Stories about "Diversity"
Bates receives Martin Luther King award

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:24 pm

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.

Black History Month events scheduled at Bates

Friday, February 6, 1998 2:06 pm

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.

Film screening to mark King Day observance

Wednesday, January 7, 1998 12:29 pm

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.

Multicultural director to discuss spiritualism

Monday, January 5, 1998 12:36 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, November 19, 1997 9:34 am

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."

Cuban musicians to perform

Tuesday, November 11, 1997 9:20 am

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.

Playwright Carolyn Gage to speak at Bates

Wednesday, September 17, 1997 9:52 am

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.

The Bates Dance Festival presents 'East Meets West'

Tuesday, July 22, 1997 9:16 am

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.

Writer to discuss political activism at Bates

Tuesday, February 4, 1997 10:13 am

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.

Bates community to hold "read-in"

Tuesday, January 14, 1997 3:26 pm

In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and in an effort to encourage literacy, more than 120 students, faculty and staff from Bates College will hold a "read-in" for youngsters in grades K-3 classrooms in Lewiston and Auburn schools on Thursday and Friday .

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