Stories from September 2003
Tuesday, September 23, 2003 10:07 am
Opening at the Museum of Art Oct. 17, an exhibition of Russian Orthodox icons spanning several centuries offers an intimate perspective on a genre rarely explored by Maine art presenters: religious objects.
Tuesday, September 23, 2003 9:23 am
In a symposium Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-11, faculty and guests from as far away as Germany will use music, drama and scholarly presentations to mark the 100th anniversary of a milestone in African American thought.
Wednesday, September 17, 2003 11:03 am
The Bates College community will gather during Homecoming Weekend to dedicate a scoreboard in memory of Morgan W. McDuffee, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on the Campus Avenue Field, adjacent to John Bertram Hall, 78 Central Avenue. An alumni lacrosse game follows the dedication.
Tuesday, September 16, 2003 11:50 am
The tuneful, droll and Tufts-bred trio Guster performs in an all-ages concert at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building ("Gray Cage"), 130 Central Avenue.
Friday, September 12, 2003 10:34 am
Students in an environmental studies seminar are learning about urban design and planning processes from one of Maine's best-known community planners.
Friday, September 12, 2003 10:18 am
Internationally known spoken word artist, poet and activist Alix Olson performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the event free of charge.
Friday, September 12, 2003 10:12 am
Poet Donald Hall, Pulitzer Prize nominee and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, reads from his work on Sept. 24.
Wednesday, September 10, 2003 11:15 am
Frank Glazer and James Parakilas, members of the Bates College music faculty who rank among Maine's best-known musicians, perform a program of music for two pianos by Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian composers at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Tuesday, September 2, 2003 11:54 am
Trian Nguyen, assistant professor of art and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies at Bates, has received a $28,000 Fulbright Award to support a year of research and writing that will include a six-month stay in Vietnam.
Tuesday, September 2, 2003 11:44 am
Zen priest and outdoorsman Stephen Hyde presents Coming Home: Learning the Sacred and Practical Art of Return at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend this discussion free of charge. Hyde's talk opens a series of lectures, Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04," sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.