Spring 2015 /Daring Minds II/

A Sampling of Fall Events


The World Premiere of “Kitimat”fall-events

8 p.m. April 9–11 and 2 p.m., April 11–12, Seaver Theatre (300 E. Bonita Ave.)

Commissioned by the Theatre Dept. and the Mellon Elemental Arts Initiative, “Kitimat” is a new play by Elaine Avila based on true events in Kitimat, British Columbia, an industry town in the Canadian wilderness that found itself at the center of an international controversy when asked to vote “yes” or “no” on an upcoming pipeline project.



53rd Robbins Lecture Series: Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Jack Szostak

March 2–4, Seaver North Auditorium (645 N. College Ave.)

Professor Jack Szostak of Harvard Medical School, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology, will give four lectures on the biochemical origins of life on Earth:

  • “The Origins of Cellular Life”—8 p.m., March 2
  • “Synthesis of the Building Blocks of Life on the Early Earth”—11 a.m., March 3
  • “RNA Replication Before Enzymes”—4:30 p.m., March 3
  • “Primitive Cell Membranes and the Assembly of the First Cells”—4:30 p.m., March 4



Pomona College Choir & Orchestra in Concert

8 p.m. April 17 & 3 p.m. April 19, Bridges Hall of Music (150 E. 4th Street)

This concert by the Pomona College Choir (Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor) and the Pomona College Orchestra (Eric Lindholm, conductor) will feature Fauré’s “Pavane” and “Les Djinns” and Mozart’s “Mass in C Minor, K 427.”



PAGES: Mirella Bentivoglio, Selected Works 1966–2012

Through May 17, Pomona College Museum of Art (330 N. College Ave.)

This exhibition of more than 60 works—prints, photographs, sculpture, video—traces the Italian artist’s engagement over almost 50 years with the concept of the “page.”