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Monday

May 21, 2007
12:25 pm

'Green Horizons' participants and projects

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. “Green Horizons” will present prominent artists from Maine and the world in an adventurous attempt to provoke conversations around the questions: What is green? What is sustainable?

Tuesday

May 15, 2007
1:08 pm

Alumna directs Dawn Powell's Prohibition-era play 'Big Night'

Bates presents the play “Big Night,” a Depression-era satire by Dawn Powell, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 17-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations call 207-786-6161.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007
11:45 am

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

The Calder Quartet, a string ensemble praised for its bold programs and technical excellence, will be joined by leading Maine pianist Frank Glazer for a concert spanning 140 years of music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007
11:42 am

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra director, classical duo featured in weekend concerts

In back-to-back concerts, Bates College presents the classical artists G-Sharp Duo at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, and a jazz performance by steel pan artist Shawn Thwaites at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Both concerts take place at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

April 4, 2007
12:25 pm

Musician Corey Harris '91 to speak at Bates Commencement on May 27

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at Bates College’s 141st commencement, on May 27. The honorands are children’s book author Eric Carle, singer-songwriter Corey Harris ’91, inventor-entrepreneur Dean Kamen and actor and author Anna Deavere Smith.

Tuesday

April 3, 2007
12:35 pm

Celebration Barn, Italian actor to present commedia dell'arte program

An Italian actor expert in the influential stage genre called “commedia dell’arte” presents a workshop on the topic at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Plavin Dance Studio, Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell Street.

Monday

April 2, 2007
1:00 pm

Bates student receives prestigious Watson Fellowship

Khoa Pham, a Bates College senior from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has received one of 50 prestigious research fellowships awarded by the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007
2:14 pm

Student choreographers, lighting designers collaborate for dance concerts

Performing two separate programs twice, the Bates College Modern Dance Company presents the results of an innovative collaboration with theatrical lighting designers Friday, March 30, through Monday, April 2.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007
1:43 pm

College joins Maine Music Society to amass 260 musicians for Brahms concert

In a landmark musical event, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster some 260 musicians for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, including his exquisite “Deutsches Requiem,” Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007
1:37 pm

Seventeen senior art majors exhibit work at college museum

Seventeen studio art majors at Bates College show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception on Thursday, April 5, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.