Stories from March 2010
It can be arranged: The art of setting songs for a cappella

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 3:36 pm

For three years, I have sung oohs, ahs and na-nas with The Crosstones. Having never been in an a cappella group before, I started out wary of singing in semi-circles and using bizarre syllables to recreate Billy Joel's greatest hits. But after spending my first year at Bates watching numerous a cappella performances in packed rooms all over campus, I was hooked.

BatesNews Monthly Update: March 2010

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 3:08 pm

For Bates alumni and parents, here is a look back at stories...

The Boston Herald talks to roots musician Corey Harris '91

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 2:26 pm

The Boston Herald interviews roots musician Corey Harris ’91, a MacArthur “genius...

Former U.S. undersecretary of state for African affairs to speak about African leadership

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 2:24 pm

Constance Berry Newman, a former U.S. State Department diplomat for African affairs, presents the lecture "Expectations of 21st-Century African Leaders: Too High or Too Low?" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Performance of Indonesian music, puppetry scheduled at Bates

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 2:14 pm

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, joined by Indonesian puppeteer Apep Sobani and by composer Wahyu Roche, performs in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Commentator Bay Buchanan to discuss immigration at Bates College

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 1:56 pm

Bay Buchanan, one of the most prominent contemporary conservative voices, offers a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave. Buchanan will address immigration issues in the United States. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, this event is open to the public at no cost.

The New York Times describes 'almost by accident' concert assembled by Andrew Cyr '96

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 9:28 am

New York Times music critic Allan Kozinnn describes how the Metropolis Ensemble,...

The Portland Press Herald describes conflict about the Morse River's meandering ways

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:47 am

The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on...

The Boston Globe notes kickoff for My Secret Boston, co-founded by Jon Marcus '82

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:41 am

In his Names column, Boston Globe reporter Mark Shanahan ’87 notes the...

The New York Times describes new directing gig, with prisoners, for Arin Arbus '99

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:20 am

A New York Times story describes how Arin Arbus ’99, an acclaimed...

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