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Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss “A Muslim’s Perspective” as part of a Bates College lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Takeshi Miyamoto, a Bates College sophomore from Tokyo, has been named a Philip J. Otis Fellow and will receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.
Czerny Brasuell, director of multicultural affairs at Bates, will discuss “Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches” as part of a Bates lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
“It’s been nothing short of heroic,” said Vice President for Financial Affairs and Treasurer of the College Peter Fackler about the way Bates folk weathered the historic ice storm. Here’s how some of the heroes saw the College and its neighbors through the crisis.
Performances of the musical “No More Secrets” will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7 and 8 in the Black Box Theater, Pettigrew Hall.
An independent choreographer and member of the New York-based Creach/Koester Dance Company will give a solo dance performance at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
“Ma Saison Préférée,” an offbeat and unpredictable film about the messy ambiguities of human nature, will be shown at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8 in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. Admission is $5.
The Robin Eubanks Jazz Quintet will perform in the Bates College Chapel at 8 p.m. on Jan. 31. Tickets are $10. Reservations can be made by calling 207-786-6135, and tickets will also be sold at the door.
The A Cappella Invitational at Bates College at 8 p.m. on Jan. 24 has been canceled. The event has not been rescheduled.
Benjamin Santer, lead author of an international report linking human activity and global climate change, will discuss the political and scientific debate about global warming at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend the inaugural environmental studies lecture, and admission is free.