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Giandomenico Picco, the former U.N. assistant secretary general who gained the release of journalist Terry Anderson and 10 other Western hostages held at Shiite strongholds in Lebanon, will discuss Iraq in the 21st Century at at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
For the first time in the history of Bates College debating, a pair of Bates debaters advanced to the elimination rounds at the 19th World Universities Debate Championships, held recently at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.
Best of the Fest, a two-hour highlight film from the 23rd Annual Banff Festival of Mountain Films in Banff, Alberta, Canada, will be shown at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Benjamin Mays Center.
Tammy R. Mawhinney, a Lewiston-based licensed massage therapist specializing in neuromuscular therapy and relief of chronic pain, will discuss Overcoming Fibromyalgia at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Maine Chamber Ensemble and the Androscoggin Chorale will perform an unstaged concert of Mozart’s comic opera “Cosí fan tutte” (“They all do it!”) at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Advance tickets are $15 for general admission, $14 for seniors and $7.50 for students. Children under 12 will be admitted free of charge. At the door, tickets are $17.50 for general admission and seniors and $8.50 for students. Call 207-782-1403 to purchase tickets.
Three members of the Bates College Office of Security and Campus Safety are teaching a program of self-defense to area 5 to 7 year olds and their parents at Smart Start Developmental Child Care Center in Auburn from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 25.
Attorney, art critic, essayist and children’s book author Philip Isaacson will discuss Writing about Architecture at Bates College Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.
Kate Hausbeck, Maralee Mayberry and Peg Rees, faculty members from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will discuss “Just Beneath the Surface: (Re) Integrating Knowledge, (Re) Designing Geoscience Courses and (Re) Reading Geoscience Texts” from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
In a program of French Music for the Dance and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, the Bates College Orchestra, under the direction of William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The St. Cecilia Piano Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.