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Writer, Musician James McBride to Perform on Oct. 2

Writer, Musician James McBride to Perform on Oct. 2

Best-selling author, musician and screenwriter James McBride will present a lecture and perform in concert on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

The program is free and open to the public.

McBride is best known for his

Former CIA Officers and Authors Tony and Jonna Mendez Speak at BC

Former CIA Officers and Authors Tony and Jonna Mendez Speak at BC

by Andrew Peters ’15

Former CIA officers and authors, Tony and Jonna Mendez, spoke to students of Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Cole Hall. The couple provided insight into the dangerous exfiltration of six Americans during the Iran Hostage

BC Student James Custer Directs Play Sept. 26-29

The Bridgewater College Pinion Players will present a student- directed production, “God of Carnage,” Sept. 26 – 29 in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

Performances are at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 – 28 and at 3 p.m. on Sept. 29. A talk-back and reception will be

Chilean Author and Human Rights Activist to Speak Sept. 23

Chilean Author and Human Rights Activist to Speak Sept. 23

Marjorie Agosin, Chilean author, poet and advocate for underprivileged women in Third World countries, will speak at Bridgewater College on Monday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall.

Raised in Chile, Agosin and her parents moved to the United States upon

Immigration Activist Isabel Castillo to Speak Sept. 17

Immigration Activist Isabel Castillo to Speak Sept. 17

Isabel Castillo, an advocate for immigration rights, will speak at Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 9:30 a.m. in Cole Hall, as part of the college’s Constitution Day celebration.

Born in Michoacán, Mexico, Castillo’s parents brought her – at

Inspiration Behind ABC's "Scandal" Series to Speak at BC

Inspiration Behind ABC's

Judy Smith – the real-life inspiration behind ABC’s political thriller series Scandal, starring Kerry Washington, will speak at Bridgewater College on Monday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall.

The founder and president of Smith & Company – a

Robert Jospé and Inner Rhythm to Perform on Sept. 12

Robert Jospé and Inner Rhythm to Perform on Sept. 12

Robert Jospé and Inner Rhythm will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

Jospé, along with Inner Rhythm band members Jeff Decker on saxophone, Bob Hallahan on piano and keyboards and Randall Pharr on bass,

Former CIA Officer and the Subject of "Argo" to Speak at BC

Former CIA Officer and the Subject of

Tony Mendez – the former CIA officer who engineered the rescue of six U.S. diplomats from Iran in January 1980, will speak at Bridgewater College on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Cole Hall.

Mendez, who was portrayed by Ben Affleck in Argo – the 2012

Dr. Larry Taylor to Give Organ Recital Sept. 8

Dr. Larry Taylor to Give Organ Recital Sept. 8

Bridgewater College associate professor of music Larry Taylor will present an organ recital, “Should I Be Clapping?” on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m., in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.

The program includes works from the French Romantic repertory, jazz

Bridgewater College Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

Bridgewater College welcomes four new full-time faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. The faculty members, who will arrive on campus in late August for meetings before the start of classes on Sept. 3, will join the departments of chemistry, English,

Artist Jerry Coulter to Exhibit Work Sept. 2 - Oct. 1

Artist Jerry Coulter to Exhibit Work Sept. 2 - Oct. 1

Harrisonburg artist Jerry Coulter will exhibit “Select Paintings” in the Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery Sept. 2 – Oct. 1 at Bridgewater College.

An artist’s talk will be presented at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, in the Boitnott Room. An artist’s reception

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