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Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:58 am

Barbara Brown Taylor discusses Sabbath in Zerby lecture

Barbara Brown Taylor, Butman Professor of Religion at Piedmont College, will give a presentation titled “Sabbath: Self-Care or the Mending of the World?” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend the 2008 Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought, sponsored by the Office of the Multifaith Chaplain, free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8272.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:54 am

Lecture explores CO2 storage as means of mitigating climate change

Michael Celia, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at Princeton University, gives a talk at Bates College titled “Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:44 am

21-piece orchestra supports College Choir in 'Messiah'

The 76-voice Bates College Choir, accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra and directed by John Corrie, presents the second and third parts of Handel’s popular oratorio “Messiah” in performances at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, and Sunday, March 30, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:42 am

Mount David Summit highlights student work across disciplines

The seventh Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, begins with festivities at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:36 am

Student choreographers present work in 'Breaking the Ice'

Student choreographers will put their work to the test of public performance in Bates College Modern Dance Company concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 31.

Tuesday

March 18, 2008
10:08 am

Debaters present lively discussion of First Amendment rights

Members of Bates College’s award-winning Brooks Quimby Debate Council present a lively public discussion about censorship and First Amendment rights at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Part of The Big Read L-A program sponsored by the Lewiston and Auburn public libraries, the event is open to the public free of charge.

Monday

March 17, 2008
2:07 pm

Stephen Lattanzi '08 ponders the next stage

“I’ve always had a plan for myself,” says Stephen Lattanzi ’08 of Winchester, Mass. And ever since he performed in a production of Robin Hood in second grade, theater has been central to that plan. At Bates, Lattanzi has acted in eight stage productions, often in lead roles.

Monday

March 17, 2008
10:33 am

Artist and scholar exhibits and lectures about the power of love

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents “LOVE,” an exhibition, lecture and reception featuring Arturo Lindsay, professor of art and art history at Atlanta’s Spelman College. Lindsay gives his talk at 4 p.m. Friday, March 21, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The exhibition, curated by Nakeisha Gumbs, Bates class of 2007, opens at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Gallery, followed by a reception. The public is invited to attend all three events at no charge. The exhibition will be on display from March 21 to April 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.

Monday

March 17, 2008
10:28 am

Former high-tech executive, now boat service chief, joins Trustees

George W. Cole, formerly a top executive in the field of interactive voice technology and now head of a boat service supporting a Maine island community, has joined the Bates College Board of Trustees.