Stories from February 2003
Yale art historian to discuss arts and performance of Africa

Friday, February 28, 2003 3:07 pm

Yale University art historian Robert Farris Thompson, a renowned expert in the relationships between the arts and performance of Africa, America and the Caribbean, will offer a lecture titled "Congo Carolina, Congo New Orleans: Adventures in Afro Atlantic Art History."

Take Back the Night march hosted

Friday, February 28, 2003 3:02 pm

Bates debuts its first year of participation in the Take Back the Night march, an annual protest of violence against women. Keynote speaker is Noelle Roop, co-founder of PROUD (People Reaching Out Understanding Diversity), who will discuss her own experience as a survivor of violence.

Pianist's program spans two centuries of music

Friday, February 28, 2003 2:56 pm

Arguably Maine's best-known pianist and a resident artist since 1980, Glazer performs works by Bach, Beethoven, Ravel and Chopin.

Jamaican poet, Times reporter to read work on displaced persons in America

Friday, February 28, 2003 11:41 am

Prize-winning Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison with New York Times reporter Joseph Berger, author of the acclaimed memoir "Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust" (Scribner, 2001), will give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Blue Hill pastor and writer to discuss the sacredness of place

Thursday, February 27, 2003 2:46 pm

Maine writer and teacher Rob McCall, pastor of Blue Hill Congregational Church, will give a lecture titled "The Sacredness of Place: A Spiritual Journey in Rural Maine," at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates Hillel to screen 'Ruthie and Connie' as part of the 2003 Maine Jewish Film Festival

Thursday, February 27, 2003 2:33 pm

"Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House," an award-winning documentary film by Deborah Dickson about two lesbians who won a landmark domestic-partner benefits case, will be screened as part of the 2003 Maine Jewish Film Festival at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in Pettngill Hall's Keck classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Rd.

Production of 'subUrbia' to be performed in Hungary

Wednesday, February 26, 2003 1:36 pm

In a production that the student cast and crew will take to Hungary this April, the Bates College theater department presents six performances of Eric Bogosian's gritty, darkly comic play "subUrbia."

Jazz pianist Tom Snow brings bandmates to perform

Tuesday, February 25, 2003 3:12 pm

One of Maine's busiest and most versatile pianists, Tom Snow brings two bandmates to perform in an evening of jazz. The event starts at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Portland photographer to discuss 'Landscape Diary' series

Monday, February 24, 2003 3:09 pm

Green has been making photographs for more than 20 years. His most recent images, the three "Landscape Diary" series, are about the personal significance and surprising beauty of ordinary, often-overlooked places: an empty lot, a quiet meadow we pass every day, a stand of trees along the turnpike, a salt marsh along the highway.

Award winning Brentano String Quartet to perform

Monday, February 24, 2003 3:06 pm

The Bates College Concert Series ends its 2002-03 season with a performance by the celebrated Brentano String Quartet, joined by Maine pianist Yuri Funahashi, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

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