Archives for "Creativity"
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.

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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.

Elizabeth Danello '14 portrays Lisa in the 2012 Bates production of "Collected Stories."
Two-actor drama explores friendship, rivalry, artistic conflict

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:40 pm

Collected Stories, a play about ambition, artistic conflicts, rivalries and friendship, comes to life at Bates Dec. 7-9.

Hiroya Miura conducts the Bates College Orchestra. Photograph: Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Matthews’ inaugural music to be reprised in orchestral concert

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 4:11 am

Music written for the recent inauguration of President Clayton Spencer is featured in the next performance of the Bates College Orchestra, on Nov. 10,

William Carlezon '86, professor of psychiatry at Harvard University, speaks during the "Engaged Liberal Arts" panel discussion at Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Oct. 26. At left is Bates English department chair Lillian Nayder. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

There's competition, said Michael Bonney, CEO of a company engaged in the high-pressure field of pharmaceuticals. And then there's competition.

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Bates to challenge the senses with multimedia play exploring alien abduction

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:26 pm

An enveloping multimedia stage experience explores the mental state of an alien abductee in the play "1000 Airplanes on the Roof" Oct. 25-27.

Reading in a Language Arts Live presentation in October 2012, novelist Sarah Braunstein lives in Portland, Maine.
Maine authors to read in October, November Language Arts Live events

Monday, October 22, 2012 1:21 pm

The Language Arts Live series presents Sarah Braunstein, author of the acclaimed novel "The Sweet Relief of Missing Children," and Richard Blanco, prizewinning poet.

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