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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.
The opening ceremony for the “Where’s Rumford” photographic exhibit will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, 70 Campus Ave. The exhibit is open to the public free of charge.
The 2000-01 Bates College Concert Series continues with the world-renowned Musicians from Marlboro. The touring extension of the famed Marlboro Music School and Festival in Vermont will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The performance is part of the college’s six-concert series of classical, jazz and world music that runs through March 29. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students or seniors, and can be reserved by calling 207-786-6252.
Bates College has received a $1.5-million gift from 1953 Bates graduate James L. Moody Jr., chair of the Board of Fellows at Bates and retired CEO and chairman of Hannaford Bros. Co., announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.
Photographer and poet Marc Yves Regis I will lecture at the opening of his exhibit, “Mississippi & Haiti: Two Peoples’ Struggle to Survive Social Injustices” at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in the lower gallery of the Museum of Art at Bates College, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of famed painter Andrew Wyeth and guest curator of the “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” exhibit at Bates College, will discuss his work and the exhibit at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 and 20, and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 21, in the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center.