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Friday

July 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians’ Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.

Monday

July 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

David Dorfman Dance examines the 1990s underground music scene in “Come, and Back Again” in Bates Dance Festival performances on July 25-26.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 12:18 pm

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 8:00 am

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

“We have ambitious goals for Bates, and I am inspired by this outpouring of support from the college community,” said President Clayton Spencer.

Monday

July 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

The Bates Dance Festival presents the acclaimed Camille A. Brown & Dancers with a work exploring images of
African American performers.

Wednesday

July 2, 2014 3:05 pm

Prometheus Dance gets to ‘Heart of the Matter’ at Bates Dance Festival

Prometheus Dance gets to ‘Heart of the Matter’ at Bates Dance Festival

Prometheus Dance, Boston’s top dance company, opens the 2014 Bates Dance Festival with “Heart of the Matter” on July 11 and 12.

Tuesday

June 17, 2014 9:00 am

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

May was filled with learning, laughing and a few goodbyes. Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Sarah Crosby.

Monday

June 16, 2014 3:42 pm

Concerts on the Quad: Jonathan Brown, Holmes Brothers and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Concerts on the Quad: Jonathan Brown, Holmes Brothers and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Concerts on the Quad 2014 presents music ranging from fingerstyle guitar to folk-rock.

Monday

June 16, 2014 3:07 pm

Concerts on the Quad 2014: Jonathan Brown, guitarist-singer

Concerts on the Quad 2014: Jonathan Brown, guitarist-singer

Country guitarist-singer Jonathan Brown opens Bates College’s Concerts on the Quad series on July 17.

Monday

June 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Concerts on the Quad 2014: The Holmes Brothers

Concerts on the Quad 2014: The Holmes Brothers

The soulfully eclectic Holmes Brothers perform a Bates Concert on the Quad on July 31.