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Longtime Maine grower and author discusses garden design

Tuesday, March 26, 2002 3:49 pm

Longtime Maine grower and former Atlantic Monthly art director Terry Silber will talk about perennial garden design at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Muskie Archives.

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Tuesday, March 26, 2002 3:44 pm

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book "Kaffir Boy" detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.

'Modern-day Will Rogers' performs

Friday, March 22, 2002 3:57 pm

Will Durst, a political comedian likened to Mort Sahl, Hunter Thompson and Dick Gregory, performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in Skelton Lounge, on the second floor of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. David Brusie, a musician and a senior at Bates, opens the performance, which is free and open to the public.

Hastings to compete in NCAA swimming and diving championships

Wednesday, March 20, 2002 4:04 pm

Senior diver Andrew Hastings is making a familiar trip this weekend when he competes in the NCAA Division III swimming and diving championships.

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.

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