Archives for "Performing and visual arts"

Friday

September 13, 2013 9:06 am

T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

T.S. Eliot masterpiece inspires recitation, music

John Farrell of Figures of Speech Theatre recites “Four Quartets,” a suite of poems by T.S. Eliot, on Sept. 27. The DaPonte String Quartet follows Farrell with a Beethoven piece thought to have inspired Eliot.

Friday

September 13, 2013 8:30 am

Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Olin Arts Alive presents ‘virtuoso art folkies,’ Joy Kills Sorrow

Joy Kills Sorrow, a Boston-based quintet known for their intelligent, wry lyricism and unique blend of styles, performs on Sept. 28.

Monday

September 9, 2013 2:33 pm

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Images of Maine by famed 20th-century photographer Berenice Abbott and prints by Japanese artists known for pushing the boundaries of…

Friday

September 6, 2013 10:11 am

Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Folksinger Amidon, Maine country band Traveling Trees up next on Olin stage

Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon performs in the Olin Arts Alive music series on Sept. 10.

Tuesday

September 3, 2013 12:40 pm

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, folksinger Sam Amidon kick off Olin Arts Alive

Jason Marsalis, the vibraphone-playing member of New Orleans’ first family of jazz, and Vermont-born folksinger Sam Amidon launch the 2013-14 Olin Arts Alive series at Bates.

Wednesday

August 21, 2013 2:10 pm

‘About 111 Girls’ opens Bates’ sixth season of award-winning Global Lens films

‘About 111 Girls’ opens Bates’ sixth season of award-winning Global Lens films

Tthe 2013 Global Lens film series premieres at Bates with “About 111 Girls” on Sept. 9

Monday

August 5, 2013 10:00 am

Dance festival’s final days bring diversity of ‘Different Voices,’ thrill of student work

Dance festival’s final days bring diversity of ‘Different Voices,’ thrill of student work

During its last week, the excitement of the Bates Dance Festival builds to a crescendo.

Monday

July 29, 2013 10:36 am

Bates Dance Festival: Bridgman | Packer present work inspired by artist Hopper

Bates Dance Festival: Bridgman | Packer present work inspired by artist Hopper

Bridgman | Packer Dance bring “Voyeur,” their newest work, to the Bates Dance Festival Aug. 2-3.

Monday

July 22, 2013 10:00 am

Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History’; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History’; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

The Bebe Miller Company performs its new “A History” July 26-27.

Friday

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris ’91.