Archives for "Arts & Humanities"
November 14, 2002 4:29 pm
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.
November 6, 2002 2:51 pm
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.
November 5, 2002 3:59 pm
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.
October 23, 2002 4:20 pm
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).
October 23, 2002 3:13 pm
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.
October 23, 2002 9:37 am
The play’s the thing when it comes to November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College. Two productions are planned by the college’s theater program (as well as two by the dance program), and there are two by the student theatrical troupe, the Robinson Players. Other performance highlights for November include two concerts by artist-in-residence Frank Glazer, a pianist of international stature. The month also holds a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Russo.
October 10, 2002 3:29 pm
The Robinson Players, the independent student theater group at Bates College, presents six performances of David Ives’ play The Red Address from Oct. 25 through Nov. 3 (8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays,. 2 p.m. Sundays) at The Ronj, the student-run coffeehouse on Frye Street. The performances are open to the public at no charge, although seating is extremely limited; no reservations will be accepted.
September 26, 2002 8:28 am
The Bates College Modern Dance Company opens its 2002-03 season with “Suite Movement,” a program of dances by student and guest choreographers, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. Admission is free of charge, but seating is limited, so early arrival is suggested.
September 23, 2002 8:52 am
Brackette F. Williams, an anthropologist, author and 1997 recipient of the MacArthur “genius” grant, offers a lecture exploring the role of religion in the American system of capital punishment at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. The lecture, titled “Killing in My Name, Poison in Their Veins: Religious Struggle and the Death Penalty,” is open to the public at no charge.
May 8, 2002 9:47 am
African-Ecuadorian writer and environmentalist Juan Monaño will give a talk titled “Intercultural Adventure: Black Ecuadorians Have a Point of View” at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.