News Archives

Tuesday

November 30, 2010 2:11 pm

President Hansen extends invitation to Year-End Teleconference

Intending to touch on everything from Bates’ new mission statement to a recent update of the Campus Facilities Master Plan,…

Tuesday

November 30, 2010 8:47 am

Events Schedule: December 2010 (Revised)

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college in December 2010. What’s new in…

Monday

November 29, 2010 9:59 am

'Les Femmes du Maroc' artist to speak

Lalla Essaydi, a photographer whose work is on display at the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition Les Femmes du Maroc through Dec. 18, discusses her art at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Monday

November 22, 2010 1:53 pm

'Antisocial Media' opens 'Race in a Post-Human World' series

As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura’s lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media’s influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.

Monday

November 22, 2010 1:34 pm

A fave of both rock and country fans, 'guit-steel' picker Brown comes to Bates

Known for his humor, energy and an instrumental creation called the “guit-steel” — combining the standard six-string guitar with the steel guitar — singer Junior Brown performs at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Monday

November 22, 2010 12:44 pm

Student musical achievement showcased during December

As the semester draws to a close, Bates concerts in early December spotlight student achievement across a diverse array of musical styles.

Monday

November 22, 2010 12:30 pm

Pianist Glazer performs tribute to composer Schumann, releases CD

In honor of the bicentennial of Romantic composer Robert Schumann, Bates artist-in-residence Frank Glazer performs some of the composer’s best-loved piano pieces at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert is open to the public at no cost, but tickets are required. The concert coincides with the release of a CD by the pianist, issued by the college and titled Schubert-Brahms-Beethoven.

Monday

November 22, 2010 12:22 pm

Collaborative sound, image project based on local, Japanese children's contributions

Music improvised by schoolchildren from Japan and Lewiston forms the basis of a collaborative sound and image project to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Listening In, Looking Out is a project undertaken by Hiroya Miura, a composer who directs the
Bates College Orchestra, in collaboration with Bates students, intermedia artist Peter Bussigel and percussionist Masaki Endo, as well as the children, whose recorded musical efforts form part of the soundscape.

Monday

November 22, 2010 11:52 am

Events Schedule: December 2010

Hello from Bates! Here is a preview of public events at the college in December 2010. Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge. (Where there is an admission fee, the cost for the general public appears first, followed by the cost for students and seniors.)

Friday

November 19, 2010 3:31 pm

San Francisco Chronicle picks up story about El Palo Alto by Doug Ray '10

The San Francisco Chronicle‘s website picks up a multimedia story by Doug Ray ’10 about the iconic yet imperilled El…