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The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus, conducted by Edward Reichert, will present “Ding!” an evening of holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. In advance, tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students and seniors. At the door, tickets are $12 for general admission and $9 for students and seniors.
The Angkor Dance Troupe Inc., masters of Cambodian dance, will hold two performance workshops in the Bates College Benjamin Mays Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. The public is invited to participate free of charge, and those interested should register by calling 207-786-8215.
Arturo Lindsay, an artist-scholar who conducts ethnographic research on African spiritual and aesthetic retention in contemporary Latin American cultures, will discuss Preserving the Old While Creating New Traditions at Bates Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Jazz Band, directed by Mark Manduca, applied music instructor, will perform Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features the music of Bob Mintzer, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Maria Schneider and Matt Harris. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
The Noonday Concert series continues its season with a concert by the Black Family Trio on Tuesday Nov. 17, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates Admissions Office will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students Wednesday, Nov. 11. Last year, more than 130 students participated in the day-long program, intended to expose students to varied fields of study and special programs offered at Bates, as well as answer questions about the selective college admissions process. To register for Maine Day, call the Admissions Office at 207-786-6000.
The Bates College Concert Band, directed by Mark Manduca, applied music instructor, will perform at Bates College Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program includes R.B. Hall’s “The New Colonial March,” Eric Ewazen’s “Celtic Hymns and Dances,” Giacomo Puccini’s “Musetta’s Waltz” and W. Francis McBeth’s “Caccia.” The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
Contemporary jazz meets traditional gospel when The Christian McBride Jazz Quartet and the Maine Gospel Choir perform “The Movement, Revisited,” a musical celebration of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s, Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
John Smedley, assistant professor of physics at Bates, will discuss “A Spiritual Journey Through Music” Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786 8272 for more information.
Ira Harkavy, associate vice president and director for the Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss “Participatory Action Research and Service Learning” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center.