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WRBC-FM, 'Radio Bates College,' hosts Roots Music Festival

Tuesday, April 23, 2002 3:38 pm

Featuring popular Maine acts and a nationally known headliner, the Bates College radio station sponsors the WRBC Roots Music Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street. The festival is free and open to the public. In the case of rain the event will be moved to the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue. For more information, please call the radio station at 777-7915.

Geltman added to WRBC-FM Roots Music Festival roster

Tuesday, April 23, 2002 3:26 pm

Laurie Geltman, a Boston-based singer, songwriter and guitarist, has joined the slate of Maine and nationally known performers in the WRBC Roots Music Festival at Bates College, taking place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street. The festival is free and open to the public. In case of rain the event will take place at the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue. For more information, please call the radio station at 207-777-7915.

Bates presents films about Muslim life

Monday, April 22, 2002 4:25 pm

Bates College presents "Films of Muslim Life", a festival of award-winning films set in Iran and Senegal, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 1 through May 22 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. A member of the Bates faculty or a Muslim student will host a discussion following each screening, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Ecuadorian pianist plays traditional music at Bates College

Tuesday, April 9, 2002 3:44 pm

Pianist and composer Vicente López performs a program largely based on the traditional music of his native Ecuador in a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135

Bates players, campus radio present Shakespeare's Lear

Tuesday, April 9, 2002 3:34 pm

Next month, the Bates College student theater group and the campus radio station present the Maine radio premiere of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy: "King Lear." Recorded in March, the Robinson Players' Lear will be broadcast from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on the college radio station, WRBC (91.5 FM). Matteo A. Pangallo, a junior from Salem, Mass., directed the cast of Bates faculty and students.

Department of Athletics presents 2002 awards

Tuesday, April 9, 2002 8:37 am

On Sunday, April 7, the Bates College department of athletics held its first awards banquet. Seven awards were presented in front of the assembled population of student-athletes, with master of ceremonies Dan Doyle '72 serving as host.

Photographer presents 'Energy of Dance' at Bates museum

Monday, April 8, 2002 4:11 pm

Michael Philip Manheim, a photographer living in Massachusetts, presents his distinctive depictions of Bates Dance Festival performers in an exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art through Aug. 23. Manheim will discuss his work in a gallery talk from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. The museum is open to the public free of charge.

Teenage fiddler Erica Brown brings band to Bates College

Monday, April 8, 2002 3:55 pm

Erica Brown, an 18-year-old Lewiston resident whose violin playing has been turning heads for years, will perform with her band Bluegrass Connection at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is open to the public. A $5 donation will be requested at the door.

Glazer, guests offer a Schubertiade

Monday, April 8, 2002 3:52 pm

Schubertiade – Pianist Frank Glazer and guests including soprano Christina Astrachan explore melodic themes that appear in both the vocal and instrumental music of Schubert. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, Russell Street, Lewiston. FREE. 207-786-6135.

Have a ball with the club: Bates College jugglers present first annual festival

Monday, April 8, 2002 3:49 pm

The Bates College Juggling Club invites juggling enthusiasts to drop everything and come to campus for the first annual Bates College Juggling Festival, taking place from noon to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the college's Alumni Gymnasium. The festival is open to the public at no charge.

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