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Events Schedule: April 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! This revised listing of public events at the college during April 2011 reflects cancellations, event updates and events added since the March 25 edition. 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.)

For a printable version: If you’re viewing this in the e-mail update, please click here to go to the Events Schedule website. At the website, go to the bottom of the page and click “print” (as in “print this page”) for the printable format.

For up-to-date events information throughout the month, see our Upcoming Events page. Questions or comments? Contact events editor Doug Hubley at calendar@bates.edu.


Wednesday, April 6

4pm Women’s tennis vs. Colby.
Wallach Tennis Center

4:15pm Concert: Voice students of Bonnie Scarpelli. Katie Black ’12, Segundo Guerrero ’12 and Abby Merson ’12 sing music by Legrenzi, Handel, Schubert and more. Lecturer in music John Corrie accompanies the singers on piano. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

5pm Women’s lacrosse vs. Southern Maine.
Garcelon Field

6pm Figure drawing sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art. Easels provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $7. FMI: 207-786-6158.
Olin 259

7pm Concert: Directed by Tom Snow, the Bates College Jazz Band and Jazz Combo perform music by Corea, Brecker, Parker, Holiday and more. Free, but tickets required. For tickets or more information: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Friday, April 8

2:30pm Symposium: Students in the education department present their work, followed by keynote speaker Alfie Kohn, who writes about education, parenting and human behavior.
Pettengill Hall

3pm Baseball vs. Bowdoin.
Leahey Field

4:30pm Softball vs. Trinity.
Lafayette Street Field

6pm Exhibition opening: A reception opens the annual Senior Exhibition. FMI: 207-786-6158.
Museum of Art

7:30pm Concert: Students in a computer music course perform their work. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

8pm Contradance. All dances taught and called; beginners’ workshop, 7:30pm. $6. Sponsored by the Freewill Folk Society.
Chase Lounge


Saturday, April 9

Noon Softball vs. Trinity (doubleheader).
Lafayette Street Field

Noon Men’s and women’s track and field vs. Colby, MIT and Southern Maine.
Campus Avenue Field

1pm Men’s lacrosse vs. Connecticut College.
Garcelon Field

3pm Concert: Piano students of Chiharu Naruse. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Sunday, April 10

5:30pm Protestant worship service with gospel music. FMI: 207-786-8273.
Chapel

7:30pm Concert: Senior thesis concert by composer Benjamin Taska, who presents an original score for the Jan Svankmajer film Little Otik, performed live by a 13-piece chamber orchestra conducted by Hiroya Miura. Refreshments follow the performance. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Tuesday, April 12

12:30pm Noonday Concert: Performer TBA. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Wednesday, April 13

6pm Figure drawing sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art (see April 6).
Olin 259


Friday, April 15

7:30pm Concert: Senior thesis concert by composer Peter Gurney, who presents a six-movement work for bassoon, cello, clarinet and piano. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Sunday, April 17

9am Men’s and women’s rowing host CBB President’s Cup.
Bates Boathouse, Greene

10am Women’’s tennis vs. Middlebury.
Wallach Tennis Center

Noon Baseball vs. Husson.
Leahey Field

1pm Women’s lacrosse vs. New England.
Garcelon Field

2pm Men’s tennis vs. Middlebury.
Wallach Tennis Center

5:30pm Protestant worship (see April 10).
Chapel


Monday, April 18

2pm Softball vs. Maine-Farmington.
Lafayette Street Field

4pm Baseball vs. Thomas.
Leahey Field


Tuesday, April 19

7pm Men’s lacrosse vs. Bowdoin.
Garcelon Field


Wednesday, April 20

4pm Women’s tennis vs. Bowdoin.
Wallach Tennis Center

6pm Figure drawing sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art (see April 6).
Olin 259


Friday, April 22

3pm Baseball vs. Trinity.
Leahey Field

4pm Softball vs. Bowdoin.
Lafayette Street Field


Saturday, April 23

Noon Baseball vs. Trinity (doubleheader).
Leahey Field

Noon Men’s track and field hosts Maine State Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Russell Street Track

1pm Men’s lacrosse vs. Trinity.
Garcelon Field


Sunday, April 24

5:30pm Protestant worship (see April 3).
Chapel


Tuesday, April 26

12:30pm Noonday Concert: Bridget Convey and Chiharu Naruse, piano duo. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

2pm Baseball vs. Maine-Farmington (doubleheader).
Leahey Field

4:30pm Softball vs. St. Joseph’s.
Lafayette Street Field

7pm Reading: Language Arts Live presents acclaimed Ethiopian novelist Dinaw Mengestu. FMI: 207-786-6326 or 207-786-6256.
Chase Hall Lounge


Wednesday, April 27

6pm Figure drawing sponsored by the Bates College Museum of Art (see April 6).
Olin 259

7:30pm Concert: Senior thesis concert by composer Alex Koster, who writes music based on the analysis of tones present in the human voice. FMI: 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Thursday, April 28

Noon Presidential symposium: Recognizing Change, Preparing for the Future: Developing Partnerships for Academic Success. The 2011 presidential symposium features keynote speaker Alma R. Clayton-Pedersen, former vice president for education and institutional renewal and now senior scholar at the Association of American Colleges and Universities. This afternoon gathering convened by Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen will explore the connections between diversity and learning. FMI: 207-786-6102 or hbumps@bates.edu.
Chase Lounge

4:30pm Men’s tennis vs. Bowdoin.
Wallach Tennis Center


Friday, April 29

7pm Women’s lacrosse vs. Colby.
Garcelon Field

9pm Concert: Festival favorites from Lollapalooza to South By South West, the Cold War Kids appear in a concert sponsored by WRBC-FM. Tickets are $20 and available at www.batestickets.com.
Gray Athletic Building


Saturday, April 30

Noon Baseball vs. Colby (doubleheader).
Leahey Field

Noon Softball vs. Colby (doubleheader).
Lafayette Street Field

8pm Dance performance: The Bates Dance Alumni Reunion Concert features current students and alumni celebrating the life and work of Leonard and Marcy Plavin. Free; no reservations. FMI: 207-786-6161.
Schaeffer Theatre


Bates College Museum of Art

Hours: 10am–5pm Tuesday–Saturday

April 8–May 28

Annual Senior Exhibition: Culminating their yearlong thesis project, 15 studio art majors present work in a variety of media.



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