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Middlesex Community College will host an open house on its Lowell Campus on Oct. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the City Building, 33 Kearney Square.

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To reserve a spot at the open house or for more information, call 1-800-818-3434 or visit us online at www.middlesex.mass.edu/OH.

A World of Music, Middlesex Community College’s fall 2007 concert series, begins with a concert by the Brazilian Popular Ensemble on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the MCC Theatre, 5 East Merrimack St., Lowell. Free and open to the public, the program will feature choro music from various regions of Brazil.

Organized by guitarist Thomas Rohde, an MCC music faculty member, the Brazilian Popular Ensemble is an all-acoustic group. Preceding the concert at 6 p.m., Rohde will give a lecture on choro, the popular Brazilian musical genre. A reception featuring Brazilian food will follow the lecture at 6:30 p.m.

Unless otherwise noted, all concerts take place in the MCC Concert Hall (Building 6) on the Bedford Campus.