Stories about "Arts"
Video: Voices from the Class of 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:06 am

Kevin Tejada '17 of Mount Kisco, N.Y., recounts how he discovered himself at Bates through the "Trashion Show" event.

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Video: Katie Van Patten ’17 and the pursuit of directing

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 am

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," Katie Van Patten recounts directing a Sherlock Holmes play for her senior thesis in theater.

The strength of the Bates academic community is a theme of the Mount David Summit. Here, senior religious studies majors Emilie Muller, Esperanza Gilbert, Wendy Goldman, Melissa Carp, and Alex Tritell ’16 pose for a photo before their presentation at the 2016 summit. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
It’s showtime for Mount David Summit 2017 and a cast of hundreds

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:53 am

All told, the college's annual celebration of student academic achievement is expected to draw up to 1,000 presenters and guests on March 31.

Leah Sturman '17 of Huntington Beach, Calif., plays her french horn part.

The Bates Brass Ensemble, led by Olin Arts manager Alan Carr, rehearses Wednesday night, Mar. 22 2017 in the Olin Arts Center.
Bates at Night: Brass Ensemble rehearsal

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:23 am

Here's a look inside a rehearsal of the newly formed Bates Brass Ensemble.

The ensemble lays in wait during the first scene.
Bates at Night: Senior Dance Thesis

Friday, March 17, 2017 11:44 am

Bates at Night: Last rehearsal for Laura Pietropaoli '17 and her dance thesis performance

Deshun Peoples '17 (left) of Chicago is among the artists who joined the figure drawing session on March 8. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Nude figure drawing

Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:40 pm

During the figure drawing session in Olin Arts Center, the studio was quiet except for the sounds of charcoal on paper and hands sweeping over sketches.

Under a spell, Titania (Tricia Crimmins '19) lounges in bed with Bottom (Dan Kuan Peeples '17), who's been made to look like a donkey by Puck. They're attended by fairies Moth (Anna Kreitzer ’19), Mustardseed (Anne Trapp ’20) and Peaseblossom (Rebecca Kraft ’20).
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ meets Hollywood’s golden age

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:23 am

Midsummer's famous Fairyland has too often been populated by "actors covered in bark or in tutus, wearing mosquito wings," says director Martin Andrucki.

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Object Lesson: Velvet Elvis painting in a chemist’s lab

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 1:02 pm

It's about creating a feeling of home, says Paula Schlax, explaining the kitschy velvet Elvis painting in her Dana Chemistry Hall lab.

Christina Lang '18 of Novato, Calif., dances with Erin Fuller '18 of Reno, Nev.
Bates at Night: Ballroom Society, a ‘contact sport’

Friday, March 3, 2017 12:35 pm

Student members of the Bates Ballroom Society make all the right moves on Wednesday night.

MacDonald joins his teammates in sprints in the Gray Athletic Building.
Bates at Night: First spring sports practices

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:48 am

"This is the first day coaches can officially do stuff with us," says shortstop Asher MacDonald '18 as he surveys the scene in the Gray Athletic Building.

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