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News Marlboro College Presents Queen City Radio, October 22

MARLBORO, VT ­– (October 13, 2011) – Queen City Radio, produced and directed by Marlboro film professor Jay Craven, returns to the stage for another evening of original comedy and world-class music for later broadcast. Featuring special musical guest Antje Duvekot, the performance is free and open to the public on Saturday, October 22, at 7:30pm in Marlboro College’s Whittemore Theater.

Singer–songwriter Antje Duvekot was grand prize winner at the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Competition. Her debut album Big Dream Boulevard was voted one of the “Top Ten Releases of the Year” by National Public Radio’s Folk Alley.

This year’s edition of Queen City Radio also includes episodes of Slender Pickens’ Rural Dating & Mating Service, Congressman Rivets’ Fireside Apologies and Alexander Graham Bell’s Second Phone Call. The collaborative show features head writer and Peabody Award winner Sascha Stanton-Craven (The Onion) and actors Gary Farmer (Smoke Signals and Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man and Ghost Dog) and Marlboro College alumna Amber Schaefer.

Jay Craven created the first two editions of Queen City Radio for Burlington’s 2009 International Waterfront Festival to celebrate the 400th anniversary of French explorer Samuel de Champlain’s 1609 lake expedition into Vermont. Craven is currently preparing to lead Movies from Marlboro, a film-intensive program during the spring 2012 term that will give 25 students the opportunity to earn college credit and professional film credit while working alongside professionals.

For more information, contact the Marlboro College Public Relations department at 802-251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu

Marlboro College has offered undergraduate education in the liberal arts for 60 years, with 300 undergraduate students enjoying an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro College Graduate School offers master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of education, internet technologies, health care administration, non-profit administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability, with courses designed around small classes at the downtown Brattleboro campus complemented by online work and collaboration.

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