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Thursday

July 8, 2004
1:30 pm

Bates Dance Festival opens 22nd season with hoi polloi

The Bates Dance Festival, celebrating its 22nd season of producing contemporary dance, presents hoi polloi in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 17, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. A discussion with the artists immediately follows the concert.

Wednesday

June 9, 2004
11:58 am

Bates museum, MECA jointly present major Chinese artist

In a collaboration unusual for Maine’s academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Thursday

May 13, 2004
8:44 am

Bates College Museum of Art, Maine College of Art offer joint exhibition of major Chinese artist

In a collaboration unusual for Maine’s academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Friday

April 9, 2004
2:08 pm

Art majors show work at Museum of Art

Twelve art majors cap their Bates College careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9. The exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., runs through May 30 and is open to the public at no charge.

Monday

March 8, 2004
11:08 am

University of Chicago scholar offers lecture on Bates College Museum of Art exhibit

Wu Hung, professor in the College of the Humanities at the University of Chicago, offers a lecture on the Bates College Museum of Art exhibit “Documenting China: Contemporary Photography and Social Change” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, in the Lower Gallery of the museum, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

February 24, 2004
2:04 pm

Artist discusses spiritual, political and aesthetic vision for artwork in Bates exhibit

Artist and activist Betty LaDuke will give two talks and lead a participatory workshop to accompany an exhibition of her paintings and sketches, “Latin American Transitions: The Art of Betty LaDuke,” on display at the Bates College Chapel now through March 26.

Thursday

January 15, 2004
9:53 am

Museum opening reception schedule

A discrepancy in the published times for the Jan. 16 opening lecture and reception for a Bates College Museum of Art exhibition has resulted in a schedule adjustment that may affect the plans of your art reviewers and readers.

Friday

January 9, 2004
10:30 am

Fireworks added to Asia Week events at Bates College

In observance of the Lunar New Year, Bates College and the student organization Sangai Asia have added a fireworks display to Asia Week, the college’s major celebration this month of the diverse cultures of Asia and particularly China.

Monday

February 10, 2003
2:00 pm

Busiest season for arts, humanities events begins

With the end of the winter semester coming into view, public events in the arts and humanities reach their peak in late February and March. To assist with your story planning,listed are the following highlights from the arts and humanities calendar through the end of March.

Wednesday

October 23, 2002
4:20 pm

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college’s theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).