Events Schedule: November 2011

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Here are public events at the college during November 2011.

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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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2 Wed

12:30 p.m.

Rollin’ to Olin: The public is invited to a concert that’s part of an arts program for local fourth-graders. Program details TBA. FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin Arts Center

4:15 p.m.

Spanish TV Histories: Francisca López and David George of the Spanish faculty discuss a research project in this “Fits and Starts” event, sponsored by the Learning Commons. FMI 207-786-6160.
Ladd Library

6 p.m.

Life drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $7. FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 259


3 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Bus Stop: Martin Andrucki, Dana Professor of Theater, directs William Inge’s romantic comedy about lonely people chasing dreams of love in a snowbound café. $6/$3, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6161.
Gannett Theater

4 Fri

7 & 9:30 p.m.

Horrible Bosses (2011; 98 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

Bus Stop (see Nov. 3).
Gannett Theater

5 Sat

12:30 p.m.

Football vs. Bowdoin.
Garcelon Field

2 p.m.

The Greenhorns (2011; 50 min.): The Environmental Film Festival presents a documentary about young farmers. Entertainment and refreshments follow.
Chase Lounge

2 & 7 p.m.

Horrible Bosses (see Nov. 4).
Olin 104

2 & 7:30 p.m.

Bus Stop (see Nov. 3).
Gannett Theater

7 p.m.

Gasland (2010; 102 min.): The Environmental Film Festival presents a documentary about natural gas and “hydrofracking.”
Chase Lounge


6 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion: Music directed by John Corrie. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

2 & 4:30 p.m.

Horrible Bosses (see Nov. 4).
Olin 104

2 p.m.

Bus Stop (see Nov. 3).
Gannett Theater

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship: Gospel singing led by Stephen Saxon. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation: Led by Aung Myint ’14. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel


7 Mon

7:30 p.m.

Bus Stop (see Nov. 3).
Gannett Theater

7:30 p.m.

Oslo Manifesto: An expert in concepts of faith, Jeff Sharlet examines growing anti-Islamism through the lens of the 2011 Norway massacre. A Civic Forum event. FMI 207-786-6202.
Chase Lounge


8 Tue

4:30 p.m.

Scott Belsky, author of the best-seller Making Ideas Happen, offers the talk Present Tense: Being Here and Now in a Non-Stop World. The Andrews Lecture, sponsored by the Multifaith Chaplaincy. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

9 Wed

12:30 p.m.

Rollin’ to Olin (see Nov. 2).
Olin Concert Hall

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Nov. 2).
Olin 259

10 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Kenney ’80, an astronomy professor at Yale University, discusses interactions within galactic clusters. Sponsored by the physics and astronomy department. FMI 207-786-6490.
Carnegie 204


11 Fri

7 & 9:30 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011; 130 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

Contradance: Music by Playgroup, featuring fiddler Julia Plumb ’05. Caller: Maggie Robinson. Lessons at 7:30, live music at 8 p.m. $5.
Chase Lounge


12 Sat

2 & 7 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (see Nov. 11).
Olin 104

5 p.m.

Dance Concert: Students perform works by guest artists Kwame Ross and Michael Wimberly, and Kendra Portier; by faculty; and by two of Bates’ first dance majors. $6/$3, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6161.
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30 p.m.

Bates and Bowdoin Orchestra: Musicians from the two colleges join forces to play Bartok, Haydn and Mendelssohn, conducted by Hiroya Miura. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


13 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion (see Nov. 6).
Chapel

2 p.m.

Dance Concert (see Nov. 12).
Schaeffer Theatre

2 & 4:30 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (see Nov. 11).
Olin 104

3 p.m.

Frank Glazer, pianist, performs Beethoven’s “Eroica Variations” along with Bach, Berg and Liszt. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship (see Nov. 6).
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation(see Nov. 6).
Chapel


14 Mon

7:30 p.m.

Dance Concert (see Nov. 12).
Schaeffer Theatre


16 Wed

12:30 p.m.

Rollin’ to Olin (see Nov. 2).
Olin Concert Hall

 

 

 

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Life drawing (see Nov. 2).
Olin 259

7:30 p.m.

Students of directing in Professor Paul Kuritz’s course direct plays from FUSION Theatre Company of Albuquerque, N.M., founded by Dennis Gromelski ’88. FMI 207-786-6161.
Gannett Theater


17 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Sydney Lea, poet laureate of Vermont and author of the Pulitzer finalist Pursuit of a Wound, reads from his work in a Language Arts Live event. FMI 207-786-6256.
Muskie Archives


18 Fri

7 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. Maine–Fort Kent.
Alumni Gym


19 Sat

11 a.m.

Swimming and diving, men’s and women’s vs. Trinity.
Tarbell Pool, Merrill Gym

Noon

Swimming and diving, men’s and women’s vs. Wesleyan.
Tarbell Pool, Merrill Gym

20 Sun

Noon

Squash, men’s and women’s vs. Trinity.
Bates Squash Center, 156 Plourde Parkway

1 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. Wentworth.
Alumni Gym


19-27 Sat-Sun

Thanksgiving Recess: No classes. Administrative offices open through Nov. 24.


28 Mon

7:30 p.m.

Andrea Elliott, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the Muslim American experience in a post-9/11 world. FMI 755-5980.
Benjamin Mays Center


29 Tues

6 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. Husson.
Alumni Gym

7:30 p.m.

Borromeo String Quartet: The acclaimed ensemble performs Schubert, Schoenberg and more. $6, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

8 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. Thomas.
Alumni Gym

30 Wed

4:30 p.m.

Teaching (and Learning) as Transnational Activism by Sonja Pieck, assistant professor in environmental studies and Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching honoree. Refreshments at 4:15. FMI 207-786-6066.
Muskie Archives

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Nov. 2).
Olin 259


Museum of Art

Celebrating 25 years!

Hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon-Sat (until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays)

Through Dec. 17

Tale Spinning: Enrique Chagoya, Leslie Dill, Brad Kahlhamer, Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Alison Saar: Their imagery spins mysterious and provocative tales.

25: Selections from the Permanent Collection: Reflecting the curatorial contributions of students in the museum internship course, 25 celebrates the museum’s quarter-century of existence.

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