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Friday

November 12, 2010
11:59 am

A Bates weekend in the arts: dance, Global Lens, classical music

Three dance performances featuring work by local and New York choreographers, a film from Serbia in the Global Lens films series, concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the combined Bates and Bowdoin college orchestra featuring pianist Frank Glazer: Why stay home?

Friday

November 5, 2010
10:38 am

Works by New York choreographers Ford, Barnes on Bates College Modern Dance Company program

Works by noted choreographers Monica Bill Barnes and Niles Ford are featured in Bates College Modern Dance Company performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

October 4, 2010
9:20 am

Bates dancers offer short, sweet weekend shows

The Bates College Modern Dance Company introduces audiences to the college’s vibrant dance community with short performances at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9-10, in the college’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. Taking place during the college’s annual Parents & Family Weekend, the performances are open to the public at no cost and will each last about an hour. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.

Thursday

April 29, 2010
7:26 am

Adele Myers and Dancers to perform and teach at Bates

Acclaimed contemporary dance company Adele Myers and Dancers perform at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 1, in Schaeffer…

Wednesday

March 24, 2010
4:58 pm

Bates College Modern Dance Company presents annual showcase of student work

In two different programs presented over four performances, the Bates College Modern Dance Company performs its annual spring concert of new student works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 5; 5 p.m. Saturday, April 3; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, all in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

February 22, 2010
11:39 am

Boston company joins Bates dancers for informal program

Choreographer Jody Weber and her company Weber Dance join the Bates College Modern Dance Company and Maine dancers Carol Dilley and Trish Harms in a program of current works and works in progress at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Plavin Dance Studios in Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St.

Thursday

December 10, 2009
3:06 pm

Bates dance director awarded summer residency in Australia

Carol Dilley, associate professor of dance and director of the dance program at Bates College, has received an artist residency to produce a dance project at a cultural center first built as a jail in Newcastle, Australia.

Monday

December 7, 2009
4:36 pm

Gamelan Orchestra performance includes student composition

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. “Gamelan” refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled “Monkey” that’s included on the program.

Thursday

November 19, 2009
9:31 am

Video: South African dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma spends a week in residence

“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to stereotypical perceptions of the Western world and of…