Archives for "Entertainment and the arts"

Wednesday

October 3, 2007 1:29 pm

Vienna Piano Trio opens impromptu, nine-day 'piano week' at Bates

Featuring Maine’s best-known pianist and visiting performers of international renown, the piano rules Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., for nine days in October.

Monday

September 24, 2007 3:36 pm

Bates alumnus Corey Harris receives MacArthur 'genius award'

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today named Corey Harris, a musician and 1991 Bates College graduate, as one of 24 new MacArthur Fellows for 2007.

Sunday

September 9, 2007 2:38 pm

Modern Dance Company to premiere work by NYC choreographer Kyle

A new work by choreographer Peter Kyle, formerly of the Mark Morris Dance Group, will be featured in performances by the Bates College Modern Dance Company at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, and noon Sunday, Sept. 30, in the college’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Thursday

August 9, 2007 9:07 am

Family-friendly Julie & Brownie wrap up 2007 Lakeside concerts

Popular Maine singer-songwriter Anni Clark performs in the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series Thursday, Aug. 2, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, by the college’s Lake Andrews.

Wednesday

July 11, 2007 10:18 am

Radio Gang opens Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series

The Radio Gang, a Maine-based quartet playing classic country music, opens the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series with a performance Thursday, July 12, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Monday

May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Monday

May 21, 2007 12:25 pm

'Green Horizons' participants and projects

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. “Green Horizons” will present prominent artists from Maine and the world in an adventurous attempt to provoke conversations around the questions: What is green? What is sustainable?

Tuesday

May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

Alumna directs Dawn Powell's Prohibition-era play 'Big Night'

Bates presents the play “Big Night,” a Depression-era satire by Dawn Powell, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 17-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations call 207-786-6161.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007 11:45 am

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

The Calder Quartet, a string ensemble praised for its bold programs and technical excellence, will be joined by leading Maine pianist Frank Glazer for a concert spanning 140 years of music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007 11:42 am

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra director, classical duo featured in weekend concerts

In back-to-back concerts, Bates College presents the classical artists G-Sharp Duo at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, and a jazz performance by steel pan artist Shawn Thwaites at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Both concerts take place at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.