Stories from March 1998
Friday, March 13, 1998 3:49 pm
The Bates Modern Dance Company, under the artistic guest direction of Lionel Popkin, presents its annual spring concert in a series of three performances March 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors.
Friday, March 13, 1998 3:36 pm
The College Choir, under the direction of John Corrie, will perform Handel's Messiah Parts II and III March 28 at 8 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The 74 student-members of the College Choir will be accompanied by members of the College Orchestra. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Please call 207-786-6135 for reserved seating.
Wednesday, March 11, 1998 3:30 pm
As part of Rape Awareness Week at Bates, date-rape victim and sexual assault activist Katie Koestner will discuss her experience with date-rape March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Monday, March 9, 1998 4:04 pm
Bates College senior Nils van Otterloo, a music major from Marblehead, Mass., will perform "The Nexus: a fusion of Indian classical music and Western jazz" at Bates College March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Thursday, March 5, 1998 4:20 pm
"The Big Wild Roadshow", a multimedia presentation on current logging practices in the Northern Rockies, will be shown Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Presented by Joshua Burnim and Martin Stephan, two forest activists from Idaho working to preserve the "Big Wild" forests in the Northern Rockies, the evening features slides, video and live acoustic guitar music to illustrate illegal logging activity on public lands. The public is invited and admission is free.
Thursday, March 5, 1998 4:18 pm
The Bates Concert Band will perform a St. Patrick's Day concert at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall March 17 at 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Thursday, March 5, 1998 2:20 pm
The Bates Jazz Band performs a full program of big band jazz March 23 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, March 4, 1998 4:17 pm
The chamber music recital by Bates and Bowdoin students Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
Wednesday, March 4, 1998 4:14 pm
Singing with the Enemy, a troupe of musicians, poets and performance artists dedicated to raising awareness about the effects of the U.S. embargo of Cuba, will perform Richard Cambridge's ¡EMBARGO! at Bates College March 14 at 7 p.m. in Chase Lounge of Chase Hall.
Tuesday, March 3, 1998 4:03 pm
Escape From Sobibor, a film about the uprising and escape of 300 Jews from a concentration camp in Poland, will be shown Sunday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in Room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The film, sponsored by students of the History of the Holocaust course, is open to the public free of charge.