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Wednesday

March 9, 2011
3:22 pm

This weekend at Bates: Two plays, a gamelan concert and more

Two theatrical classics and a concert that crosses the boundary between Western sounds and Indonesian gamelan make this a weekend for the performing arts at Bates.

Tuesday

March 1, 2011
2:37 pm

Gamelan Orchestra, guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison's Double Concerto

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of Indonesia, and special guest artists perform Lou Harrison’s remarkable Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Javanese Gamelan at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled Cross-Currents in Bronze, the orchestra’s program of contemporary music for the gamelan also features performances by Balinese dancer Shoko Yamamuro and a world premiere of music by composer Peter Steele.

Tuesday

February 22, 2011
4:46 pm

Advocate of interfaith dialogue to give Zerby Lecture

Paul Knitter, a leading theologian of religious pluralism, offers the lecture Without Buddha, I Could Not Be a Christian, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Friday

February 11, 2011
8:49 am

A kaleidoscope of beliefs at the Multifaith Banquet

Feeling torn between two colleges on the eve of the acceptance deadline, Leena Nasser ’12, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, turned…

Monday

February 7, 2011
9:00 am

It's F.A.B.: Franco-American Heritage Center, Bates offer smorgasbord of Maine dance

The Franco-American Heritage Center and Bates College dance program are partnering to offer the sixth annual F.A.B. dance concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the FAHC, 46 Cedar St.

Friday

February 4, 2011
8:43 am

Folk fest features fiddler Erica Brown, Celtic fusion band the Bridgebuilders

Lewiston fiddler Erica Brown, the Boston-area folk-fusion band the Bridgebuilders, and local and Bates College performers appear at the Bates Community Folk Festival starting at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Following the festival in Chase Lounge at 8 p.m. is the college’s regular second-Friday contradance, featuring caller Chrissy Fowler and the bands Playgroup and Perpetual e-Motion.

Tuesday

February 1, 2011
2:02 pm

Slide show: An historic week for the arts at Bates

• Click the thumbnails above to view the slide show. From the Arts Summit on Monday through the Arts Crawl…

Tuesday

February 1, 2011
12:03 pm

Video: On the trail of the Bates Arts Crawl

This video story about the Bates Arts Crawl illuminates the evening’s whimsical, creative and spontaneous spirit.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:21 am

Fun, music, treats in store at Harward Center's sixth Community Celebration

Expect fun, food and performances at the sixth annual Community Celebration hosted by the College’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Monday

January 3, 2011
3:27 pm

American art shines in collaboration between Ogunquit, Bates museums

Curated by William Low of the Bates College Museum of Art, the BCMA exhibition Selections From the Collection of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art explores the collections of an institution recognized for its holdings in modern and contemporary art, and its strengths in artists associated with Maine.