Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Friday

September 26, 2014 9:44 am

Avant-garde poet CAConrad returns to Bates

Avant-garde poet CAConrad returns to Bates

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents CAConrad, known for an approach to writing called “(soma)tic poetics,” Oct. 1 and 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 9:16 am

In Bates residency, Andrew Cyr ’96 and Metropolis offer concert, workshops

In Bates residency, Andrew Cyr ’96 and Metropolis offer concert, workshops

With its performers dispersed throughout the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, New York City’s Metropolis Ensemble presents the innovative site-specific piece “Brownstone” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 8:56 am

Jazz pianist Gerald Clayton performs Oct. 3

Jazz pianist Gerald Clayton performs Oct. 3

Praised by the New York Times for a “huge, authoritative presence,” pianist Gerald Clayton and his band perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.

Monday

September 22, 2014 4:46 pm

Acclaimed for writings about Yugoslav war, Josip Novakovich to read

Acclaimed for writings about Yugoslav war, Josip Novakovich to read

Josip Novakovich, an award-winning writer known for his depictions of the Yugoslav war of the 1990s, reads from his work on Sept. 25.

Monday

September 22, 2014 4:34 pm

Celebrated countertenor Andreas Scholl opens Bates concert season

Celebrated countertenor Andreas Scholl opens Bates concert season

Andreas Scholl, one of the world’s finest countertenor singers, performs at Bates on Sept. 26.

Wednesday

September 17, 2014 3:12 pm

Erica Rand celebrates appointment to Whitehouse Professorship

Erica Rand celebrates appointment to Whitehouse Professorship

Rand’s scholarship “explores the limits and possibilities of subversion,” said Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer.

Thursday

September 4, 2014 8:00 am

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

Friday

August 29, 2014 2:28 pm

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

What do Bates dance majors gain by training at the Bates Dance Festival?

Monday

August 25, 2014 10:18 am

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

The Museum of Art exhibition “Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts” expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on Sept. 5.

Friday

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

How did Jones make the play feel like “a black play written by a black writer for a black audience”?