Archives for "Performing and visual arts"

Thursday

June 6, 2013 2:49 pm

Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

The Bates College Museum of Art is closed for the summer for the installation of a state-of-the-art LED lighting system.

Thursday

June 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Museum internships reveal the art of creating an exhibition

Museum internships reveal the art of creating an exhibition

Opportunities to see artworks “outside the glass” are among the benefits of internships at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Friday

May 3, 2013 10:25 am

French-Gypsy swing band, star jazz guitarist bound for Bates

French-Gypsy swing band, star jazz guitarist bound for Bates

The Olin Arts Center Concert Hall is the setting for two don’t-miss jazz performances in May.

Friday

May 3, 2013 10:15 am

BatesDowntown presents an evening of Americana

BatesDowntown presents an evening of Americana

The BatesDowntown concert series presents an evening of American roots music by the Seth Warner Trio and the duo Day for Night on May 11.

Friday

May 3, 2013 9:37 am

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival presents three days of contradancing, workshops and performances beginning May 9.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle ’98 is winning rave reviews for his star turn this spring in the title role of “Othello: The Remix” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Friday

April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Julia Foxworth ’13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 “bombing” a bench on Alumni Walk — yarn bombing, that is.

Tuesday

March 26, 2013 1:59 pm

Senior Thesis Exhibition, Maine’s Dozier Bell, new acquisitions showcased at Museum of Art

Senior Thesis Exhibition, Maine’s Dozier Bell, new acquisitions showcased at Museum of Art

The Bates Museum of Art announces its spring exhibitions, featuring the annual show of work by graduating studio art majors, a display of recent museum acquisitions and an exhibition by renowned Maine artist Dozier Bell.

Tuesday

March 26, 2013 10:54 am

Aerial, video works among highlights of spring dance concerts

Aerial, video works among highlights of spring dance concerts

Featuring aerial performances and works making use of video, the Bates College Dance Company offers its annual spring concerts March 29-April 1.

Monday

March 18, 2013 4:13 pm

Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

The Bates Gamelan Orchestra welcomes the Massachusetts group Gamelan Galak Tika for a joint performance on March 24.