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Thomas J. Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry at Bates College, has been named the 1997 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Maine Professor of the Year, announced the Council For Advancement and Support of Education.
Distinguished literary scholar Patricia Meyer Spacks will present the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Lecture at 7 p.m., Nov. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of composer Johnanes Brahms, pianists Frank Glazer and Duncan Cumming ’93, will perform the third in a series of four Bates College concerts featuring the composer’s complete works for solo piano at 3 p.m., Nov. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend the performance free of charge.
Zvi Meniker, an Israeli fortepianist, will perform a concert of works by Hayden, Mozart and Beethoven at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Voices of Korea, a 12-member ensemble specializing in religious, court and folk songs from North and South Korea, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
New York dance phenomenon Doug Varone and Dancers will perform “Let’s Dance: The Cabaret” at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Clifton Dagget Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and students and may be purchased by calling the box office at 207-786-6161.
Janet K. Bayleran, director of the genetics program in the molecular laboratory at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, will deliver a lecture titled “Cystic Fibrosis: Model of a Complex Disease” at 4:10 p.m., Oct. 22 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Building.
The Black Family Trio, a piano, violin and cello ensemble, will perform at noon on Oct. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The concert, part of the Noontime Concert Series at Bates, will feature works by Handel, Dvorak and Squire as well as traditional fiddling music. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Robert VerEecke, artistic director and choreographer of Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble and pastor of St. Ignatius Church in Newton, Mass., will discuss “A Dancer and Choreographer’s Perspective” as part of a new Bates College lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” at 4:30 p.m., Oct. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
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, 75 Russell St.