Posts from March 2003
Bates and Bowdoin bands bring Caribbean music to the stage

Friday, March 21, 2003 9:38 am

An evening of island music from all over features performances by two Bates bands — the Indonesian-style Gamelan Mawar Mekar and the Steel Pan Rhythm Riders — and their special guests, the Bowdoin College World Music Ensemble, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Thursday, March 20, 2003 10:42 am

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in...

Campus watches, waits, reacts as war news arrives

Thursday, March 20, 2003 10:05 am

Peace prevailed on campus the week it ended in Iraq, but a close look revealed reactions that covered the spectrum — from student and faculty participation in a community war protest to remarks at Bates in support of the U.S.-led attack by national policy analyst Dinesh D'Souza.

New York Times reporter to discuss immigrant experience

Wednesday, March 19, 2003 2:14 pm

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, 70 Campus Avenue.

Choir performs Mozart's 'Requiem'

Monday, March 17, 2003 2:11 pm

The college Choir performs Mozart's Requiem, the composer's final work and one of the most intense and finely drawn interpretations of the Roman Catholic Mass, in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Noted vegetarian chef to visit in observance of Great American Meatout

Friday, March 14, 2003 2:07 pm

Ken Bergeron, author of the award-winning cookbook "Professional Vegetarian Cooking," will visit for two days of vegan food preparation with students and Dining Services staff. We welcome media coverage of the event, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Great American Meatout, the world's largest diet education campaign, on March 20.

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

Friday, March 14, 2003 2:01 pm

In a March 7 talkdesigned to "remove the shroud of mystery" from the world of foundation philanthropy, the president of the Wallace–Reader's Digest Funds described how that organization has fundamentally changed its modus operandi.

Grant bolsters entrepreneurial programs

Wednesday, March 12, 2003 4:20 pm

Bates has won a $35,190 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., to expand entrepreneurial career programming for students and alumni and raise awareness of entrepreneurship in the liberal arts.

Renowned political analyst Dinesh D'Souza to speak

Wednesday, March 12, 2003 1:57 pm

Hoover Institute Fellow and best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza, known for his challenges to the politically liberal academic establishment, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Scholar to discuss Frankenstein and childhood

Tuesday, March 11, 2003 10:43 am

Marshall Brown, professor of English and comparative literature at Washington University, will give a talk titled Frankenstein: A Child's Story at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.

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