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Thursday

May 4, 2000
3:17 pm

Theater at Bates to stage outdoor performances of "Smoke on the Mountain"

Theater at Bates will stage four performances of the bluegrass gospel musical “Smoke on the Mountain” at 7 p.m. May 19, at 2 and 7 p.m. May 20 and at 2 p.m. May 21 at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, overlooking Lake Andrews on the Bates College campus. Admission is free with no reservations accepted. Rain site will be Schaeffer Theatre. Call 207-786 6161 for more information.

Thursday

March 30, 2000
1:27 pm

Bates students present "Celebrating Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn"

Bates College students enrolled in “Literature and the Environment” will present the results of a semester-long project, “Celebrating the Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn,” a series of interviews conducted with 15 Lewiston-Auburn residents about places that have particular meaning for them, at 5 p.m.Friday, April 7, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Saturday

March 25, 2000
12:53 pm

Comedy of medieval Japan to be performed at Bates

The Department of German, Russian And East Asian Languages and Literatures, in conjunction with the Asian studies program at Bates College, presents “Kyogen: Comedy of Medieval Japan” to be performed by the International Classical Theater from Lawrence, Kansas, at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the Alumni Gymnasium at Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

March 24, 2000
12:48 pm

Senior Exhibition opens at Bates Museum of Art

Thirteen Bates College seniors will show their work in the annual Senior Exhibition, on view April 7 through May 28 at the Bates College Museum of Art. The exhibition opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the Bates Museum of Art. Also on view will be “Inner Perspectives,” curated by Bates Museum of Art intern Lana Vogestad and featuring artists from the Peregrine Press. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free for the reception and both exhibitions.

Thursday

March 16, 2000
12:26 pm

Photojournalist to speak in Bates spiritual series

Portland photojournalist Jim Daniels will discuss “Witnessing Spirit: A Photojournalist’s View” at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall on the Bates campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

March 6, 2000
2:05 pm

Bates seniors to stage "An Evening of Performance Art"

Bates senior theater majors Chris Mathien of Veazie, Maine, and Kathleen Wyatt of Braintree, Mass., will stage “An Evening of Performance Art” at 8 p.m. March 24 and 25 and at 2 p.m. March 26 in Gannett Theater, Bates College.

Friday

February 18, 2000
2:34 pm

Poet Gregory Orr to read

Poet-memoirist Gregory Orr will read from a memoir about his troubled relationship with his father, supplementing his presentation with related family poems at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

February 15, 2000
2:20 pm

Bates to hold symposium on Islam in the modern world

“Islam in the Modern World,” a two-day symposium, will be held from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The fourth in a series of Bates College Symposia in Religion and Contemporary Issues focused on issues of religious tolerance and diversity, the conference is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Bates, with support from a variety of Bates offices.

Tuesday

February 1, 2000
1:32 pm

Scholar to discuss "Death and Beyond: The Hope of Resurrection"

Gary Habermas, professor of philosophy and theology at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., will discuss “Death and Beyond: The Hope of Resurrection” in two separate Bates College lectures at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Hirasawa Lounge, Chase Hall and at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, both at 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend each of these Thomas F. Staley Foundation lectures, sponsored by the Bates College Christian Fellowship, free of charge.

Tuesday

January 18, 2000
3:48 pm

"Christian Boltanski: The Loss of Innocence" on view at Museum of Art

An exhibition of recent work by French artist Christian Boltanski will be on view at the Bates College Museum of Art Jan. 14-March 24, 2000. “Christian Boltanski: The Loss of Innocence” will highlight Boltanski’s photographic ensembles for which he has become widely known over the years in Europe, the United States and Israel. The artist uses children’s school photographs from the 1930s and 1940s found in European archives. Although the children are often portrayed smiling in the original photographs, Boltanski’s enlarged, grainy images become distorted and invoke the imminent tragedy of the Holocaust.