Stories from October 1998
Tuesday, October 20, 1998 1:13 pm
Violinist Curtis Macomber joins pianist Frank Glazer in a performance of Brahms' "Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano" Nov. 1 at the Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Tuesday, October 20, 1998 1:08 pm
Poet Sonia Sanchez, author of "Does Your House Have Lions?" (1997), will read from her work at Bates College during the Seventh Annual Writers Harvest Author Reading Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend and donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the hungry as part of the Writer's Harvest program sponsored by Share Our Strength (SOS).
Monday, October 19, 1998 1:01 pm
Pianist Frank Glazer, artist-in-residence and lecturer in music at Bates since 1980, will discuss "A Philosophy of Artistic Performance with Some Practical Suggestions" Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Monday, October 19, 1998 12:50 pm
Peter H. Smith, director of Latin American studies at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss "Prospects for U.S.-Latin American Relations: Trouble Ahead?" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture, and admission is free.
Wednesday, October 14, 1998 2:21 pm
The Bates College Center for Service-Learning has received an $89,000 grant from the National Corporation for Public Service for a partnership project with the city's Governor Longley Elementary School.
Tuesday, October 13, 1998 2:20 pm
Approximately 50 Bates College and area high school students will celebrate the Bates Outing Club's 79th birthday by holding Peaks Day Saturday, Oct. 17. Led by members of the Bates Outing Club, among the oldest collegiate outing clubs in the country and the first at a private college to include both men and women from the beginning, 20 small groups of hikers from Bates and area high schools will attempt to reach the major summits along the Appalachian Trail in Maine and New Hampshire by 3 p.m. Saturday.
Monday, October 12, 1998 2:16 pm
The Lenny Kravitz-Sean Lennon concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. at Bates has been canceled. Tickets purchased at Bull Moose Music stores will be refunded. Call Bull Moose Music in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424) for refunds.
Friday, October 9, 1998 2:11 pm
Paula Matthews, associate librarian and music librarian of the George and Helen Ladd Library at Bates College, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Music Library Association (MLA). The organization's election results were announced at its recent 67th annual meeting in Boston.
Friday, October 9, 1998 2:06 pm
To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:59 pm
Geologists are offering an unusual opportunity to explore the 420-million-year geological history so dramatically displayed in the rock outcroppings of the Great Falls here in Lewiston. Led by the Bates College geology department during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17), a series of field trips also will examine the significant role played by the falls in the settlement and development of the Lewiston-Auburn area.