Archives for "Entertainment and the arts"


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.”


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.


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.


July 1, 2008 12:56 pm

Film Me In

Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz says the time is ripe for his efforts to advance film production in the Bates curriculum


July 1, 2008 10:39 am

Community Fabric

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.


February 27, 2008 10:09 am

'An undiscovered treasure,' Holmes Brothers close Bates Concert Series

Called “an undiscovered American treasure” by The Associated Press, the eclectic Holmes Brothers close the 2007-08 Bates College Concert Series with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


February 27, 2008 10:00 am

Eclectic roots musician Corey Harris '91 offers solo performance

Musician Corey Harris, who played a key role in Martin Scorsese’s 2003 PBS television series The Blues, performs at Bates at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


November 27, 2007 1:07 pm

Bates College Choir presents Part One of Handel's 'Messiah'

The Bates College Choir, accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra and directed by John Corrie, presents Part One of Handel’s popular oratorio “Messiah” in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


November 27, 2007 12:44 pm

Bates Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika

The Bates College Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika, a Boston-area ensemble performing the gamelan music of Bali, Indonesia, in performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


November 9, 2007 9:43 am

Pianist Frank Glazer joins Bates College Orchestra for Bach concerto

Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known pianists, joins the Bates College Orchestra for the performance of a concerto by J.S. Bach at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.