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Friday

February 14, 1997
11:33 am

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

A three-day conference linking Maine scholars, school teachers, concentration camp survivors and students, will examine the Holocaust of European Jewry from Feb. 28 through March 2 at Bates College.

Friday

February 14, 1997
11:28 am

Saxophonist James Carter to perform at Bates

One of the most acclaimed young saxophonists on the contemporary jazz scene will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Bates College Chapel. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Olin Arts Box Office.

Wednesday

February 12, 1997
11:25 am

Weinshenker performs with orchestra

Lisa A. Weinshenker, of Ashby, Mass., performed with the Bates College Orchestra in a diverse program featuring African- American music…

Wednesday

February 12, 1997
11:21 am

Introne performs with Bates orchestra

Lucas J. Introne, of Manlius, N.Y., performed with the Bates College Orchestra in a diverse program featuring African- American music and the work of Franz Schubert.

Wednesday

February 5, 1997
11:12 am

Poet to read at Bates

Poet Sydney Lea will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

February 5, 1997
10:56 am

Noted actor to stage play and screen film at Bates

Paul Outlaw will stage “Here Be Dragons,” a solo performance of his own creation at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. In this 90-minute kaleidoscope of characters, Outlaw portrays more than 15 “real” individuals, from a legendary mulatto knight of the sixth century A.D. to a centerian former slave in the 1930s to a homeless gay man of today.

Tuesday

February 4, 1997
10:19 am

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

The distinguished woman of letters Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation.

Tuesday

February 4, 1997
10:13 am

Writer to discuss political activism at Bates

A writer-activist of Puerto Rican and Jewish heritage will discuss political activism during a visit to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

January 28, 1997
3:50 pm

Noted historian to give Sampson Memorial lecture

Doris Kearns Goodwin, noted historian, author and political commentator will discuss the art of biography at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

January 28, 1997
3:45 pm

Panel at Bates to discuss women in leadership

Representatives of the state’s new female leadership will hold a panel discussion on the power of women in the Maine legislature as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Women and Public Policy in the Next Century.”