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Wednesday

March 31, 2010
10:55 am

Four to perform Neil LaBute's 'Bash'

The three-in-one play Bash by Neil Labute, a writer and director critically acclaimed for his bleak, blunt view of human relations, is the vehicle for solo performances by four Bates College students at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, and Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. Admission is free. For more information, please contact 207-786-6161.

Wednesday

March 31, 2010
8:10 am

Events Schedule: April 2010

Here is a preview of public events for April 2010. Click “Print this post” at the bottom of the page…

Tuesday

March 30, 2010
1:01 pm

Student work in limelight at Mount David Summit

The ninth Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). More than 400 students will participate in this year’s summit, making it the largest ever. At Pettengill and additional locations, in concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon, students will present research posters, talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Monday

March 29, 2010
4:39 pm

Forum looks at jobs, economy through clean-energy lens

The forum, organized by Focus the Nation in partnership with the Alliance for Climate Education, provides an opportunity for learning, sharing and discussion about clean energy and green jobs in Maine and to give young people a platform to speak with elected officials, business leaders and other community leaders. For more information, please contact mcohen@bates.edu.

Friday

March 26, 2010
1:13 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of March 22, 2010

Along with the spring crocuses, spray-painted lines, pastel plastic tape and little yellow flags dotted the soil this week to herald a season of new growth. But these manmade blossoms portend not the awakening of verdant nature but instead Bates’ latest major construction project. And the impending renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls became much more noticeable March 24 as workers started closing off their work site behind a chain-link fence.

Thursday

March 25, 2010
4:37 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Samuel Guilford

Guilford’s stenciled paintings are based on the mandala, a sacred art form significant in Buddhism and Hinduism. Employing graffiti, pop…

Thursday

March 25, 2010
4:33 pm

Print fades, pixels flourish as Bates curtails print events listing, plugs e-mail

For years, Bates has offered free subscriptions to “Bates Invites You,” a printed schedule of public events at Bates. Every month from September through May, the college has mailed and dropped off thousands of copies of the schedule. But this spring, driven audience preference and the need to trim costs and reduce its use of natural resources, the college will significantly reduce the number of schedules it prints and mails.

Thursday

March 25, 2010
3:27 pm

Time calls Gilmore '97 'an artist to watch'

Time Magazine names video artist Kate Gilmore ’97 one of three “artists to watch” in its coverage of the Whitney Biennial, along with photographer Nina Berman and painter Lesley Vance.

Thursday

March 25, 2010
2:59 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Lisa Hartung

Hartung manipulates digital photographs to convey the intense emotion that eyes can communicate without words. Images of eyes are arranged…

Thursday

March 25, 2010
2:55 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Elizabeth Denham

Denham uses such varied media as acrylics, spray paint, collage and stencil to create a style she terms “pop crap.”…