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Events Schedule: January 2012

Professor Julian Agyeman. Photograph by Kelvin Ma, Tufts University.

Happy New Year from Bates!

Here are public events at the college during January 2012.

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.


7 Sat

3 p.m.

Swimming and diving vs. Norwich and New England.
Tarbell Pool

4 p.m.

Men’s squash vs. Navy.
Bates Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

 


The 2012 Arts Crawl takes place Jan. 27. Shown here is Natalie Ruppertsberger '11 performing with Chase the Fiddlers during the 2011 Arts Crawl.

8 Sun

Noon

Swimming and diving vs. Middlebury.
Tarbell Pool

2 p.m.

Men’s and women’s squash vs. Williams.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

 


 

11 Wed

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 786-6158.
Olin 259


 

12 Thu

7:30 p.m.

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

 


Marc Bamuthi Joseph. Photo by Bethanie Hines.

13 Fri

6 p.m

Women’s basketball vs. Colby.
Alunmi Gym

7 p.m

Contradance: Live music by NYC’s Tumbling Bones, calling by Kim Roberts. No experience needed; all dances taught and called. Admission: $7 / $5. Note: The start time is different from usual this month.
Chase Lounge

7 p.m.

red, black & GREEN: a blues: As part of Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances, performer-activist-educator Marc Bamuthi Joseph presents a staged reading from the multimedia piece he will present in full in April. FMI 786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7 & 9:30 p.m.

Moneyball (2011; 133 min.) $1. Presented by the Filmboard.
Olin 104

8 p.m

Men’s basketball vs. Colby.
Alumni Gym


14 Sat

2 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. Bowdoin.
Alumni Gym

2 & 7 p.m.

Moneyball (see Jan. 13).
Olin 104

4 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. Bowdoin.
Alumni Gym

4 p.m.

The Greenhorns: The Environmental Film Festival presents a documentary exploring the lives of America’s young farming community—their spirit, practices and challenges (2010; 40 min.).
Chase Lounge

 


15 Sun

11 a.m.

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

2 & 4:30 p.m.

Moneyball (see Jan. 13).
Olin 104

3 p.m.

Gasland:  Presented by the Environmental Film Festival, director Josh Fox screens his documentary revealing environmental damage caused by the natural gas mining practice called “fracking” (2010; 107 min.). Fox also presents a workshop during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances on Jan. 16.
Olin Concert Hall

7 p.m.

Julian Agyeman, professor and chair of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts, offers a homily for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Memorial Service of Worship. FMI 786-8272.
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Jan. 12, but note location change this week only). FMI 786-8272.
Skelton Lounge


Sankofa performs during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011.

16 Mon

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: In observance of the holiday, classes are canceled and special programming takes place throughout the day (see Jan. 13-15 for related events). Bates’ 2012 King Day theme is Environmental Justice: Martin Luther King’s Unfinished Agenda. FMI 786-6400.

9:30 a.m.

Keynote address: Julian Agyeman, professor and chair of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts, presents the address.
Chapel

11 a.m.

Breakout sessions: In concurrent sessions (times and rooms TBA), members of the campus community explore topics related to the day’s theme.
Hedge Hall

1 p.m.

Debate: Debaters from Morehouse and Bates colleges address the resolution that “Environmental sustainability and social equality are incompatible.”
Benjamin Mays Center

2:30 & 3:45 p.m.

Concurrent workshops led by faculty, staff and students continue to explore the theme of the observance.
Pettengill Hall

7:30 p.m.

Sankofa: A Journey of Our Own is a student production that explores cross-cultural blackness within African diasporic experiences through performative arts like dance, music, theater and spoken word.
Schaeffer Theatre

 


17 Tues

12:30 p.m.

Noonday concert: Performer TBA. FMI 786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


18 Wed

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Jan. 11).
Olin 259

6 p.m.

Women’s squash vs. Colby.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.


19 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Jan. 12).
Chapel


20 Fri

9 a.m.

