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Events Schedule: November 2011, revised

Borromeo String Quartet

The Borromeo String Quartet makes a return visit to Bates.

Hello from Bates!

Here is a revised preview of public events at the college from Nov. 9-30.

Admission

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.)

For updated events information

Visit Upcoming Events. Questions or comments? Contact events editor Doug Hubley at calendar@bates.edu.


9 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. This week: Okbari, a band that performs Middle Eastern and Mediterranean music. FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin Concert Hall

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


Jeffrey Kenney

Astronomer Jeffrey Kenney '80 is an expert in galactic clusters.

10 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Chair of astronomy at Yale, Jeffrey Kenney ’80 offers a talk on a topic TBA. Sponsored by the physics and astronomy department.
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


Dance Fall 11

Dance students wearing gumboots perform a piece developed by Kwame Ross and Michael Wimberly.

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


Pianist and artist-in-residence Frank Glazer.

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 p.m.

Ann Weiss, who unearthed at Auschwitz photographs from the lives of Jewish victims before they arrived at the death camp, discusses her discovery of the photographs and the journey culminating in their publication in her book The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Presented by the Office of Intercultural Education. <strong>FMI</strong> 207-755-5980.
Muskie Archives

7:30 p.m.

Dance Concert (see Nov. 12).
Schaeffer Theatre


16 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. FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin Concert Hall

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Nov. 9).
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


Vermont's poet laureate, Sydney Lea.

17 Thu

4:15 p.m.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?Slaves and Unexpected Questions at Ancient Greek Oracles: A talk by Esther Eidinow, author of Oracles, Curses & Risk among the Ancient Greeks, is presented by the Program in Classical and Medieval Studies.
Pettengill G52

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.


New York Times reporter Andrea Elliott. Photograph by Fred Conrad, The New York Times.

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


Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies.

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. 9).
Olin 259

7 p.m.

A Case for Collective Conscience: The Moral Challenge of Climate Change by theologian Celia Deane-Drummond, who calls for the development of a collective conscience as a moral response to climate change. The annual Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought is sponsored by the Office of the Multifaith Chaplain. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chase Lounge


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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