Archive of Stories by Bates News
Friday, October 9, 1998 2:11 pm
Paula Matthews, associate librarian and music librarian of the George and Helen Ladd Library at Bates College, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Music Library Association (MLA). The organization's election results were announced at its recent 67th annual meeting in Boston.
Friday, October 9, 1998 2:06 pm
To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:59 pm
Geologists are offering an unusual opportunity to explore the 420-million-year geological history so dramatically displayed in the rock outcroppings of the Great Falls here in Lewiston. Led by the Bates College geology department during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17), a series of field trips also will examine the significant role played by the falls in the settlement and development of the Lewiston-Auburn area.
Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:52 pm
Minjona, a 32-voice woman's choir from the University of Latvia in Riga, will perform at Bates Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Friday, October 2, 1998 1:47 pm
Bates College will celebrate "Back to Bates" homecoming Friday, Oct.16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees.
Friday, October 2, 1998 1:44 pm
Maine's five candidates for governor will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Monday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bates College Office of Special Projects, 163 Wood Street, Lewiston. No phone reservations will be accepted.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:39 pm
Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on "Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:23 pm
The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon's comic drama "Chapter Two" Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of "Chapter Two" will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:15 pm
Lenny Kravitz, whose down-and-dirty rock anthems, including "Are You Gonna Go My Way," have won critical and popular acclaim, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Sean Lennon, son of the late Beatle and music legend John Lennon, will open for Kravitz with songs from his album, "Into the Sun." Tickets are $20 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424).
Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:14 pm
Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book "Saving Nature's Legacy" (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk "Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale" at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.