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Wednesday

August 5, 2009
2:57 pm

Bates Dance Festival, Lakeside Concerts offer season finales

The Bates Dance Festival and the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series end their seasons in high style this weekend, starting Thursday, Aug. 6, with the first of two “Different Voices” dance festival performances and a concert by Réveillons!, a Québécois folk band.

Thursday

July 30, 2009
10:48 am

Bebe Miller Company presents 'Necessary Beauty' at dance festival

A longtime favorite at the Bates Dance Festival, the Bebe Miller Company returns to Lewiston with the mysterious, visionary piece “Necessary Beauty” in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 31 and Aug. 1, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
Tickets are $20 for the general public and $12 for students and seniors and can be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 6.

Thursday

July 23, 2009
3:34 pm

Dance festival musicians take the stage in Midsummer Lakeside series

The collaboration of Bates Dance Festival musicians known as the One World Music Ensemble performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Thursday

July 23, 2009
9:27 am

Tania Isaac Dance presents Bates Dance Festival premiere

A visually explosive, sensual marriage of modern American and Caribbean aesthetics, Tania Isaac Dance brings its newest evening-length work to the Bates Dance Festival in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 24 and 25, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tickets are $20 for the general public and $12 for students and seniors, and can be purchased by calling 207-786-6161. Dance writer Debra Cash offers a pre-performance lecture in the festival’s “Inside Dance” series at 7:15 p.m. on the 25th.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009
4:01 pm

Battleworks Dance Company plans world premiere at dance festival

In its Maine debut, the Battleworks Dance Company appears at the Bates Dance Festival in the world premiere of a collaboration created with composer-percussionist Carl Landa. Performances take place at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, July 16 and 18, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009
3:46 pm

Midsummer Lakeside series continues with songwriter Carolyn Currie

Maine singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Thursday

July 9, 2009
8:42 am

Kate Weare Company opens Bates Dance Festival with Bridge of Sighs

Opening the 2009 performance season of the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival, the nuanced, sensual Kate Weare Company offers two Maine premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

July 7, 2009
8:33 am

Bates, region's arts presenters seek your input regarding cultural events

If you had your druthers, what would be your favorite way to learn about arts and entertainment events in the Lewiston-Auburn region? That’s what Bates and a number of local organizations would like to know. And we’re hoping you’ll tell us.

Monday

June 29, 2009
9:23 am

Kate Weare Company opens Bates Dance Festival on July 11

Opening the 2009 performance season of the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival, the nuanced, sensual Kate Weare Company offers two Maine premieres at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 11, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 365 College St.

Monday

August 4, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents showcase of diverse dance styles

Showcasing diverse styles and perspectives, Different Voices features modern, jazz and improvisational works by U.S., Indian and Asian artists in residence at the Bates Dance Festival. The evening features an excerpt from Not About Iraq by the award-winning choreographer/filmmaker Victoria Marks.