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William Shutkin, one of the nation’s leading environmental lawyers and social entrepreneurs, will discuss “Avoiding a Planet of Weeds: Environmentalism and Development in the 21st Century.” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College.
Bates College will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students, parents and guidance counselors Friday, Nov. 10, on the Bates College campus. Last year, more than 125 people participated in the day-long program, intended to expose local students to the varied the fields of study and special programs offered at Bates as well as answer questions about the college admissions process. To register call the Bates College admissions office at 207-786-6000.
Comedian Elayne Boosler, one of the busiest comedians touring the country today, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Bates College Chapel in an appearance sponsored by the Bates College Democrats. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
“Voting on the Future of Maine’s Forest,” a panel discussion on the statewide forestry referendum “An Act Regarding Forestry Practices,” will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this presentation sponsored by the Muskie Archives Speakers Series free of charge.
The Portland String Quartet will perform “The Art of Fugue” by J.S. Bach on the 250th anniversary of his death at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Edith C. and Raymond L. Kendall Concert, and the reception that immediately follows in the Olin lobby, free of charge.
The Steve Grover Quartet, featuring celebrated jazz clarinetist Brad Terry, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Arthur L. Caplan, an internationally recognized authority on bioethics will discuss at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend this talk, sponsored by the Dean of the College, free of charge.
Environmental activist and writer Julia Butterfly Hill, who spent two years living in an ancient California redwood tree to protect it from loggers, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bates College senior Victoria Wyeth has organized “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room,” the first curated exhibition by his only grandchild, as the capstone of the Bates College Museum of Art’s 2000-01 season. The exhibition, with guided tours offered by Victoria Wyeth on weekends, runs from Nov. 10, 2000, through March 30, 2001. The public is invited to attend the opening reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the museum’s upper gallery free of charge.
Steven F. Maier, professor of psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss “Bi-directional Communication Between the Brain and the Immune-System: Implications for Understanding Stress and Depression” at Bates College at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the Robin L. Bitner ’95 Neuroscience Lecture free of charge.