Stories about "Arts"
Shown in a 2013 Concert on the Quad at Bates, Corey Harris '91 brings his distinctive brand of roots music back to Bates on Sept. 24. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
En route to Bates, Corey Harris ’91 talks with New Hampshire paper

Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:17 pm

Harris, who represents so many styles in his sound, was asked, "How does 'life' find its way into your storytelling?"

A moment for reflection: The dance repertory performance class appears in a mirrored wall in the Plavin studio. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Sweat and study at the Marcy Plavin Dance Studio

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:13 pm

On Tuesday night, the Bates Dance Company picked up the pace in anticipation of the weekend's Back to Bates concert.

Christopher Petrella '06 makes a point during a meeting of the college's  Justice and Equity Reading Group on Sept. 13, 2017. Petrella, faculty lecturer and associate director of programs for the Office of Equity and Diversity, is the group organizer. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates in the News: Sept. 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 11:00 am

Items include a Washington Post op-ed by Chris Petrella '06, who says we shouldn't be shocked that white supremacists can also be well-educated.

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Look What We Found: Robert Frost in a Bates poet’s office

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:11 pm

On a bookcase facing Rob Farnsworth sits a bust of poet Robert Frost, "presiding over everything that gets said in here."

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Celebrate Thoreau’s 200th birthday with a summer poem from a Bates author

Monday, July 10, 2017 12:13 pm

Chute's "Heat Wave in Concord" recreates a sizzling summer day in 1852 when Thoreau and a friend went on a "fluvial walk" in the Concord River.

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Q&A: Novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 interviewed by President Spencer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:09 am

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author talks about her approach to writing, being an English major at Bates, and how being a Mainer has given her the "opposite of a worldview."

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Q&A: Poet Robert Strong on ‘Bright Advent’ and King Philip’s War

Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:21 pm

A poet and Bates College faculty member, Robert Strong explores the origins of King Philip's War in his latest book, Bright Advent.

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Q&A: Beating and unbeaten, famed artist Kate Gilmore ’97 is Bates-bound

Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:23 pm

This summer, visitors to the Bates College Museum of Art get to experience acclaimed artist Kate Gilmore's work up close and personal.

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Video: Denali Nalamalapu ’17 finds a beginning and ending

Friday, May 26, 2017 9:55 am

2017 Fulbright Fellow Denali Nalamalapu '17 reflects on her personal journey as a Multifaith Fellow at Bates.

Photographed at her current workplace, the Chicago Cultural Center, Shoshona Currier succeeds Laura Faure as the director of the Bates Dance Festival. (Mark Hackman)
Maine native Shoshona Currier comes home from Chicago to helm Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:08 pm

Currently director of performing arts for the city of Chicago, Currier has been appointed as the next director of the Bates Dance Festival.

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