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Events Schedule: December 2011

Justin Townes Earle

Singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle.

Hello from Bates!

Here are public events at the college during December 2011.

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.


1 Thu

7 p.m.

Israeli-Palestinian peace: Lara Friedman, director of policy and government relations for the nonprofit organization Americans for Peace Now, and an expert on U.S. policy in the Middle East, discusses America’s role in advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace. Sponsored by Bates College J Street U, a new student organization working to promote Middle East peace. FMI afriedma@bates.edu.
Pettengill G52


2 Fri

2:40 p.m.

In Manipulating Life with Intense Magnetic Fields, Brown University physics professor James Valles uses the cell division of frog eggs and the swimming behavior of the paramecium to show how magnetism can be made to affect organisms. Sponsored by the physics department.
Carnegie 204

7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011; 118 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

8 p.m.

College Choir: John Corrie leads the choir in Part I of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Student soloists are selected and featured from the ensemble during the performance. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


John Corrie

Lecturer in Music John Corrie directs the Bates College Choir.

3 Sat

10 a.m.

D4D on the Road Workshop: The Center for Progressive Leadership presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills. Open to the public, the workshop is co-sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships and Project Pericles, and is funded by The Henry Luce Foundation. Attendance is by registration at this website only.
Chase Lounge

2 & 7 p.m.

Crazy, Stupid, Love (see Dec. 2).
Olin 104

8 p.m.

College Choir (see Dec. 2).
Olin Concert Hall


4 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion with music directed by John Corrie. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

2 & 4:30 p.m.

Crazy, Stupid, Love (see Dec. 2).
Olin 104

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship with gospel singing. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

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

Tamango

Tap dancer and musician Tamango.

7:30 p.m.

Charlie Hunter and Tamango: Jazz guitar hero meets an acclaimed tap dancer in an extraordinary performance. $15 / $10 adv., $20 / $15 day of show at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

5 Mon

7:30 p.m.

Justin Townes Earle: The singer-songwriter won the 2011 Americana Music Association’s Song of the Year award. Special guest Tristen opens. $20 adv. / $25 day of show at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


6 Tues

7 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. Thomas.
Alumni Gym

8 p.m.

Bates Composers Society in concert. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


7 Wed

4:15 p.m.

Voice students of Bonnie Scarpelli and John Corrie perform. FMI 207-786-6135.
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

7 p.m.

Bates College Jazz Band: Thomas Snow leads a program of big-band arrangements and small combo settings. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

7 p.m.

pool (no water): Voice and speech students in Senior Lecturer in Theater Katalin Vecsey’s course perform Mark Ravenhill’s 2006 avant-garde play as their final project. FMI 207-786-6161.
Gannett Theater

8 p.m.

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

9 p.m.

Steel Pan Orchestra: Directed by Erica Butler. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Gina Fatone

Associate Professor of Music Gina Fatone directs the Bates Gamelan Orchestra.

8 Thu

8 p.m.

Bates Gamelan Orchestra: Directed by Gina Fatone, the concert features faculty guest artists William Matthews, playing flute, and violist Robert Dan. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Chapel

9 Fri

7 p.m.

Piano students of Chiharu Naruse perform. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7:30 & 9:30 p.m.

Friends with Benefits (2011; 109 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7 p.m.

Beyond Translation Project: Students of Spanish, French, Russian and German present translations of work by students in a poetry-writing course. FMI 207-786-8293.
Muskie Archives


10 Sat

2 & 7 p.m.

Friends with Benefits (see Dec. 9).
Olin 104


11 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion (see Dec. 4).
Chapel

2 & 4:30 p.m.

Friends with Benefits (see Dec. 9).
Olin 104

7 p.m.

Lessons and Carols: A service for the Advent and Christmas season. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Dec. 4, but note the location change for this week only).
Intercultural Center, Buddhist Shrine


14 Wed

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Dec. 7).
Olin 259


Mon Dec. 19-Fri Jan. 6, 2012

December Recess: Administrative offices close at noon on Friday, Dec. 23, and reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012.


Museum of Art

Celebrating 25 years!

Hours: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon-Sat (until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays) FMI 207-786-6158

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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