Stories from February 1998
Orchestra to perform classical concert

Friday, February 27, 1998 4:11 pm

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform March 14 at 8 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.

Painter to discuss spiritualism

Friday, February 27, 1998 4:08 pm

William Hart McNichols, iconographer, AIDS hospice chaplain and priest, will discuss A Painter's Spiritual Journey as part of a Bates lecture series "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul" March 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Museum of Art, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Cinque Dance Company performance postponed

Friday, February 27, 1998 4:06 pm

The performance by Cinque Dance Company at Bates, scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Theater, has been postponed. The rescheduled performance will be announced.

$500K Keck award to support classroom technology

Monday, February 23, 1998 4:03 pm

A $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles awarded to Bates College will support the construction of an innovative "kaleidoscope" classroom in the college's new $18-million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.

Chamber ensemble to perform classical music

Friday, February 20, 1998 3:58 pm

The Maine Music Society Chamber Ensemble will perform a program of Bach, Bocharini and Brahms March 6 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets purchased in advance are $12 for adults, $11.50 for seniors, $6.25 for students, and free for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Tickets purchased at the door are $15 for adults and seniors, $7.50 for students, and free for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased at Shop & Save and Shaws supermarkets in Lewiston and Auburn or by calling the Maine Music Society at 207-786-1403.

Noonday concerts to resume at Bates

Friday, February 20, 1998 3:53 pm

The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout March. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, located on Russell Street in Lewiston.

Bates to stage "The Seagull"

Friday, February 20, 1998 3:50 pm

Theater at Bates will stage four performances of Anton Chekov's tragicomedy "The Seagull" March 5, March 6 and March 7 at 8 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.

"Anna" continues foreign film series at Bates

Thursday, February 19, 1998 3:40 pm

"Anna," a documentary juxtaposing the collapse of the Soviet Union with the growth of director Nikita Mikhalkov's daughter over the course of 13 years, will be shown March 7 at 7 p.m., and March 8 at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. Admission is $5. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 800-639-2919.

Wertheim to discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates

Thursday, February 19, 1998 3:36 pm

Australian science commentator Margaret Wertheim, author of "Beyond 2000," a book based on the acclaimed Discovery Channel series, will discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates College March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Health-care barriers facing Portland's Vietnamese to be discussed at Bates

Wednesday, February 18, 1998 3:33 pm

Lien Le, a Bates College junior from Portland, will discuss the results of her study on health-care barriers facing Portland's Vietnamese community at Bates College March 6 at 4:15 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Le's talk is part of the weekly TGIF lecture series at Bates and is open to the public without charge.

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