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William McDonough, named 1999 Designer of the Year by Interiors magazine, will discuss “Designing a ‘Green’ World” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College.
The New England Piano Quartette will perform the annual Alvin E. David Concert with works by Beethoven, Martinu and Faure at 8 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College. The performance will be followed by a reception in the Olin lobby, and the public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.
Elizabeth Bettenhausen, social ethicist, theologian, photographer and poet, will discuss “Bleeding Brain? That’s Life!” and present a two-hour interactive workshop “Does Art Increase Justice in the World?” offered in conjunction with an exhibit of Bettenhausen’s photographs and poetry, “Healthy, Holy Illness in My Head.”
The Portland String Quartet will perform a concert of Mozart, Dvorak and Thomas Myron, with guest soprano Christina Astrachan, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.
Poet-memoirist Gregory Orr will read from a memoir about his troubled relationship with his father, supplementing his presentation with related family poems at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Portia Maultsby, professor of ethnomusicology and director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University, will discuss “African American Music in Dutch Culture: Issues of Identity and Representation” at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series Lecture free of charge.
hree Bates College alumni are featured in The Electronic Revolution, E-Commerce, the next presentation in the Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Roseanna Kazanjian, Constance Chandler-Ward and Judith Carpenter, members of Greenfire, a women’s spirituality center in Tenants Harbor, will discuss “Creating a Life in Community for Justice, for Work, for the Inner Life” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall on the Bates campus.
“Islam in the Modern World,” a two-day symposium, will be held from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The fourth in a series of Bates College Symposia in Religion and Contemporary Issues focused on issues of religious tolerance and diversity, the conference is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Bates, with support from a variety of Bates offices.
Documentary film maker Carma Hinton, a leading chronicler of China, will present a workshop at Bates College about Western views of China’s one-child policy and the status of Chinese women at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.