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Playwright Carolyn Gage, a longtime activist for women’s theater and lesbian theater, will deliver a lecture titled “Lizzy Borden and Lesbian Theater: Axes to Grind” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.
Mark Dowie, author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book “Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century,” will deliver a lecture titled “Faded Green: American Environmentalism at the Dawn of the New Millennium”at 7 p.m. September 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.
Allan Berube, a social historian of minority movements and author of “The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two,” will deliver a lecture titled “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Look: Undressing the Military’s Anti-Gay Policy” as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited and admission is free.
The award-winning DaPonte String Quartet with guest soprano Christina Astrachan will perform in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at 8 p.m. September 30. The program includes Schulhoff’s “String Quartet,” Schubert’s “Salve Regina” and Mozart’s “String Quartet in G Major, K. 387.” After a brief intermission, Schoenberg’s “String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10″ will conclude the concert. Soprano Christina Astrachan will perform on the Schubert and Schoenberg pieces. The public is invited and admission is free.
“This house believes that the monarchy should be buried with Diana” will be argued by the British Debate Team and Bates College debaters at 4 p.m., Sept. 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Rabbi Carolyn Braun of Temple Beth El, Portland, will discuss “A Jewish Perspective” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 23, in the Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall in the inaugural talk of a new college lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul.” The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Theater at Bates will stage the world premiere of Carolyn Gage’s “The Ugly Ducklings” at 6 p.m. on September 26 in Gannett Theater. Lauren Todd, a Bates junior from Cherry Valley, Mass., is directing the drama about the destructive effects of homophobia on girls and young women. The play also will be performed at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2 p.m. on Sept. 28, 8 p.m. on Oct. 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 5. Tickets are $2 for general admission and may be purchased at the box office. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.
The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Batesat 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, in the Schaeffer Theatre. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.
Bates College will celebrate “Parents and Families Weekend” Sept. 26 – Sept. 28 with many on-campus events for students and their parents, alumni and Bates employees.
James Dalby, a research associate in the biology department at Bates College, will deliver a lecture titled “Do Ice Cover and Food Supply Affect Growth of Arctic Brittlestars” at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 18, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.