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Bates Events Schedule: Nov. 13-Dec. 31

The Momenta Quartet.

Hello from Bates! Here’s a schedule of public events at the college Nov. 17-Dec. 29, 2012.

Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge. (Where two admission fees appear, the cost for the general public is listed first, followed by the cost for students and seniors.)

Want updated events information? Visit the daily Events page. Questions or comments? Contact events editor Doug Hubley at calendar@bates.edu.

Thanks for your interest in Bates!


Daily Events

12:30pm | Mindfulness of Breathing: The Dharma Society’s Buddhist meditation sessions take place most weekdays when school is in session. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel


November

Sat 17–Sun 25

Thanksgiving Recess: No classes. Administrative offices are open through Nov. 21.


17 Sat

Men’s basketball hosts Bates Tipoff Classic: Consolation game (2pm) and championship game (4pm).
Alumni Gym


20 Tue

5:30pm | Women’s basketball vs. Southern Maine.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Men’s basketball vs. Southern Maine.
Alumni Gym


25 Sun

2pm | Men’s basketball vs. Rhode Island College.
Alumni Gym

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


26 Mon

A scene from the film “Qarantina.”

7:30pm | Global Lens series: Presented by the Museum of Art, tonight’s international film is Qarantina (Iraq, 2010, 90 min.). FMI 207-786-8212.
Olin 104

28 Wed

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 | Women’s basketball vs. Maine-Farmington.
Alumni Gym


30 Fri

7:30pm | The Campaign (2012, 85 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

8pm | Bates College Choir: John Corrie directs the choir in a program composed of Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten and Five Hebrew Love Songs by Eric Whitacre. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


December

World-renowned rapper K'Naan.

Somali-Canadian rapper K’Naan.

1 Sat

2 & 7:30pm | The Campaign (2012, 85 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm | Catholic Mass, led by Fr. Paul Dumais. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

8pm | College Choir (see Nov. 30).
Olin Concert Hall

9pm | K’Naan: This Somali-Canadian rapper, singer and songwriter had an international hit with “Wavin’ Flag,” chosen as Coca-Cola’s promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Sponsored by the Chase Hall Committee. Admission: $30 ($20 for Bates students) at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6305.
Gray Athletic Building


2 Sun

2 & 4:30pm | The Campaign (see Dec. 1).
Olin 104

3pm | Frank Glazer Retrospective: This program in the pianist’s season-long review of his favorite music from 30 years of Bates performances features Franck, Weber, Gershwin, Barber, Copland and Brahms. Admission: $10 at batestickets.com. A limited number of free tickets are available for seniors and students; contact olinarts@bates.edu or 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

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


3 Mon

Rocco Katastrophe. at left, and Harvey Katz present “F to eMbody.”

Noon | Story Book Project: Voices of Children from Maine and Italy. Krista Aronson, associate professor of psychology, discusses this initiative in a Harward Center Public Works in Progress program. FMI 207-786-6202.
New Commons 211

5pm | Dance performance: A presentation of new student choreography from the course Introduction to Dance Composition. FMI 207-786-8294.
Plavin Studio, Merrill Gym

7pm | Men’s basketball vs. Maine-Farmington.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Global Lens series: Presented by the Museum of Art, tonight’s international film is Toll Booth (Turkey, 2010, 96 min.). FMI 207-786-8212.
Olin 104

8:30pm | F to eMbody: A Reconstruction of Gender. A gender-deviant, multimedia, spoken word, homo-hop extravaganza with trans-masculine artists Rocco Katastrophe and Harvey Katz. Presented by the Office of Intercultural Education. FMI 207-786-8303.
Mays Center


