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'Brother Scars and Strange Fruit' to be performed at Bates

Tuesday, March 16, 1999 11:41 am

Brother Scars and Strange Fruit, a multimedia performance about race, gender, sexuality and the black gay body, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 22 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free.

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak

Tuesday, March 16, 1999 11:35 am

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss "Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going?" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 29 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to host benefit concert for Honduran relief

Tuesday, March 16, 1999 11:28 am

In order to raise funds for those Hondurans still in need of aid as a result of Hurricane Mitch, a group of Bates College student organizations will host a benefit concertat 7 p.m. Sunday, March 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is $1, with additional donations accepted.

Bates College Choir to perform

Tuesday, March 16, 1999 11:14 am

The Bates College Choir, accompanied by the Bates College Orchestra, will present two concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Cultural historian to discuss "Monicagate"

Friday, March 12, 1999 11:10 am

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, will discuss "The Morals of Monicagate" at7:30 p.m. March 22, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wenzel wins national education award

Friday, March 12, 1999 10:50 am

Thomas J. Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry at Bates College, has received the 1999 American Chemistry Society (ACS) Division of Analytical Chemistry J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education.

"Dead Man Walking" author to speak

Wednesday, March 10, 1999 10:31 am

Sister Helen Prejean, author of the acclaimed book "Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States" (Random House, 1993), will discuss "Dead Man Walking: The Journey" as the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Award-winning poet to read at Bates

Monday, March 8, 1999 10:18 am

Bates alumna Jean Monahan '81 will read from her two books of poetry, Hands and Believe it or Not at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.

Gambian National Musical and Dance Troupe to perform

Friday, March 5, 1999 9:35 am

The Gambian National Musical and Dance Troupe, featuring traditional dance, songs, instruments and culture of the West African nation, will perform at 7 p.m. March 19, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free.

Correction for March Calendar

Friday, March 5, 1999 9:27 am

Please note that the March at Bates calendar incorrectly lists the times for using a 37-foot meditation labyrinth at Bates College Wednesday, March 10 and Wednesday March 17 in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. The labyrinth, a floor canvas used as a spiritual tool for walking, meditation and prayer, will be open to the public on those two days between noon and 4 p.m.

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