Events schedule: March 2012, revised

Indonesian drummer-composer Wahyu Roche.

Indonesian drummer-composer Wahyu Roche returns to Bates for the March 31 gamelan concert.

Hello from Bates! Here’s an updated listing of public events at the college during March 2012.

Since last week’s edition went out, events have been added and some information has been revised.

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.

Thanks for your interest in Bates!


Okbari plays music from the Middle East and the eastern Mediterranean.

Okbari plays music from the Middle East and the eastern Mediterranean.

2 Fri

5pm BatesDowntown: The Olin Arts Center presents Middle Eastern and Anatolian music in the heart of Lewiston by Okbari. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
22 Park St. (former Maple Room)

7 & 9:30pm Footloose (2011; 113 min). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm F.A.B. The annual showcase of regional dance, produced by the Franco-American Heritage Center in association with Bates (“Franco-American” + “Bates” = “F.A.B.”). Along with Bates students and faculty, choreographers and performers include the Androscoggin Ballet, IndieDanceWorks, Collective Motion, Sonar Dance, 2Roma and performers from Colby and Connecticut colleges. Tickets are $10-$14: Contact or visit boxoffice@francocenter.org, 207-689-2000 or the ticket site.
Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St.


3 Sat

2 & 7pm Footloose (see March 2).
Olin 104


4 Sun

11am Holy Communion with music directed by John Corrie. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

2 & 4:30pm Footloose (see March 2).
Olin 104

5:30pm Protestant worship with gospel singing led by Stephen Saxon. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel

7:30pm Buddhist meditation led by Aung Myint ’14. FMI 207-786-8272.
Chapel


Saba Joshi in Sidharth Srinivasan's 2010 film "Soul of Sand."

Saba Joshi in Sidharth Srinivasan’s 2010 film “Soul of Sand.”

5 Mon

7pm Global Lens film: Soul of Sand (India, 2010, 98 min.). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 104

7:15pm Constructing Consent: Sex, Sport and the Politics of Pain is a talk by Jill Weinberg, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Northwestern. FMI 207-786-8295.
Pettengill G52


6 Tue

5pm Women’s lacrosse vs. Babson.
Garcelon Field


Cinder Conk plays Balkan and Eastern European music.

Cinder Conk plays Balkan and Eastern European music.

7 Wed

1pm Rollin’ to Olin: The public is invited to a concert, by the local duo Cinder Conk, that’s part of an arts program for local grade-schoolers. FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin Concert Hall

6pm 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

7pm Global Lens film: Opera Jawa (Indonesia, 2006, 120 min.). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 105


8 Thu

4:30pm Reggae as Rebirth: Tracing Nationalist Discourse in Japanese Dancehall Music is a talk by Professor Marvin Sterling, anthropologist at the University of Indiana. FMI 207-786-8296.
Pettengill G65

4:30pm The Poets and the Assassin: Reza Jalali, Muslim chaplain at Bates and coordinator of Multicultural Student Affairs at the University of Southern Maine, offers a series of dramatic monologues followed by a Q&A. With Bates students and Senior Lecturer in Theater Katalin Vecsey (director). Presented by the College Lecture Series. FMI 207-786-8296.
Olin 104

7:30pm A Doll’s House: Societal assumptions shatter in Henrik Ibsen’s play as individuality and gender equality take center stage. Directed by Elizabeth Castellano for her senior thesis project. Admission is $6 / $3, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-8294.
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30pm Language Arts Live: Justin Tussing, who teaches English at the University of Southern Maine and wrote the 2006 novel The Best People in the World, reads from his work. FMI rfarnswo@bates.edu or 207-786-6256.
Muskie Archives


The Capital Trio consists of Hilary Cumming, Duncan Cumming '93 and Şölen Dikener.

The Capital Trio consists of Hilary Cumming, Duncan Cumming ’93 and Şölen Dikener.

