Archives for "Performing and visual arts"

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?

Monday

August 25, 2014 10:18 am

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

The Museum of Art exhibition “Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts” expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on Sept. 5.

Monday

August 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25

Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25

Pianists Frank Glazer and George Lopez join the DaPonte String Quartet for a two-concert festival marking the 100th anniversary of World War I.

Monday

August 4, 2014 1:16 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

The 2014 Bates Dance Festival draws to a close with five performances, including two “Different Voices” concerts that showcase a grand diversity of styles and perspectives from young international choreographers.

Friday

July 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians’ Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.

Monday

July 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

David Dorfman Dance examines the 1990s underground music scene in “Come, and Back Again” in Bates Dance Festival performances on July 25-26.