Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Tuesday

March 4, 2014 2:09 pm

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens’ new book.

Friday

February 28, 2014 11:24 pm

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

The style of the play, says director Brooke O’Harra, asks student actors to think “not in terms of character, but instead in terms of clarity and their relationship to their audience.”

Friday

February 28, 2014 10:40 am

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra perform the song cycle “No Place to Go” on March 7.

Friday

February 28, 2014 5:56 am

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a “richer and more interesting life.”

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 3:48 pm

In its ninth year, F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase expands roster, stylistic reach

In its ninth year, F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase expands roster, stylistic reach

“This year’s lineup in the ninth annual F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase is a testament to the health and diversity of…

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 3:29 pm

Singer-songwriter Ritter riding ‘Beast’ back to Bates

Singer-songwriter Ritter riding ‘Beast’ back to Bates

Touring behind his acclaimed album “The Beast in Its Tracks,” singer-songwriter Josh Ritter performs on March 2.

Thursday

February 13, 2014 11:05 am

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Clean and elegant, the student-produced site features an Instagram feed of artworks and a promotional video providing a whirlwind glimpse of the arts at Bates.

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:59 pm

Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

In three separate performances Feb. 7-9, Bates presents Maine’s best-known pianist, music by Austrian composer Hanns Eisler and a concert by Leyla McCalla.

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:53 pm

Taking a break from the Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer McCalla to perform

Taking a break from the Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer McCalla to perform

Leyla McCalla, a singer-songwriter who has been likened to Billie Holiday, performs on Feb. 9.

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:34 pm

Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence at Bates, gives a special 99th-birthday concert featuring music of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and…