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New York dance phenomenon Doug Varone and Dancers will perform “Let’s Dance: The Cabaret” at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Clifton Dagget Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and students and may be purchased by calling the box office at 207-786-6161.
Janet K. Bayleran, director of the genetics program in the molecular laboratory at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, will deliver a lecture titled “Cystic Fibrosis: Model of a Complex Disease” at 4:10 p.m., Oct. 22 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Building.
The Black Family Trio, a piano, violin and cello ensemble, will perform at noon on Oct. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The concert, part of the Noontime Concert Series at Bates, will feature works by Handel, Dvorak and Squire as well as traditional fiddling music. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Robert VerEecke, artistic director and choreographer of Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble and pastor of St. Ignatius Church in Newton, Mass., will discuss “A Dancer and Choreographer’s Perspective” as part of a new Bates College lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” at 4:30 p.m., Oct. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its fall season with a selection of programs throughout the month of November. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 will join tenor John Corrie, violinist Hilary Walther and Robin Cavalear on the French horn in the fourth annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at Bates College at 3 p.m., Oct. 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The artists will play works by Schubert, Brahms and Kevin Bleau. A reception in the lobby will immediately follow the concert, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
Issues of respect among adherents of the world’s religions will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College on Oct. 24-26 in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center.
Vonnie C. McLoyd, a developmental psychologist and former associate editor of Child Development journal, will discuss the interactive influences of race, ethnicity, family and economic hardship on human development at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture is part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy series at Bates. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will open its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. November 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program features pianist Virginia Eskin in concertos by Clara Schumann and Franz Liszt. Tickets at the door are $8 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors. Tickets are available in advance for $7/$3 at Carroll’s Music in Lewiston and Macbean’s Music in Brunswick. Call 207-725-5657 for more information.
The Bang On A Can All-Stars, an amplified ensemble that blends jazz, classical, new music and rock, will perform at 8 p.m, October 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert will feature compositions from the group’s two Sony Classical releases, “Industry” and “Cheating, Lying, Stealing,” as well as works by Steve Reich and Tom Johnson. Admission at the door is $10 and $5 for students and seniors. Reservations may be made by calling 207-786-6135.