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Events Schedule: February 2012

Dawn Potter, Maine poet.

Hello from Bates! Here are public events at the college during February 2012.

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.


Lisa Genova '92 is the author of "Still Alice" and "Left Neglected."

1 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 207-786-6158.
Olin 259

7:30 p.m.

Lisa Genova ’92, whose best-selling novels depict people coming to grips with cognitive impairments, offers a talk on a subject TBA, presented by the College Key Distinguished Alumni in Residence program. FMI 207-786-6487.
Olin Concert Hall


2 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Lise de la Salle: The New York Times called this French classical pianist “eminently musical.” $10, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Chiharu Naruse is a member of the applied music faculty.

Chiharu Naruse is a member of the applied music faculty.

3 Fri

5 p.m.

BatesDowntown: Pianist Chiharu Naruse and violinist Dean Stein, both of the applied music faculty, play J.S. Bach and Beethoven in an installment of this concert series held in the former Maple Room. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
22 Park St.

6 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. Amherst.
Alumni Gym

6 p.m.

Women’s track and field hosts Maine State Indoor Championships.
Merrill Gym

7 & 9:30 p.m.

The Ides of March (2011; 101 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

8 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. Amherst.
Alumni Gym

An unidentified archival image from the film "In the Blood."

7:30 p.m.

In the Blood: From archival sources, Maine native Sumner McKane assembled this documentary about 19th-century Maine logging. He also composed the score, which he performs live with bandmate Joshua Robbins. Presented by L/A Arts and the Olin Arts Center. $6, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


4 Sat

1 p.m.

Swimming and diving vs. Connecticut College and Wellesley.
Tarbell Pool

2 p.m.

Women’s basketball vs. Trinity.
Alumni Gym

2 & 7 p.m.

The Ides of March (see Feb. 3).
Olin 104

4 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. Trinity.
Alumni Gym

6 p.m.

Men’s track and field hosts Maine State Indoor Championships.
Merrill Gym


5 Sun

11 a.m.

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

2 & 4:30 p.m.

The Ides of March (see Feb. 3).
Olin 104

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship with gospel singing led by Stephen Saxon. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

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


Cultural critic and music journalist Touré.

8 Wed

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Feb. 1).
Olin 259

7:30 p.m.

Touré, the music journalist, fiction writer and cultural critic, discusses race and identity in the U.S. in a presentation by the Office of Intercultural Education. A book signing follows. FMI 207-786-8303.
Mays Center


9 Thu

7:30 p.m.

Language Arts Live Poetry Reading: Dawn Potter and Meg Kearney. Potter is the author of a prize-winning memoir and three collections of poetry, most recently How the Crimes Happened. Kearney’s second poetry collection, Home by Now, won the 2010 L.L. Winship / PEN New England Award. FMI 207-786-6256, 207-784-0416 or rfarnswo@bates.edu.
Muskie Archives

Jazz and hip-hop pianist Robert Glasper.

7:30 p.m.

Robert Glasper Trio: Hailed by listeners and critics, pianist Glasper has also garnered the respect of the toughest audience of all: his peers in the jazz world. Presented by Jazz@The Olin Arts Center. $12 / $6 adv. and $15 / $10 day of show, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


10 Fri

4:15 p.m.

Community Folk Festival: The two-day event begins with music by Ari & Mia, Plume Giant and Sawyer Lawson. Contradances at 7 and 10:30 p.m. are powered by Perpetual e-Motion and Chase the Fiddlers. FMI freewillfolk@gmail.com.
Chase Hall

7 & 9:30 p.m.

Sarah’s Key (2010; 111 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

The Laramie Project: Drawn from hundreds of interviews, Moisés Kaufman’s play presents local reactions to the notorious 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student, in Laramie, Wyo. Produced by the Robinson Players, with proceeds going to the local advocacy organization Outright L/A. $5. FMI 207-786-6161.
Gannett Theater


11 Sat

11 a.m.

Community Folk Festival continues with workshops, music by the Press Gang and a 2 p.m. contradance featuring Sassafras Stomp. FMI freewillfolk@gmail.com.
Chase Hall

1 p.m.

Swimming and diving: The Maine Event.
Tarbell Pool

2 & 7 p.m.

Sarah’s Key (see Feb. 10).
Olin 104

7:30 p.m.

Bach concertos for one, two, three and four harpsichords and chamber orchestra led by Lecturer in Music John Corrie and Portland municipal organist Ray Cornils. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7:30 p.m.

The Laramie Project (see Feb. 10).
Gannett Theater


12 Sun

11 a.m.

Holy Communion (see Feb. 5).
Chapel

2 p.m.

The Laramie Project: A panel discussion follows the final performance of the Robinson Players production (see Feb. 10).
Gannett Theater

2 & 4:30 p.m.

Sarah’s Key (see Feb. 10).
Olin 104

3 p.m.

Men’s squash vs. Colby.
Bates Squash Center, 156 Plourde Parkway

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship (see Feb. 5)
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Feb. 5)
Chapel


13 Mon

4:30 p.m.

Judith Hallett, professor of classics at the University of Maryland, College Park, offers the lecture Lectrix and Scriptrix: Roman Women Reading, Writing and Performing Poetry. Sponsored by the Program in Classical and Medieval Studies. FMI 207-786-8296.
Pettengill G52


14 Tue, Valentine’s Day

12:30 p.m.

Noonday Concert: Performer TBA. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7 p.m.

Men’s basketball vs. St. Joseph’s (Maine).
Alumni Gym


Photographer Dawoud Bey is the first Office of Intercultural Education visiting artist and scholar at Bates.

15 Wed

5:30 p.m.

Dawoud Bey: The internationally recognized photographer, on campus and in the community as the first Office of Intercultural Education Visiting Artist and Scholar, discusses his photographic projects and how they build community. FMI 207-786-8303.
Mays Center

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Feb. 1).
Olin 259


Feb 20-24 Mon-Fri

Winter Recess: Administrative offices remain open.


26 Sun

5:30 p.m.

Protestant worship (see Feb. 5).
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Buddhist meditation (see Feb. 5).
Chapel

7:30 p.m.

Senior thesis concert by pianist Sarah Vigne. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


27 Mon

7:30 p.m.

Dünya: The Boston-based collective dedicated to presenting Turkish culture presents its Iki Cihan Arasında / Between Two Worlds program, combining folk, classical, religious and popular music of the Ottoman / Turkish tradition, interwoven with classical Ottoman music and new polyphonic makam compositions. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Chapel


28 Tues

12:30 p.m.

Noonday Concert: Performer TBA. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Michal Gondko and Corina Marti of La Morra.

29 Wed

5 p.m.

Men’s lacrosse vs. Keene State
Garcelon Field

6 p.m.

Life drawing (see Feb. 1)
Olin 259

7:30 p.m.

La Morra: Known for evocative, well-researched programming and delightful performances, this Swiss group performs late medieval and early Renaissance music. $6, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


"XiX Le Christ livre aux critiques" by James Ensor.

Museum of Art

Celebrating 25 years in 2011–12!

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

Through March 18

James Ensor: Scènes de la vie du Christ, and other work: An exhibition of 32 lithographs by Belgian artist Ensor, inspired by late-medieval combinations of the religious and carnival.

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



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