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Thursday

September 19, 2002
8:58 am

Jazz trumpeter Okoshi to perform

Toru “Tiger” Okoshi, one of the region’s top jazz trumpeters, brings his band to Maine for the second entry in the 2002-03 Bates College Concert Series, taking place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Russell Street. Admission is $7/$5.

Monday

September 16, 2002
9:10 am

Van Cliburn gold medalist opens concert series

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu, the only American since 1981 to win the gold medal in the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, opens the Bates College Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Russell Street. Admission to the concert is $7 for the general public and $5 for children, senior citizens and full-time students of all ages.

Friday

September 13, 2002
9:15 am

Midcoast Symphony woodwind principals to perform

The Midcoast Woodwind Quintet, composed of the principal woodwind players of the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, performs a program of mostly 20th-century music at Bates College at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. Admission is free.

Thursday

September 12, 2002
2:24 pm

Professors and students to discuss globalization

A group of Bates students and faculty will present a panel discussion titled “Perspectives on Globalization,” to be followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, the College Republicans, the Bates Libertarians and the campus Anti-Sweatshop Coalition, free of charge.

Wednesday

September 11, 2002
3:17 pm

'When the bells tolled, everyone stopped'

On the sunny and dreadful Tuesday that was Sept. 11, 2001, an afternoon Chapel service drew nearly 1,000 members of a Bates College community whose shock and dismay mirrored sentiments around the nation and the world. On the sunny Wednesday that was Sept. 11, 2002, the campus response to that aching memory again reflected the national mood, balanced somewhere between “life goes on” and “things will never be the same.”

Tuesday

September 10, 2002
2:12 pm

Scientist to discuss 21st-century chemistry

Harry Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and founding director of the Beckman Institute of Technology at the California Institute of Technology, will deliver science lectures at 4 p.m. and at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the inaugural George S. Hammond ’43 H’73 Eminent Scientist Lecture event, and admission is free.

Monday

September 9, 2002
4:21 pm

Sept. 11 commemorative events at Bates

At Bates College, Sept. 11 begins with a Slow Walk for Peace, the contemplative ascent of a wooded hill near campus. Bells signal a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. and a Memorial Gathering in the College Chapel is planned for evening. Interpretive events later in the month include a faculty panel discussion and, on Sept. 25, the lecture “Is Islam the Enemy?” by The Nation columnist Christopher Hitchens.

Monday

September 9, 2002
4:13 pm

Fall T.G.I.F. lecture series begins

John McClendon, an associate professor in the Bates College programs in African American and American cultural studies, opens the college’s T.G.I.F lecture series at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskies Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to lectures in the series free of charge. Refreshments will be available.

Monday

September 9, 2002
9:34 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis to read

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.