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U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads from his poetry collections, including The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996, at March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Theater at Bates stages three performances of Beth Henley’s Abundance March 13, March 14 and March 15 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.
The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform March 14 at 8 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.
William Hart McNichols, iconographer, AIDS hospice chaplain and priest, will discuss A Painter’s Spiritual Journey as part of a Bates lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” March 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Museum of Art, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
The performance by Cinque Dance Company at Bates, scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Theater, has been postponed. The rescheduled performance will be announced.
A $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles awarded to Bates College will support the construction of an innovative “kaleidoscope” classroom in the college’s new $18-million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.
The Maine Music Society Chamber Ensemble will perform a program of Bach, Bocharini and Brahms March 6 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets purchased in advance are $12 for adults, $11.50 for seniors, $6.25 for students, and free for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Tickets purchased at the door are $15 for adults and seniors, $7.50 for students, and free for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased at Shop & Save and Shaws supermarkets in Lewiston and Auburn or by calling the Maine Music Society at 207-786-1403.
The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout March. 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, located on Russell Street in Lewiston.
Theater at Bates will stage four performances of Anton Chekov’s tragicomedy “The Seagull” March 5, March 6 and March 7 at 8 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.
“Anna,” a documentary juxtaposing the collapse of the Soviet Union with the growth of director Nikita Mikhalkov’s daughter over the course of 13 years, will be shown March 7 at 7 p.m., and March 8 at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. Admission is $5. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 800-639-2919.