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Acclaimed folk singer Dar Williams appears at the Bates College Chapel at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at Bull Moose Records in Lewiston, Macbeans Record Store in Brunswick, the CD Exchange in Portland and at the Bates, Bowdoin and Colby student activities offices.
In response to the growing presence of classical culture on the World Wide Web, the classical and medieval studies program at Bates presents a series of lectures and workshops given by leaders in the field to demonstrate how new technology can democratize this specialized area of scholarship.
Donald L. Johnson, a psychologist at the University of Colorado’s Multicultural Center, will deliver a lecture on the destructiveness of homophobia at Bates College at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in Chase Lounge. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
The Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers, under the direction of Greg Boardman, performs for a contradance at Bates at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Chase Hall. Beth and Tony Parkes will call easy dances early and more challenging dances from 8:45 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12.
An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
Ellen E. Parr Doering, chief of the air toxics section of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will deliver a lecture titled “Mercury in Maine’s Environment” at Bates College on at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in Carnegie Science 204. The public is invited and admission is free.
The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its winter season with a selection of programs throughout the month of January. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from l2:30 to l p.m. on Tuesdays at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall, located on Russell Street in Lewiston.
Award-winning poet Pamela Alexander ’70 reads from her works at Bates at 8 p.m. Jan. 15 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge
The Bates College Department of Theater, in conjunction with the Maine Drama Council and the Maine Principal’s Association, will host 200 Maine high school students in “Maine Theater Day” on Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Schaeffer Theatre and other locations on campus.
Czerny Brasuell,director of multicultural affairs at Bates College, will discuss “Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches” as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” on Jan. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.