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Bates students to discuss gay-rights strategies

Thursday, February 12, 1998 3:02 pm

Members of several Bates College student organizations, including the Bates Democrats, the New World Coalition, the Gay-Lesbian Bisexual Alliance and Solidaridad Latina, will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel to discuss political strategies that support gay rights in Maine.

Bates receives $1-million Libra grant

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:29 pm

The Maine-based Libra Foundation founded by Elizabeth Noyce has awarded Bates College a $1-million grant to support the construction of the college's new $18- million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.

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.

Students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:06 pm

Bates College sophomores Matthew Ensner of Asheville, N.C., and Takeshi Miyamoto of Tokyo, Japan, have been named Philip J. Otis Fellows and will receive $5,000 grants for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

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.

Bates College Choir to perform

Friday, November 21, 1997 4:17 pm

The Bates College Choir, under the direction of John Corrie, will perform Handel's "Messiah" Part I at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 and Dec. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Brahms recital to be held at Bates

Thursday, November 20, 1997 4:16 pm

Pianists Duncan Cumming '93, and Frank Glazer, Bates College artist-in-residence, will perform the last in a series of four concerts commemorating the the 100th anniversary of the death of composerJohannes Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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."

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