Archives for "Creativity"


January 31, 2008 1:29 pm

Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, “Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves,” on Feb. 13.


January 29, 2008 3:39 pm

Award-winning fiction writer Michael Hyde reads at Bates

Michael Hyde, winner of the 2005 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction for his short story collection What Are You Afraid Of? (University of North Texas Press, 2005), reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.


January 29, 2008 3:39 pm

Bates presents acclaimed multimedia piece by DJ Spooky

Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project “Rebirth of a Nation” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.


January 29, 2008 1:26 pm

Bates Concert Series presents opera singers Kaduce, Gregory

Bates College Concert Series will welcome acclaimed opera singers Kelly Kaduce, soprano, and Lee Gregory, baritone, performing at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Their Bates program includes works by Granados, Debussy and Grieg, as well as operatic arias and duets.


January 24, 2008 1:36 pm

American roots music, classical piano grace Bates' stages this weekend

Classical pianist Anastasia Antonacos, a member of the applied music faculty at Bates and the Powder Kegs, a New York-state string band will both be playing at Bates the weekend of Jan. 25.


January 8, 2008 2:13 pm

Campus construction update: Week of Jan. 7

A student serving on a food advisory committee once told Christine Schwartz, Dining Services’ director, that anticipating a meal at the current Memorial Commons is like getting psyched up for battle. “You pretty much have to fight your way through Commons now” because of the way the space is arranged, Schwartz said. New arrivals at mealtime, still burdened with coats and backpacks, immediately find themselves in a confusion of food stations and fellow diners pressing in all directions. All that will change when the new Commons opens in February.


January 8, 2008 1:38 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops


December 5, 2007 12:06 pm

Bates art museum exhibition 'Green Horizons' closes Dec. 9

Usually closed on Sundays, the Bates College Museum of Art will open its doors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 9 to provide visitors with one last chance to experience “Green Horizons,” a landmark exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability.


November 27, 2007 12:44 pm

Bates Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika

The Bates College Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika, a Boston-area ensemble performing the gamelan music of Bali, Indonesia, in performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


November 26, 2007 1:33 pm

Bates Modern Dance Company features Buraczeski's 'Swing Concerto'

Danny Buraczeski’s classic “Swing Concerto” and a work by New York choreographer Peter Kyle are featured in the annual December production by the Bates College Modern Dance Company, in performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3.