Archives for "Arts & Humanities"
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.
October 26, 2005 3:45 pm
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.
October 12, 2005 3:26 pm
Equatorial Guinean writer Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel gives a talk called The Open Vein of Africa at 4 p.m. Friday,…
October 10, 2005 3:57 pm
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.
September 27, 2005 11:34 am
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.