Saturday, August 13, 2022

Today's Events


  • Girls Write Kingston
    Classes in Session!
    For a second year, the YMCA of Kingston and Ulster County is partnering with the Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking (IWT) to offer this groundbreaking program. Girls Write Kingston i . . . YMCA Kingston

  • Film Screening: Now You See Me
    “An F.B.I. Agent and an Interpol Detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances, and reward their audiences with the money.” Freshly popped popcorn provi . . . Campus Center, Weis Cinema

  • Panel Two • The Contested Legacy of Sergei Rachmaninoff
    A panel discussion with noted scholars, which includes a short Q&A. Participants Philip Ross Bullock, moderator; Masha Gessen; Piers Lane; Steven R. Swayne . . . Olin Hall, 10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT/GMT-4

  • Class Photo Rain Date
    If it rained last weekend and the photo was canceled, we'll try again to take a class photo. Attendance is required. Chapel of the Innocents, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Black Melancholia
    Bringing together the work of twenty-eight artists of African descent, Black Melancholia expands and complicates the notion of melancholy in Western art history and cultures. Including new c . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Dara Birnbaum: Reaction
    Reaction charts a wide and in-depth view of Dara Birnbaum’s extraordinary and influential practice, marking the indelible contribution she has made not only to American art but to the globa . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Martine Syms: Grio College
    The practice of Martine Syms is distinguished by its boundlessness: her subjects move across media—print and web publishing, photography, moving image, installation, AI, software—dissolvin . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • After Party
    Not ready to “Sashay Away” after the Drag Extravaganza? Stay and continue dancing the night away! Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 12:00 pm – 2:00 am EDT/GMT-4

  • Bystander Intervention Workshops
    Check this website for the specific room. New students in L&T Sections 1-20, join Upper College students and staff from the Office of Title IX and Nondiscrimination to discuss consent and bys . . . Olin Hall and Reem-Kayden Center, 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Inclusion at Bard
    New students in L&T Sections 21-40, join Bard staff and upper college students to engage in conversations about difference and inclusion in the Bard community. Attendance is required. Campus Center, Quadrangle Tent, 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Program Eight • The Piano and Its Protagonists
    Program Eight shines a light on the grueling touring careers of Rachmaninoff and other virtuoso pianists. Examples of the pieces he transcribed and recorded by past masters Bach and Handel rub shoulde . . . Olin Hall, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Bystander Intervention Workshops
    Check this website for the specific room. New students in L&T Sections 21-40, join Upper College students and staff from the Office of Title IX and Nondiscrimination to discuss consent and by . . . Olin Hall and Reem-Kayden Center, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Inclusion at Bard
    New students in L&T Sections 1-20, join Bard staff and Upper College students to engage in conversations about difference and inclusion in the Bard community. Attendance is required. Campus Center, Quadrangle Tent, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • DIY Back to School & Dorm Decor
    Looking for a creative and cost-free way to decorate your dorm room and get ready for classes? Look no further! At DIY Back to School & Dorm Decor you will have the opportunity to bring some creativit . . . Campus Center, Quadrangle Tent, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Program Nine • Whose 20th Century?
    In Program Nine, Bard presents a sampling of the extraordinarily diverse array of musical styles and approaches on offer in 1930. These range from the experimentalism of Henry Cowell’s . . . Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater, 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Film Screening: Anything's Possible
    “Directed by Pose's Billy Porter, Anything's Possible is a delightful coming-of-age story that follows Kelsa, a proud trans woman, as she navigates through senior year of high school.” Freshly pop . . . Campus Center, Weis Cinema, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Drag Extravaganza
    Prepare to be blown away by these amazing drag queens from the Hudson Valley's own Haus of Peculiar! Featuring performances by Blair Back, Mx. Vagabond, London Jae Precise, Katarina Mirage, Tess, and . . . Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 9:00 pm – 12:00 am EDT/GMT-4

