Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

Wednesday

November 5, 2014 11:50 am

Upcoming concerts feature renowned pianist Glazer, Bates orchestra

Upcoming concerts feature renowned pianist Glazer, Bates orchestra

With composers Franz Schubert and Joseph Haydn in common, back-to-back concerts at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall feature renowned pianist Frank Glazer and the Bates College Orchestra.

Friday

October 31, 2014 3:44 pm

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77 gives a lecture titled “The Ambassadors: W.E.B. Du Bois, The Paris Exposition of 1900 and African American Culture” on Nov. 5.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 9:17 am

Play-within-a-play offers absurdist look at ‘Hedda Gabler’

Play-within-a-play offers absurdist look at ‘Hedda Gabler’

Bates College presents “The Summer in Gossensass,” a meta-theatrical comedy about the first English-language production of “Hedda Gabler,” from Oct. 30-Nov. 3.

Monday

October 27, 2014 4:29 pm

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

As part of a environmental consciousness-raising tour, Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo known for the smash hit “I Love It” is bound for a Bates College performance on Nov. 1.

Thursday

October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Dancers, actors, musicians and improv comics offer a smorgasbord of performing arts in the annual Bates Arts in Action concert on Oct. 25.

Thursday

October 23, 2014 1:55 pm

Edwards, Campbell promise an eclectic night of American music

Edwards, Campbell promise an eclectic night of American music

Eclectic Maine-based musicians Jonathan Edwards (“Sunshine”) and Don Campbell share the Olin Concert Hall stage at Bates College on Oct. 25.

Wednesday

October 15, 2014 10:54 am

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

An author, scholar and rabbi, Jay Michaelson discusses optimum ways to discuss Israel and Palestine in campus settings on Oct. 29.

Monday

October 13, 2014 9:58 am

Jazz pianist Roberts, singer-songwriters Campbell and Edwards bound for Bates

Jazz pianist Roberts, singer-songwriters Campbell and Edwards bound for Bates

Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts and his combo return to Bates College on Oct. 19. Maine musicians Jonathan Edwards and Don Campbell share the Olin Arts Center stage on Oct. 25.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

For theater majors Gunnar Manchester ’15 and Jonathan Schwolsky ’15, senior thesis involves both putting on a challenging production and exploring their creative and intellectual process in writing.