Archives for "Entertainment and the arts"

Thursday

May 21, 2009 3:31 pm

Trio performs Hysterical Alphabet, stage piece about 'female malady'

“The Hysterical Alphabet,” an acclaimed multimedia performance piece exploring the “female malady” of hysteria, will be performed at Bates College on May 20.

Thursday

May 21, 2009 3:06 pm

Art collector Bruce Brown and Colby professor Véronique Plesch to speak

Bruce Brown, one of Maine’s foremost art collectors and curators, and Véronique Plesch, a Colby College professor and authority on Italian art, will offer separate lectures at Bates College on two Wednesdays in May.

Wednesday

April 29, 2009 3:44 pm

Acclaimed young jazz pianist Jonathan Batiste to perform

Led by a jazz pianist whose acclaim belies his youth, the Jonathan Batiste Band performs at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

April 23, 2009 12:03 pm

Soprano Lisa Saffer, pianist Anastasia Antonacos to perform

Described by a Village Voice reviewer as “one of those special singers whose technique and blooming sound always serve sense and emotion,” world-renowned soprano Lisa Saffer sings at Bates College. Joining Saffer is pianist Anastasia Antonacos, an award-winning musician with a worldwide following.

Monday

April 20, 2009 5:21 pm

Elizabeth Strout ’77 wins Pulitzer for fiction

The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. Elizabeth Strout ’77 has received the 2009 award for fiction for “Olive Kitteridge.” Read one of the first stories on her award, in the Los Angeles Times.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 4:17 pm

They Came, They Bought

Featured image It’s Dec. 16, and they’re coming. Scores of visitors stream into the Manhattan headquarters of Christie’s, the purveyor…

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:13 pm

They Came, They Bought

Josh Holdeman ’93, international director of 20th-century art for Christie’s, talks to clients during bidding. Holdeman and his team oversaw the sale Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection in December 16-17, 2008, which acheived a record total — more than $7 million — for a single owner Christie’s sale dedicated to photographs.

Tuesday

February 24, 2009 10:22 am

Othello: Love Curdled Through a Malevolent Scheme

New York Times reviewer Charles Isherwood praises the “extraordinary” Off Broadway directing debut of Arin Arbus ’99, who directed the Theater for a New Audience production of Othello. “Shakespeare is the star here,” Isherwood writes, “but he is handled with the kind of artistry we always hope for and rarely find. This is among the most sensitively directed, eloquently designed and impeccably acted productions of a Shakespeare tragedy that the city has seen in years.”

Tuesday

February 17, 2009 10:36 am

Sony adds ad man again

Variety noted the return of Michael Pavlic ’96 to Sony Pictures Worldwide Marketing and Distribution as senior vice president of creative advertising. From 2003 to 2005, he worked at Sony Pictures as manager of creative advertising and helped produce ad campaigns for Hitch and other films. Pavlic most recently was producer-editor at Big Picture Entertainment.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 9:40 am

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.