Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Wednesday

September 10, 2003 11:15 am

Glazer, Parakilas perform Russian music for two pianos

Frank Glazer and James Parakilas, members of the Bates College music faculty who rank among Maine’s best-known musicians, perform a program of music for two pianos by Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff and other Russian composers at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

September 2, 2003 11:54 am

Fulbright to support research in Vietnam for art professor

Trian Nguyen, assistant professor of art and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies at Bates, has received a $28,000 Fulbright Award to support a year of research and writing that will include a six-month stay in Vietnam.

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.