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The L/A Children’s Chorus, under the direction of Brian Franck, will perform a concert of holiday music at Bates on Friday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is $8 at the door. Please call 207-782-5241 for more information.
John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, will address Bates College as the keynote speaker for Bates’ Martin Luther King Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.
William Hinton, author of the acclaimed book “Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village,” will discuss “Suspended Revolution: Long Bow Village Fifty Years” on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Noonday Concert series presents a Winter Wonderland concert performed by pianist Scott Steinberg Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Chamber Singers, directed by Marion Anderson, professor of music at Bates, will perform traditional music of the Yuletide season in the annual Celebration of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m. in the College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus, conducted by Edward Reichert, will present “Ding!” an evening of holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. In advance, tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students and seniors. At the door, tickets are $12 for general admission and $9 for students and seniors.
The Angkor Dance Troupe Inc., masters of Cambodian dance, will hold two performance workshops in the Bates College Benjamin Mays Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. The public is invited to participate free of charge, and those interested should register by calling 207-786-8215.
Arturo Lindsay, an artist-scholar who conducts ethnographic research on African spiritual and aesthetic retention in contemporary Latin American cultures, will discuss Preserving the Old While Creating New Traditions at Bates Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Jazz Band, directed by Mark Manduca, applied music instructor, will perform Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features the music of Bob Mintzer, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Maria Schneider and Matt Harris. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
The Noonday Concert series continues its season with a concert by the Black Family Trio on Tuesday Nov. 17, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.