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March 4, 1998 4:14 pm

Musicians, poets, artists to perform '¡EMBARGO!'

Singing with the Enemy, a troupe of musicians, poets and performance artists dedicated to raising awareness about the effects of the U.S. embargo of Cuba, will perform Richard Cambridge’s ¡EMBARGO! at Bates College March 14 at 7 p.m. in Chase Lounge of Chase Hall.


March 3, 1998 4:03 pm

Holocaust course to screen film, host discussion

Escape From Sobibor, a film about the uprising and escape of 300 Jews from a concentration camp in Poland, will be shown Sunday, March 6, at 8 p.m. in Room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The film, sponsored by students of the History of the Holocaust course, is open to the public free of charge.


March 3, 1998 4:01 pm

Senior to perform classical thesis consert

Pianist Timothy Bakland, a senior music major from Newburyport, Mass., will perform a thesis concert of works by Rameau, Couperin, Debussy, Saint-Saens, Satie and Ravel March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.


March 3, 1998 3:56 pm

U.S. Representative to discuss national judiciary committee

Alumnus U.S. Rep. Robert Goodlatte, 6th Congressional District, R-Va., will speak on Issues Facing the U.S. Congress in 1998: A Judiciary Committee Perspective March 15 at 8 p.m. in Chase Lounge. Following Goodlatte’s discussion of issues facing Congress, including religious freedom, computer security, potential impeachment inquiries and civil rights, there will be a question-and-answer period. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.


March 2, 1998 3:49 pm

U.S. Poet Laureate to read from his work

U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads from his poetry collections, including The Figured Wheel: New and Collected Poems 1966-1996, at March 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 2, 1998 3:45 pm

Theater at Bates to stage 'Abundance'

Theater at Bates stages three performances of Beth Henley’s Abundance March 13, March 14 and March 15 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.


February 27, 1998 4:11 pm

Orchestra to perform classical concert

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform March 14 at 8 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.


February 27, 1998 4:08 pm

Painter to discuss spiritualism

William Hart McNichols, iconographer, AIDS hospice chaplain and priest, will discuss A Painter’s Spiritual Journey as part of a Bates lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” March 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Museum of Art, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.


February 27, 1998 4:06 pm

Cinque Dance Company performance postponed

The performance by Cinque Dance Company at Bates, scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. in Schaeffer Theater, has been postponed. The rescheduled performance will be announced.


February 23, 1998 4:03 pm

$500K Keck award to support classroom technology

A $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles awarded to Bates College will support the construction of an innovative “kaleidoscope” classroom in the college’s new $18-million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.