January 12, 1999 8:55 am
Bellita and Jazztumbatá, an internationally recognized trio from Havana, Cuba, will present an evening of music and dance at at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 11, 1999 4:24 pm
Award-winning poet Robert Chute will read from Sweeping the Sky, works in progress about Russian women combat pilots of World War II, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.
January 7, 1999 4:10 pm
Pianist Frank Glazer will present a lecture and recital, “The Piano as a Versatile Instrument,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the presentation, featuring works by Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin and Liszt, free of charge.
January 6, 1999 3:59 pm
Jim Daniels, photojournalist, will discuss “Witnessing Spirit: A Photojournalist’s Observations” Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.
January 6, 1999 3:55 pm
Novelist John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, and Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson, will speak at Bates College on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of a two-day series of activities and workshops focused on Two Societies: A Focus on Class through the Lenses of Race and Gender. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
January 6, 1999 2:33 pm
A $1-million gift from Henry “Jack” Keigwin ’59, and his wife, Beverly, of Warwick, R.I., has funded a major environmental restoration project and new granite amphitheater on the Bates College campus.
January 5, 1999 12:37 pm
María del Carmen Boza, author of Scattering the Ashes, an account of the Cuban exile experience, will read selections from her acclaimed memoir at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in the Special Collections room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 5, 1999 12:24 pm
In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.
January 4, 1999 11:59 am
Curator Ruth Fine from the National Gallery of Art will present a lecture for an exhibition of work by nationally renowned printmaker Claire Van Vliet at the Bates College Museum of Art Friday, Jan. 22. Fine’s lecture, “Ordered Expressionism: Claire Van Vliet’s Landscape,” will be given at 7 p.m. in Room 104 of the college’s Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A reception follows the lecture, which is open to the public without charge. The exhibition, “In Black and White: Landscape Prints by Claire Van Vliet,” features more than 30 lithographs, etchings and engravings, depicting landscapes from around the world.
January 2, 1999 12:55 pm
Noted cultural critic David Horowitz will discuss the intersection of popular culture and public policy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.