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Tuesday

January 19, 2010
11:31 am

Folk-pop legend Suzanne Vega holds two-day residency

As part of a two-day residency at Bates College, folk-pop singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega performs two concert sets, at 7 and 9:30 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $5 for seniors and students per set and are available at www.batestickets.com. For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or email olinarts@bates.edu. The concert is presented by the Bates Concerts Committee.

Sunday

January 17, 2010
8:10 am

King Day focus: 'Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere'

An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”

Friday

January 15, 2010
3:38 pm

Renowned fortepiano player rescheduled for January

Regarded as one of the world’s foremost players of harpsichord and fortepiano, Andreas Staier comes to Bates College to perform fortepiano music by Haydn at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

January 15, 2010
11:13 am

Psychologist to discuss unconscious mind and its relation to behavior

Mahzarin Banaji, a social psychologist at Harvard University, visits Bates College to discuss what happens when well-intentioned people behave in ways that deviate from their own consciously stated intentions. Her talk takes place at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

January 14, 2010
9:04 am

Sun Journal tells of Haitian connections of Beasley, Mathieu '12

The Lewiston Sun Journal interviews Myron Beasley, assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, and student Eric…

Monday

January 11, 2010
2:25 pm

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity Curated by Craig Saddlemire ’05 and commisssioned…

Monday

January 11, 2010
9:26 am

Calendar of events for 2010 Bates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sunday, Jan. 17 7 p.m. Worship service: A sermon by Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social…

Saturday

January 9, 2010
10:25 am

Fiddler-folksinger Lissa Schneckenburger returns to Bates

Lissa Schneckenburger, a rising young folk musician and former Litchfield resident, performs at Bates College at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

January 7, 2010
5:49 pm

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall (unless otherwise noted), Monday, Jan. 18: Session I, 1 to 2…

Thursday

January 7, 2010
1:24 pm

Folk-pop icon Vega among season's musical peaks at Bates College

An iconic singer-songwriter, a pair of performances devoted to Beethoven’s string quartet cycle and a Bates College alum who plays world music are among highlights at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates this winter.