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Thursday

September 17, 1998
1:41 pm

Bates to host ballroom-swing dance party

“Fall into the Swing of Things,” a ballroom dancing swing party with music provided by a professional disc jockey, will be held at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Chase Hall Lounge.

Monday

September 14, 1998
1:35 pm

Boston group Guster to perform

Guster, a percussion and guitar trio whose second CD “Goldfly” was named Independent Album of the Year at the 1998 Boston Music Awards, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in the student activities offices at Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges. At Bates, call 207-786-6468 for tickets and more information.

Friday

September 11, 1998
1:20 pm

"A Taste of Cherry" continues international film series

A Taste of Cherry, Abbas Kiarostami’s Palme d’Or-winning film about a desperate middle-age man who has decided to end his life, will be shown Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center. Admission is $5 for the film, sponsored by L/A Arts and the Bates Filmboard. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 800-639-2919.

Friday

September 11, 1998
1:06 pm

Folksinger Iain MacKintosh to perform

Known as the “quiet man of Scottish folkmusic,” Iain MacKintosh will perform at Bates College Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

September 11, 1998
1:03 pm

Meditation labyrinth installed, inaugurated

A 37-foot meditation labyrinth will arrive on the Bates College campus and be set out for its inaugural use Monday, Sept. 21, through Thursday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. A set of concentric circles painted on a large piece of canvas that is placed on a floor for walking meditation, the labyrinth is an ancient tool for quiet reflection and the pursuit of inner clarity. The public is invited to participate free of charge.

Thursday

September 10, 1998
4:02 pm

Sister Carole Rossi opens Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

Sister Carole Rossi of the Crystal Spring Center for Earth Education in Plainville, Mass., will discuss “Context for Wholeness and Holiness” at Bates College from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend the opening lecture of the Spiritual Journeys series at Bates without charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Thursday

September 10, 1998
3:57 pm

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting" to be discussed at Bates

“Thinking, Seeing and Painting,” a panel discussion on landscape oil sketching with Maine artists Ann Lofquist, Joel Babb and James Linehan, will be held at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

September 9, 1998
3:53 pm

Nicolas Simion Jazz Trio to perform at Bates

The Nicolas Simion Jazz Trio, composed of Transylvanian saxophonist and composer Simion, bassist James Singleton and drummer Peter Perfido, will perform at Bates College Sunday, Sept. 20, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Sunday

September 6, 1998
3:43 pm

Gospel Ensemble welcomes newcomers

The Bates College Gospel Ensemble will hold a gospel sing at 2:30 Sunday, Sept. 20, in Chase Hall Lounge on the Bates campus. New participants are invited to participate and no musical background or auditions are required.

Friday

September 4, 1998
3:40 pm

Organist Marion Anderson to give recital

Organist Marion Anderson, professor emeritus of music, will perform a recital of works by J.S. Bach, Brahms and Schumann at 8 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.