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Lewiston native Margaret Tardiff Crumley has made a $100,000 gift to Bates in memory of her husband Thomas D. Crumley ’52, President Donald W. Harward announced.
Novelist Robert Reddick will read from his work in progress, titled The Labyrinth of Wind, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.
Bellita and Jazztumbatá, an internationally recognized trio from Havana, Cuba, will present an evening of music and dance at at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Award-winning poet Robert Chute will read from Sweeping the Sky, works in progress about Russian women combat pilots of World War II, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.
Pianist Frank Glazer will present a lecture and recital, “The Piano as a Versatile Instrument,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the presentation, featuring works by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin and Liszt, free of charge.
Jim Daniels, photojournalist, will discuss “Witnessing Spirit: A Photojournalist’s Observations” Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.
Novelist John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, will speak at Bates College on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a two-day series of activities and workshops focused on Two Societies: A Focus on Class through the Lenses of Race and Gender. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
A $1-million gift from Henry “Jack” Keigwin ’59, and his wife, Beverly, of Warwick, R.I., has funded a major environmental restoration project and new granite amphitheater on the Bates College campus.
María del Carmen Boza, author of Scattering the Ashes, an account of the Cuban exile experience, will read selections from her acclaimed memoir at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.