Archives for "Performing and visual arts"

Thursday

October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Dancers, actors, musicians and improv comics offer a smorgasbord of performing arts in the annual Bates Arts in Action concert on Oct. 25.

Thursday

October 23, 2014 1:55 pm

Edwards, Campbell promise an eclectic night of American music

Edwards, Campbell promise an eclectic night of American music

Eclectic Maine-based musicians Jonathan Edwards (“Sunshine”) and Don Campbell share the Olin Concert Hall stage at Bates College on Oct. 25.

Monday

October 13, 2014 9:58 am

Jazz pianist Roberts, singer-songwriters Campbell and Edwards bound for Bates

Jazz pianist Roberts, singer-songwriters Campbell and Edwards bound for Bates

Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts and his combo return to Bates College on Oct. 19. Maine musicians Jonathan Edwards and Don Campbell share the Olin Arts Center stage on Oct. 25.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

For theater majors Gunnar Manchester ’15 and Jonathan Schwolsky ’15, senior thesis involves both putting on a challenging production and exploring their creative and intellectual process in writing.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:26 pm

Parents & Family Weekend highlights include annual smorgasbord of dance

Parents & Family Weekend highlights include annual smorgasbord of dance

One of the most diverse performance programs in Bates College dance, the Parents & Family Weekend Dance Concert takes place Oct. 11-12.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 9:05 am

‘Moonlight’ among the gems as pianist Glazer offers Beethoven sonatas

‘Moonlight’ among the gems as pianist Glazer offers Beethoven sonatas

Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown and a Bates College artist in residence, performs sonatas by Beethoven, including some of the composer’s best-loved, on Oct. 10.

Friday

September 26, 2014 9:44 am

Avant-garde poet CAConrad returns to Bates

Avant-garde poet CAConrad returns to Bates

The Language Arts Live series at Bates College presents CAConrad, known for an approach to writing called “(soma)tic poetics,” Oct. 1 and 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 9:16 am

In Bates residency, Andrew Cyr ’96 and Metropolis offer concert, workshops

In Bates residency, Andrew Cyr ’96 and Metropolis offer concert, workshops

With its performers dispersed throughout the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, New York City’s Metropolis Ensemble presents the innovative site-specific piece “Brownstone” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2.

Friday

September 26, 2014 8:56 am

Jazz pianist Gerald Clayton performs Oct. 3

Jazz pianist Gerald Clayton performs Oct. 3

Praised by the New York Times for a “huge, authoritative presence,” pianist Gerald Clayton and his band perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.

Friday

August 29, 2014 2:28 pm

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

What do Bates dance majors gain by training at the Bates Dance Festival?