News Archives


September 11, 1998 1:03 pm

Meditation labyrinth installed, inaugurated

A 37-foot meditation labyrinth will arrive on the Bates College campus and be set out for its inaugural use Monday, Sept. 21, through Thursday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. A set of concentric circles painted on a large piece of canvas that is placed on a floor for walking meditation, the labyrinth is an ancient tool for quiet reflection and the pursuit of inner clarity. The public is invited to participate free of charge.


September 10, 1998 4:02 pm

Sister Carole Rossi opens Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Sister Carole Rossi of the Crystal Spring Center for Earth Education in Plainville, Mass., will discuss “Context for Wholeness and Holiness” at Bates College from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the opening lecture of the Spiritual Journeys series at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.


September 10, 1998 3:57 pm

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting" to be discussed at Bates

“Thinking, Seeing and Painting,” a panel discussion on landscape oil sketching with Maine artists Ann Lofquist, Joel Babb and James Linehan, will be held at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


September 9, 1998 3:53 pm

Nicolas Simion Jazz Trio to perform at Bates

The Nicolas Simion Jazz Trio, composed of Transylvanian saxophonist and composer Simion, bassist James Singleton and drummer Peter Perfido, will perform at Bates College Sunday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


September 9, 1998 3:47 pm

Stanford research scientist to discuss sustainability

Gretchen C. Daily, biodiversity preservationist and expert on human sustainability, will discuss “Managing Earth’s Life-Support Systems: Ecological and Economic Perspectives” at Bates College Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.


September 6, 1998 3:43 pm

Gospel Ensemble welcomes newcomers

The Bates College Gospel Ensemble will hold a gospel sing at 2:30 Sunday, Sept. 20, in Chase Hall Lounge on the Bates campus. New participants are invited to participate and no musical background or auditions are required.


September 4, 1998 3:40 pm

Organist Marion Anderson to give recital

Organist Marion Anderson, professor emeritus of music, will perform a recital of works by J.S. Bach, Brahms and Schumann at 8 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


September 3, 1998 3:37 pm

Wake the Neighbors featured at contradance

Wake the Neighbors, a Lewiston-based contradance quartet, will perform with caller John McIntire from 8:30 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Sept. 18, in Chase Hall Lounge.


September 1, 1998 3:29 pm

Noonday Concerts resume with harpsichordist Corrie

The Noonday Concert Series, featuring weekly performances by Bates faculty and students, resumes on Sept. 15 when harpsichordist John Corrie performs.


August 28, 1998 3:52 pm

Changes in Lakeside Concert Series schedule

Due to a cancellation by The Jazz Workshop, the Thursday, Aug. 6, Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series will instead present The Piners, a trio that plays “Americana music,” a mixture of various root influences including traditional folk, bluegrass, country, swing, rockabilly and blues. The concert begins at 6 p.m., and the public is invited to attend free of charge.