Archives for "Creativity"

Wednesday

October 23, 2002 9:37 am

November cultural calendar puts theater in spotlight

The play’s the thing when it comes to November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College. Two productions are planned by the college’s theater program (as well as two by the dance program), and there are two by the student theatrical troupe, the Robinson Players. Other performance highlights for November include two concerts by artist-in-residence Frank Glazer, a pianist of international stature. The month also holds a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Russo.

Tuesday

September 17, 2002 9:03 am

'Une Fete des Artes:' Bates College Leadership Academy, Twin Cities present community arts festival

In cooperation with the cities of Lewiston and Auburn, the Bates College Leadership Academy premieres “Une Fete des Artes,” a community arts festival taking place along the Androscoggin River from 10 a.m. to sunset Saturday, Sept. 28. This showcase for local performers and visual artists will be held at Railroad Park, Lewiston, and across the footbridge in Auburn at Rodney Bonney Memorial Park and Auburn Festival Plaza. Admission is free.

Friday

September 6, 2002 4:16 pm

Artists at museum of art explore polar landscapes, earthen mounds

Exhibiting at the Bates College Museum of Art through Oct. 16 are Will Richard, a nature photographer from Georgetown, Maine, and Grace Knowlton, a nationally known artist whose works at Bates are inspired by earthen mounds.

[singlepic id=3970 w=240 float=right template=post-caption] Richard has studied nature photography with Jim Blair, Gary Braasch, André Gallant, David Middleton, Freeman Patterson and Brenda Tharp. His work has been exhibited at the Chocolate Church, L.L. Bean, Maine Audubon, the Maine State House, Bowdoin College’s Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, the Quebec-Labrador Foundation and the University of New England.

This semester Richard teaches the seminar “Perceptions of Place and Time — High Altitude Bioregions” at Bates. With the goal of developing students’ skills of perception, particularly visual, this seminar combines classroom work and field trips as far afield as the Gaspé Peninsula, in the province of Quebec. Richard’s position at Bates as a fellow in environmental studies occurs through a program, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, designed to tap the expertise of off-campus experts from Maine and away.

The Bates College Museum of Art is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. School groups and other tours are welcome. To schedule, please call 207-786-8302; for information, please call 207-786-6158.

Wednesday

February 27, 2002 2:58 pm

College Choir performs Handel's Messiah

In a concert appropriate for the Easter season, the College Choir performs the sections of Handel’s oratorio Messiah dealing with Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Monday

February 25, 2002 8:12 am

Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings

A member of the Bates art faculty whose work has received prominent exhibitions in America and Europe, Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center.

Friday

February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras’ novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.

Tuesday

December 18, 2001 9:15 am

Renowned Guarneri quartet performs at Bates College

One of the best and best-known American chamber ensembles, the Guarneri String Quartet is coming to Bates College for a rare Maine appearance, performing in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall Sunday, Jan. 6.

Monday

December 3, 2001 4:10 pm

College debater launches high school parliamentary debate league in Washington, D.C.

A student from a college with an internationally recognized debate program has helped high schools in the nation’s capital launch a debate league of their own.

Friday

November 16, 2001 9:53 am

Bates College Museum of Art devotes winter to architecture

Running from Dec. 6 through March 24, two exhibits at the Bates College Museum of Art approach architecture from very different angles.

Thursday

November 15, 2001 9:43 am

Boston filmmakers present Maine premiere of award-winning Lift

Boston filmmakers DeMane Davis and Khari Streeter will screen the Maine premiere of “Lift,” their dramatic film about shoplifting Monday, Nov. 26, in the Keck Room, Pettengill Hall, at Bates College.