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Noonday Concert Series to continue

Thursday, September 24, 1998 2:09 pm

The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its fall season with a selection of programs throughout the month of October. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Bassonist and pianist to perform Degas-inspired concert

Wednesday, September 23, 1998 2:06 pm

"A Musical Painting Comes to Life," a recital of music related to Edgar Degas' painting "The Orchestra of the Opera," will be performed by bassoonist David DeBolt and pianist Timothy Wallace on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

William Blum to speak on U.S. foreign policy

Wednesday, September 23, 1998 2:01 pm

William Blum, author of "The CIA: A Forgotten History" and "Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II," will discuss "U.S. Foreign Policy: A Study in Hypocrisy" Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.

Womanist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

Sunday, September 20, 1998 1:54 pm

The construction of social ethics, drawing on the resources available in African-American women's literary tradition, will be the topic of the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture at Bates Sunday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Portland String Quartet to perform

Friday, September 18, 1998 1:51 pm

The Portland String Quartet will perform at Bates College Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features Franz Joseph Haydn's String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, Charles Ives' String Quartet No. 1: The Revival Meeting and Johannes Brahms' String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets and for more information, call 207-786-6135.

Modern Dance Company performs eclectic series

Friday, September 18, 1998 1:48 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Bates Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.

Woodrow Wilson Fellow to discuss developing nations and World Bank

Friday, September 18, 1998 1:44 pm

Gretchen M. Handwerger of the World Bank, a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow at Bates College, will discuss The Developing Nations and the World Bank Monday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to host ballroom-swing dance party

Thursday, September 17, 1998 1:41 pm

"Fall into the Swing of Things," a ballroom dancing swing party with music provided by a professional disc jockey, will be held at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Chase Hall Lounge.

Boston group Guster to perform

Monday, September 14, 1998 1:35 pm

Guster, a percussion and guitar trio whose second CD "Goldfly" was named Independent Album of the Year at the 1998 Boston Music Awards, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in the student activities offices at Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges. At Bates, call 207-786-6468 for tickets and more information.

Ten faculty members promoted at Bates

Monday, September 14, 1998 1:30 pm

Four assistant professors have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure, two associate professors have been awarded tenure and four associate professors have been promoted to full professor at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.

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