News Archives

Tuesday

September 23, 2003 10:07 am

Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

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

Symposium celebrates 100 years of "The Souls of Black Folks"

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

Bates dedicates scoreboard in McDuffee’s memory

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

Guster to perform

Guster to perform

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

Brunswick planner Holtwijk teaches urban studies

Brunswick planner Holtwijk teaches urban studies

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

Poet and activist Alix Olson to perform

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.

Wednesday

September 10, 2003 11:15 am

Glazer, Parakilas perform Russian music for two pianos

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

Fulbright to support research in Vietnam for art professor

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, wilderness guide opens 2003-04 Spiritual Journey series

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.