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Bates to hold symposium on education, religion and contemporary issues

Tuesday, January 5, 1999 12:24 pm

In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

"In Black and White: Landscape Prints by Claire Van Vliet" Opens

Monday, January 4, 1999 11:59 am

Curator Ruth Fine from the National Gallery of Art will present a lecture for an exhibition of work by nationally renowned printmaker Claire Van Vliet at the Bates College Museum of Art Friday, Jan. 22. Fine's lecture, "Ordered Expressionism: Claire Van Vliet's Landscape," will be given at 7 p.m. in Room 104 of the college's Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A reception follows the lecture, which is open to the public without charge. The exhibition, "In Black and White: Landscape Prints by Claire Van Vliet," features more than 30 lithographs, etchings and engravings, depicting landscapes from around the world.

Best-selling author to discuss popular culture at Bates

Saturday, January 2, 1999 12:55 pm

Noted cultural critic David Horowitz will discuss the intersection of popular culture and public policy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Three concerts have been canceled

Wednesday, December 30, 1998 9:56 am

Please note that the recently distributed Bates College Calendar for the 1999 winter and spring terms includes three scheduled concerts that have been canceled. Performances by pianist Richard Goode and violinist Marcia Goode scheduled for Jan. 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall have been canceled. In addition, a Jan. 22 performance at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center by soprano Christina Astrachan, accompanied by pianist Mark Howard, also has been canceled.

"Raised on Radio" to air on WRBC

Tuesday, December 8, 1998 12:43 pm

WRBC-91.5 FM, the 120-watt, commercial-free, student-run radio station at Bates College, will celebrate its 40th year of broadcasting with Raised on Radio, an on-air trip down memory lane with past and present WRBC announcers Saturday, Dec. 12, from noon to 4:30 p.m.

Bates' largest gift ever comes from former college president

Friday, December 4, 1998 12:33 pm

Bates has received its largest gift ever from a bequest by the late Charles F. and Evelyn M. Phillips. Phillips was the fourth president of Bates having served from 1944-66.

L/A Children's Chorus to perform holiday music concert

Friday, December 4, 1998 12:31 pm

The L/A Children's Chorus, under the direction of Brian Franck, will perform a concert of holiday music at Bates on Friday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is $8 at the door. Please call 207-782-5241 for more information.

Author John Edgar Wideman to deliver MLK Day keynote

Thursday, December 3, 1998 12:26 pm

John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, will address Bates College as the keynote speaker for Bates' Martin Luther King Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Author to lecture on Chinese revolution

Wednesday, December 2, 1998 12:17 pm

William Hinton, author of the acclaimed book "Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village," will discuss "Suspended Revolution: Long Bow Village Fifty Years" on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Noonday holiday concert to be held

Wednesday, December 2, 1998 10:49 am

The Bates College Noonday Concert series presents a Winter Wonderland concert performed by pianist Scott Steinberg Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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