Archives for "Arts & Humanities"

Friday

March 7, 2014 2:28 pm

Olin quartet series resumes with Spain’s renowned Cuarteto Quiroga

Olin quartet series resumes with Spain’s renowned Cuarteto Quiroga

Bates presents the celebrated Spanish ensemble Cuarteto Quiroga with a program of Mozart, Bartok and Schoenberg on March 16.

Friday

March 7, 2014 2:23 pm

With soloists Glazer and Parakilas, Bates Orchestra presents two-piano concerto

With soloists Glazer and Parakilas, Bates Orchestra presents two-piano concerto

Scott Ordway leads the Bates College Orchestra in a program including a Mozart concerto for two pianos on March 15.

Friday

March 7, 2014 2:16 pm

Silk Trio presents classical, traditional music of China on March 14

The Silk Trio, a group of innovative string players specializing in the music of China, performs on March 14.

Friday

March 7, 2014 2:06 pm

Unforgettable Irish sextet Danú performs March 13

Unforgettable Irish sextet Danú performs March 13

Danú, an Irish sextet hailed for “astonishing versatility and exuberance,” performs on March 13.

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.