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The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its fall season with a selection of programs throughout the month of November. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 will join tenor John Corrie, violinist Hilary Walther and Robin Cavalear on the French horn in the fourth annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at Bates College at 3 p.m., Oct. 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The artists will play works by Schubert, Brahms and Kevin Bleau. A reception in the lobby will immediately follow the concert, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
Issues of respect among adherents of the world’s religions will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College on Oct. 24-26 in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center.
Vonnie C. McLoyd, a developmental psychologist and former associate editor of Child Development journal, will discuss the interactive influences of race, ethnicity, family and economic hardship on human development at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture is part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy series at Bates. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will open its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. November 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program features pianist Virginia Eskin in concertos by Clara Schumann and Franz Liszt. Tickets at the door are $8 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors. Tickets are available in advance for $7/$3 at Carroll’s Music in Lewiston and Macbean’s Music in Brunswick. Call 207-725-5657 for more information.
The Bang On A Can All-Stars, an amplified ensemble that blends jazz, classical, new music and rock, will perform at 8 p.m, October 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert will feature compositions from the group’s two Sony Classical releases, “Industry” and “Cheating, Lying, Stealing,” as well as works by Steve Reich and Tom Johnson. Admission at the door is $10 and $5 for students and seniors. Reservations may be made by calling 207-786-6135.
Sally Yudelman will discuss “Human Rights and United States – Latin American Relations: A Changing Agenda” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Montague Yudelman will speak about “Population, Hunger, and Agricultural Resource Development in the Third World” at 4 p.m. Oct. 23, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.
Ladislav Venys, at the center of numerous nation-building efforts in the Czech Republic, will discuss the evolving role of NATO in Europe at 7:30 p.m. October 20, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.
Sandra McNeil, a research associate at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will deliver a lecture titled “Reduced Penetrance and Intergenerational Instability of the Huntington’s Disease Mutations” at 4 p.m., Oct. 9, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.