Alpine skiing: Bates Carnival.
Sunday River, Newry

9 a.m.

Nordic skiing: Bates Carnival.
Black Mountain, Rumford

3 p.m.

Indoor track and field, men’s and women’s: Bates Pentathalon.
Slovenski Track

7 & 9:30 p.m.

The Help (2011; 137 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104


21 Sat

9 a.m.

Alpine skiing: Bates Carnival.
Sunday River, Newry

9 a.m.

Nordic skiing: Bates Carnival
Black Mountain, Rumford

11 a.m.

Indoor track and field, men’s and women’s: Bates Pentathalon.
Slovenski Track

1 p.m.

Swimming and diving vs. Colby.
Tarbell Pool

2 & 7 p.m.

The Help (see Jan. 20).
Olin 104

 


Clarinetist Jon Manasse.

22 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion (see Jan. 15).
Chapel

2 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.

The Help (see Jan. 20).
Olin 104

3 p.m.

Manasse and Glazer: A concert by clarinetist Jon Manasse, one of the nation’s most sought-after wind players, and renowned pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence. Admission $6, available at batestickets.com. FMI 786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship with gospel singing led by Stephen Saxon. FMI 786-8272.
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Jan. 15).
Chapel


Poet James Richardson.

23 Mon

7:30 p.m.

Poetry reading: James Richardson, whose Interglacial: New and Selected Poems and Aphorisms was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, reads in a Language Arts Live event. FMI 786-6256.
Muskie Archives

24 Tues

7 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. St. Joseph’s.
Alumni Gym


25 Wed

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Jan. 11).
Olin 259

6 p.m.

Men’s squash vs. Bowdoin.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.


26 Thu

5 p.m.

BatesDowntown: The Olin Arts Center leaves campus to present jazz by Bates faculty members Tom Snow, pianist, and John Smedley, guitarist. FMI 786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
22 Park St. (former Maple Room)

6 p.m.

Xiaoze Xie, painter and multimedia artist, discusses his work in conjunction with the Museum of Art exhibition Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993–2008). FMI 786-6158 or www.bates.edu/museum.
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Jan. 12).
Chapel


A scene from Asia Night 2011.

27 Fri

4:30 p.m.

Arts Crawl: In the second annual event sponsored by the Bates Arts Collaborative, students and faculty present a smorgasbord of recent work in dance, music, literary writing and visual arts. FMI 786-8212.
All over campus

6 p.m.

Men’s and women’s squash vs. Tufts.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy

7 & 9:30 p.m.

50/50 (2011; 100 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

Asia Night: For two evenings this weekend, students in this popular annual event represent Asian cultures through performance, food and fashion. FMI scheung@bates.edu.
Schaeffer Theatre


28 Sat

9 a.m.

Men’s squash vs. MIT.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

1 p.m.

Men’s and women’s squash vs. George Washington.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

4 p.m.

Men’s squash vs. Boston College.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

2 & 7 p.m.

50/50 (see Jan. 27).
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

Asia Night (see Jan. 27).
Schaeffer Theatre

8 p.m.

Men’s and women’s squash vs. Drexel.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.


29 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion (see Jan. 15).
Chapel

11 a.m.

Women’s squash vs. Mount Holyoke.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

2 & 4:30 p.m.

50/50 (see Jan. 27).
Olin 104

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship (see Jan. 22).
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Jan. 15).
Chapel


31 Tues

5:30 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. Maine-Presque Isle.
Alumni Gym

 


"The Metropolitan Museum of Art Library (Dürer)," a 2006 oil painting by Xiaoze Xie.

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
 

Jan. 23-March 18

Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008): Survey exhibition of an important Chinese artist known for his large-scale paintings of stacks of newspapers, decaying books and media images of current events.

James Ensor: Scènes de la vie du Christ, and other works: An exhibition of 32 lithographs and several etchings by Belgian artist James Ensor (1860-1949), inspired by late-medieval combinations of religious and carnival imagery.



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