Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

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.

Monday

May 28, 2007 12:00 pm

Bates College Etude #2

Dance performance by Meredith Sallee and Fisher Qua, with choreography by Sarah McCormick, camera by Craig Saddlemire and Kristen Carey, and video production by Bill Matthew.

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.