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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.

Alumni Walk in the snow.
John Murchison III ’88 and Jean Wilson ’81 elected to Board of Trustees

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 1:59 pm

John Murchison III ’88 and Jean Wilson ’81 have been elected to the Bates College Board of Trustees.

A jazz pianist and composer, Frank Carlberg is a visiting artist at Bates in 2015-16
Artist-in-residence Carlberg to perform original settings for poetry

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 4:21 pm

Jazz pianist, composer, and Bates College artist in residence Frank Carlberg, supported by a quartet, performs settings for poetry on Dec. 3.

The Bates Dance Company in an October performance. (Max Huang '18 for Bates College)
Faculty, guest artists, students showcase work in Fall Dance Concert

Monday, November 30, 2015 10:29 am

Bates College's Fall Dance Concert, Dec. 5-7, features a senior thesis piece by Mary Anne Bodnar of New York City and works by Bates faculty and guest artists.

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From classical to Caribbean, student concerts abound in December

Friday, November 20, 2015 3:34 pm

From voice and piano recitals to the driving sounds of the Steel Pan Orchestra, music by Bates College students keeps the campus lively in early December.

Philip Warburg, a lawyer, former Conservation Law Foundation president and author of "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future."
Author of ‘America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future’ to speak

Monday, November 16, 2015 9:02 am

Author Philip Warburg gives a talk at Bates College titled "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future" on Nov. 16.

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Video: Game highlights from Bates’ CBB-clinching 31-0 grid victory vs. Bowdoin

Friday, November 13, 2015 1:03 pm

"I love football," says QB Patrick Dugan '16 of Westford, Mass., after Bates' 31-0 victory over Bowdoin last Saturday. What more is there to say?

Ensemble Mise-En. (Moon Young Ha)
Concerts by Ensemble Mise-En include music by Bates, Danish composers

Friday, November 13, 2015 9:09 am

Music by Bates College students and faculty constitutes one of two forthcoming programs on Nov. 15-16 by New York City's Ensemble Mise-En.

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