October 25, 1998 2:21 pm
The Grammy Award-winning female a capella group Sweet Honey In The Rock will coordinate the release of their latest CD, “25,” with a concert appearance at Bates College Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at Bull Moose Music outlets in Lewiston, Portland and Brunswick.
October 23, 1998 2:16 pm
Theater at Bates will stage seven performances of Constance Congdon’s comedy “Tales of the Lost Formicans” at Bates College Friday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m.
October 22, 1998 2:10 pm
Francis Clooney, S.J., associate professor of theology at Boston College, will discuss “Passage To India: A Catholic Priest’s Journey Into Hinduism” Monday, Nov. 9, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the Spiritual Journeys lecture at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.
October 20, 1998 1:51 pm
“Ed Colker: Five Decades in Print” will open at the Bates College Museum of Art Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. with a lecture by and reception for the artist. The exhibition, on view through Friday, Dec. 18, highlights Colker’s career-long collaboration with poets with nearly 50 lithographs and etchings.
October 20, 1998 1:13 pm
Violinist Curtis Macomber joins pianist Frank Glazer in a performance of Brahms’ “Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano” Nov. 1 at the Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 20, 1998 1:08 pm
Poet Sonia Sanchez, author of “Does Your House Have Lions?” (1997), will read from her work at Bates College during the Seventh Annual Writers Harvest Author Reading Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend and donations will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit the hungry as part of the Writer’s Harvest program sponsored by Share Our Strength (SOS).
October 19, 1998 1:01 pm
Pianist Frank Glazer, artist-in-residence and lecturer in music at Bates since 1980, will discuss “A Philosophy of Artistic Performance with Some Practical Suggestions” Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
October 19, 1998 12:50 pm
Peter H. Smith, director of Latin American studies at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss “Prospects for U.S.-Latin American Relations: Trouble Ahead?” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture, and admission is free.
October 14, 1998 2:21 pm
The Bates College Center for Service-Learning has received an $89,000 grant from the National Corporation for Public Service for a partnership project with the city’s Governor Longley Elementary School.
October 13, 1998 2:20 pm
Approximately 50 Bates College and area high school students will celebrate the Bates Outing Club’s 79th birthday by holding Peaks Day Saturday, Oct. 17. Led by members of the Bates Outing Club, among the oldest collegiate outing clubs in the country and the first at a private college to include both men and women from the beginning, 20 small groups of hikers from Bates and area high schools will attempt to reach the major summits along the Appalachian Trail in Maine and New Hampshire by 3 p.m. Saturday.