Stories from January 2012
Chiharu Naruse is a member of the applied music faculty.
BatesDowntown continues with piano-violin duo

Monday, January 30, 2012 4:34 pm

The Olin Arts Center music series BatesDowntown continues with a performance by violinist Dean Stein and pianist Chiharu Naruse on Feb. 3.

Ramya Ghantasala '15 performs the Bharatha Natyam dance "Thillana."
Arts Crawl, Asia Night: Student creativity trumps winter weather

Monday, January 30, 2012 2:05 pm

Escape from the Jan. 27 rain and cold came courtesy of the second-annual Bates Arts Crawl, a showcase of student creativity that culminated in the show called Asia Night.

Video: 2012 Arts Crawl

Monday, January 30, 2012 1:58 pm

Student arts showcase culminating with the variety show "Asia Night," a kaleidoscope of song and dance.

Ari and Mia.
Bands from afar heading for second annual Community Folk Festival

Friday, January 27, 2012 3:56 pm

Contradancing, workshops and performances by musicians from as far away as Montana are among attractions at the second annual Community Folk Festival.

Cultural critic and music journalist Touré.
Cultural critic Touré to speak in Feb. 8 OIE event

Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:41 am

Touré, a journalist and commentator whom Newsweek editor Tina Brown described as "a one-man media conglomerate," offers his views on race, identity and 21st-century America at Bates on Feb. 8.

Jazz and hip-hop pianist Robert Glasper.
Celebrated pianists in classical, jazz coming to Bates in February

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:41 pm

In separate February concerts, two young but remarkably accomplished pianists, one playing classical and one jazz, perform at Bates.

An unidentified archival image from the film "In the Blood."
‘In the Blood’: Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:26 pm

Wiscasset resident Sumner McKane shows his new documentary on Maine logging history, In the Blood, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Chiharu Naruse is a member of the applied music faculty.
‘BatesDowntown’ series debuts with jazz, classical concerts featuring faculty

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 2:55 pm

The Olin Arts Center is launching a new music series, BatesDowntown, in downtown Lewiston with jazz and classical concerts featuring Bates faculty members.

Genova ’92, best-selling author of ‘Still Alice,’ ‘Left Neglected,’ to speak

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 2:27 pm

Lisa Genova '92, author of the popular novels Still Alice and Left Neglected, speaks at Bates at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, in the Olin Concert Hall.

Dawn Potter, Maine poet.
Poets Kearney, Potter to read in Language Arts Live event

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 2:08 pm

Award-winning New England poets Dawn Potter and Meg Kearney read from their work at Bates on Feb. 9.

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