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Actors in the production of The Pillowman gather  in their traditional circle before their dress rehearsal.
Bates at Night: Backstage with actors in ‘The Pillowman’

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:29 am

A visit to the dress rehearsal of The Pillowman for a Bates theater major's thesis play.

In Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s production of Othello: The Remix, Postell Pringle '98 (left, as Othello) and GQ (Iago) face off as Iago’s plot unfolds. (Photograph by Michael Brosilow)
Bates in the News: Dec. 9, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:27 pm

Bates College stands firmly by the DACA program, says President Spencer. Plus, Jason Castro is a "Scientist to Watch" and New York Times reviews an alum as a hip-hop Othello.

Jackson Whitehouse '17 of Cleveland, Ohio, plays the guitar during Pause on Nov. 30.
Bates at Night: A respite called {Pause}

Friday, December 2, 2016 11:25 am

A visit to the Gomes Chapel for {Pause}, a weekly secular service of music, poetry, silence, dance, and art.

President Obama is prominent in a display of posters for sale in Havana. (Hiroya Miura)
Bates music professor feels the beat of a changing Cuba

Friday, December 2, 2016 9:33 am

Composer and Bates College music professor Hiroya Miura visits Havana at a momentous time.

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Museum internship takes Shulman ’17 on a mythical journey

Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:06 am

It was a rare opportunity for a Bates student: visiting the New York City studio of an acclaimed artist to purchase works for the Bates College Museum of Art.

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Video: ‘Modeling trash was something to get used to!’

Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:42 pm

Scenes and comments from the annual Trashion Show, where students design and model outfits made of trash and recyclables.

Laura Faure, director of the Bates Dance Festival, is shown on the Bates campus in July 2012. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Laura Faure, Bates Dance Festival director, to step down after 2017 festival

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:30 am

Laura Faure, the fourth director in the history of the Bates Dance Festival, will step down after the 2017 season — the festival's 35th and her 30th.

Marcy Plavin, circa 1990. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Marcy Plavin, a singular force for dance and dancers at Bates, dies at age 84

Friday, November 4, 2016 10:00 am

Marcy Plavin was the face and spirit of Bates dance over 40 years and, for her students, "a spirited defender and nurturer of their aspirations and dreams," said President Spencer.

The cast of the Bates mainstage play Tomorrow in the Battle comprises Brennen Malone '17 of Philadelphia, Sukanya Shukla '20 of Gwalior, India, and Christina Felonis '17 of Athens, Greece. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Director Sally Wood discusses the Bates theater opener, ‘Tomorrow in the Battle’

Monday, October 3, 2016 11:01 am

The play is about how chance creates choice, says Wood. "Each character makes a simple decision that escalates into something much, much, much larger."

Musical co-director Audrey Burns '17 of Topsham, Maine, encourages the group to listen to each other.
Bates at Night: Merimanders rehearsal

Friday, September 30, 2016 11:53 am

Thursdays after 8:30 p.m. in Olin Arts Center are not the best time and place for quiet study — but they are perfect for quality a cappella.

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