Stories from February 2012
The Maine duo Cinder Conk plays music from the Balkans and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.
“Rollin’ to Olin” art-music programs resume Feb. 29

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:50 pm

The Bates College arts outreach program "Rollin' to Olin" resumes this month.

Michal Gondko and Corina Marti of La Morra.
La Morra, la merrier: Early music ensemble bound for Bates

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 4:35 pm

La Morra, a Swiss early music ensemble known for evocative and engaging concerts, performs at Bates College on Feb. 29.

Thomas Shapiro of Brandeis University.
For Unity Conference, Amandla! presents expert on racial wealth gap

Thursday, February 9, 2012 8:37 am

An expert on public policy and racial inequality, Thomas Shapiro speaks on the racial wealth gap on Feb. 11.

Modeling Nigerian dresses for the Inside Africa Fashion Show are sophomores Folarera Fasawe, Michelle Pham and Nicole Kanu.
Events schedule: February 2012, revised

Monday, February 6, 2012 4:38 pm

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Cast members in the Robinson Players' production of "The Laramie Project": Alanna Hoffman '15 as the Narrator; Nick Auer '15 as Jon Peacock, Matthew Shepard's academic advisor; Jonathan Schwolsky '15 as Tectonic Theater Project member Andy Paris.
Robinson Players to present powerful, provocative ‘Laramie Project’

Monday, February 6, 2012 3:30 pm

Seeking to spark constructive dialogue on campus and in the community, Bates' Robinson Players present "The Laramie Project."

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina. (Morris Freeman)
Book by sociologist Duina explores economic role of everyday rules, practices

Friday, February 3, 2012 4:43 pm

A book by Francesco Duina explores the role of rules and practices, informal and formal, in economic life.

Jazz pianist Glasper performs Feb. 9

Friday, February 3, 2012 8:34 am

Pianist Robert Glasper, called by New York Magazine "an artist who "unfailingly gets the feeling right," performs at Bates on Feb. 9.

English Lillian Nayder, with the help of Bates music faculty colleague James P. Parakilas, is about to give Fanny that introduction, or reintroduction, through the voice Fanny was known for in her day: the music, both vocal and instrumental, that she composed and performed for admiring (and often paying) audiences.
High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

Friday, February 3, 2012 8:21 am

Bates professor rediscovers music by Dickens' older sister.

Modeling Nigerian dresses for the Inside Africa Fashion Show are sophomores Folarera Fasawe, Michelle Pham and Nicole Kanu.
Fashion show focuses on traditional and contemporary African styles

Thursday, February 2, 2012 4:28 pm

Traditional and contemporary fashions from Africa are the focus of Bates' premiere Inside Africa Fashion Show on Feb. 10.

Photographer Dawoud Bey.
OIE to present Dawoud Bey, a photographer who looks beyond stereotypes

Thursday, February 2, 2012 3:59 pm

Renowned photographer Dawoud Bey discusses his work on Feb. 15 in the Mays Center.

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