Stories from October 1998
Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:52 pm
Minjona, a 32-voice woman's choir from the University of Latvia in Riga, will perform at Bates Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Friday, October 2, 1998 1:47 pm
Bates College will celebrate "Back to Bates" homecoming Friday, Oct.16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees.
Friday, October 2, 1998 1:44 pm
Maine's five candidates for governor will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Monday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bates College Office of Special Projects, 163 Wood Street, Lewiston. No phone reservations will be accepted.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:39 pm
Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on "Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:23 pm
The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon's comic drama "Chapter Two" Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of "Chapter Two" will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:15 pm
Lenny Kravitz, whose down-and-dirty rock anthems, including "Are You Gonna Go My Way," have won critical and popular acclaim, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Sean Lennon, son of the late Beatle and music legend John Lennon, will open for Kravitz with songs from his album, "Into the Sun." Tickets are $20 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424).
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:14 pm
Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book "Saving Nature's Legacy" (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk "Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale" at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.