Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Tuesday

November 13, 2007 9:30 am

Bates photographer documents preadolescence in Oaxaca, Mexico

“I arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico, on the first of July, equipped with my Nikon, rolls upon rolls of film and a handle on the Spanish language that was, for lack of a better word, lessthanbueno,” writes Alexandra Strada ’10, whose photographs are on display in Bates’ Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

November 9, 2007 9:43 am

Pianist Frank Glazer joins Bates College Orchestra for Bach concerto

Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known pianists, joins the Bates College Orchestra for the performance of a concerto by J.S. Bach at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

November 6, 2007 10:04 am

Graduate programs in health care accept 89 percent of Bates applicants

Eighty-nine percent of Bates College students who worked with the college’s Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2007 matriculation were accepted.

Tuesday

October 30, 2007 10:46 am

Bates presents East Coast premiere of Elvgren's 'Five Cups of Coffee'

A dark romantic comedy about the nature of time and the human condition, Gillette Elvgren’s play “Five Cups of Coffee” will be performed at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 1-3, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4. Performances take place in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007 11:10 am

Ayotte '08 directs 'The Birthday Party,' Pinter's first full-length play

Bates College presents “The Birthday Party,” the first full-length play by the renowned Harold Pinter, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Sunday

October 21, 2007 11:33 am

Leading Tolkien scholar discusses director's 'Lord of the Rings' treatment

As the culmination of a three-day Tolkien Film Festival at Bates College from Monday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 24, leading Tolkien scholar Thomas Shippey delivers a lecture titled “Filming the Lord of the Rings: How Peter Jackson Coped with J.R.R. Tolkien,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

October 3, 2007 1:29 pm

Vienna Piano Trio opens impromptu, nine-day 'piano week' at Bates

Featuring Maine’s best-known pianist and visiting performers of international renown, the piano rules Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., for nine days in October.

Thursday

September 27, 2007 2:33 pm

Gabriel Fried '96 reads from award-winning poetry collection

The English department opens its 2007-08 Visiting Writers Series with a reading by poet Gabriel Fried, Bates Class of 1996, tonight in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

August 6, 2007 9:30 am

PearsonWidrig DanceTheater presents performance installation

Celebrating the Bates Dance Festival’s commitment to producing innovative outdoor events, PearsonWidrig DanceTheater returns to Maine this summer to create another magical site-specific performance installation, this time on and around Lake Andrews on the Bates College campus.

Friday

August 3, 2007 10:25 am

College Dance Festival presents video dance works

Showcasing the innovative use of new technologies, Bridgman Packer Dance and BoánDanz Action present the Maine premieres of new work incorporating live dance and music with state-of-the-art video. The festival presents Bridgman Packer Dance Saturday, Aug. 4, and BoánDanz Action Sunday, Aug. 5, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Bates College.