Stories from September 2003
Exhibition takes populist view of Russian religious art

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.

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

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.

Bates dedicates scoreboard in McDuffee’s memory

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.

Guster to perform

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.

Brunswick planner Holtwijk teaches urban studies

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.

Poet and activist Alix Olson to perform

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.

Poet Donald Hall to read for annual Writers Harvest

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.

Glazer, Parakilas perform Russian music for two pianos

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.

Fulbright to support research in Vietnam for art professor

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.

Zen priest, wilderness guide opens 2003-04 Spiritual Journey series

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.