Archives for "Arts & Humanities"
March 28, 2006 12:00 am
Hilary Putnam, philosopher emeritus at Harvard Univerity, visits Bates College to address the topic “The Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates English department, Putnam’s talk is open to the public at no charge.
March 8, 2006 12:00 am
Bates College presents Ben Elton’s play Popcorn, a scathing comedy about the relationship between public media and personal responsibility, in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 10-11 and 17-18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12 and 19, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
March 8, 2006 12:00 am
Kate Gilmore, a New York-based video and performance artist, visits Bates College to present a video lecture about her work at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
January 25, 2006 12:00 am
Helen Evans, who curated two popular and critically acclaimed exhibitions of Byzantine art at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, visits Bates College to discuss the creation of those shows at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.
January 12, 2006 2:02 pm
Paul Kuritz, a professor of theater at Bates College, seeks volunteer actors and film crewmembers to join him and members of the Bates community in creating a screen adaptation of “A New Life,” a short story by Mary Ward Brown.
November 23, 2005 3:08 pm
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.
November 18, 2005 3:19 pm
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).
November 9, 2005 3:23 pm
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.
October 28, 2005 3:42 pm
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.
October 27, 2005 3:39 pm
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.