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March 5, 1998 4:20 pm

Forest protection depicted through film, slides, music

“The Big Wild Roadshow”, a multimedia presentation on current logging practices in the Northern Rockies, will be shown Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Presented by Joshua Burnim and Martin Stephan, two forest activists from Idaho working to preserve the “Big Wild” forests in the Northern Rockies, the evening features slides, video and live acoustic guitar music to illustrate illegal logging activity on public lands. The public is invited and admission is free.


March 5, 1998 4:18 pm

Concert Band to perform Irish selections in celebration of St. Patrick's Day

The Bates Concert Band will perform a St. Patrick’s Day concert at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall March 17 at 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 5, 1998 2:20 pm

Jazz Band to perform big-band concert

The Bates Jazz Band performs a full program of big band jazz March 23 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 4, 1998 4:17 pm

Chamber music concert cancellation notice

The chamber music recital by Bates and Bowdoin students Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.


March 4, 1998 4:14 pm

Musicians, poets, artists to perform '¬°EMBARGO!'

Singing with the Enemy, a troupe of musicians, poets and performance artists dedicated to raising awareness about the effects of the U.S. embargo of Cuba, will perform Richard Cambridge’s ¬°EMBARGO! at Bates College March 14 at 7 p.m. in Chase Lounge of Chase Hall.


March 3, 1998 4:03 pm

Holocaust course to screen film, host discussion

Escape From Sobibor, a film about the uprising and escape of 300 Jews from a concentration camp in Poland, will be shown Sunday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in Room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The film, sponsored by students of the History of the Holocaust course, is open to the public free of charge.


March 3, 1998 4:01 pm

Senior to perform classical thesis consert

Pianist Timothy Bakland, a senior music major from Newburyport, Mass., will perform a thesis concert of works by Rameau, Couperin, Debussy, Saint-Saens, Satie and Ravel March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.


March 3, 1998 3:56 pm

U.S. Representative to discuss national judiciary committee

Alumnus U.S. Rep. Robert Goodlatte, 6th Congressional District, R-Va., will speak on Issues Facing the U.S. Congress in 1998: A Judiciary Committee Perspective March 15 at 8 p.m. in Chase Lounge. Following Goodlatte’s discussion of issues facing Congress, including religious freedom, computer security, potential impeachment inquiries and civil rights, there will be a question-and-answer period. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.


March 2, 1998 3:49 pm

U.S. Poet Laureate to read from his work

U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads from his poetry collections, including The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996, at March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 2, 1998 3:45 pm

Theater at Bates to stage 'Abundance'

Theater at Bates stages three performances of Beth Henley’s Abundance March 13, March 14 and March 15 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.