Stories from November 2011
John Corrie directs the Bates College Choir.
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.

Lara Friedman is director of policy and government relations for the organization Americans for Peace Now.
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Events Schedule: December 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011 3:53 pm

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

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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.

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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.

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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 Celia Deane-Drummond
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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