Bud Fisher Inducted Into St. Lawrence Univ. Hall of Fame

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Williams College men's and women's Nordic skiing coach Bud Fisher was inducted into the St. Lawrence University Hall of Fame September 30th. Bud Fisher '70 Nordic Skiing One of the top Nordic combined athletes in the East during his collegiate career, Bud Fisher has maintained his involvement in the sport as the Nordic coach at Williams College and as a former US Ski Team and Olympic Coach. He was Eastern champion in the Nordic combined as a junior, winning the title at the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association championships at Middlebury with a eighth in the cross country race and a seventh in jumping. He finished second in the Nordic combined as a senior and competed in the NCAA championships in both his junior and senior years. He was a consistent top three finisher in the Nordic combined throughout his career and captained the 1968-69 and 1969-70 ski teams. He became head coach of men’s and women’s skiing at Williams College in 1974 after earning his master’s degree in education at St. Lawrence and has served as acting department chair and director of athletics, and is currently Associate Director of Athletics and Nordic ski coach. The EISA Coach of the year in 1978 and 2005, he was a member of the NCAA Ski Rules Committee form 1989-95 and the chair of the committee from 1993-95. He was EISA president from 1982-84. He has also coached women’s cross country running and been assistant track coach and assistant varsity baseball coach. Bud served as the assistant cross country coach for the US Ski Team from 1978-80 and was the assistant cross country coach for the 1980 US Cross Country Olympic Team. He also was coach and teacher at Oppdal Videregaende Skol in Opdal , Norway in 1995-96 and the coach of NTG Lillehammer in Norway in 2002-03.
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Clark Art Presents Music At the Manton Concert

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Clark Art Institute kicks off its three-part Music at the Manton Concert series for the spring season with a performance by Myriam Gendron and P.G. Six on Friday, April 26 at 7 pm. 
 
The performance takes place in the Clark's auditorium, located in the Manton Research Center.
 
According to a press release:
 
Born in Canada, Myriam Gendron sings in both English and French. After her 2014 critically-acclaimed debut album Not So Deep as a Well, on which she put Dorothy Parker's poetry to music, Myriam Gendron returns with Ma délire – Songs of Love, Lost & Found. The bilingual double album is a modern exploration of North American folk tales and traditional melodies, harnessing the immortal spirit of traditional music.
 
P.G. Six, the stage name of Pat Gubler, opens for Myriam Gendron. A prominent figure in the Northeast folk music scene since the late 1990s, Gubler's latest record, Murmurs and Whispers, resonates with a compelling influence of UK psychedelic folk.
 
Tickets $10 ($8 members, $7 students, $5 children 15 and under). Accessible seats available; for information, call 413 458 0524. Advance registration encouraged. For more information and to register, visit clarkart.edu/events.
 
This performance is presented in collaboration with Belltower Records, North Adams, Massachusetts.
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