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“Almost an Evening of Jazz,” a concert of jazz standards and original works, will be performed by Sandy Parakilas, Nils van Otterloo and Ethan Rowe at 7:30 p.m. May 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend the free concert.
The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will perform an all-Brahms program at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program, featuring solo performances by cellist Eleesa Collinson and violinist Matthew Szemela, includes “The Academic Festival Overture,” “Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn” and “Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Cello.”
Winter’s passing will be noted with a hat off to spring when the Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) performs its next concertat 8 p.m. May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Gov. Angus King will speak on “Leadership: Reflections at Midterm,” at 4:30 p.m. April 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center.
Max Oelschlaeger, author of “Caring for Creation,” will deliver the inaugural Philip J. Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 29, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture will focus on the relationship between human culture and the natural world. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.
Eight Bates employees who have retired or will retire this year will be honored at the annual Employee Recognition Luncheon on Thursday . The noon luncheon and award ceremony will be in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Bui lding. Retirees who have more than 10 years of service to the college will receive a Bates gift chair.
Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers, a group of Maine fiddlers who play a traditional mix of Quebecois, Yankee and Scots-Irish music, will play a contradance at Bates College on April 25.
Bates College junior Joshua Baschnagel of Etna, N.H., is the first Bates student to be named a Regis Maine Scholar of the Marshall Undergraduate Scholars Program, announced Martha C. Crunkleton, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.
The Bates College Noonday Concert Series continues with five concerts scheduled for the months of April and May. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Bates College will break ground for a new $17 million academic building on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the corner of Bardwell Street and Andrews Road.