Stories from September 2012
As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.

‘Path From Activism to Leadership’ is alumni panel topic

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:16 pm

Bates College alumni with careers in social activism offer a panel discussion titled "The Path From Activism to Leadership" Sept. 29.

Noted environmental photographer Chris Jordan gives the 2012 Otis Lecture.
Environmental photographer Chris Jordan to give Otis Lecture

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 1:24 pm

Photographer Chris Jordan, known for depicting the environmental devastation produced by the consumer society, gives the Otis Lecture on Oct. 9.

A scene from "Fat, Bald, Short Man," a 2011 production in rotoscope by Colombian director Carlos Osuna.
Global Lens international films continue with ‘Fat, Short, Bald Man’

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 10:49 am

The Global Lens 2012 film series continues in weekly screenings at 7:30 p.m. most Mondays

Red Baraat brings 'bhangra' and brass to the Olin Concert Hall stage.
Musical weekend includes piano quartet, ‘bhangra’-brass hybrid Red Baraat

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4:25 pm

One September weekend features two very different musical performances at Bates.

Francine Reed returns for a dazzling evening of blues, jazz and gospel

Friday, September 14, 2012 2:26 pm

Singer Francine Reed, a rhythm and blues singer whose 2011 performance wowed a Bates audience, returns for a performance on Oct. 13.

Poet Brian Turner. Photograph by Kim Buchheit.
Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

Friday, September 14, 2012 2:04 pm

An Army veteran whose service included a year in Iraq, poet Brian Turner reads from his work in a Language Arts Live event Sept. 27.

Aquila Theatre Company visits Bates and Lewiston in a residency co-sponsored with L/A Arts. Photograph copyright 2005 by Lois Greenfield.
Three by Aquila Theatre in Lewiston

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:49 pm

Bates and L/A Arts co-sponsor Aquila Theatre Company presentations in September 2012.

The Aquila Theatre Company performs "Cyrano de Bergerac" at Bates on Sept. 27.
Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:11 pm

Bates and the local arts agency L/A Arts have been collaborators for years, but the partnership has gained a new intensity for autumn 2012.

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:55 am

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

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