July 10, 1998 1:36 pm
The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, presents the jazz maverick Danny Buraczeski in concert with his company JAZZDANCE July 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. The evening features critically acclaimed works by Minneapolis-based JAZZDANCE, highlighted by a special preview of Ezekiel’s Wheel, a new piece based on the fiction of James Baldwin, with an original score by composer-vocalist Philip Hamilton. The concert also will include Scene Unseen, with music by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, and Swing Concerto, with music by Brave Old World, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman.
July 6, 1998 1:26 pm
The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series will present five Thursday-evening musical performances in July and August. Due to construction on Lake Andrews, this season’s concerts will be held on the main Bates College quadrangle. All concerts begin at 6 p.m., and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
July 2, 1998 1:23 pm
Kent Camerata, an acclaimed international touring vocal instrumental ensemble in residence at Kent State University, performs July 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program includes music by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Chabrier, Loeffler and Faure. The public is invited to attend with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission and $2 for seniors and students.
July 1, 1998 3:55 pm
The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, announces its 1998 performance season, July 18-Aug. 16.
July 1, 1998 1:15 pm
Bates presents the 1998 schedule of events for the annual Bates Dance Festival.
June 30, 1998 12:57 pm
Attorney Ann E. Bushmiller of Washington, D.C., cardiologist Colin M. Fuller of Verdi, Nev., author and businesswoman Linda Gramatky Smith of Westport, Conn., and businessman Bruce E. Stangle of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.
June 30, 1998 12:43 pm
Mark Howard, a member of the Bates College class of 1975 and an ardent reader and collector of cook books, will discuss history through the kitchen door in Cook Books as Narrative History: Two Hundred Years of American Cook Book Publishing, 1796-1996, An Overview at Bates July 15 and July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is welcome to attend both talks free of charge.
June 16, 1998 12:40 pm
The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.
June 10, 1998 12:37 pm
There are openings still available in both sessions of the Bates College basketball camp, led by Jim Murphy and Joe Reilly, Bates women’s and men’s basketball coaches respectively.
June 8, 1998 12:29 pm
The Rev. Peter J. Gomes, a 1965 graduate of Bates College and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and minister in the Memorial Church at Harvard University, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award Saturday, June 6 during reunion weekend at the Bates campus.