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At our annual winter meeting on December 16, we, the eleven college presidents, reaffirmed our strong commitment to the Conference and to its principles of academic and athletic balance. We considered the appropriateness of post-season play and affirmed it. Continued team and individual competition in NCAA championships is still under active consideration.
Anne Frank Remembered, the Academy Award-winning documentary about the Jewish teenager whose famous diary made her a symbol of the Holocaust, will be shown Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., and Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. Directed by Jon Blair and narrated by Kenneth Branagh and Glenn Close, Anne Frank Remembered (rated PG) is the first of four films in the 1998 Spring Foreign Film Series, sponsored by L/A Arts and the Bates Student Film Board. Admission is $5. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 800-639-2919.
Arlene Blum, mountaineer, biochemist and author of Annapurna: A Woman’s Place, will deliver a lecture titled, Across the Himalaya and Beyond: Peoples, Passes and Possibilities, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.
A musical review of traditional Christmas songs by the L-A Entertainment and Production Company scheduled at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 and Dec. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall has been canceled.
The president of the Moscow Public Science Foundation will discuss “Management, Military Reform and Law (Local Government)” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, in the Muskie Archives.
Bates senior Taro Hagiwara, a political science major from Kawanishi, Japan, will give a piano recital at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Chamber Singers, directed by Marion Anderson, will perform traditional music of the Yuletide season in the annual “Celebration of Lessons and Carols” at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Choir, under the direction of John Corrie, will perform Handel’s “Messiah” Part I at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 and Dec. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
Pianists Duncan Cumming ’93, and Frank Glazer, Bates College artist-in-residence, will perform the last in a series of four concerts commemorating the the 100th anniversary of the death of composerJohannes Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “White Christmas” as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as “I’m Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas” and “Coming Out on Christmas.”