Stories about "Creativity"
The Forge: Irish flutist Nicole Rabata, bodhranist Anna Colliton, fiddler Cara Frankowicz and singer-harpist Maeve Gilchrist.
March at Bates to begin with avant-garde, classical and Celtic sounds

Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:21 pm

The first weekend of March will be a rich one at Bates College for music lovers.

YourBrand LIve founder Fritz Brumder '01 discusses his web application on a "Meet the Startup" interview in Portland, Ore.
Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

It's a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?

A participant as well as scholar of culture, Rand often injects personal experiences into her work. Here, skating in Falmouth, she bends back her leg for a catch-foot spiral, an "age-defying" move she describes in Red Nails, Black Skates. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand's areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Hiraku Asao '16 performs with the Bates Jazz Combo during the 2013 Arts Crawl. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Arts Crawl kicks off two nights of celebrating the arts at Bates

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 10:46 am

In its third year in 2013, the Arts Crawl at Bates has become a signature event, a campus tour that showcases student expressive work across disciplines.

Chiharu Naruse and Dean Stein. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Violinist Stein, pianist Naruse to present complete Beethoven sonatas

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 3:03 pm

Violinist Dean Stein and pianist Chiharu Naruse present the completeBeethoven sonatas for violin and piano in the coming weeks.

The Deansmen perform during the 2011 Arts Crawl at Bates.
Arts Crawl / Asia Night: Students’ creative energy burns bright

Friday, January 18, 2013 4:27 pm

A kaleidoscope of student creativity in the visual, literary and performing arts, Bates' third annual Arts Crawl takes place Friday, Jan. 25.

This World War II propaganda poster produced by the U.S. was the Dec. 8, 2012, entry on the Cooper-Hewitt blog Object of the Day. The poster's color choice, Matthew Kennedy explains sacrifices "traditionally patriotic reds and blues in favor of a more arresting hue, intended to bolster emotion." Poster: Give ‘Em Both Barrels. Designed by Jean Carlu, printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941. 1980-32-1201.
New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:16 am

The blog, featuring objects from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum collection, is the brainchild of Caroline Baumann.

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Monday, January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Victoria Lowe '12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

"24 Hours, No. 2," a 2005 installation by Fransje Killaars, will be shown at Museum L-A in Lewiston. Courtesy of Galerie Expeditie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Museum of Art organizes exhibitions of textile installations and works on paper

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:19 am

A Maine artist examining humanity's foibles, a German printmaker of the early 20th century and a contemporary Dutch textile artist known for her color sense are represented in winter 2013 exhibitions at the Bates College Museum of Art.

"Startrails," a 2011 inkjet print by Yuichi Takasaka, appears in the Bates-curated exhibition "Starstruck."
Sunday Telegram continues glowing reception for ‘Starstruck’

Thursday, December 6, 2012 9:01 am

With a couple of weeks still left for the Museum of Art exhibition "Starstruck," Maine Sunday Telegram art critic Daniel Kany urged readers not to miss it.

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