News Archives

Tuesday

November 3, 1998 12:49 pm

Jazz and gospel groups combine to perform celebration of the Civil Rights movement

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.

Monday

November 2, 1998 12:47 pm

Physics professor to lecture in Spiritual Journey series

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.

Thursday

October 29, 1998 3:24 pm

Expert on university-public school partnerships to speak

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.

Wednesday

October 28, 1998 3:18 pm

Scholar to discuss ethnicity, gender and faith

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.

Tuesday

October 27, 1998 2:59 pm

Steve Grover to perform at Bates

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.

Tuesday

October 27, 1998 2:41 pm

Historian to discuss African Americans in the American West

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.

Tuesday

October 27, 1998 2:32 pm

Orchestra to perform

In a program of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, Schubert’s Third Symphony and a selection from Aaron Copland’s “Eight Songs of Emily Dickinson,” the Bates College Orchestra, under the direction of William Matthews, will perform Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Sunday

October 25, 1998 2:30 pm

November Noonday Concerts scheduled at Bates

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, located on Russell Street in Lewiston.

Sunday

October 25, 1998 2:21 pm

Sweet Honey In The Rock to perform at Bates

The Grammy Award-winning female a capella group Sweet Honey In The Rock will coordinate the release of their latest CD, “25,” with a concert appearance at Bates College Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at Bull Moose Music outlets in Lewiston, Portland and Brunswick.

Friday

October 23, 1998 2:16 pm

Theater at Bates to stage "Tales of the Lost Formicans"

Theater at Bates will stage seven performances of Constance Congdon’s comedy “Tales of the Lost Formicans” at Bates College Friday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m.