Stories about "Bates values"
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.

Maine artist to deliver multimedia presentation at Bates

Tuesday, November 11, 1997 9:10 am

Eric Hopkins, a native of Bangor who paints bird's-eye views of the Maine coast, will deliver a multimedia presentation titled Global Expressions at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Cumming and Glazer perform third Brahms concert

Monday, October 27, 1997 11:24 am

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of composer Johnanes Brahms, pianists Frank Glazer and Duncan Cumming '93, will perform the third in a series of four Bates College concerts featuring the composer's complete works for solo piano at 3 p.m., Nov. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend the performance free of charge.

Doug Varone and Dancers to perform at Bates

Monday, October 20, 1997 11:12 am

New York dance phenomenon Doug Varone and Dancers will perform "Let's Dance: The Cabaret" at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Clifton Dagget Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and students and may be purchased by calling the box office at 207-786-6161.

Bang On a Can All-Stars to perform at Bates

Friday, October 10, 1997 9:31 am

The Bang On A Can All-Stars, an amplified ensemble that blends jazz, classical, new music and rock, will perform at 8 p.m, October 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert will feature compositions from the group's two Sony Classical releases, "Industry" and "Cheating, Lying, Stealing," as well as works by Steve Reich and Tom Johnson. Admission at the door is $10 and $5 for students and seniors. Reservations may be made by calling 207-786-6135.

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.

British debaters launch 75th anniversary tour at Bates

Monday, September 15, 1997 4:14 pm

"This house believes that the monarchy should be buried with Diana" will be argued by the British Debate Team and Bates College debaters at 4 p.m., Sept. 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Lanesboro student leads Bates' AESOP orientation

Thursday, August 21, 1997 1:26 pm

Two-hundred and thirty-six incoming students -- half the class of 2001 at Bates College -- will first face physical rigors, while hiking, rock climbing, canoing, backpacking or mountain biking in the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) orientation. Dan Voisin, a Bates senior from Lanesboro, Mass., is overseeing the preorientation program, including transportation, food and gear procurement as well as training the 52 student-trip leaders.

Farewell lunch to be held for Seeds of Peace group

Tuesday, August 12, 1997 11:48 am

A delegation from the Seeds of Peace International Camp will attend a farewell luncheon and discussion hosted by Bates College at noon on Thursday in the Benjamin Mays Center.

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