Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Friday

September 13, 2013 8:30 am

Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Joy Kills Sorrow, a Boston-based quintet known for their intelligent, wry lyricism and unique blend of styles, performs on Sept. 28.

Monday

September 9, 2013 2:33 pm

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Images of Maine by famed 20th-century photographer Berenice Abbott and prints by Japanese artists known for pushing the boundaries of…

Friday

September 6, 2013 10:11 am

Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon performs in the Olin Arts Alive music series on Sept. 10.

Tuesday

September 3, 2013 12:40 pm

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Jason Marsalis, the vibraphone-playing member of New Orleans’ first family of jazz, and Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon launch the 2013-14 Olin Arts Alive series at Bates.

Thursday

August 1, 2013 9:05 am

Maine bluesman Samuel James performs Aug. 1 Concert on the Quad

Maine bluesman Samuel James performs Aug. 1 Concert on the Quad

Enjoy the blues of Maine singer-songwriter Samuel James in the Aug. 1 edition of the new Concerts on the Quad music series.

Monday

July 22, 2013 10:00 am

Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History'; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History'; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

The Bebe Miller Company performs its new “A History” July 26-27.

Friday

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris ’91.

Thursday

July 18, 2013 9:40 am

Corey Harris ’91 opens new Concerts on the Quad series

Corey Harris ’91 opens new Concerts on the Quad series

Enjoy three distinctly different approaches to the blues as Bates presents its new outdoor music series, Concerts on the Quad.

Tuesday

July 2, 2013 9:30 am

Nejla Yatkin, Doug Varone, Bebe Miller, Bridgman | Packer bound for Bates Dance Festival

Nejla Yatkin, Doug Varone, Bebe Miller, Bridgman | Packer bound for Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival, a renowned summer series of contemporary dance, announces its 2013 season of public events.

Friday

June 28, 2013 11:00 am

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Caroline Baumann ’87 is “passionate about design and reaching people — physically and digitally — with its lessons and insights.”