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The Casco Bay Tummlers, a band specializing in a lively brand of Jewish and Gypsy folk music from Eastern Europe known as klezmer, will perform at 6 p.m. July 31. The concert, part of the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series, will be held on the open-air terrace overlooking Lake Andrews. The public is invited and admission is free.
Bates College will present a new series of indoor chamber music concerts…
A group of women involved in women’s issues and representing non-profit organizations from Kyrgyzstan in the former Soviet Union will participate in an informal reception and discussion at Bates College at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
In celebration of the release of her first recording, a young area fiddler will perform in concert at 7 p.m., July 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Robert R. Gatehouse of Middletown, Conn., has been awarded a Fulbright grant by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to teach English and study in Chemnitz, Germany. The grant will pay Gatehouse’s travel and living expenses during the 1997-98 academic year.
Internationally acclaimed environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig will be available at 2 p.m, July 16 for a photo opportunity on the location of their newly commissioned site-specific dance performance, A Curious Invasion, inspired by Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm Sanctuary, located on 118 U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth. The choreographers will choose from the various field and forest habitats to inspire their movement.
The Bates Dance Festival presents Alone & Together with Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig…
Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”
Bates College will present two separate concert series this summer, including a new series of indoor chamber music concerts as well as the traditional Lake Andrews performances.