  • Film Screening: The Wrong Missy
    “Tim thinks he's invited the woman of his dreams on a work retreat to Hawaii, realizing too late he mistakenly texted someone from a nightmare blind date.” Freshly popped popcorn provided! Campus Center, Weis Cinema, 10:00 pm – 12:00 am EDT/GMT-4

Upcoming Events


Sunday, August 14

  • Program Ten • Rachmaninoff’s Vespers
    The choral traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church remained a profound musical influence on Rachmaninoff throughout his life and he wrote two major sacred works for unaccompanied choir. Program . . . Olin Hall, 10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT/GMT-4

  • Shopping in Kingston
    The shuttle goes to the Walmart and Target in Kingston. The shuttle departs Bard at the Kline shuttle stop at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm. Pickup is at Target 12:20 pm, 1:20 pm, and 2:20 pm, and a . . . Meet at Kline Shuttle Stop, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Black Melancholia
    Bringing together the work of twenty-eight artists of African descent, Black Melancholia expands and complicates the notion of melancholy in Western art history and cultures. Including new c . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Dara Birnbaum: Reaction
    Reaction charts a wide and in-depth view of Dara Birnbaum’s extraordinary and influential practice, marking the indelible contribution she has made not only to American art but to the globa . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Martine Syms: Grio College
    The practice of Martine Syms is distinguished by its boundlessness: her subjects move across media—print and web publishing, photography, moving image, installation, AI, software—dissolvin . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • A Splishin' and A Splashin'
    Splash the day away with water balloons, inflatables, and a slip and slide! Bertelsmann Campus Center Quadrangle, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Program Eleven • In the Shadow of the Cold War
    Alongside the Variations on a Theme of Corelli (La folia), the sole solo piano piece of Rachmaninoff’s years in Western exile, Program Eleven considers his legacy on both sides of . . . Olin Hall, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Bollywood Dance Class
    Take a journey to India, experience the country's music, and learn basic Bollywood dance moves. No dance experience is needed. Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Ukrainian Cooking Class
    Enjoy an evening honoring Ukrainian culture and learning how to cook delicious Ukrainian food. This cooking class will feature both savory dishes and sweet treats! Shea House, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Program Twelve • Symphonic Poetry and Spirituality in the Silver Age
    The decades before the Revolution saw a cultural flourishing in Russia, notable for its spiritual and intellectual currents in poetry, painting and music. Program 12 revisits this fruitful p . . . Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Pub Night
    You don't have to leave campus to spend a night at the pub! Activities will take place throughout the night, including karaoke, trivia, and more! Enjoy Bard's “after dark” pub menu with mocktails . . . Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Film Screening: Gone Girl
    “With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.” Freshly popped popcorn p . . . Campus Center, Weis Cinema, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Film Screening: Crazy Rich Asians
    “This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.” Freshly popped popcorn provided! Campus Center, Weis Cinema, 10:30 pm – 12:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

Monday, August 15

  • Language and Thinking Workshop
     Various Campus Locations, 9:00 am – 10:30 am EDT/GMT-4