9 Fri

7 & 9:30pm Contagion (2011; 106 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm A Doll’s House (see March 8).
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30pm Capital Trio: Composed of pianist Duncan Cumming ’93, violinist Hilary Cumming and cellist Sölen Dikener, the trio returns to Bates for a program including a work by Bill Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

8pm Contradance: Music by DJ Improper, who mixes contemporary music to the contradance format. Called by Chrissy Fowler. No experience needed; all dances taught (beginners’ session at 7:30). Admission: $7 / $5. FMI freewillfolk@gmail.com.
Chase Lounge


10 Sat

Noon Women’s lacrosse vs. Middlebury.
Garcelon Field

2 & 7pm Contagion (see March 9).
Olin 104

2 & 7:30pm A Doll’s House (see March 8).
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30pm Bates College Orchestra: Hiroya Miura of the Bates faculty leads the orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


11 Sun

11am Holy Communion (see March 4).
Chapel

12:30pm Women’s lacrosse vs. Amherst.
Garcelon Field

2pm A Doll’s House (see March 8).
Schaeffer Theatre

2 & 4:30pm Contagion (see March 9).
Olin 104

5:30pm Protestant worship (see March 4).
Chapel

7:30pm Buddhist meditation (see March 4).
Chapel


Sadzida Setic and Nermin Tulic star in Ahmed Imamovic's film "Belvedere."

Sadzida Setic and Nermin Tulic star in Ahmed Imamovic’s film “Belvedere.”

12 Mon

7pm Global Lens film: Belvedere (Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2010, 90 min.). FMI 786-6158.
Olin 104

7:30pm A Doll’s House (see March 8).
Schaeffer Theatre


13 Tue

4:10pm Bruce Nugent: Gay Rebel of the Harlem Renaissance by Thomas Wirth, an independent scholar who collects materials relating to African American culture, focusing on the Harlem Renaissance. The heir of Richard Bruce Nugent, he edited Nugent’s Gay Rebel of the Harlem Renaissance and Gentleman Jigger. FMI 207-786-8294.
Pettigrew 200

4:15pm Does Minority Rule Cause Ethnic Wars? An expert on international and development economics at the University of Wyoming, Thorsten Janus offers an in-depth look at the relationship between political and economic structure and armed conflicts in different countries. Sponsored by the economics department. FMI 207-786-8296.


14 Wed

1pm Rollin’ to Olin with pianist Brian Meldrum (see March 7).
Olin Concert Hall

6pm Life drawing (see March 7).
Olin 259

7pm Global Lens film: The Light Thief (Kyrgyzstan, 2010, 80 min.). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 105


Senior lecturer in theater Katalin Vecsey directs "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress."

Senior lecturer in theater Katalin Vecsey directs “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.”

16 Fri

7 & 9:30 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011; 135 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm Five Women Wearing the Same Dress: This comedy by Alan Ball, creator of the TV series Six Feet Under and True Blood, reveals a bond shared by reluctant bridesmaids taking refuge in a bedroom from a wedding reception. Directed by Kati Vecsey, senior lecturer in theater. Free; no reservations. FMI 207-786-8294.
Gannett Theater

8pm Bates College Choir: John Corrie of the Bates faculty conducts the ensemble in the second and third parts of Handel’s Messiah. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


17 Sat

11am Women’s tennis vs. MIT.
Wallach Tennis Center

Noon Women’s lacrosse vs. Wesleyan.
Garcelon Field

2 & 7pm The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (see March 16).
Olin 104

2:30pm Men’s tennis vs. MIT.
Wallach Tennis Center

7:30pm Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (see March 16).
Gannett Theater

8pm Bates College Choir (see March 16).
Olin Concert Hall


18 Sun

11am Holy Communion (see March 4).
Chapel

2pm Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (see March 16).
Gannett Theater

2 & 4:30pm The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (see March 16).
Olin 104

3pm Karen Nicoletti, flutist, in a senior thesis recital. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

5:30pm Protestant worship (see March 4).
Chapel

7:30pm Buddhist meditation (see March 4).
Chapel


19 Mon

7pm Global Lens film: Street Days (Georgia, 2010, 86 min.). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 104


20 Tue

4:30pm Toward a Resolution? Kurdish Conflict and Political Islam in Turkey, a lecture by Assistant Professor of Politics Senem Aslan, who researches state-society relations, symbolic politics and nationalism. Presented by the College Lecture Series. FMI 207-786-8296.
Pettengill G52

5:30pm Women’s lacrosse vs. Endicott.
Garcelon Field


An unforgettable scene from Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's 2009 film "The White Meadows."

