Stories from July 2009
Kate Weare Company opens Bates Dance Festival with Bridge of Sighs

Thursday, July 9, 2009 8:42 am

Opening the 2009 performance season of the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival, the nuanced, sensual Kate Weare Company offers two Maine premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Robin Leventhal '88 among Seattle chefs tapped for Top Chef

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 10:28 am

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson says, “Brava for Bravo! They’ve tapped...

Their life cycles

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 10:35 am

Staff writer Bella English of The Boston Globe captures the charming mania...

Fresh Air kids get warm, wet welcome

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 10:31 am

The Portland Press Herald talks to Laura Young Connelly ’88 of Cape...

Bates, region's arts presenters seek your input regarding cultural events

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 8:33 am

If you had your druthers, what would be your favorite way to learn about arts and entertainment events in the Lewiston-Auburn region? That's what Bates and a number of local organizations would like to know. And we're hoping you'll tell us.

Clean Sweep sets record, raising more than $21,000 for local nonprofits

Thursday, July 2, 2009 1:03 pm

Bates' ninth annual Clean Sweep, a "garage sale" of usable goods donated by departing students that was held June 20, raised a record $21,400 in proceeds that will be divided among local nonprofit organizations.

Cooper-Hewitt names acting director

Thursday, July 2, 2009 10:51 am

The New York Times notes the appointment of Caroline Baumann ’88 as...

Physics professor’s jazz trio opens Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

Thursday, July 2, 2009 10:09 am

The Lewiston-Auburn jazz band Three Point Trio opens the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series on July 9. The series also presents singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie, the folk trio Ti' Acadie, the One World Music Ensemble and Réveillons!, known for its modern take on Québécois music.

Associated Press reports Bates 'rout' at Henley Regatta

Thursday, July 2, 2009 9:28 am

The Associated Press, reporting on Bates’ participation in the prestigious Henley Royal...

The Wounds of War

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home

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