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January 21, 1999 11:52 am

Bates College orchestra to perform

In a program of French Music for the Dance and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, the Bates College Orchestra, under the direction of William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 21, 1999 11:43 am

Chamber music recital to be given at Bates

The St. Cecilia Piano Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 20, 1999 11:25 am

Noonday concerts continue at Bates

The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout February. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


January 20, 1999 10:49 am

Jonathan Schell to discuss presidential impeachment

Noted writer Jonathan Schell, author of a series of commentaries on the impeachment of President Clinton for The Nation magazine, will discuss “Why Impeachment? Why Not?” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 19, 1999 10:44 am

Robert Allison continues Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Robert Allison, associate professor of religion at Bates College, will discuss Recovering From Addiction: One Family’s Spiritual Journey from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge.


January 15, 1999 10:27 am

Middle East Film Festival to be held at Bates

The Middle East Film Festival, sponsored by the Bates Multicultural Center, will be held Jan. 24-31 in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.


January 15, 1999 10:26 am

Glazer to perform

Pianist Frank Glazer will perform at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


January 15, 1999 10:10 am

Bates and Lewiston-Auburn colleges to sponsor Martin Luther King Jr. "read-in"

In celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Bates College Center for Service-Learning and Lewiston-Auburn College will co-sponsor a “read-in” by faculty, staff and students for grades 2-6 at 9:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, at the Longley Elementary School on Birch Street in Lewiston. In case school is cancelled due to snow, the read-in will be held Wednesday, Jan. 27.


January 13, 1999 10:05 am

Bates awards science grants to area schools

Bates College has awarded more than $20,000 to the Auburn Land Lab, Lewiston High School, Lewiston’s McMahon and Longley elementary schools as well as Morse High School and Bath Middle School through the Bates College Science Education Outreach Grant program. The awards are sponsored by Bates and funded by major grants to the college from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation’s largest private funder of research and education in science and health.


January 13, 1999 9:23 am

Lewiston native makes generous gift to Bates

Lewiston native Margaret Tardiff Crumley has made a $100,000 gift to Bates in memory of her husband Thomas D. Crumley ’52, President Donald W. Harward announced.