November 20, 1997 4:16 pm
Pianists Duncan Cumming ’93, and Frank Glazer, Bates College artist-in-residence, will perform the last in a series of four concerts commemorating the the 100th anniversary of the death of composerJohannes Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
November 19, 1997 9:34 am
The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “White Christmas” as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as “I’m Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas” and “Coming Out on Christmas.”
November 18, 1997 9:26 am
The Bates College Concert Band, directed by Mark Manduca, will perform at Bates College at 8 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program features music by Malcolm Arnold, J.S. Bach, Gustav Holst, W. Francis MacBeth, Jamie Texidor, Ralph Vaughn-Williams and John Wasson. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
November 11, 1997 9:20 am
In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Cuban roots fusion ensemble MEZCLA will perform at 8 p.m Nov. 18., in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
November 11, 1997 9:19 am
The Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) and the Lewiston-Auburn Youth Orchestra (LAYO) will present a family concert with guest artists Michael Miclon and Sophie Prose at 2 p.m., Nov. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission will be $5. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Smart Start at 207-783-4422 during daytime hours.
November 11, 1997 9:10 am
Eric Hopkins, a native of Bangor who paints bird’s-eye views of the Maine coast, will deliver a multimedia presentation titled Global Expressions at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
November 10, 1997 8:54 am
The Bates Jazz Band, under the direction of Mark Manduca, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
November 7, 1997 8:39 am
Robert J. Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest American Forensic Association (AFA) Daniel Rohrer Award for “Stanton’s Elm: An Illustrated History of Debating at Bates College,” published in 1996.
November 6, 1997 4:15 pm
Members of the Bates College community, including student athletes, faculty and alumni, will debate the resolution: “This house supports continued NESCAC participation in NCAA postseason play” at at 8 p.m. Monday in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
November 5, 1997 4:08 pm
A $1.2 million Kresge Foundation challenge grant to Bates College will support the ongoing construction of the college’s new academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.