September 9, 1998 3:47 pm
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
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, 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, 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
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
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.
August 27, 1998 3:43 pm
“Evangeline,” the 1929 film based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem “Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie,” will be shown Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Hoyts Cinema Auburn, Auburn Plaza. Admission is $5 for the film, sponsored by L/A Arts and the Bates College Student Film Board. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 1-800-639-2919.
August 27, 1998 3:31 pm
Carol Geary Schneider, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU), will discuss “Liberal Learning and the Engaged Academy” during convocation celebrating the 144th academic year at Bates College Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 4 p.m. on Coram Library quadrangle.
August 25, 1998 3:16 pm
John Arthur, author of “Spirit of Place: Contemporary Landscape Painting and the American Tradition” will give the opening lecture for “Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Museum of Art. A reception inaugurating the exhibition will follow Arthur’s talk. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.
August 14, 1998 3:09 pm
“Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art from Aug. 28 to Oct. 30. The exhibit features small-scale oil sketches by more than 40 American landscape painters of the late 19th and 20th century.