Archives for "Performing and visual arts"

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?

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.