Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Monday

December 2, 2013 3:15 pm

Arc Iris visits Dec. 7, led by founder Jocie Adams, formerly of Low Anthem

Arc Iris visits Dec. 7, led by founder Jocie Adams, formerly of Low Anthem

Arc Iris, a new orchestral pop project featuring singer and instrumentalist Jocie Adams, formerly of The Low Anthem, performs on Dec. 7.

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:31 pm

Vietnamese and Indonesian performance arts and a choral classic share the Olin stage

Vietnamese and Indonesian performance arts and a choral classic share the Olin stage

Mid-November concerts at Bates reflect the diversity and international scope of the arts at the college.

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:14 pm

Bates College Orchestra offers world premiere of Ordway symphony

Bates College Orchestra offers world premiere of Ordway symphony

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Scott Ordway leads the Bates College Orchestra in the world premiere of his Symphony No. 3 on Nov. 9.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:04 pm

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Not many people can share lessons from creating an opera. David Carpenter ’94 is one.

Monday

October 21, 2013 4:41 pm

Pianist Glazer to perform four sonatas, from Mozart to Hindemith

Pianist Glazer to perform four sonatas, from Mozart to Hindemith

Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown, performs sonatas by Mozart, Weber, Hindemith and Beethoven on Oct. 25.

Friday

September 27, 2013 1:55 pm

Bates, Bowdoin, Colby musicians to perform French chamber music

Bates, Bowdoin, Colby musicians to perform French chamber music

A piano trio drawn from Maine’s three selective liberal arts colleges plays French chamber music on Oct. 6.

Wednesday

September 25, 2013 12:07 pm

Museum lecture to explore past, present of Japanese printmaking

Museum lecture to explore past, present of Japanese printmaking

Japanese printmaking is the focus of a current exhibition at the Museum of Art and of a lecture on Sept. 28.

Friday

September 13, 2013 9:06 am

T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

John Farrell of Figures of Speech Theatre recites “Four Quartets,” a suite of poems by T.S. Eliot, on Sept. 27. The DaPonte String Quartet follows Farrell with a Beethoven piece thought to have inspired Eliot.

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…