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Posts by Doug Hubley


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Tuesday

March 22, 2011
9:53 am

Campus Construction Update, March 22: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

If a contractor told us that it was time to flood our ceiling, we would take exception. For one thing, it would make a big mess. For another, we can flood our own ceiling, thank you, and often have.

Tuesday

March 22, 2011
8:53 am

Campus Construction Update, March 22, 2011: College Chapel

Three years shy of its 100th birthday, the Bates College Chapel will be the object of a new construction project this year — starting next week, in fact. For the next nine months, workers will be replacing the venerable building’s slate roof and tending to the turrets at each corner.

Wednesday

March 16, 2011
4:37 pm

Known as a center for dance, Bates leaps forward with creation of dance major

Home of both the renowned Bates Dance Festival and a well-regarded academic-year dance program, Bates College this fall will begin to offer Maine’s first major focused solely on dance.

Wednesday

March 16, 2011
10:10 am

Learned Ladies continues through weekend

The Bates theater department production of Molière’s 1672 satire The Learned Ladies continues through March 20, with performances at 7:30…

Wednesday

March 16, 2011
9:57 am

Orchestra concert raises funds for quake-ravaged Japanese town

Hiroya Miura, conductor of the Bates College Orchestra and a native of Japan, has announced that the orchestra’s March 19…

Friday

March 4, 2011
10:22 am

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

The renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls boasts a long list of environmentally sustainable measures. Discarded wood, for example, was chipped by the ton and burned as biomass fuel (with any nails left in the wood being picked up by magnets so the metal could be reused). But not all the old wood went up in smoke. Some will come back to Hedge and the Bill in the coming weeks.

Thursday

March 3, 2011
2:43 pm

Gamelan Orchestra and guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison Double Concerto

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of Indonesia, and special guest artists perform Lou Harrison’s…

Tuesday

March 1, 2011
2:37 pm

Gamelan Orchestra, guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison's Double Concerto

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of Indonesia, and special guest artists perform Lou Harrison’s remarkable Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Javanese Gamelan at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled Cross-Currents in Bronze, the orchestra’s program of contemporary music for the gamelan also features performances by Balinese dancer Shoko Yamamuro and a world premiere of music by composer Peter Steele.

Thursday

February 24, 2011
4:53 pm

Learned Ladies celebrates French culture, Schaeffer Theatre's 50th

The Learned Ladies, says director Martin Andrucki, is “a wonderful Molière play. It’s got all the Molière hallmarks — the wit, the elegance, both broad and refined humor.”

Thursday

February 24, 2011
4:48 pm

Oleanna explores sexual politics in academe

Known for its galvanizing, polarizing effect on audiences, Oleanna depicts the struggle between a college professor and a student who accuses him of sexual harassment and thereby spoils his chances for tenure.