Events schedule: September 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here’s an refreshed preview of public events at the college Sept. 15-30, 2011. This schedule includes events added since the first September edition, and corrections to the earlier 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.)

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


16 Fri

Noon
Lecture:
Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College and author of the book Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, discusses her work on racial identity development and its impact on campus communities. Light lunch provided. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Education. FMI rdavis@bates.edu
Mays Center

4 p.m.
Flash Concert
: A jazz quintet consisting of drummer Steve Grover, pianist Tom Snow, guitarist John Smedley, bassist Nate Therrien and saxophonist David Wells — several of them Bates faculty members — performs at Lake Andrews. Rain site: Olin Concert Hall. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Keigwin Amphitheater

8 p.m.
Concert: The Chase Hall Committee and WRBC present Seattle-based rapper Macklemore and his producer-DJ, Ryan Lewis. FMI 207-795-7496.
Library Quad


17 Sat

3:30 p.m.
Volleyball
vs. Roger Williams.
Alumni Gymnasium


18 Sun

1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Bowdoin.
Alumni Gymnasium

5:30 p.m.
Spiritual gathering: Protestant worship with gospel music. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

20 Tue

Noon
Flash Concert: Jazz guitarist Sean McGowan, a Maine native, visits from the University of Colorado at Denver. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
New Commons, Fireplace Lounge



21 Wed

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


22 Thu

4:30 p.m.
Lecture
: Mathematician Washington Mio on the analysis of shape variation and its application to neuroimaging. This seminar and an evening talk by Mio (see below) are sponsored by the Richard W. Sampson Endowment Fund. FMI 207-786-6143.
Hathorn 104

5 p.m.
Field hockey
vs. Maine-Farmington.
Campus Avenue Field

7:30 p.m.
Lecture: Mathematician Washington Mio discusses the mathematics of shape in such fields as biology and medical imaging. Sponsored by the Richard W. Sampson Endowment Fund. FMI 207-786-6143.
Pettengill G52

7:30 p.m.
Language Arts Live: Gregory Pardlo, author of the award-winning poetry collection Totem, reads from his work. FMI 207-786-6256.
Muskie Archives


23-24 Fri-Sat

Homecoming Weekend


23 Fri

7 p.m.
Gallery talk: Dan Mills, Museum of Art director and curator of the exhibition Tale Spinning (see below), discusses the exhibition. Opening reception follows. FMI 207-786-6158.
Museum of Art

7 p.m.
Volleyball
vs. Rivier.

Alumni Gymnasium


24 Sat

11 a.m.
Field hockey vs. alumni.
Campus Avenue Field

1 p.m.
Football vs. Amherst.
Garcelon Field

3:30 p.m.
Lecture
: Victoria Wyeth ’01 discusses the current Wyeth exhibition (see Museum of Art, below). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin Concert Hall

25 Sun

10 and 11 a.m., and 1 and 2 p.m.
Victoria Wyeth ’01
(see previous item) gives gallery talks for the current Wyeth exhibition. FMI 207-786-6158.
Museum of Art

1 p.m.
Field hockey
vs. Babson.
Campus Avenue Field

1 p.m.
Men’s soccer vs. Thomas.
Russell Street Field

5:30 p.m.
Protestant worship (see Sept. 11).
Chapel


26 Mon

4 p.m.
Women’s soccer
vs. Husson.
Russell Street Field

8 p.m.
Lecture
: Finance, Religion and the State in Post-socialist Kazakhstan by Aina Begim ’07, a doctoral candidate in the department of anthropology at Yale University. Sponsored by the anthropology department.
Pettengill G21

27 Tue

By appointment
Victoria Wyeth ’01 offers gallery talks about the current Wyeth exhibition between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (see Sept. 24). Call 207-786-8302 to schedule.
Museum of Art

12:30 p.m.
Noonday Concert: Performing on a fortepiano built by Rodney Regier of Freeport, Maine, Sylvia Berry offers a program by J.C. Bach and W.A. Mozart. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


28 Wed

By appointment
Victoria Wyeth ’01 offers gallery talks about the current Wyeth exhibition between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (see Sept. 24). Call 207-786-8302 to schedule.
Museum of Art

6 p.m.
Figure drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art (see Sept. 14).
Olin 259


29 Thu

By appointment
Victoria Wyeth ’01 offers gallery talks about the current Wyeth exhibition between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (see Sept. 24). Call 207-786-8302 to schedule.
Museum of Art


30-Oct. 1 Fri-Sat

Parents & Family Weekend


30 Fri

2:40 p.m.
Lecture:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee physics professor Dr. Glenn Schmieg returns to Bates to give a lecture and demonstration entitled Whirlpools, Dust Devils and Tornadoes. Refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m.  This event is free and open to the public.
Carnegie Science Hall, room 204

7:30 p.m.
Concert
: Renowned pianist Richard Goode returns to Bates to perform music by Chopin and Mozart. $20/$12 for seniors and students — tickets available at www.batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Bates College Museum of Art

10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday

Through Oct. 2

Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth
Drawings, watercolors and illustrated letters from one of America’s most famous artist families. The show is assembled from the personal collection of Victoria Wyeth ’01 and includes portraits of people now known as models for Andrew Wyeth.

Sept. 9–Oct. 29

Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Fotografías de México
Bravo (1902-2002) is a leading figure in 20th-century photography and Mexican art. His photographs are deeply rooted in the culture, people and landscape of Mexico.

Sept. 23–Dec. 17

Tale Spinning: Enrique Chagoya, Leslie Dill, Brad Kahlhamer, Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Alison Saar
These artists in diverse media incorporate storytelling and history into their work. Their imagery takes many forms, spinning mysterious and provocative tales that reflect their personal and cultural backgrounds.

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