Stories from April 2002
Monday, April 22, 2002 4:25 pm
Bates College presents "Films of Muslim Life", a festival of award-winning films set in Iran and Senegal, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 1 through May 22 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. A member of the Bates faculty or a Muslim student will host a discussion following each screening, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
Tuesday, April 9, 2002 3:44 pm
Pianist and composer Vicente López performs a program largely based on the traditional music of his native Ecuador in a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135
Tuesday, April 9, 2002 3:34 pm
Next month, the Bates College student theater group and the campus radio station present the Maine radio premiere of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy: "King Lear." Recorded in March, the Robinson Players' Lear will be broadcast from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on the college radio station, WRBC (91.5 FM). Matteo A. Pangallo, a junior from Salem, Mass., directed the cast of Bates faculty and students.
Tuesday, April 9, 2002 8:37 am
On Sunday, April 7, the Bates College department of athletics held its first awards banquet. Seven awards were presented in front of the assembled population of student-athletes, with master of ceremonies Dan Doyle '72 serving as host.
Monday, April 8, 2002 4:11 pm
Michael Philip Manheim, a photographer living in Massachusetts, presents his distinctive depictions of Bates Dance Festival performers in an exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art through Aug. 23. Manheim will discuss his work in a gallery talk from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. The museum is open to the public free of charge.
Monday, April 8, 2002 3:55 pm
Erica Brown, an 18-year-old Lewiston resident whose violin playing has been turning heads for years, will perform with her band Bluegrass Connection at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is open to the public. A $5 donation will be requested at the door.
Monday, April 8, 2002 3:52 pm
Schubertiade – Pianist Frank Glazer and guests including soprano Christina Astrachan explore melodic themes that appear in both the vocal and instrumental music of Schubert. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, Russell Street, Lewiston. FREE. 207-786-6135.
Monday, April 8, 2002 3:49 pm
The Bates College Juggling Club invites juggling enthusiasts to drop everything and come to campus for the first annual Bates College Juggling Festival, taking place from noon to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the college's Alumni Gymnasium. The festival is open to the public at no charge.
Sunday, April 7, 2002 8:43 am
The first annual Mount David Summit will celebrate the strong intellectual life of the college.
Thursday, April 4, 2002 4:06 pm
An exhibit of some three dozen works by Carl Sprinchorn, renowned for the art he made while exploring the Maine wilderness over four decades, opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Bates College Museum of Art. The exhibit runs through Aug. 23. Admission to the museum is open to the public free of charge.