Campus events: Dec. 2–31, 2015

The Bates Dance Company in an October performance. (Max Huang '18 for Bates College)

Shown here in an October concert, the Bates Dance Company performs Dec. 5-7. (Max Huang ’18 for Bates College)

Hello from Bates!

These are public events at the college from Dec. 2–31 , 2015.

The public is invited to events in this listing. Except as noted, admission is free.

Updates in this edition: The time for the Dec. 9 Jazz Band concert has been corrected to 7pm.

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Questions or comments? Contact events editor Doug Hubley at calendar@bates.edu.

See you at Bates!


Recurring Events

Taking place while Bates is in session. Please call ahead to confirm.

4:10pm Mon–Fri | Meditation facilitated by the Dharma Society. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

6pm Wed | Life drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $10 ($9 museum members). FMI 207-786-8302.
Olin 259

5:30pm Sat | Catholic Mass led by Fr. Paul Dumais of the Prince of Peace Parish. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

4pm Sun | Bates Christian Fellowship chapel service with gospel singing. A prayer time precedes the service at 3pm. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel


2 Wed

7pm | Bates Jazz Combo & Vocal Ensemble: Directed by Thomas Snow, these ensembles present music by jazz masters and artists in diverse genres. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. Seating is on stage and tickets are limited. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7pm | Revolutionizing Cultural Activism in Cuba: Black Cuban cultural critic Roberto Zurbano discusses black activism in Cuba, the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. and racial implications of the Washington-Havana rapprochement. Sponsored by the Spanish department. FMI 207-786-8352.
Muskie Archives


A jazz pianist and composer, Frank Carlberg is a visiting artist at Bates in 2015-16.

A jazz pianist and composer, Frank Carlberg is a visiting artist at Bates in 2015-16.

3 Thu

8pm | Word Circus: Frank Carlberg, a 2015–16 visiting artist at Bates and a New York pianist acclaimed for his versatility, presents his settings for poems by contemporary American writers. Accompanying Carlberg is a quartet including singer Christine Correa. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


4 Fri

7:30pm | Straight Outta Compton (2015, 147 min.). $1. Presented by the Filmboard.
Olin 104

8pm | Bates College Choir: Directed by John Corrie and accompanied on piano by professor James Parakilas, the choir and student soloists perform popular opera choruses by Mozart, Handel, Puccini, Wagner, Verdi and more. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


5 Sat

Noon | Men’s & women’s squash vs. Trinity.
Bates Squash Center, 56 Plourde Parkway

2 & 7:30pm | Straight Outta Compton (see Dec. 4).
Olin 104

Corrie

John Corrie directs the Bates College Choir in performances Dec. 4-5. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

5pm | Fall Dance Concert: Repertory pieces by visiting guest artists Cathy Young, Danté Brown, Sara Juli and Sandra Parker, and by Bates professor Carol Dilley; a senior thesis in dance by Mary Anne Bodnar ’16; and a new collaboration between professor Rachel Boggia and Wesleyan University Artist-in-Residence Iddrisu Saaka. $6/$3: batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6161.
Schaeffer Theatre

8pm | Bates College Choir (see Dec. 4).
Olin Concert Hall


6 Sun

1pm | Community food packaging: Community members and Bates students package food in support of local food pantries. Sponsored by the Bates Christian Fellowship. FMI jkarsten@bates.edu.
Chase Hall, Memorial Commons

2pm | Fall Dance Concert (see Dec. 5).
Schaeffer Theatre

2 & 4:30pm | Straight Outta Compton (see Dec. 4).
Olin 104


7 Mon

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The Bates Steel Pan Orchestra is known for its uplifting performances. (Michael Bradley/Bates College)

7:30pm | Fall Dance Concert (see Dec. 5).
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30pm | Steel Pan Orchestra: Using authentic instruments, the band plays jazz and other styles blended into the ebullient Caribbean sound. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


8 Tue

6pm | Voice recital by students of Luette Saul. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

6pm | Women’s basketball vs. Maine–Augusta.
Alumni Gym

7pm | Bates String Band + Gamelan Orchestra: Two student ensembles share a bill: The Bates Gamelan Orchestra, directed by Associate Professor of Music Gina Fatone, opens. At 7:30pm, Andrew Martelle leads the String Band. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Mays Center

8pm | Men’s basketball vs. Husson.
Alumni Gym


May 2009 Images at Bates

Thomas Snow, a lecturer in the music department, directs the Bates Jazz Band. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

9 Wed

4pm | Voice recital by students of John Corrie. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7pm | Bates Jazz Band: Tom Snow directs the ensemble in music by jazz masters and other artists in diverse genres. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7:30pm | Stage Directions by Israel Horovitz. For the semester’s final project, students in Kati Vecsey’s voice and speech course perform a play in which no dialogue is heard, only stage directions. FMI 207-786-6161.
Pettigrew Hall, Gannett Theater


10 Thu

4pm | Voice recital (see Dec. 9).
Olin Concert Hall

5:30pm | Women’s basketball vs. St. Joseph’s College.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Men’s basketball vs. St. Joseph’s.
Alumni Gym


11 Fri

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

7:30pm | Everest (2015, 121 min.). $1. Presented by the Filmboard.
Olin 104


12 Sat

Noon | Men’s & women’s swimming & diving vs. Trinity.
Merrill Gym, Tarbell Pool

2 & 7:30pm | Everest (see Dec. 11).
Olin 104


13 Sun

Lessons-Carols

The 2011 Lessons and Carols event. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

2 & 4:30pm | Everest (see Dec. 11).
Olin 104

7pm | Service of Lessons and Carols: The annual program for the Advent and Christmas season features Bates a cappella groups and the College Choir. FMI blongsdo@bates.edu.
Gomes Chapel


21 Mon

5:30pm | Men’s basketball vs. Southern Vermont.
Alumni Gym


29 Tue

5:30pm | Men’s basketball vs. Worcester Polytechnic.
Alumni Gym


31 Thu

3pm | Men’s basketball vs. Babson.
Alumni Gym


Museum of Art

"The Beginning Is Near," a 2011 poster by Alexandra Clotfelter, Savannah, Ga.

“The Beginning Is Near,” a 2011 poster by Alexandra Clotfelter, Savannah, Ga.

Hours: 10am–5pm Mon–Sat
(until 7:30pm Wed)
FMI 207-786-6158
bates.edu/museum
museum@bates.edu

Through March 26, 2016

The View Out His Window (and in his mind’s eye): Photographs by Jeffery Becton: This pioneering Maine photographer uses digital tools to create dreamlike amalgamations of indoors and outdoors, domestic scenes and seascapes.

The Art of Occupy: The Occuprint Portfolio: Created by artists and activists affiliated with the worldwide Occupy movement, these works extend the tradition of prints and posters as vehicles for protest.

Maine Collected: Works by living artists from the permanent collection.

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