4 Tue

5:30pm | Women’s basketball vs. U. New England.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Directing Class Projects: The last in a series of plays from New Mexico’s FUSION Theatre Company, founded by Dennis Gromelski ’88. The plays are directed by students in Professor Paul Kuritz’s directing course. FMI 207-786-8294.
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30pm | Men’s basketball vs. U. New England.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Momenta Quartet: Olin Arts Alive and the Museum of Art present this versatile quartet in a program showcasing premieres by Bates composers inspired by the art museum exhibition Starstruck (see below): Hiroya Miura’s Singularity and William Matthews’ Mare Tranquillitatis. Also: Debussy, Haydn and Jason Kao Hwang. Admission: $12, available at batestickets.com. Free tickets are available to the first 100 seniors and students; reserve by emailing olinarts@bates.edu. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


5 Wed

10am | Composers’ workshop with the Momenta Quartet. The quartet sight-reads and comments on compositions by Bates students. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

4:15pm | Voice recital by students of Luette Saul. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
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 | Bates Jazz Band: Tom Snow leads the band in arrangements for large and small ensembles, and genres from big band to bossa nova to funk. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7pm | Celestial Verse: Surrounded by the stunning images of the Museum of Art exhibition Starstruck, Bates poets read work inspired by the heavens. Sponsored by the museum, the Bates Authors Guild, the Arts House and the English department. FMI 207-786-6158.

7:30pm | Voice and Speech performance: Students in Katalin Vecsey’s voice and speech course perform their final project. FMI 207-786-8294.
Gannett Theater


6 Thu

6pm | Men’s basketball vs. Bowdoin.
Alumni Gym

7pm | Bates Steel Pan Orchestra, directed by Erica Butler. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

8pm | Women’s basketball vs. Bowdoin.
Alumni Gym


7 Fri

Mary Meserve, Bates registrar and dedicated actress.

4:30pm | Piano recital by Bates students. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

5pm | BatesDowntown: An off-campus concert by musicians TBA. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
22 Park St.

7:30pm | Catholic Mass for Holy Day of Obligation, led by Fr. Paul Dumais. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

7:30pm | Collected Stories by Donald Margulies. A play exploring a moral dilemma: Can one person’s life can be the material for another person’s art? Directed by Katalin Vecsey, senior lecturer in theater, and performed by Elizabeth Danello ’14, for an independent study, and Bates registrar Mary Meserve. FMI 207-786-8294.
Black Box Theater


8 Sat

1pm | Swimming and diving vs. Maine.
Tarbell Pool

2pm | Women’s basketball vs. Colby.
Alumni Gym

4pm | Men’s basketball vs. Colby.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Catholic Mass, led by Fr. Paul Dumais. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

7:30pm | Collected Stories (see Dec. 7).
Black Box Theater

7:30 | Bates Gamelan Orchestra, directed by Peter Steele. Free, but tickets required. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


9 Sun

2pm | Collected Stories (see Dec. 7).
Black Box Theater

7pm | Lessons and Carols: The annual service for the Advent and Christmas season of the Christian tradition, with music by a cappella groups and the College Choir, led by John Corrie. All are welcome. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel


12 Wed

6pm | Life drawing (see Dec. 5).
Olin 259


Mon 17–Sun 2

December Recess: Administrative offices are closed Monday, Dec. 24, and reopen Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.


29 Sat

2pm | Men’s basketball vs. Brandeis.
Alumni Gym


Museum of Art

"Startrails," a 2011 inkjet print by Yuichi Takasaka, is one of the astrophotographs on display in the Museum of Art exhibition "Starstruck" through Dec. 15.

“Startrails,” a 2011 inkjet print by Yuichi Takasaka, is one of the astrophotographs on display in the Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck” through Dec. 15.

FMI 207-786-6158
Hours: 10am–5pm Mon-Sat, except till 8pm Wed

Through Dec. 15
Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography. One of the first major exhibitions to treat astrophotography as an art genre. Starstruck features 106 astounding images by Michael Benson, Linda Connor, Robert Gendler, Sharon Harper, David Malin, Thomas Ruff, Hans-Christian Schink, Alfred Stieglitz, Jacqueline Woods and other artists from around the world.



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