Stories from February 2013
Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards. Photograph by Stephen Ide/ thirstylizards.com
Bates Events Update: March 1-31, 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013 4:24 pm

Hello from Bates! Here’s an updated listing of public events at the college for March 2013.

The Rev. Patrick Cheng.
Theologian to argue for close links between Christian theology, queer theory

Thursday, February 28, 2013 3:39 pm

A Massachusetts theologian will make the case for close links between Christian theology and queer theory in a lecture on March 12.

Hiroya Miura conducts the Bates College Orchestra. Photograph: Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Student soloists featured in Bates College Orchestra concert

Thursday, February 28, 2013 3:14 pm

Three Bates seniors are featured as instrumental soloists in works by Strauss, Bruch and Mozart as the Bates College Orchestra performs on March 9.

Amin Ghaziani. Photograph by Kristin Sopotiuk/University of British Columbia.
University of British Columbia sociologist to discuss outlook for ‘gayborhoods’

Thursday, February 28, 2013 3:06 pm

A sociologist from the University of British Columbia discusses the future of longstanding 'gayborhoods' in a March 11 talk.

Renowned singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, at right, performs with Lecturer in Music Tom Snow during Snow's "Popular Composition and Arranging" class in 2013. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, jazzman Wayne DeLano to perform

Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:42 pm

In back-to-back concerts March 14-15, Bates presents singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards and jazz saxophonist Wayne DeLano.

During a dress rehearsal, the cast of "Two Gentleman of Verona," featuring costumes by Carol Farrell, takes a bow.
Andrucki directs Shakespeare’s early ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’

Thursday, February 28, 2013 1:56 pm

Bates presents Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" in performances March 7-11.

Signs of Winter
BatesNews: February 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:00 pm

Stories this month include a video and audio from President Spencer's visit to WRBC, plus a story about two Bates debaters' big night in Berlin.

Gilbert Ndahayo.
Rwandan filmmaker to screen latest documentary

Thursday, February 28, 2013 11:31 am

A filmmaker dedicated to producing documentaries about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, Gilbert Ndahayo shows his new film at Bates on March 4.

Catherine Djang '13 and Ben Smith '13 are the first Bates debaters to "break" at the World Universities Debating Championship since 1999. Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 pm

"Breaking" at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

The Bates Outing Club's "Children of Midnight" event on Jan. 29, 2013, culminates with the launch of sky lanterns above Mount David. Photograph by Will Strathmann '13.
Fire on the mountain, thanks to Outing Club sky lantern launch

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:03 pm

Years ago, Bates students would climb Mount David to light massive bonfires to celebrate sports triumphs or to drive away the winter blahs.

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