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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.
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.
Lisa A. Weinshenker, of Ashby, Mass., performed with the Bates College 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.
Poet Sydney Lea will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”