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The Council of Lafayette Women Conference is being held Saturday, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s theme is Seeing What Matters: Visualizing Your Best Self with remarks by President Alison Byerly and keynote speaker Amy Herman ’88, author of Visualizing Intelligence. On Friday, April 20, there will be a pre-conference screening and reception for the new documentary James Beard: America’s First Foodie, directed and produced by Beth Federici ’86 and Kathleen Squires ’88.

Register on Leopardlink by April 1. Conference fee is $50 ($30 for alumnae
in the classes of 2007–2017).


What happens when you combine equal parts Depeche Mode, Steve Reich, and Debussy in a blender and pour it over ’70s-style Yes? Superconductor, a seven-song collection of pop-inspired classical electronic pieces by Maestro, aka Kirk O’Riordan, associate professor of music. That’s Professor Maestro to you.



Jerk chicken egg rolls. Goat curry with coconut rice. Pork belly tacos. Thoseare a few of the Korean-Jamaican-inspired foods Jason Class ’09 and his brother, Jimmy Mills, are serving at Spicy Belly, a restaurant they opened in Manayunk, Pa.,last year. The brothers, who are half-Korean and half-Jamaican, were inspired by their Korean mother’s takes on Jamaican dishes.