Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 10:01 am

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Bates poet Robert Farnsworth gives an illustrated reading of his poem “Fiction,” which was inspired by a line from Wallace Stevens, “The fire burns as the novel taught it how.”

Thursday

December 4, 2014 8:00 am

Neither naive nor cynical, Oscar winner Stacey Kabat ’85 reflects on her domestic-violence activism

Neither naive nor cynical, Oscar winner Stacey Kabat ’85 reflects on her domestic-violence activism

A national leader in the fight against domestic violence, Kabat won an Academy Award for the 1994 film “Defending Our Lives.”

Tuesday

December 2, 2014 3:37 pm

Praised for the distilled beauty of his prose, Paul Yoon to read at Bates

Praised for the distilled beauty of his prose, Paul Yoon to read at Bates

Author of the acclaimed story collection “Once the Shore” and the award-winning novel “Snow Hunters,” Paul Yoon reads at Bates College on Dec. 4.

Thursday

November 20, 2014 8:43 am

Richard Goode, pre-eminent American pianist, to perform at Bates

Richard Goode, pre-eminent American pianist, to perform at Bates

Richard Goode, acclaimed as “one of the titans of the piano repertoire,” returns to Bates College for a performance on Dec. 5.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 3:47 pm

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

Directed in partial fulfillment of his senior thesis project by Jonathan Schwolsky, a Bates College production of the play “Boxing 2000″ will be performed Nov. 14-16.

Monday

November 10, 2014 3:28 pm

Bach’s ‘Magnificat,’ Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ on College Choir program

Bach’s ‘Magnificat,’ Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ on College Choir program

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Antonio Vivaldi’s ‘Gloria’ and Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘Magnificat’ on Nov. 15-16.

Monday

November 10, 2014 11:12 am

Marcus Bruce ’77 celebrates appointment to Mays Professorship

Marcus Bruce ’77 celebrates appointment to Mays Professorship

Bruce discussed how W.E.B. Du Bois and his contemporaries wrestled with what it meant to be both American and African American.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College’s annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.