Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:59 pm

Language Arts Lives presents author of ‘Happiest People in the World’

Language Arts Lives presents author of ‘Happiest People in the World’

As part of Bates College’s Language Arts Live series, Portland author Brock Clarke reads from his novel “The Happiest People in the World” on Jan. 29.

Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:44 pm

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

The artists featured in the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Back and Forth: The Collaborative Works of Dawn Clements and Marc Leuthold” discuss their collaborative process on Feb. 6.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 10:19 am

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

Jazz musician and Bates College faculty member A.J. Johnson presents his Love Unlimited Trio in performance on Jan. 23.

Tuesday

January 13, 2015 12:40 pm

Frank Glazer, pianist of international renown and longtime Bates artist in residence, dies at age 99

Frank Glazer, pianist of international renown and longtime Bates artist in residence, dies at age 99

A pianist internationally known for his artistry and dedication, beloved for his generosity and celebrated for his artistic longevity, Frank Glazer died Jan. 13.

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.