November 16, 1998 1:00 pm
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.
November 13, 1998 12:57 pm
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.
November 6, 1998 12:55 pm
The Bates Admissions Office will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students Wednesday, Nov. 11. Last year, more than 130 students participated in the day-long program, intended to expose students to varied fields of study and special programs offered at Bates, as well as answer questions about the selective college admissions process. To register for Maine Day, call the Admissions Office at 207-786-6000.
November 4, 1998 12:53 pm
The Bates College Concert Band, directed by Mark Manduca, applied music instructor, will perform at Bates College Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program includes R.B. Hall’s “The New Colonial March,” Eric Ewazen’s “Celtic Hymns and Dances,” Giacomo Puccini’s “Musetta’s Waltz” and W. Francis McBeth’s “Caccia.” The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
November 3, 1998 12:49 pm
Contemporary jazz meets traditional gospel when The Christian McBride Jazz Quartet and the Maine Gospel Choir perform “The Movement, Revisited,” a musical celebration of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s, Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
November 2, 1998 12:47 pm
John Smedley, assistant professor of physics at Bates, will discuss “A Spiritual Journey Through Music” Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786 8272 for more information.
October 29, 1998 3:24 pm
Ira Harkavy, associate vice president and director for the Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss “Participatory Action Research and Service Learning” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center.
October 28, 1998 3:18 pm
Alice Brown-Collins of the Black Campus Ministry in Boston will discuss ethnicity, gender and faith in separate talks in the annual Staley Distinguished Christian Scholars Lecture series at Bates. Brown-Collins will discuss “Ethnicity and Faith” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 followed by a talk on “Gender and Grace” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Both lectures take place on the second floor of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 27, 1998 2:59 pm
Acclaimed pianist, composer and drummer Steve Grover will perform with his jazz ensemble 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 27, 1998 2:41 pm
Quintard Taylor, the Knight Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon, will discuss African Americans in the American West on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.