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Wednesday

May 4, 2011
2:51 pm

Annual Sangai Asia celebration features fireworks, Chinese food

The Bates student organization Sangai Asia celebrates the end of another academic year with food and fireworks on Friday, May 13, at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. with appetizers from Chopsticks, a Chinese restaurant in Lewiston. Around 9 p.m., the fireworks display over Lake Andrews begins.

Wednesday

May 4, 2011
2:46 pm

'Post-Human World' series concludes with multimedia dance piece

Rachel Boggia, acting director of the Bates dance program, presents a dance incorporating interactive video at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the Plavin Dance Studio on the second floor of Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St. Titled “In the Very Eye of the Night,” the piece is an 11-minute solo created by Marlon Barrios Solano and performed by Boggia. The event concludes the series “Race in a Post-Human World,” an examination of technology’s impacts on concepts of social categories.

Tuesday

May 3, 2011
2:49 pm

May 4 speakers look at political cartoons and globalization's impacts

A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.

Tuesday

May 3, 2011
10:08 am

Video: Performance of "Santo" during Modern Dance Company tribute to Leonard Plavin

The dance “Santo” was performed during the Bates Modern Dance Company reunion tribute to the late Leonard Plavin, who photographed…

Monday

May 2, 2011
4:42 pm

Efficient private-public response to catastrophes topic of May 10 talk

The roles that the public and private sectors can play in reducing the damage from and costs of extreme events will be the topic of a presentation by Howard Kunreuther ’59, James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G-52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by the economics department, Kunreuther’s presentation is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8296.

Monday

May 2, 2011
2:49 pm

Video: Bodies in motion as dance alums rehearse their tributes

This short video shows offers the sights and sounds of Modern Dance Company alumni choreographing new dance pieces in Pettigrew…

Monday

May 2, 2011
2:47 pm

Sentiments sweet, feet fleet as dance alumni celebrate Plavins

The standing ovation alone would have been plenty. But, lest there be any doubt about the reason for the gathering, a few dozen Bates dancers put it into words, too: “We love you, Marcy.” The shout-out to Marcy Plavin kicked off an April 30 evening of dance honoring the retired Bates dance director and her husband, the late Leonard Plavin, a photographer who compiled an invaluable visual archive depicting 40 years of dance at the college.

Monday

May 2, 2011
1:47 pm

Quips and quotes overheard during alumni dance reunion rehearsals

A visitor on the first floor of Chase Hall heard muffled footfalls coming from somewhere on the second floor. Climbing…