April 28, 2005 • Volume 13 Number 16
Arts Festival takes root
Boston College will be a relatively quiet place during the next couple of weeks, once faculty and students become occupied with final exams and end-of-year projects. But starting today the campus will enjoy one last blast before the onset of study days: The annual Arts Festival, which begins at noon with the now-traditional opening performance in O'Neill Plaza by faculty and student musicians and dancers from the BC Irish Studies Program.
As always, the festival - which runs until Saturday - will feature plenty of music, dance, literary readings, films, theatrical performances and more, along with a special appearance this afternoon by acclaimed nature photographer James Balog '74, recipient the third annual BC Arts Council Alumni Award for Distinguished Achievement.
Beginning at 4 p.m. in Fulton 511, Balog will take part in a live interview with Boston art dealer and gallery owner Robert Klein as part of this year's "Inside the BC Studio" series. Balog also will speak tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. during the reception celebrating the exhibition of his works, "TREE: A New Vision of the American Forest," on display at BC's McMullen Museum of Art.
Everything you need to know about the Arts Festival is available on-line. •