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Martin Yan of "Yan Can Cook" to prepare community dinner at Bates

Tuesday, April 17, 2001 3:26 pm

World-renowned chef Martin Yan, whose cooking show "Yan Can Cook" has brought Chinese cuisine to millions will help prepare a community dinner Thursday, May 3, in the Chase Hall Commons and several other campus locations at Bates College.

Lewiston Middle School hosts first Cultural Heritage Night

Sunday, April 15, 2001 1:24 pm

Lewiston Middle School (LMS) will host its first Cultural Heritage Night Thursday, April 25, in the school's cafeteria. The event will feature presentations about Franco-American and Somali heritage and displays by Bates College international students, who will share their traditions, music and dress.

Environmentalist to discuss 'Mao's War Against Nature'

Thursday, April 12, 2001 3:15 pm

Environmentalist Judith Shapiro will discuss Mao's War Against Nature: The Lessons for Today Monday, April 30, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Museum of Art to open two exhibitions in April

Monday, April 9, 2001 3:06 pm

A Brief History of Printmaking and the Annual Senior Exhibition, will be featured from April 13 to June 3 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Roma author to speak in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Monday, April 9, 2001 1:17 pm

Ronald Lee, executive director of the Toronto-based Roma (commonly known as "Gypsy") Community & Advocacy Center, will speak about The Romanian Holocaust Friday, April 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 75 Russell St.

Steel-drum ensemble joins Javanese gamelan, African drum and dance for concert

Friday, April 6, 2001 2:58 pm

The Bates Steel Pan Rhythm Riders will join the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble and performers of West African drum and dance for an evening of music from around the world Thursday, April 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St.

"Chronicle of Philanthropy" showcases service-learning at Bates

Sunday, April 1, 2001 1:37 pm

A recent edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy offers an in-depth look at how Bates College is creating extensive ties to Lewiston-Auburn and statewide communities through service-learning programs.

Professor to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China

Thursday, March 29, 2001 11:49 am

Professor of comparative literature to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China Monday, April 1 in Pettengill Hall at Bates College.

Student and professor awarded Fulbright Fellowships in Norway

Friday, March 23, 2001 2:41 pm

Kurt Eilhardt, a senior classical and medieval studies major at Bates College, was recently awarded a Fulbright scholarship to study medieval Nordic culture and the introduction of Christianity to Norway at the University of Oslo in 2002.

Mixed media group Lake Affect to hold a three-day residency

Friday, March 23, 2001 8:44 am

The mixed-media group Lake Affect from Buffalo, N.Y., will hold a three-day residence program at Bates College April 1-3. Concerts and workshops will be held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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