Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Wednesday

January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Monday

January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum’s Thousand Words Project.

Wednesday

January 8, 2003 3:07 pm

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Thursday

December 12, 2002 2:56 pm

New lecture series explores links between natural sciences, humanities

“Science, Power, and Difference,” a new lecture series at Bates College, will present innovative research into the social, cultural and political dimensions of the natural sciences.

Wednesday

December 11, 2002 3:29 pm

Music professor awarded Fulbright grant for South African research

Linda F. Williams, assistant professor of music at Bates College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant, her second, to conduct research in South Africa during 2003.

Thursday

November 14, 2002 4:29 pm

Bates performances hit crescendo in November

With student performances of music and drama and a recital by Maine’s best-known pianist in store, the days before Thanksgiving have a lot to offer in the arts at Bates College.

Wednesday

November 6, 2002 2:51 pm

Students perform Oscar Wilde's breakthrough comedy

The Bates College theater department presents a production of Lady Windermere’s Fan,the comedy that made Oscar Wilde the toast of London, in the Gannett Theater at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1, 2, 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10. Admission is $6 ($3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens, and non-Bates students). The theater is in Pettigrew Hall, Andrews Road, on the Bates campus.

Tuesday

November 5, 2002 3:59 pm

New Testament scholar and best-selling novelist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

Marcus J. Borg, best-selling author and Hundere Professor of Religion and Culture, Oregon University, will give a presentation titled “The Bible: Instrument of Oppression or Liberation?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 4:20 pm

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college’s theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 3:13 pm

Students perform Oscar Wilde's breakthrough comedy

The Bates College theater department presents a production of “Lady Windermere’s Fan,” the comedy that made Oscar Wilde the toast of London, in the Gannett Theater.