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Award-winning Arab-Israeli author, humorist, screenwriter to visit

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:29 pm

Bates College presents a film about Arab-Israeli co-existence and a talk by the screenwriter, Arab-Israeli journalist Sayed Kashua, on March 11-12.

Bates offers play revealing stories of Iranian women

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 4:25 pm

Bates College offers a performance of "The Poets and the Assassin," a play by Reza Jalali, on March 6.

Musica Ad Rhenum.
Known for emotive performances, Musica ad Rhenum plays Bach

Friday, February 27, 2015 11:00 am

The Dutch Baroque ensemble Musica ad Rhenum reinvigorates music by Bach in a Bates College concert on Feb. 27.

Lyes Salem, award-winning Algerian filmmaker, to present work

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:06 am

Franco-Algerian filmmaker Lyes Salem will show and discuss two of his films in separate events at Bates in March.

A scene from Ava DuVernay's film "Selma."
Filmboard to screen, panel to discuss ‘Selma’

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:02 am

"Selma," director Ava DuVernay's acclaimed depiction of Martin Luther King Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans, shows at Bates College Feb. 27-March 1.

Faculty from Columbia, Yale law schools to speak at Bates

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:46 am

On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted...

Poet Ross Gay reads in a Language Arts Live event.
Poet looks at loss, solace in working land in Language Arts Live event

Thursday, February 12, 2015 8:50 am

Ross Gay, author of the poetry collection "Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude," reads from his work at Bates College on Feb. 26.

The Szymanowski Quartet.
[Feb. 10 concert CANCELED] Polish string quartet, Dutch Baroque ensemble offer February concerts

Thursday, February 5, 2015 12:06 pm

This Feb. 10 concert has been canceled due to the snowstorm.

Wayne Delano H
Saxophonist DeLano leads combo in tribute to Coltrane, Parker

Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:00 am

A quartet led by Maine saxophonist Wayne DeLano honors two jazz pioneers, John Coltrane and Charlie Parker, in a concert on Feb. 6

During an Arts Crawl gallery talk, studio art major Hannah McGrath '15 of Longmeadow, Mass., explains the techniques and process used by a fellow member of her thesis group, Ayse Ikizler '15 of Nashville, to create the painting seen at left. (Max Huang '18 for Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6:47 pm

Sure, it snowed the day before yesterday, and will snow again tomorrow. But the sun also rises.

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