Stories about "Creativity"
'Green Horizons' participants and projects

Monday, May 21, 2007 12:25 pm

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?

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

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

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.

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 11:45 am

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.

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

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 11:42 am

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.

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

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 12:25 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, April 3, 2007 12:35 pm

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.

Bates student receives prestigious Watson Fellowship

Monday, April 2, 2007 1:00 pm

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.

Student choreographers, lighting designers collaborate for dance concerts

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 2:14 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:43 pm

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.

Seventeen senior art majors exhibit work at college museum

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:37 pm

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.

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