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Scott Murphree, baritone, and Alvin Novak, pianist, will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Virgil Thomson, Paul Bowles, Ned Rorem, John Gruen and Francis Poulenc for this year’s Alice S. Esty concert Friday, March 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Jessica Lord ’98, a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Connecticut, will lecture on the biological correlates of autism on Thursday, Feb. 15, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.
Neil Simon’s play The Good Doctor will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in the Gannett Theater, 305 College St. Tickets are $6 and $3 for students and seniors.
Soulive, an organ trio blending funk, jazz and soul music, will perform at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Bates College. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.
Pianist Duncan J. Cumming, a native of Maine and a Bates alumnus, returns to Bates College to perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The performance is free and open to the public.
Claudio Calmens, a contemporary guitarist from Argentina, will perform a program of modern works at 8 p.m Friday, Feb. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall of Bates College. The concert is free and open to the public.
Maine writer Monica Wood will read from her recent works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, 70 Campus Ave. The reading is free and open to the public.
Bates College has awarded newly endowed professorships to faculty members Jane Costlow and James Parakilas, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.
Costlow, professor of Russian and East Asian languages and literature, is the inaugural Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. Parakilas, professor of music, is the inaugural James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts.
Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges are pleased to introduce Maine’s first statewide online library catalog. On January 4, the Maine Info Net system was turned on and the Colby, Bates and Bowdoin library collections, with more than two million items, became available to participating libraries throughout the state.
In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.