Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Monday

May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Monday

May 21, 2007 12:25 pm

'Green Horizons' participants and projects

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. “Green Horizons” will present prominent artists from Maine and the world in an adventurous attempt to provoke conversations around the questions: What is green? What is sustainable?

Tuesday

May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

Alumna directs Dawn Powell's Prohibition-era play 'Big Night'

Bates presents the play “Big Night,” a Depression-era satire by Dawn Powell, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 17-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations call 207-786-6161.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 2:11 pm

Jenny Sadler '07 develops therapeutic role for photography

For a senior thesis project, psychology major Jenny Sadler has put a fresh spin on an old cliché — the one about a picture being worth a thousand words.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007 11:45 am

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

The Calder Quartet, a string ensemble praised for its bold programs and technical excellence, will be joined by leading Maine pianist Frank Glazer for a concert spanning 140 years of music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

April 25, 2007 8:47 am

Bates students' Rwandan initiative named Project for Peace

A plan by Bates College students to help support a home for street children in Rwanda won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program sponsored by noted philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis.

Tuesday

April 3, 2007 12:35 pm

Celebration Barn, Italian actor to present commedia dell'arte program

An Italian actor expert in the influential stage genre called “commedia dell’arte” presents a workshop on the topic at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Plavin Dance Studio, Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell Street.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 2:14 pm

Student choreographers, lighting designers collaborate for dance concerts

Performing two separate programs twice, the Bates College Modern Dance Company presents the results of an innovative collaboration with theatrical lighting designers Friday, March 30, through Monday, April 2.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College. Titled “Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification: The Legacy of the Genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda,” the conference is open to all free of charge. Sponsors of the event include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:37 pm

Seventeen senior art majors exhibit work at college museum

Seventeen studio art majors at Bates College show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception on Thursday, April 5, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.