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Porter Yard Sale

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Andrea’s selling last year’s styles, Elma’s trading dorm trinkets for dish soap and sponges, Addie’s selling swagged out flair items, the Mill is brining over their goodies too. Come buy something!

Especially good for:

1. Freshman moving out of Battell suddently realizing they won’t be able to fill enormous doubles in Pearsons next year.

2. NYC summer interns with zero money to buy clothes/furnishings after paying rent.

3. People who accidentally rented enormous storage units for the summer.

4. A gift for your soon-to-be summer fling.

 

 

Old Stone Mill Tenant Showcase TODAY

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All semester, 90 of the most creative creatures on campus toil away in the Old Stone Mill and its Annex. They bake macaroons, make spin art, build guitars, paint, fire pottery, sing, design board games, and even brew beer. TODAY, they’re bringing their talents to Proctor Terrace!

Come by for some Fruit Kebabs, Cups ‘o Dirt (Oreos and gummy worms), Pumpkin Scones and more.

And there’s music: Thank God for Mississippi is playing starting at 4:30!

WHEN: Today, 4:30pm
WHERE: Proctor Terrace

 

TONIGHT: Performance Improvisation Concert

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Looking for something to do from that post-dinner/pre-Saturdaynight hour of 8pm-9pm tonight? Have you ever gone to a dance recital where musicians and dancers compose and choreograph right in front of your very eyes?

The Performance Improvisation class (taught by Penny Campbell and Michael Chorney) has been working together all semester to refine their skills as an improvisational music and dance ensemble. None of the movement or sound you will hear has been done before, and it will NEVER happen again! How exciting?! Come to see MUSIC, DANCE, LIGHT! Adeline Cleveland, Hai Do Son, Amy Donahue, Doug LeCours, Jessica Lee, Julianna Mauriello, Cameron McKinney, Rachel Nunez, Sarae Snyder, and Meredith White will dance their hearts out!

When: TONIGHT at 8PM
Where: CFA Dance Studio
Cost: $6

 

The Rowdy Roast is Here

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The Rowdy Roast is upon us, the weather is amazing, and the pig is about to go in the roaster.

PIG ROAST: carving at 1:30pm + salads and sides + brownies

BANDS: starting at 2:30pm. Kapital Flows, Thank God for Mississippi, Nest of Rebels, [newly added] the Nummelin-Carlbergs

FUN: all afternoon. lawn games and beverages.

Where? Meeker Lawn

UPDATE! The pig will be roasting literally all night! Stop by Meeker House to check it out. Check back in a couple hours, we’ll post a pic when they get started!

UPDATE 2: Here’s what a roaster roasting a pig looks like, at 1am:

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thanks to the groups collaborating on this: Spontaneous Productions at Meeker House, Porter House Rules, Intentional Living at Munford House, Brooker House, MMC, Southern Society, Sustainable Living Club

ROWDY ROAST

Rowdy Roast format1 w text smallIf you missed the preview, here’s the meat: the best spring darty to ever happen at Middlebury College is taking place this Saturday:

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if you like eating roast pork more than reading, here’s the summary:

PIG ROAST: carving at 1:30pm + salads and sides

BANDS: starting at 2:30pm. Kapital Flows, Thank God for Mississippi, Nest of Rebels, TBA

FUN: all afternoon. lawn games and beverages.

Where? Meeker Lawn

more info at go/ROWDYROAST. thanks to the groups collaborating on this: Spontaneous Productions at Meeker House, Porter House Rules, Intentional Living at Munford House, Brooker House, MMC, Southern Society, Sustainable Living Club

RICKY CHEN, in concert

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Are you a Middlebury College student? If yes, than you must know Ricky Chen. In addition to being the second most ubiquitous Middlebury personality after Vincent A. Jones, he’s also a fucking amazing piano player.

Having previously played such prominent venues as Carnegie Hall, the Johnson Atrium with the Otters, and the Observation Deck of the Eiffel Tower, Mr. Chen will now offer up his talents for the Middlebury community in our very own CFA Concert Hall. He calls it a “senior piano recital” but it will be a veritable oracular spectacular.

Richard Chen ’13
senior piano recital
performing works by Bach, Barber, Beethoven, and Liszt

When: Friday 19th, 8PM
Where: CFA Concert Hall
Cost: Free

Microfinance is good, right?

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Kiva, microloans, the Grameen Bank. These are supposed to be good things for development. Giving entrepreneurs in the developing world  a means of starting a business, supporting their families and improving their communities – this must be good. But is microfinance all it’s cracked up to be? Learn more at the Rohatyn Center lecture on Tuesday titled: Seduced and Betrayed: The Rise and Fall of Microfinance as Development Policy by Milford Batement from the University of Pula in Croatia (wow!).

What: Seduced and Betrayed: The Rise and Fall of Microfinance as Development Policy
When: Tuesday 4/16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Axinn 229

Full details after the lead.

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“Yeah, I’d like to start my own company someday…”

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If that’s the case, than Midd Ventures has the event for you. Normally, advice from a lawyer who works with startups would cost an arm an a leg. They don’t work for free – except for helping Midd kids.

Come to Palmer House on Wednesday at 6pm to listen to and ask questions of Ken Merritt, Managing Director of Merritt & Merritt & Moulton, a transactional corporate law firm with an emphasis on venture capital and growth companies. He’ll talk about hurdles faced by entrepreneurs stating their own companies and how to tackle them.

If you’re interested in entrepreneurship, business management, law, social entrepreneurship, or short lectures followed by Q&A sessions, this one’s for you.

WHEN: Wed 4.10, 6pm
WHERE: Palmer House
COST: FREE

Islam in Turkey

Screen Shot 2013-04-01 at 2.17.58 PMReligion isn’t normally a hot topic on campus, but tomorrow at 4:30 there will be an awesome lecture on Sufism and Popular Islam in Turkey. To be honest, I had to google Sufism before writing this post to learn what it is: an “inner, mystical dimension of Islam.” Sufis consider themselves proponents of a “pure, original form of Islam.” I won’t spoil it any more than that. Check out the lecture tomorrow in RAJ, and see the speaker’s – Ahmet T. Karamustafa – bio after the jump.

Date: Tuesday 4/2/13
Time: 4:30 PM
Place: RAJ

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