News Archives

Wednesday

November 30, 2011 3:12 pm

Choir to perform Handel’s Messiah

Choir to perform Handel’s Messiah

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.

Tuesday

November 29, 2011 1:50 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

November 29, 2011 1:43 pm

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

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.

Monday

November 28, 2011 2:33 pm

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

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

Monday

November 21, 2011 12:59 pm

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

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

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.

Sunday

November 20, 2011 3:53 pm

Events Schedule: December 2011

Events Schedule: December 2011

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

Sunday

November 20, 2011 3:24 pm

Acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet returns to Bates

Acclaimed Borromeo String Quartet returns to Bates

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.

Friday

November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

November 17, 2011 10:16 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

November 17, 2011 10:05 pm

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

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

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.