Two-Day Arts Festival Begins with Ceremony at Noon

The second annual Boston College Arts Festival kicks off today at noon with a ceremony on O'Neill Plaza that will honor faculty and student contributions to the arts.

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, will present Arts Council Awards to Joseph Larkin, SJ, of the Theater Department and Francis Sweeney, SJ, who directed the Humanities Series for more than 40 years. Four students will also be given awards: seniors Ebonee K. Green and Donald J. James, junior Daniel D. Brunet and sophomore Margaret A. Felice.

Representatives from nearly three dozen campus groups will participate in the two-day festival, which features performing and visual arts events, film screenings, culinary and literary arts events. All events are open to the public.

An information booth staffed by University hosts will be located under a tent on O'Neill Plaza from noon to 7:30 p.m. during the festival. Additional information is available via the Arts Festival hotline at ext.2-ARTS(2787) or through the World Wide Web site.

-Rosanne Pellegrini


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