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Tuesday

October 13, 1998
2:20 pm

Outing Club celebrates 79th birthday by hosting Peaks Day

Approximately 50 Bates College and area high school students will celebrate the Bates Outing Club’s 79th birthday by holding Peaks Day Saturday, Oct. 17. Led by members of the Bates Outing Club, among the oldest collegiate outing clubs in the country and the first at a private college to include both men and women from the beginning, 20 small groups of hikers from Bates and area high schools will attempt to reach the major summits along the Appalachian Trail in Maine and New Hampshire by 3 p.m. Saturday.

Monday

October 12, 1998
2:16 pm

Lenny Kravitz concert canceled

The Lenny Kravitz-Sean Lennon concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. at Bates has been canceled. Tickets purchased at Bull Moose Music stores will be refunded. Call Bull Moose Music in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424) for refunds.

Tuesday

October 6, 1998
1:52 pm

Latvian choir to perform

Minjona, a 32-voice woman’s choir from the University of Latvia in Riga, will perform at Bates Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 1, 1998
1:23 pm

Robinson Players to stage Neil Simon's "Chapter Two"

The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon’s comic drama “Chapter Two” Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of “Chapter Two” will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.

Thursday

October 1, 1998
1:15 pm

Lenny Kravitz to headline Bates concert

Lenny Kravitz, whose down-and-dirty rock anthems, including “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” have won critical and popular acclaim, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Sean Lennon, son of the late Beatle and music legend John Lennon, will open for Kravitz with songs from his album, “Into the Sun.” Tickets are $20 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424).

Thursday

September 24, 1998
2:09 pm

Noonday Concert Series to continue

The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its fall season with a selection of programs throughout the month of October. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday

September 23, 1998
2:06 pm

Bassonist and pianist to perform Degas-inspired concert

“A Musical Painting Comes to Life,” a recital of music related to Edgar Degas’ painting “The Orchestra of the Opera,” will be performed by bassoonist David DeBolt and pianist Timothy Wallace on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Friday

September 18, 1998
1:51 pm

Portland String Quartet to perform

The Portland String Quartet will perform at Bates College Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features Franz Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, Charles Ives’ String Quartet No. 1: The Revival Meeting and Johannes Brahms’ String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets and for more information, call 207-786-6135.

Friday

September 18, 1998
1:48 pm

Modern Dance Company performs eclectic series

The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Bates Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.

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.