Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

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.

Wednesday

August 1, 2007 11:01 am

College Dance Festival presents 'Different Voices' concert

Showcasing the internationalism of contemporary dance, visiting choreographers from the United States, Africa and Latin America bring compelling styles and perspectives to the Bates Dance Festival stage with the annual Different Voices concert Thursday, Aug. 2, in Schaeffer Theatre.

Monday

July 23, 2007 9:46 am

College's Dance Festival presents 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

A highlight of the 2007 Bates Dance Festival is the 25th Anniversary Gala Concert, Saturday, July 28 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, 75 Russell St.

Saturday

July 14, 2007 10:31 am

Rubberbandance Group premieres at college's Dance Festival July 14

Kicking off the Bates Dance Festival’s 25th anniversary season, Victor Quijada’s Montreal-based Rubberbandance Group (RBDG) performs an evening of new works Saturday, July 14, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Saturday

July 14, 2007 10:24 am

David Dorfman Dance performs at college's Dance Festival

A Bates Dance Festival favorite, David Dorfman Dance returns to Maine with underground, a compelling and provocative exploration of political activism. The festival presents David Dorfman Dance Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St., Bates College.

Tuesday

July 10, 2007 10:40 am

MPBN to broadcast college, music society ensembles in Brahms' Requiem

In March, two Bates musical ensembles joined two community ensembles in a first-of-its-kind performance of Johannes Brahms’ masterful A German Requiem. At 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, the stations of MPBN Radio will broadcast the concert on the MaineStage program.

Thursday

July 5, 2007 10:43 am

College's Dance Festival presents 25th anniversary performance season

Celebrating 25 years of offering contemporary dance training, commissioning and performance, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 25th anniversary performance season, July 7 through Aug. 11, 2007, on the campus of Bates College.

Thursday

June 21, 2007 11:09 am

Dick Williamson, Dana Professor Emeritus of French, dies at 62

Richard C. Williamson, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of French and a charismatic catalyst of Bates community, died while en route to Louisville, Ky., with his wife, Deborah, to compete in bicycling events at the National Senior Games.