Posts from July 2011
19th-century-style brass band continues Midsummer Lakeside concert series

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 9:17 am

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series with the Yankee Brass Band 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college's scenic Lake Andrews. The series continues with two more concerts, all at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Maine duo Perpetual e-Motion continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 9:04 am

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with the high-tech traditional dance band Perpetual e-Motion 6 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college's scenic Lake Andrews. The series continues with three more concerts, all at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Bates Dance Festival continues with Musicians' Concert

Monday, July 11, 2011 9:02 am

The Bates Dance Festival announces its 29th season of public events, taking place through Aug. 13 on the Bates College campus. The six-week festival showcases contemporary performance works by Camille A. Brown & Dancers, Nicholas Leichter Dance, Zoe | Juniper, The Equus Projects and Black Label Movement, and David Dorfman Dance. These acclaimed and innovative companies offer evenings rich in storytelling, virtuosity, passion and humor. All told, the festival comprises performances, panel discussions and lectures by more than 40 internationally recognized dancers from across the United States and abroad.

Clean Sweep raises more than $16,000 for local nonprofits

Thursday, July 7, 2011 1:04 pm

The 11th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College's green "garage sale" of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised $16,540 in proceeds that will be divided among 13 local nonprofit organizations.

Campus Construction Update, July 6, 2011: Chapel

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 8:56 am

Despite its 14 feet of height and 500 pounds of weight, a copper cupola seemed surprisingly delicate as a crane hoisted it back into place atop the College Chapel's southeast tower on June 9.

Campus Construction Update, July 6, 2011: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 8:53 am

On June 27, right on schedule, faculty members in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies moved into their new offices in the renovated Hedge Hall. About 10 faculty and staff, out of 20 total occupants, were on campus to take possession of their new quarters, says project manager Paul Farnsworth.

Campus Construction Update: July 6, 2011

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 8:32 am

On June 27, right on schedule, faculty members in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies moved into their new offices in the renovated Hedge Hall.

'Apples to oranges' comparison creates misleading impression of Bates cost

Friday, July 1, 2011 2:34 pm

An apples-to-oranges comparison of college costs released June 30 by the U.S. Department of Education gives a misleading impression of the true cost of attending Bates.

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