Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 11:07 am

Bates, Maine Music Society gather 260 musicians for all-Brahms concert

In a landmark musical event, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster some 260 musicians for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, including his exquisite “Requiem,” at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 10:30 am

College 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.

Wednesday

March 7, 2007 3:30 pm

Lecture at college to describe Vietnamese archaeological dig

Le Thi Lien, a leading Vietnamese archaeologist, visits Bates College to discuss her involvement in a major archaeological site in Hanoi Thursday, March 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 7, 2007 3:16 pm

College presents students, eminent singer in Indonesian concert

Bates College presents a concert of Indonesian music featuring student musicians and a singer who is one of the Pacific nation’s leading classical recording artists Saturday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 4:05 pm

Matthews composition featured by Portland Chamber Music Festival

A work by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music at Bates, is featured as musicians from the Portland Chamber Music Festival return to Bates for a concert Sunday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 3:53 pm

Theater department to stage America's first comedy

Paul Kuritz, professor of theater, directs the Bates College theater department production of “The Contrast,” an American comedy of manners written in 1787 by Royall Tyler. Performances take place March 9-11, 16-18 in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 2 Andrews Road.

Friday

February 16, 2007 3:45 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 lands a double role

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 balances academics and extracurriculars, taking full advantage of the Bates experience.

Thursday

February 15, 2007 10:55 am

Professor of Russian shares spiritual journey

Bates College Professor Jane Costlow, a specialist in Russian literature and culture who travels frequently to Russia, will speak Thursday, Feb. 15, at 161 Wood St., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Tuesday

December 19, 2006 3:53 pm

Pianist, oboist interpret music from opera as Bates Concert Series resumes

The 2006-07 Bates College Concert Series resumes on Jan. 13 with an 8 p.m. program of operatic music by pianist Gayle Martin Henry and oboist Gerhard Reuter.

Thursday

November 30, 2006 11:10 am

Bates choral, dance, piano, jazz performances start December with a bang

December at Bates begins with a burst of creative energy as performances by the college’s choir, Modern Dance Company and jazz band, as well as by pianist Frank Glazer, take place from the first through the sixth days of the month.