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Chiharu Naruse is a member of the applied music faculty.
Faculty members Richter, Parakilas, Naruse offer concerts

Thursday, October 8, 2015 2:18 pm

Three musicians on the Bates College faculty perform two concerts in the coming days.

Duncan Cumming '93 and Frank Glazer
Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 to perform tribute to Frank Glazer

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 4:42 pm

Pianist Duncan Cumming '93 honors the late Bates College artist-in-residence Frank Glazer with a tribute concert on Oct. 9.

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Fiddler, pianist to perform traditional New England-style music

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 1:31 pm

A pianist whom the BBC called "tremendous" and one of Maine's best-known fiddlers offer an evening of original and traditional music at Bates College on Oct. 7.

Director of Bates Dining Services Cheryl Lacey (left) and Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Schwartz. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Monday, October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

Rivaling the colors of campus foliage are these pumpkins painted by children on Saturday of Homecoming. (Rene Minnis for Bates College)
Back to Bates weekend for families and alumni is underway

Friday, October 2, 2015 11:54 am

Combining homecoming and parents weekend programming into one dynamic event for everyone is the goal of Back to Bates: Homecoming & Family Weekend, Friday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.

A scene from a 2014 rehearsal by the Bates College Dance Company. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Theater, film, music key to year’s first dance concert at Bates

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:58 pm

The title may say "dance," but the Oct. 3-4 "Back to Bates Weekend" Dance Concert includes other performance forms too.

Outside of Roger Williams Hall at lunchtime, Matthew Reback '18 of Potomac, Md., reads Yeats for his modern Irish poetry course. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, September 28, 2015 5:31 pm

Early-fall photographs that sample what nourishes our Bates community, a cornucopia of academics, athletics, friendships, and Bates places and people.

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Photo story: At age 101, June Lovelace Griffin ’36 just wants to keep painting

Friday, September 25, 2015 9:02 am

Age 101, June Lovelace Griffin ’36 lives in her own home near the Bates campus, and her passion has always been her painting. "Every painting is just me," she says.

A. Van Jordan reads from his poetry at Bates on Sept. 24.
2015–16 Language Arts Live opens Sept. 24 with poet A. Van Jordan

Friday, September 18, 2015 3:16 pm

A. Van Jordan, a poet whose collections included "The Cineaste," reads from his work at Bates College on Sept. 24.

Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal gives the 2015 Otis Lecture on Oct. 5. (Jim Panou)
Documentary filmmaker to discuss her craft in 2015 Otis Lecture

Friday, September 18, 2015 2:43 pm

Jennifer Baichwal, a filmmaker whose award-winning documentaries have explored subjects as diverse...

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