Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Monday

April 8, 2002 3:52 pm

Glazer, guests offer a Schubertiade

Schubertiade – Pianist Frank Glazer and guests including soprano Christina Astrachan explore melodic themes that appear in both the vocal and instrumental music of Schubert. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, Russell Street, Lewiston. FREE. 207-786-6135.

Thursday

April 4, 2002 4:00 pm

Senior exhibition, collection at museum of art

The Annual Senior Exhibition, a popular show of work by graduating art majors, is complemented by highlights from the permanent collection at the Bates College Museum of Art this month and next. The senior exhibition runs through May 26 and Collection Highlights through Aug. 23. Both are open to the public at no charge.

Thursday

March 14, 2002 9:21 am

Bates Modern Dance Company to perform

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents “Idle Dreams,” a concert showcasing the talents of students, faculty and guest choreographer Tere O’Connor at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21; at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22; at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24 in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College Street. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the performances, call the Schaeffer Theatre Box Office at 207-786-6161. Please note that the program Thursday and Saturday will vary from the program on Friday and Sunday.

Tuesday

March 12, 2002 9:13 am

Environmental justice, degradation to be discussed

A historian from Colby College and two members of a farm labor coalition formed in response to harsh conditions at the former DeCoster Egg Farm offer lectures on environmental issues at Bates College on Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Wednesday

February 27, 2002 2:58 pm

College Choir performs Handel's Messiah

In a concert appropriate for the Easter season, the College Choir performs the sections of Handel’s oratorio Messiah dealing with Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Monday

February 25, 2002 8:12 am

Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings

A member of the Bates art faculty whose work has received prominent exhibitions in America and Europe, Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center.

Friday

February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras’ novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.

Wednesday

February 13, 2002 4:03 pm

Poet and performance artist Jayne Cortez to read from work

New York-based poet, performance artist and activist Jayne Cortez will read from her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Tuesday

January 29, 2002 3:00 pm

'Ghost of Bridgetown' author to read

Novelist Debra Spark reads from her second and latest work, “The Ghost of Bridgetown,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center, on Russell Street at Bates College. The reading is free and open to the public.

Tuesday

January 22, 2002 9:53 am

'Nuyorican' poet to read at Bates

Poet Jaime “Shaggy” Flores, known for his work with the new generation of “Nuyorican Poets” (the term referring to a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico), will give a poetry performance titled “Diaspora in My Art: Artistic Perspectives on Africa in the Americas” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.