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Bates' largest gift ever comes from former college president

Friday, December 4, 1998 12:33 pm

Bates has received its largest gift ever from a bequest by the late Charles F. and Evelyn M. Phillips. Phillips was the fourth president of Bates having served from 1944-66.

L/A Children's Chorus to perform holiday music concert

Friday, December 4, 1998 12:31 pm

The L/A Children's Chorus, under the direction of Brian Franck, will perform a concert of holiday music at Bates on Friday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is $8 at the door. Please call 207-782-5241 for more information.

Author John Edgar Wideman to deliver MLK Day keynote

Thursday, December 3, 1998 12:26 pm

John Edgar Wideman, two-time winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, will address Bates College as the keynote speaker for Bates' Martin Luther King Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 18, at 10:30 a.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Author to lecture on Chinese revolution

Wednesday, December 2, 1998 12:17 pm

William Hinton, author of the acclaimed book "Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village," will discuss "Suspended Revolution: Long Bow Village Fifty Years" on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4:10 p.m. in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Noonday holiday concert to be held

Wednesday, December 2, 1998 10:49 am

The Bates College Noonday Concert series presents a Winter Wonderland concert performed by pianist Scott Steinberg Tuesday, Dec. 8, from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

College Chamber Singers to perform annual concert

Monday, November 30, 1998 1:11 pm

The Bates College Chamber Singers, directed by Marion Anderson, professor of music at Bates, will perform traditional music of the Yuletide season in the annual Celebration of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 5 p.m. in the College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Maine Gay Men's Chorus presents "Ding!"

Friday, November 20, 1998 1:09 pm

The Maine Gay Men's Chorus, conducted by Edward Reichert, will present "Ding!" an evening of holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel. In advance, tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students and seniors. At the door, tickets are $12 for general admission and $9 for students and seniors.

Cambodian dance masters to hold workshops

Thursday, November 19, 1998 1:06 pm

The Angkor Dance Troupe Inc., masters of Cambodian dance, will hold two performance workshops in the Bates College Benjamin Mays Center on Friday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. The public is invited to participate free of charge, and those interested should register by calling 207-786-8215.

Ethnographer to discuss old, new traditions

Thursday, November 19, 1998 1:02 pm

Arturo Lindsay, an artist-scholar who conducts ethnographic research on African spiritual and aesthetic retention in contemporary Latin American cultures, will discuss Preserving the Old While Creating New Traditions at Bates Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates Jazz Band to perform

Monday, November 16, 1998 1:00 pm

The Bates College Jazz Band, directed by Mark Manduca, applied music instructor, will perform Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features the music of Bob Mintzer, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Dave Brubeck, Maria Schneider and Matt Harris. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

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