Stories about "Creativity"
Dazzling season of performances at Bates begins in September

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:00 pm

Led by a musician whom The New Yorker called "one of the most gifted bassists of his generation," the Avishai Cohen Trio opens Bates' 2008 performance season at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert kicks off a season of performances at Bates that include dance, theater and musical offerings ranging from jazz to classical to the Top 40 mashups of Girl Talk.

Bates faculty, staff test drive electric cars

Friday, August 8, 2008 12:00 pm

Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.

Bates Dance Festival presents Maine premiere by Scofield & Shuey

Monday, July 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Scofield and Shuey’s latest collaboration is part of a long-term project exploring adolescent group dynamics: how and why people fall into or push each other into the roles of "Leader," "Follower" and "Outcast."

Bates Dance Festival features contemporary African dance and film

Monday, July 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents a weeklong focus on the extraordinary performing arts of contemporary Africa.

Keigwin + Company presents new works at Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 2:19 pm

Hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the hottest new troupe emerging on the national scene, Keigwin + Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to perform two Maine premieres. This dazzling young group of formidable dancers presents works that explore contemporary life and pop culture with choreographic ingenuity and range. The festival presents Keigwin + Co. at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, in Schaeffer Theatre, 365 College St., Bates College. Tickets are $20/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 7.

Looking forward to 2008-09, Amandla! reviews successes of past year

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates College organization that cultivates solidarity among students of African descent, Amandla! has announced its officers for the 2008-09 academic year.

World music duo continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

Monday, July 14, 2008 2:04 pm

The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by the world music duo Okbari and special guest Carl Dimow at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college's Lake Andrews.

Versatile Slattery and Stewart continue Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

Monday, July 14, 2008 12:00 pm

The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by the eclectic American folk duo Slattery and Stewart.

Bates Dance Festival presents its 2008 season, July 15 through Aug. 9

Monday, July 7, 2008 2:33 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents its 26th season of public events, July 15 through Aug. 9, 2008, on the campus of Bates College. The five-week festival will feature performances, panel discussions, films and lectures by more than 30 internationally recognized dance artists from throughout the United States and abroad. The season showcases compelling and visually arresting performances that blend dance, video, text and original music to address themes of political activism, human relationships, the natural world and our changing global environment.

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Monday, July 7, 2008 12:00 pm

Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine's Kennebec River 10 years ago.

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