Posts from October 1997
Social activist to discuss spirituality at Bates

Friday, October 31, 1997 12:01 pm

Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie's Place for Women, the Greater Boston Food Bank and Healthcare for the Homeless, will discuss "A Social Activist's Perspective" as part of a new Bates College lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul," at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Ms. magazine editor to speak

Thursday, October 30, 1997 11:47 am

Highlighting the 12th Annual Maine Women's Studies Conference at Bates College on Nov. 15 will be the 1 p.m. keynote address in the Chapel by Marcia Ann Gillespie, editor in chief of Ms. magazine. The day-long interdisciplinary program -- titled "Making Connections (Among and Between)" -- features papers, panels and workshops related to feminist research and political activism.

Bates College Orchestra to perform Nov. 15

Thursday, October 30, 1997 11:44 am

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m., Nov. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St

Concert Cancelled

Wednesday, October 29, 1997 11:41 am

A concert by the DaPonte String Quartet and soprano Christina Astrachan listed...

Wenzel named Maine Professor of the Year

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:37 am

Thomas J. Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry at Bates College, has been named the 1997 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Maine Professor of the Year, announced the Council For Advancement and Support of Education.

Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar to speak at Bates

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:28 am

Distinguished literary scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks will present the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m., Nov. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Cumming and Glazer perform third Brahms concert

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:24 am

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of composer Johnanes Brahms, pianists Frank Glazer and Duncan Cumming '93, will perform the third in a series of four Bates College concerts featuring the composer's complete works for solo piano at 3 p.m., Nov. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend the performance free of charge.

Fortepianist Zvi Meniker to perform

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:20 am

Zvi Meniker, an Israeli fortepianist, will perform a concert of works by Hayden, Mozart and Beethoven at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Voices of Korea to perform at Bates

Tuesday, October 21, 1997 11:17 am

Voices of Korea, a 12-member ensemble specializing in religious, court and folk songs from North and South Korea, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Doug Varone and Dancers to perform at Bates

Monday, October 20, 1997 11:12 am

New York dance phenomenon Doug Varone and Dancers will perform "Let's Dance: The Cabaret" at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Clifton Dagget Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and students and may be purchased by calling the box office at 207-786-6161.

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