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Events at Bates: Dec. 2-20, updated

Shown at center, Colleen Fitzgerald performs her senior thesis piece in dance on Dec. 6 and 7. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

Shown at center with other members of the Bates Dance Company, Colleen Fitzgerald will perform her senior thesis piece in dance on Dec. 6 and 7. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

Hello from Bates! Here’s an updated list of public events at the college for the period Dec. 2-20, 2013.

The public is invited to these events. Except as noted, admission is free.

Corrected in this update is the title of Colleen Fitzgerald’s senior thesis project in dance: “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here.” We regret the error.

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

See you at Bates!


Recurring Events

These events take place while the college is in session. Please call ahead to confirm.

4:10pm Mon-Fri | Mindfulness of Breathing: Buddhist meditation facilitated by the Dharma Society, held most weekdays when school is in session. Open to all experience levels. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

6pm Wed | Life drawing: Sponsored by the Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $7. FMI 207-786-8302.
Olin 259

5:30pm Sat | Catholic Mass: Led each week by Bates’ associated Catholic chaplain, Fr. Paul Dumais of the Prince of Peace Parish. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

4pm Sun | Advanced meditation: Facilitated by the Dharma Society. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

5:30pm Sun | Protestant worship with gospel singing, coordinated by the Bates Christian Fellowship. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel


2 Mon

4:30pm | Voice recital: Performance by a student TBA. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

6pm | Women’s basketball vs. Maine-Machias.
Alumni Gym


4 Wed

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; please visit 
www.bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

7:30pm | Voice and speech performance: An end-of-semester production by students in Kati Vecsey’s voice and speech course. FMI 207-786-6161.
Gannett Theater


The Steel Pan Orchestra. (Michael Bradley/Bates College)

The Steel Pan Orchestra. (Michael Bradley/Bates College)

5 Thu

4:15 | Piano recital: Performance by a student TBA. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

7pm | Bates Steel Pan Orchestra: Directed by Erica Butler. Free, but tickets required, available at www.bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall

7:30pm | Directing class performance: An end-of-semester production by students in Brooke O’Harra’s course. FMI 207-786-6161.
Gannett Theater


6 Fri

7 & 8pm | Intricate Glances Will Meet Here: Dance major Colleen Fitzgerald presents her senior thesis piece, which blends tango and modern elements so as to break down barriers between social and performed dance, foreign and familiar, intimate and public. FMI 207-786-6161.
Muskie Archives


Jocie Adams of Arc Iris. (Edward Smith)

Jocie Adams of Arc Iris. (Edward Smith)

7 Sat

Noon | Men’s and women’s squash vs. Tufts.
Squash Center, 156 Plourde Pkwy.

7pm | Intricate Glances Will Meet Here (see Dec. 6).
Muskie Archives

7:30 | Arc Iris: Featuring trumpet, piano, guitar and more, this is the orchestral pop project of Jocie Adams, a singer, instrumentalist and former core member of The Low Anthem. Admission: $12, available at batestickets.com. Limited free tickets are available for seniors and students; please visit 
www.bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6163.
Olin Concert Hall


Goran Sollscher.

Goran Sollscher.

8 Sun

7pm | Lessons and Carols: The annual service for the Advent and Christmas season of the Christian tradition, with music by the Three Point Trio, Chase the Fiddlers, the College Choir, the Gospelaires and several a cappella ensembles. All are welcome. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

7:30pm | Goran Sollscher, classical guitarist: The Swedish virtuoso is known for a broad interpretative range ranging from Bach — which his Bates program, played on an 11-string guitar, will emphasize — to the Beatles. Admission: $12 at batestickets.com. Limited free tickets are available for seniors and students at www.bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6163.
Olin Concert Hall


16 Mon-2 Thu

December Recess: Administrative offices close at noon Tuesday, Dec. 24, and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.


20 Fri

1:30pm | Homeschool Learner Workshops: Bates College Museum of Art staff guide participants on an exploration of the current exhibitions (see below) and then lead them through an hour of artmaking. Admission: $5. Open to students ages 5-15. FMI 207-786-8212 or aodom@bates.edu.
Museum of Art


"Red and Fatty Tunas," a woodcut by Shoji Miyamoto on view in the exhibition "Redefining the Multiple."

“Red and Fatty Tunas,” a woodcut by Shoji Miyamoto on view in the exhibition “Redefining the Multiple.”

Museum of Art

FMI 207-786-6158
bates.edu/museum or museum@bates.edu
Hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat (until 7pm Wed during the academic year)

Through Dec. 14

Redefining The Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers: In concept and technique, the artists in this exhibition push the boundaries of what a print or multiple is. They innovatively employ both contemporary and historic techniques and media.

Selections from Berenice Abbott’s Portrait of Maine: A preeminent American photographer, Abbott moved to Monson, Maine, in the 1960s and created a significant body of work documenting life in her new home state. This exhibition features images from her 1968 book A Portrait of Maine.



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