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Friday

March 21, 2003
9:38 am

Bates and Bowdoin bands bring Caribbean music to the stage

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.

Thursday

March 20, 2003
10:42 am

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in the Bates College Modern Dance Company’s Annual Spring…

Thursday

March 20, 2003
10:05 am

Campus watches, waits, reacts as war news arrives

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.

Wednesday

March 19, 2003
2:14 pm

New York Times reporter to discuss immigrant experience

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.

Monday

March 17, 2003
2:11 pm

Choir performs Mozart's 'Requiem'

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.

Friday

March 14, 2003
2:07 pm

Noted vegetarian chef to visit in observance of Great American Meatout

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.

Friday

March 14, 2003
2:01 pm

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

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.

Wednesday

March 12, 2003
4:20 pm

Grant bolsters entrepreneurial programs

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.

Wednesday

March 12, 2003
1:57 pm

Renowned political analyst Dinesh D'Souza to speak

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.

Tuesday

March 11, 2003
10:43 am

Scholar to discuss Frankenstein and childhood

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.