Fall 2013

Amherst Live Poster 2013 09

INQUIRY

1caseysmNATURE
Casey Beebe, from the Hitchcock Center, reveals what we should be paying attention to as the season turns. WATCH» ……. …….. ………. ……….. ………. ……… ……… ….


1baersmPOLITICS
Baer Tierkel unpacks the hidden history of that 350-year-old institution called “Town Meeting,” and brings us up to speed on what’s going on around town. WATCH»


1karensmPOETRY
Karen Skolfield makes the case for poetry, and what we can learn from meter and rhyme to live fuller lives. WATCH» ……… ………… ………. …….. ……….


INTERLUDE
1henningsmMUSIC
Henning Ohlenbusch, founder of Rub Wrongway Records, tickles our ears with a mini-set of locally handcrafted tunes. WATCH» …….. ………… ………… ……. …….


TALKS

1gabrielsmTHE POOP TABOO
Gabriel Arboleda, a professor of sustainable architecture at Hampshire College, explores a hidden subculture of composting toilet geeks in the Valley, and what they can tell us about our own horror of poop. WATCH»

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1corysmSCAVENGERS
Local author and poet Corwin Ericson shares a story about something disturbing he found in the woods… and his even more disturbing response. WATCH»

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1marthasmLESBIAN MURDER AND THE FUTURE OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
Martha Umphrey, a professor of law and social thought at Amherst College, explores the fallout of the Rintala trial, the first same-sex marriage murder trial in the country, and what it can tell us about the future of same-sex marriage. WATCH»

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