August 25, 1998 3:16 pm
John Arthur, author of “Spirit of Place: Contemporary Landscape Painting and the American Tradition” will give the opening lecture for “Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Bates College Museum of Art. A reception inaugurating the exhibition will follow Arthur’s talk. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.
August 14, 1998 3:09 pm
“Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art from Aug. 28 to Oct. 30. The exhibit features small-scale oil sketches by more than 40 American landscape painters of the late 19th and 20th century.
August 13, 1998 3:27 pm
Ranging in age from 6 to 17, 81 area students from the Bates Dance Festival Youth Arts Program will present a music and dance performance Friday, August 14, at noon in Lewiston’s Kennedy Park.
August 13, 1998 3:21 pm
Political cartoons featuring the late U.S. Sen. and Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie drawn by nationally syndicated cartoonist Pat Oliphant will be on display in the Muskie Room of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College through May 30. The public is invited to view the exhibit free of charge weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 207-786-6354.
August 1, 1998 3:03 pm
The Bates Dance Festival presents its annual “Student Finale” Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. in Alumni Gymnasium. $5/$2 (children under 12).
August 1, 1998 2:57 pm
The Bates Dance Festival presents its annual “Young Choreographers/New Works” concert Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. $6. Gifted students and emerging choreographers join forces to present two dynamic evenings of original dance works.
July 28, 1998 12:17 pm
Bates presents the St. Cecilia Piano Trio in a series of summer chamber music concerts Saturday, Aug. 8, Tuesday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
July 28, 1998 12:06 pm
The Bates Dance Festival presents its Different Voices concert on Aug. 13 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Showcasing emerging artists from around the globe, the concert features new works by choreographers Kota Yamazaki of Japan, Sukarji Sriman of Java, Antonio Tavares of Cape Verde and Vincent Mantsoe of South Africa, all in residence as part of the festival’s International Visiting Artists Program. Tickets are $12/$8 (students and seniors) and may be purchased over the phone by calling 207-786- 6161.
July 22, 1998 12:02 pm
Danny Buraczeski and members of his JAZZDANCE company will be available for interviews and photography during rehearsals for their Friday performance in the Bates Dance Festival (please see attached press release).
July 22, 1998 11:54 am
The Bebe Miller Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to debut two of the vibrant choreographer’s latest works Aug. 7 and Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre.