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Martell, Weymouth named to Verizon Academic All-District soccer teams

Thursday, January 10, 2002 3:45 pm

Senior forward Drew Weymouth and junior goalkeeper Kim Martell were each named to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District soccer teams on Thursday. Weymouth, a first-team selection will be placed on the ballot for All-America honors, while Martell was named to the second team.

Modern Dance Company showcases new work

Tuesday, January 8, 2002 4:01 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, showcases the talents of students and a guest choreographer in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Schaeffer Theatre on College Street.

Lecture looks at Arctic reserve

Monday, January 7, 2002 4:05 pm

Timothy Leach, a 1999 graduate of Bates College, discusses his fact-finding tour of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the college's Chase Lounge, on Campus Avenue. The presentation is open to the public at no charge.

Robert Earl Keen performs concert

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:58 pm

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.

King Day events feature prominent theologian

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

James H. Cone, America's pre-eminent black theologian, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Alumni Gymnasium, Cone's address is part of a celebration of King's life and work that includes performances, workshops and a debate between Bates and Morehouse College. All events are open to the public free of charge.

The Evening Program

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:50 pm

Student dancers, under the direction of hip-hop choreographer W. Barry Dean, will perform an original piece commissioned for the MLK Jr. observation. A resident of Lewiston, Dean comes from Chicago and attended the University of Southern Maine. He teaches hip-hop at Bates and with Elizabeth Hansen's Dance Studio in Lewiston.

Spiritual Journey

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:45 pm

African American Mysticism: A Father and Son's Journey with Contemporary Mystic Howard Thurman

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:42 pm

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops.

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:41 pm

The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.

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