Beasley speaking at BSC’s Georgia Poetry Circuit March 31

Sandra Beasley, a prize-winning poet and author, will be the third Bainbridge State College’s guest lecturer of the 2013-14 Georgia Poetry Circuit Series on Monday, March 31. At 4:30 p.m., Beasley will give a craft lecture for aspiring writers. A reading from her works will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a book signing. Both events will be held in the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center Solarium. In addition, both are free and open to the public. Beasley’s most recent wrote, Don’t Kill the Birthday…

U.S. Poet Laureate Trethewey to lecture at BSC April 1

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Two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will speak on Tuesday, April 1, as the final guest of the Bainbridge State College Arts & Lecture series. The program begins at 7 p.m. Born in Gulfport, Miss., and a resident of Decatur, Ga., Trethewey is the first Southerner to hold the title of U.S. Poet Laureate since Robert Penn Warren, the original laureate who served from 1986-87, and the first African-American since Rita Dove in 1993. In addition to being U.S. Poet Laureate, she is the State…

Comedy, hip-hop violinist, dancers and author visit BSC

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Bainbridge State College recently hosted a wide variety of artists to its campus during the past two weeks. Chicago’s legendary comedy theater The Second City marked its 54th year with the touring company’s “Happily Ever Laughter” series at Bainbridge State College on Jan. 30. The Second City’s visit is part of Bainbridge State’s inaugural Arts and Lecture Series, which is being presented this year by Allstate Construction. The Second City is the leading brand in improvisation-based sketch comedy, and it is usually created at the…

President Carter to speak at BSC Feb. 18

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Admission is free, but tickets are required. Former U. S. President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak at Bainbridge State College on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center. The President’s visit is part of Bainbridge State’s inaugural Arts and Lecture Series, which is being presented this year by Allstate Construction. This event is free thanks to President Carter lecture sponsor, Campus Café, along with partnering sponsors PDC Construction and Paula M. Adams, PT, DPT.  While there is no…

Poet Gehrke will visit BSC Thursday, Nov. 14

American poet Steve Gehrke will be the first of three Georgia Poetry Circuit speakers scheduled to visit Bainbridge State College as part of its inaugural Arts and Lecture Series. Gehrke will appear on Thursday, Nov. 14. From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., he will have an extended question and answer session. At 6 p.m., Gehrke will read some of his works. Both sessions are scheduled at the Student Wellness Center’s performance space, and both events are free and open to the public. Gehrke has published three…

President Carter, zombie expert, various artists coming to BSC

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  Bainbridge State College will host a series of compelling speakers – including former President Jimmy Carter – distinguished authors and performing artists beginning with Tuesday’s event, a zombie expert who wrote “World War Z.” Bainbridge State President Richard Carvajal said this inaugural Arts and Lecture Series is intended to enhance the educational experience of the College’s students and to extend to the community a variety of cultural experiences. “These events are designed to bring the campus and the wider public together to educate, inspire…

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