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Wednesday

September 30, 1998
2:19 pm

Bates to host annual multicultural admissions event

Between 60 and 70 high school students of color will visit the Bates campus to experience a four-day weekend of college life Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18.

Wednesday

February 11, 1998
2:24 pm

Bates receives Martin Luther King award

Bates College has received the 1998 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Corporate Award given annually by the Portland NAACP to a corporation or organization exemplifying the philosophies of the late civil rights leader.

Friday

February 6, 1998
2:06 pm

Black History Month events scheduled at Bates

Bates College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events, including an African Diaspora Film Series, scheduled throughout the month of February and the first week of March.

Wednesday

January 7, 1998
12:29 pm

Film screening to mark King Day observance

An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Monday

January 5, 1998
12:36 pm

Multicultural director to discuss spiritualism

Czerny Brasuell,director of multicultural affairs at Bates College, will discuss “Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches” as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” on Jan. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

November 19, 1997
9:34 am

Maine Gay Men's Chorus presents 'Christmas can be a DRAG!'

The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “White Christmas” as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as “I’m Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas” and “Coming Out on Christmas.”

Tuesday

November 11, 1997
9:20 am

Cuban musicians to perform

In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Cuban roots fusion ensemble MEZCLA will perform at 8 p.m Nov. 18., in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

September 17, 1997
9:52 am

Playwright Carolyn Gage to speak at Bates

Playwright Carolyn Gage, a longtime activist for women’s theater and lesbian theater, will deliver a lecture titled “Lizzy Borden and Lesbian Theater: Axes to Grind” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Tuesday

July 22, 1997
9:16 am

The Bates Dance Festival presents 'East Meets West'

The Bates Dance Festival presents East Meets West at 8 p.m. Aug. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5.

Tuesday

February 4, 1997
10:13 am

Writer to discuss political activism at Bates

A writer-activist of Puerto Rican and Jewish heritage will discuss political activism during a visit to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.