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The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, is conducting a three-week “Youth Arts Program” from July 28 through Aug. 16 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Avenue. Sixty-one Lewiston children, ages six to 17, are involved with music and dance classes Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.
The Casco Bay Tummlers will present an evening of klezmer music on Thursday as part of the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series. The concert begins at 6 p.m. and will be held on the open-air terrace overlooking Lake Andrews. The public is invited to attend free of charge. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
An outdoor dance performance featuring professional dancers and local participants of all ages will be held at a Falmouth sanctuary on Aug. 13 and Aug. 16. The Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society are co-sponsoring two performances of a newly commissioned site specific work, “A Curious Invasion,” inspired by the landscape of Gilsland Farm and created by internationally renowned environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig & Company.
During the recent renovation of a Bates-owned house on 31 Frye St. in Lewiston, construction workers discovered six Civil-War era letters exchanged between former Lewiston resident Uriah Balkam and his wife, Annie.
Paula Josa-Jones Performance Works will perform in concert at the Bates Dance Festival, Northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, at 8 p.m. July 29, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
As the highlight of the Bates Dance Festival 1997 season, an international ensemble of dancers will perform “HOT FEET: An Evening of Percussive Dance from Around the World” at 8 p.m. Aug. 8, at the Lewiston Middle School, located on Central Avenue.
The Bates Dance Festival presents East Meets West at 8 p.m. Aug. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5.
The Bates Dance Festival presents The Composers Concert at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, in the Olin Art Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
David Dorfman Dance returns to The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, in a concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
Paul A. Howard of Hampden, Maine, a senior history major at Bates College, has been awarded research grants by the Harry S. Truman Library Institute and the Eisenhower World Affairs Institute.