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October 13, 1997 9:36 am

Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra to perform at Bates

The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will open its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. November 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program features pianist Virginia Eskin in concertos by Clara Schumann and Franz Liszt. Tickets at the door are $8 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors. Tickets are available in advance for $7/$3 at Carroll’s Music in Lewiston and Macbean’s Music in Brunswick. Call 207-725-5657 for more information.


October 10, 1997 9:31 am

Bang On a Can All-Stars to perform at Bates

The Bang On A Can All-Stars, an amplified ensemble that blends jazz, classical, new music and rock, will perform at 8 p.m, October 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert will feature compositions from the group’s two Sony Classical releases, “Industry” and “Cheating, Lying, Stealing,” as well as works by Steve Reich and Tom Johnson. Admission at the door is $10 and $5 for students and seniors. Reservations may be made by calling 207-786-6135.


October 9, 1997 8:41 am

Woodrow Wilson Fellows to visit Bates

Sally Yudelman will discuss “Human Rights and United States – Latin American Relations: A Changing Agenda” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Montague Yudelman will speak about “Population, Hunger, and Agricultural Resource Development in the Third World” at 4 p.m. Oct. 23, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.


October 3, 1997 8:31 am

Czech nation builder to speak

Ladislav Venys, at the center of numerous nation-building efforts in the Czech Republic, will discuss the evolving role of NATO in Europe at 7:30 p.m. October 20, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.


October 3, 1997 8:25 am

Belgrade visitors to speak at Bates

Two leading human rights activists from Belgrade will discuss the current political situation in Yugoslavia at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. As part of their week-long visit to Bates, Obrad Savic and Natasha Lazovic will also show a film, Predictions of Fire, at 7 p.m. Oct. 8, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.


September 25, 1997 11:15 am

Huntington's Disease researcher to speak

Sandra McNeil, a research associate at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will deliver a lecture titled “Reduced Penetrance and Intergenerational Instability of the Huntington’s Disease Mutations” at 4 p.m., Oct. 9, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.


September 25, 1997 11:08 am

Bates College Museum of Art Receives Award

Through the demonstration of outstanding performance in all areas of museum operations, the Bates College Museum of Art has again been awarded the highly competitive General Operating Support award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in Washington D.C.


September 24, 1997 11:04 am

Poetry reading at Bates has been canceled

The poetry reading by John Tagliabue, professor emeritus of English, at 8 p.m. Oct. 9 has been canceled. The event,…


September 23, 1997 10:53 am

Welfare reform advisers to lecture at Bates

Peter Edelman, a Clinton-administration appointee who recently resigned in protest over the new national welfare law, and Kevin Concannon, commissioner of the Maine Department of Human Services and a welfare-reform supporter, will discuss the implications of welfare reform on the national and state level at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The presentation, sponsored by the Bates Democrats student organization, is open to the public without charge.


September 18, 1997 10:43 am

Theater at Bates stages six performances of 'Later Life'

Theater at Bates will stage A.R. Gurney’s “Later Life” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 in the Black Box Theater. Jonathan Adler, a Bates sophomore from West Newton, Mass., is directing the Robinson Players production about growing and loving and whether in later life we are simply exaggerations and extensions of our earlier selves. The play also will be performed at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Oct. 10 and 11 and 2 p.m. on Oct. 12. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $3 for students and seniors. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.