  • Language and Thinking Workshop
     Various Campus Locations, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • The Contemporary Politics of Anti-Semitism
    Professor Walter Russell Mead, Professor Roger Berkowitz, and Professor Fred Hof, Political Studies and the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College. This event is part of the 2022 Language and Thinking P . . . Olin Auditorium, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • The Bard Prison Initiative and the Future of the Liberal Arts
    Nikko Vaughn, Ato Williams, Stacey Burnette. This event is part of the 2022 Language and Thinking Plenary and Rostrum Series. Bertelsmann Campus Center, Multipurpose Room (MPR), 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Black Melancholia
    Bringing together the work of twenty-eight artists of African descent, Black Melancholia expands and complicates the notion of melancholy in Western art history and cultures. Including new c . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Dara Birnbaum: Reaction
    Reaction charts a wide and in-depth view of Dara Birnbaum’s extraordinary and influential practice, marking the indelible contribution she has made not only to American art but to the globa . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Martine Syms: Grio College
    The practice of Martine Syms is distinguished by its boundlessness: her subjects move across media—print and web publishing, photography, moving image, installation, AI, software—dissolvin . . . CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Language and Thinking Workshop
     Various Campus Locations, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Be Bored, Be Distracted, and Beware of Focus: A Counterintuitive Talk about Reading
    Professor Marina van Zuylen, French and Comparative Literature
    This event is part of the 2022 Language and Thinking Plenary and Rostrum Series. Bertelsmann Campus Center, Multipurpose Room (MPR), 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Audition Prep Session for Conservatory Orchestra
    Erica Kiesewetter, director of orchestral studies and former concertmaster of the American Symphony Orchestra, will explain how to prepare for your placement auditions and what the panel is looking fo . . . Bitó Conservatory Building, Performance Space, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Bard Debate Union Information Session
    Interested in learning more about the Bard Debate Union? Come meet the coaches and learn about all that we do: competitive debate, public debates, prison debates, international debates, and more!  . . . Campus Center, Red Room 202, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • House Olympics
    Citius-Altius-Fortius Communiter! Open to all, compete in teams over three events to see who is Faster-Higher-Stronger Together Ferrari Main Field, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Library Tour
    Library tours for new students! Come get acquainted with the library building and services. Tours meet at the front desk of Stevenson Library every day at 4 pm, Monday, 8/15-Thursday, 8/18. Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Library, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Pick Up Basketball
    Everyone is welcome! Meet new people and the Basketball Coaching Staff. Stevenson Athletic Center, Main Gym, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Food Pantry Open Hours
    Stop by to grab some snacks and learn about how to keep fueled during the semester. Stevenson Athletic Center, Basement, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Introduction to Rugby
    Open to all students. Learn about rugby and play games on Ferrari North from 5-6:30 on Mondays. No experience necessary! Ferrari North Field, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Women’s/Nonbinary Intro to Strength Training
    Learn some introductory strength and conditioning exercises and techniques with Head Women's Basketball Coach Casi Donelan. Fitness Area, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Kripalu Yoga with Julia
    During this gentle Kripalu Yoga flow, students are invited to play with their edge, experiment with what works for their body, and make the practice their very own. In this yoga of compassion, we move . . . Stevenson Athletic Center, Classroom 1, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Guided Meditation
    Interested in meditation? Meditating for the first time? Or you are a seasoned practitioner? Everybody is welcome to sit in silence together in order to calm the mind and refresh one’s awareness . . . Center For Spiritual Life, Resnick Commons A, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Dessert Open House with President Botstein
    President Botstein invites members of McWilliams House and McKenzie House to drop in for dessert and conversation.  President's House, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Tea with the Deans
    Chat with members of the Dean of Students staff and get answers to your questions about your first-year at Bard. Kline Commons, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Silent March for Afghanistan
    The Afghan students of Bard College will walk from the Campus Center Quad to Blithewood to commemorate the war victims of the past 20 years in Afghanistan.  Campus Center, Quad, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

  • Dessert Open House with President Botstein
    President Botstein invites members of Yauch House to drop in for dessert and conversation. President's House, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm EDT/GMT-4

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Price: $10 each
For Sale: 2br house for rent - Germantown
Price: $1650
For Sale: kitchen and baking pots and pans
Price: $10 for total, $4.00
For Sale: Big Teal Armchair
Price: 200


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Ongoing Events


Landscapes for the Public Good: 200 Years Celebrating Frederick Law Olmsted
Thursday, May 26, 2022 – Friday, August 19, 2022

Online Training


Creating and Scheduling Zoom Meetings
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 – Tuesday, August 23, 2022
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

Creating and Working in Shared Drives
Monday, August 15, 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

Ins and Outs of Google Docs
Monday, August 15, 2022
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

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