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Concert of Javanese music to be held

Wednesday, March 20, 2002 9:09 am

Featuring a music master from Java and an American expert in gamelan music, the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble performs traditional Indonesian music at 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135.

Glazer performs Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin

Wednesday, March 20, 2002 9:07 am

Frank Glazer, a resident artist at Bates College since 1980 and arguably Maine's best-known pianist, plays Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Seniors submit and defend honors theses

Tuesday, March 19, 2002 3:31 pm

"I'm going to the gym now and work off some aggression," said Chris Mabbett '02, one of 47 ambitious Bates seniors to submit their senior honors theses last Monday.

Concerts hit polar extremes of avant-garde, Baroque

Thursday, March 14, 2002 4:08 pm

Performances at Bates College this weekend and early next week span some 260 years, from the Baroque era to the cutting edge of contemporary music. All free and open to the public, the performances include two performances of a Handel oratorio and two events featuring the avant-garde quartet Lake Affect.

Bates Modern Dance Company to perform

Thursday, March 14, 2002 9:21 am

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents "Idle Dreams," a concert showcasing the talents of students, faculty and guest choreographer Tere O'Connor at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21; at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22; at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24 in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College Street. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the performances, call the Schaeffer Theatre Box Office at 207-786-6161. Please note that the program Thursday and Saturday will vary from the program on Friday and Sunday.

Environmental justice, degradation to be discussed

Tuesday, March 12, 2002 9:13 am

A historian from Colby College and two members of a farm labor coalition formed in response to harsh conditions at the former DeCoster Egg Farm offer lectures on environmental issues at Bates College on Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21. The lectures are free and open to the public.

2nd District Democratic contenders debate at Bates

Friday, March 8, 2002 4:23 pm

The Bates Democrats help launch the campaign season with a debate among the six Democratic candidates for Maine's 2nd District congressional seat, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue. The event is free and open to the public.

Sawler '02 wins NCAA championship in 35-pound weight throw

Friday, March 8, 2002 2:29 pm

Bates College senior Jaime Sawler became the 10th man in school history to win a national championship in track and field when he captured the 35-pound weight throw at the NCAA Division III championships at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio.

Bates, Lewiston-Auburn community cope with McDuffee death

Friday, March 8, 2002 2:19 pm

We continue to express our grief. We have received hundreds of messages of condolence from within the College, from alumni, parents and friends, and from members of the Lewiston and Auburn community -- neighbors, City officials, school children and scores of citizens.

Game of Life co-author discusses impacts of college sports

Friday, March 8, 2002 9:03 am

James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports' impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

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