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Duncan Hardy, Amos Libby, and Eric LaPerna are the Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble.
Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble returns to Bates

Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:38 pm

The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble performs at Bates College on Jan. 22.

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

The Decoda Ensemble.
Decoda cellists’ Jan. 16 program spans the centuries

Monday, January 11, 2016 4:02 pm

In a Jan. 16 Bates College concert, the Decoda Cello Quartet offers a program heavy on contemporary composers but also featuring Bach and Ravel.

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Video: Just two degrees of separation for the Bates and Bowdoin hoops coaches

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:33 pm

The new Bates women's coach, Alison Montgomery, played at Bowdoin and got her coaching start in Brunswick under coach Adrienne Shibles, Bates '91. They ponder the question: Is it too close for comfort?

The Little Match Girl puppet in the Figures of Speech Theatre production of "The Little Match Girl Passion." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Figures of Speech Theatre premieres play at Bates

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:50 pm

Figures of Speech Theatre premieres "the little match girl passion," a theatrical setting of David Lang's award-winning composition, at Bates College Jan. 9-11.

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Slideshow: 28 favorite Bates photographs of 2015

Friday, January 1, 2016 8:00 am

Seeking the unexpected, Bates photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share 28 of their favorite photographs of 2015.

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Video: Art of rebounding with Allie Coppola ’17

Friday, December 18, 2015 1:24 pm

Explaining Coppola's rebounding prowess doesn't require the word "jump." She's simply more "focused and more determined" than many of her opponents, says head coach Alison Montgomery.

Doug Varone and Dancers return to the Bates Dance Festival in 2013. Photograph by Cylla von Tiedemann.
National Endowment for the Arts awards $40,000 to Bates Dance Festival

Friday, December 11, 2015 9:41 am

The Bates Dance Festival announced on Dec. 9 that it has received...

Seated are Nick Muccio ’16 (left) of Concord, N.H., and Michael Driscal ’19 of Cleveland; standing are, from left, Claire Sullivan ’19 of Montville, N.J.; Tricia Crimmins ’19 of Chicago; and Becca Havian ’19 of Piedmont, Calif., in They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease, a production by Sam Wheeler ’17 of Skowhegan, Maine, that brought World War II–era radio storytelling to life. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 10, 2015 8:00 pm

As we anticipate winter's arrival and as students dig in for finals, the hours of daylight are low but spirits remain high.

A scene from the 2011 Service of Lessons and Carols. an image from Bates' 2011 Lessons and Carols service. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Lessons and Carols service returns on Dec. 13

Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:39 pm

In an annual tradition, Bates College holds a Service of Lessons and Carols for the Advent season on Dec. 13.

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