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Thursday

October 25, 2007
9:45 am

Campus construction update: Week of Nov. 5

The new dining Commons should be open for business when students return from break on Feb. 25, project manager Paul Farnsworth reported. And it’s hoped that construction work will be complete about a month prior to the opening.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007
11:19 am

Lynd '79, pioneering ethanol researcher, to speak at Bates

Professor Lee Rybeck Lynd ’79, a pioneer in the sustainable production of ethanol fuels from abundant, inexpensive and renewable plant materials, gives two public presentations at Bates College in October.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007
11:10 am

Ayotte '08 directs 'The Birthday Party,' Pinter's first full-length play

Bates College presents “The Birthday Party,” the first full-length play by the renowned Harold Pinter, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Sunday

October 21, 2007
11:33 am

Leading Tolkien scholar discusses director's 'Lord of the Rings' treatment

As the culmination of a three-day Tolkien Film Festival at Bates College from Monday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 24, leading Tolkien scholar Thomas Shippey delivers a lecture titled “Filming the Lord of the Rings: How Peter Jackson Coped with J.R.R. Tolkien,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007
2:00 pm

Gogol Bordello brings punk-flavored world sounds to Bates

Gogol Bordello, a band that feeds a growing cult following with a frenetic mix of Gypsy, punk and world musics, performs at Bates College at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007
1:50 pm

Phillips Fellows present international research

Five students who conducted international research with the support of Phillips Fellowships from Bates present their research in October.

Wednesday

October 3, 2007
1:53 pm

Bates Concert Series opens with pianist Inon Barnatan

Inon Barnatan, an exciting young pianist described by a London Evening Standard critic as “refined, searching and unfailingly communicative,” opens the 2007-08 Bates College Concert Series with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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.

Friday

September 28, 2007
2:11 pm

Campus construction update: Week of Sept. 24

An afternoon thunderstorm on Sept. 27 occasioned an Alumni Walk first: emergency vehicles entering in response to a campus alarm. Although there was no fire, lightning caused a power surge in the fire detection system, frying a computer chip and setting off an alarm in Hathorn Hall.

Thursday

September 27, 2007
2:33 pm

Gabriel Fried '96 reads from award-winning poetry collection

The English department opens its 2007-08 Visiting Writers Series with a reading by poet Gabriel Fried, Bates Class of 1996, tonight in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.