Archives for "Dance"

Friday

March 2, 2012 12:23 pm

It’s a ‘F.A.B.’ night for dance lovers

It’s a ‘F.A.B.’ night for dance lovers

“F.A.B.,” an annual showcase of regional dance produced by the Franco-American Heritage Center in association with Bates, takes place March 2.

Friday

February 17, 2012 3:18 pm

Dancing the Big Apple: Dance alumni to perform Feb. 24-25

Dancing the Big Apple: Dance alumni to perform Feb. 24-25

The first-ever New York Bates Alumni Dance Concert takes place Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, at the arts center called Spoke the Hub Dancing in Brooklyn.

Monday

November 28, 2011 2:33 pm

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Jazz guitar plus tap equals ‘astonishing’ performance

Experience Charlie Hunter, a great jazz guitarist, and Tamango, a leading cross-cultural tap dancer.

Thursday

November 3, 2011 2:31 pm

First dance majors present their choreography

First dance majors present their choreography

Featuring dances created by acclaimed choreographers and by students who will graduate among Bates’ first dance majors next spring, the Bates Modern Dance Company offers its annual Fall Concert in performances Saturday, Nov. 12, through Monday, Nov. 14, in Schaeffer Theatre.

Monday

October 10, 2011 1:18 pm

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.

Monday

September 26, 2011 10:36 am

Parents & Family Weekend dance concert showcases work by guests, students, faculty

The Bates College Modern Dance Company offers its annual Parents & Family Weekend dance concerts at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Friday

September 9, 2011 3:31 pm

Trustee Dervilla McCann '77

Among trustees recently elected to the Bates board is Dr. Dervilla M. McCann ’77 of Winthrop, Maine, a cardiologist and partner with Androscoggin Cardiology Associates and Maine Research associates in Auburn.

Wednesday

May 4, 2011 2:46 pm

'Post-Human World' series concludes with multimedia dance piece

Rachel Boggia, acting director of the Bates dance program, presents a dance incorporating interactive video at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the Plavin Dance Studio on the second floor of Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St. Titled “In the Very Eye of the Night,” the piece is an 11-minute solo created by Marlon Barrios Solano and performed by Boggia. The event concludes the series “Race in a Post-Human World,” an examination of technology’s impacts on concepts of social categories.

Tuesday

May 3, 2011 10:08 am

Video: Performance of "Santo" during Modern Dance Company tribute to Leonard Plavin

The dance “Santo” was performed during the Bates Modern Dance Company reunion tribute to the late Leonard Plavin, who photographed…

Monday

May 2, 2011 2:49 pm

Video: Bodies in motion as dance alums rehearse their tributes

This short video shows offers the sights and sounds of Modern Dance Company alumni choreographing new dance pieces in Pettigrew…