Posts by Doug Hubley
Opening the 2009 performance season of the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival, the nuanced, sensual Kate Weare Company offers two Maine premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
If you had your druthers, what would be your favorite way to learn about arts and entertainment events in the Lewiston-Auburn region? That’s what Bates and a number of local organizations would like to know. And we’re hoping you’ll tell us.
Bates’ ninth annual Clean Sweep, a “garage sale” of usable goods donated by departing students that was held June 20, raised a record $21,400 in proceeds that will be divided among local nonprofit organizations.
The Lewiston-Auburn jazz band Three Point Trio opens the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series on July 9. The series also presents singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie, the folk trio Ti’ Acadie, the One World Music Ensemble and Réveillons!, known for its modern take on Québécois music.
Bates College’s ninth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.
People like to believe that positive change just happens, Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis told the Bates College Class of 2009 during its Commencement ceremony May 31.
For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates’ lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius ’11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college’s longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.
As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.
Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.
Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote to America’s culture of “happiness at all costs,” visits Bates College to give a talk called “The Power of Melancholy” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.