Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Monday

March 31, 2003 10:15 am

Art majors' exhibition opens at Museum of Art

In photographs, sculpture, ceramics, prints and paintings in a variety of media, 15 art majors cap their college careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4. The exhibit at the Museum of Art runs through May 25 and is open to the public at no charge.

Thursday

March 27, 2003 10:37 am

Collaborations distinguish gamelan concerts

In Olin Arts Center Concert Hall performances a week apart, Indonesian-style orchestra breaks new ground for the Maine music scene. A concert at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, pairs the Gamelan Mawar Mekar with the Bates College Orchestra, a collaboration that may well be Maine’s first between the traditional Indonesian form and a Western-style orchestra.

Friday

March 21, 2003 9:38 am

Bates and Bowdoin bands bring Caribbean music to the stage

An evening of island music from all over features performances by two Bates bands — the Indonesian-style Gamelan Mawar Mekar and the Steel Pan Rhythm Riders — and their special guests, the Bowdoin College World Music Ensemble, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Thursday

March 20, 2003 10:42 am

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in the Bates College Modern Dance Company’s Annual Spring…

Monday

March 17, 2003 2:11 pm

Choir performs Mozart's 'Requiem'

The college Choir performs Mozart’s Requiem, the composer’s final work and one of the most intense and finely drawn interpretations of the Roman Catholic Mass, in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Wednesday

March 5, 2003 3:58 pm

‘Spanish Tragedy’ comes to the Gannett stage

A production of The Spanish Tragedy, a play considered a major source for Shakespeare’s Hamlet, will offer performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21-22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Wednesday

February 26, 2003 1:36 pm

Production of 'subUrbia' to be performed in Hungary

In a production that the student cast and crew will take to Hungary this April, the Bates College theater department presents six performances of Eric Bogosian’s gritty, darkly comic play “subUrbia.”

Tuesday

February 25, 2003 3:12 pm

Jazz pianist Tom Snow brings bandmates to perform

One of Maine’s busiest and most versatile pianists, Tom Snow brings two bandmates to perform in an evening of jazz. The event starts at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Monday

February 24, 2003 3:09 pm

Portland photographer to discuss 'Landscape Diary' series

Green has been making photographs for more than 20 years. His most recent images, the three “Landscape Diary” series, are about the personal significance and surprising beauty of ordinary, often-overlooked places: an empty lot, a quiet meadow we pass every day, a stand of trees along the turnpike, a salt marsh along the highway.

Thursday

February 20, 2003 12:00 pm

Bates hosts major conference on Lewiston-Auburn diversity

Well-known Maine politicians, officials from the public and private sectors, and local Somali residents will join educators and students at Bates College in March for the conference “Toward Harmony: A New Diversity in Lewiston-Auburn.”