An unforgettable scene from Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s 2009 film “The White Meadows.”

21 Wed

6pm Life drawing (see March 7).
Olin 259

7pm Global Lens film: The White Meadows (Iran, 2009, 93 min.). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 105


23 Fri

7 & 9:30pm Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011; 129 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm Abigael Merson, singer, in a senior thesis recital. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


24 Sat

1pm Men’s lacrosse vs. Trinity.
Garcelon Field

2 & 7pm Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (see March 23).
Olin 104


25 Sun

11am Holy Communion (see March 4).
Chapel

2 & 4:30pm Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (see March 23).
Olin 104

3pm Israel Mesa, trombonist, in a senior thesis recital. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

5:30pm Protestant worship (see March 4).
Chapel

7:30pm Buddhist meditation (see March 4).
Chapel


Julieta Zylberberg stars in Diego Lerman's film "The Invisible Eye."

Julieta Zylberberg stars in Diego Lerman’s film “The Invisible Eye.”

26 Mon

7pm Global Lens film: The Invisible Eye (Argentina, 2010, 95 min.). FMI 207-786-6158.
Olin 104

27 Tue

12:30pm Noonday Concert: Chase the Fiddlers, an acoustic folk band directed by Greg Boardman. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


28 Wed

6pm Life drawing (see March 7).
Olin 259

7pm Women and Public Leadership Presented in observance of National Women’s History Month, six women influential in Maine politics and education discuss challenges and achievements of their careers: Janet Waldron (moderator), vice president for administration and finance at the University of Maine; state Sen. Margaret Craven, Lewiston; Jill Duson, former mayor of Portland; former state Rep. Julie O’Brien, who represented Augusta; state Rep. Margaret Rotundo; and Martha Sterling-Golden, former president of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University. FMI csheldon@bates.edu.
Chase Hall Lounge


The Vienna Piano Trio.

The Vienna Piano Trio.

29 Thu

7:30pm Vienna Piano Trio, which plays with both “the energy of a college ensemble” and “the polish of long acquaintance” (The New York Times). Admission is $6, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu. NOTE This concert has been rescheduled from March 23.
Olin Concert Hall


30 Fri

1:30pm Mount David Summit: The 11th annual celebration of student academic achievement, featuring research presentations and discussions, literary readings, exhibitions and screenings, performances and more.
Pettengill Hall

3pm Baseball vs. Tufts.
Leahey Field

7 & 9pm Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2011, 129 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm Bates Modern Dance Company: The annual Winter Concert comprises two programs, each performed twice. Tonight: Creations by faculty and student choreographers. Program repeats at 2pm Sunday, April 1. Admission is $6/$3, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-8294.
Schaeffer Theatre


Bates Modern Dance Company. Photograph by Audrey Ouellette.

Bates Modern Dance Company. Photograph by Audrey Ouellette.

31 Sat

11am Women’s tennis vs. Brandeis.
Wallach Tennis Center

Noon
Baseball vs. Tufts (doubleheader).
Leahey Field

Noon Men’s tennis vs. Brandeis
Wallach Tennis Center

1pm Men’s lacrosse vs. Williams.
Garcelon Field

2 & 7pm Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (see March 30).
Olin 104

5pm Bates Modern Dance Company: The annual Winter Concert comprises two programs, each performed twice. Tonight: Works from 11 choreographers in a dance composition course. Program repeats at 7:30pm Monday, April 2. Admission is $6/$3, available at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-8294.
Schaeffer Theatre

8pm
Bates College Gamelan Orchestra: Gina Fatone of the Bates faculty directs this ensemble performing on classical Indonesian percussion. With special guests Wahyu Roche, a drummer-composer from Indonesia; his countryman Achmad Farmis, a martial arts-style dancer; and Ben Arcangel, Indonesian-style dancer from California. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


Museum of Art

Celebrating 25 years in 2011–12!

10am–5pm Tue-Sat

FMI 207-786-6158 or
museum@bates.edu

Ending March 18

Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993–2008).
James Ensor: Scènes de la vie du Christ and other works.

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