Archives for "Entertainment and the arts"


June 9, 2009 10:12 am

Hartley, Langlais, 'Body Mapping' shows slated for summer at museum

Opening June 12 at the Bates College Museum of Art are exhibitions of work by two prominent artists with Maine connections, and a third exhibition revealing a compelling response to HIV/AIDS.


May 28, 2009 12:05 pm

Locally grown comic goes viral with mullet wig and wolf T-shirt

A story in The Adirondack Daily Enterprise talks about the YouTube video produced by Dustin Drury ’06 and his New York City improv group, Dr. Coolsex that picks up on the viral Internet humor of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt, which became wildly popular when it began attracting funny and ironic reviews on its page.


May 21, 2009 3:35 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, visits Bates

Lisa Genova ’92, whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease became a best-seller earlier this year, offers a talk and reading at Bates on May 20.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.