showcased on a segment of the popular television show, Chronicle.
The program’s associate dean, David Price, spoke with host Anthony Everett, detailing all BSU has to offer students who want to work in the air or on the ground in an industry that’s always on the move.

Initially, Chronicle producers were interested in filming a segment about the flight simulator, which is located at BSU’s aviation training center in New Bedford. However, once they arrived decided to do a much broader piece.

The Next Stage

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BSU Theater's fall musical, "Painted Alice," the world premiere by William Donnelly, '94, was chosen to be performed at the Region One Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival later this month.

The play was one of five productions chosen from the region, which encompasses all of New England and New York. Dr. Suzanne Ramczyk, theater professor and director of the play, said more than 20 BSU students are involved in the production.

Week in Review at BSU 10/14-10/20

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This week’s edition features local educator Jillian Burr, ’02, discussing the teaching of social skills across the curriculum; a roundtable featuring faculty filmmakers; and a sneak peak at the new art exhibit now at the Anderson Gallery. (Video and photos by students Travis Garlick, Nick Allende, Steve Rowell and Erin O'Leary; video edited by Mr. Allende University News) 

One Book Author to Speak

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Elizabeth M.  Norman, author of "We Band of Angels," the One Book One Community read for the Town of Bridgewater and Bridgewater State University, will discuss her true, previously untold account of the first American women to prove their mettle under combat conditions. Her presentation will be Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. A book sale and signing will follow her presentation. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

One Book Event

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A Sentimental Journey Swing Dance and Canteen, a One Book One Community event that observes the reading of "We Band of Angels" by Elizabeth M. Norman, will be held Sunday, Nov. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bridgewater Veterans Club. The Swing Dance will feature the music of "The Olde Kids on the Block," a group of musical retirees founded in 1991 that features the tunes of Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Stan Kenton. Light refreshments will be served and a cash bar is available.

One Book Event

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One Book One Community events continue in the Town of Bridgewater as the partnership with Bridgewater State University features Elizabeth M. Norman's "We Band of Angels," the true and untold account of the first American women to prove their mettle under combat conditions. "Military Women Speak Out" is a forum that will be held at the Williams Intermediate School of Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Roles and responsibilities of women in the military from World War II to present day will be discussed.

Annual Powwow Scheduled

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A National Native American Month Powwow will be hosted by Bridgewater State University on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Kelly Gymnasium. Drumming, specialty and intertribal dancing, educational workshops, storytelling, craft demonstrations, Native vendors and Native food will be featured throughout the day. Admission is $5. Students, faculty and staff with a BSU ID may attend free of charge.

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