News Archives

Thursday

July 9, 2009 8:42 am

Kate Weare Company opens Bates Dance Festival with Bridge of Sighs

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.

Wednesday

July 8, 2009 10:28 am

Robin Leventhal '88 among Seattle chefs tapped for Top Chef

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson says, “Brava for Bravo! They’ve tapped not one but two Seattle chefs for the…

Tuesday

July 7, 2009 10:35 am

Their life cycles

Staff writer Bella English of The Boston Globe captures the charming mania of a local bicycling club that includes journalist…

Tuesday

July 7, 2009 10:31 am

Fresh Air kids get warm, wet welcome

The Portland Press Herald talks to Laura Young Connelly ’88 of Cape Elizabeth (and takes her photograph) for a story…

Tuesday

July 7, 2009 8:33 am

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

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.

Thursday

July 2, 2009 1:03 pm

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

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.

Thursday

July 2, 2009 10:51 am

Cooper-Hewitt names acting director

The New York Times notes the appointment of Caroline Baumann ’88 as acting director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Magazine….

Thursday

July 2, 2009 10:09 am

Physics professor's jazz trio opens Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

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.

Thursday

July 2, 2009 9:28 am

Associated Press reports Bates 'rout' at Henley Regatta

The Associated Press, reporting on Bates’ participation in the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England, noted that Bates defeated…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

The Wounds of War

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