October 1, 1998 1:39 pm
Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on “Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.
October 1, 1998 1:23 pm
The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon’s comic drama “Chapter Two” Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of “Chapter Two” will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.
October 1, 1998 1:15 pm
Lenny Kravitz, whose down-and-dirty rock anthems, including “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” have won critical and popular acclaim, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Sean Lennon, son of the late Beatle and music legend John Lennon, will open for Kravitz with songs from his album, “Into the Sun.” Tickets are $20 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424).
October 1, 1998 1:14 pm
Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book “Saving Nature’s Legacy” (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk “Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale” at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 30, 1998 2:19 pm
Between 60 and 70 high school students of color will visit the Bates campus to experience a four-day weekend of college life Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18.
September 29, 1998 2:17 pm
Cristina Vanin, assistant professor of religious studies at St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo, Ontario, will discuss “Conversion to the Earth: A Theologian’s Spiritual Journey” Monday, Oct. 12, 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.
September 28, 1998 2:14 pm
Marvin Ellison, Willard S. Bass Professor of Christian Ethics at Bangor Theological Seminary, will discuss “The Spirituality of a Justice-Lover” Thursday, Oct. 8, 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.
September 25, 1998 2:12 pm
Portland poet Betsy Sholl will read from her poetry Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 24, 1998 2:09 pm
The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its fall season with a selection of programs throughout the month of October. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
September 23, 1998 2:06 pm
“A Musical Painting Comes to Life,” a recital of music related to Edgar Degas’ painting “The Orchestra of the Opera,” will be performed by bassoonist David DeBolt and pianist Timothy Wallace on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.