Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Wednesday

November 23, 2005 3:08 pm

Bates and Veterans for Peace present Iraq war poetry reading

Poet Brian Turner Brian Turner, author of the Beatrice Hawley Award-winning poetry collection Here Bullet (Alice James Books, 2005), will read from his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Russell Street, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

November 18, 2005 3:19 pm

Bates greets 'Ellis Island Snow Globe'

With a reception on Nov. 16, the Bates community extended a warm “well done” to Erica Rand for the publication of her second book, The Ellis Island Snow Globe (Duke University Press).

Wednesday

November 9, 2005 3:23 pm

One Saturday at Bates — and three really big shows

Saturday brings something of a cultural feast on the Bates campus, with performances by the Bates College Orchestra, former Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio and the Modern Dance Company — which also performs Sunday and Monday.

Friday

October 28, 2005 3:42 pm

Bates College theater department offers 'Taming of the Shrew'

One of William Shakespeare’s first comedies, “The Taming of the Shrew” is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department.

Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, “The Taming of the Shrew” will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 2-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, Andrews Road. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students.

Thursday

October 27, 2005 3:39 pm

Symposium examines intersection of art and cryptozoology

A symposium at the Bates College Museum of Art this weekend relates the visual arts to cryptozoology, the study of unknown, rumored or hidden animals.

Treating issues of cryptozoology, science and art, the symposium “Out of Time Place Scale” takes place at the museum Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Friday’s keynote speaker is cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, an authority in the field and the founder of the Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, where he lives. An exhibition relating to cryptozoology opens at the museum in June 2006.

Wednesday

October 26, 2005 3:45 pm

Poet Meena Alexander to read from her work

Meena Alexander, an award-winning poet, novelist and memoirist, will read from her poetry at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

October 12, 2005 3:26 pm

Writer from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Equatorial Guinean writer Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel gives a talk called The Open Vein of Africa at 4 p.m. Friday,…

Monday

October 10, 2005 3:57 pm

Novelist Richard Ford to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford reads from his work at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, Bates College.

Tuesday

September 27, 2005 11:34 am

Students discuss Katrina's effects on New Orleans and the nation

Bates College students enrolled in the course “Afroambiente” (“Black Environment”), taught by Associate Professor of Spanish Baltasar Fra-Molinero, will give a multimedia presentation on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on both New Orleans and the United States at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

May 11, 2005 2:55 pm

Ethics of Schiavo case at issue in panel discussion

A panel of experts in the fields of law, philosophy and bioethics will discuss the implications of the Terri Schiavo case at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.