Stories from November 2011
Choir to perform Handel’s Messiah

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 3:12 pm

The Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, presents Part One of Handel’s popular oratorio Messiah in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Middle East expert to discuss U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian peace

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:50 pm

Lara Friedman visits Bates to discuss America's role in advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:43 pm

A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.

Charlie Hunter
Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Monday, November 28, 2011 2:33 pm

Experience Charlie Hunter, a great jazz guitarist, and Tamango, a leading cross-cultural tap dancer.

Singer-songwriters Justin Townes Earle, Tristen to perform Dec. 5

Monday, November 21, 2011 12:59 pm

Americana singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle performs at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Events Schedule: December 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011 3:53 pm

Hello from Bates! Here are public events at the college during December 2011.

Borromeo String Quartet
Acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet returns to Bates

Sunday, November 20, 2011 3:24 pm

Called "simply the best there is" by The Boston Globe, the critically acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet returns to Bates College for a performance of music by Schubert, Schoenberg and others at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

Sonja Pieck, Kroepsch Award recipient, to discuss education as activism

Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:16 pm

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies and co-recipient of the 2011 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Theologian’s lecture to propose ‘collective conscience’ as response to climate change

Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

With climate change looming as a great challenge of this century, theologian Celia Deane-Drummond will call for the development of a collective conscience as a moral response to the phenomenon in a lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge.

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