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Tuesday

July 14, 1998
1:54 pm

Benoit Bourque presents dance workshop

The Bates Dance Festival presents a French- Canadian Step Dancing Workshop with Benoit Bourque, renowned Quebecois step dancer and musician, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall. Admissions is $5, and the fun-filled workshop is open to all levels of experience.

Saturday

July 11, 1998
1:41 pm

Dance festival to feature 'Faculty Gala'

The Bates Dance Festival presents Alone & Together: Faculty Gala July 18 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. $12/$8 (students and seniors). The performance features an evening of modern, ballet, hip hop and jazz solos and duets by dance artists Michael Foley, Vincent Mantsoe, Maria Simpson, Katiti King and Clyde Evans, followed by a post-performance discussion with the artists.

Friday

July 10, 1998
1:36 pm

JAZZDANCE to open Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, presents the jazz maverick Danny Buraczeski in concert with his company JAZZDANCE July 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. The evening features critically acclaimed works by Minneapolis-based JAZZDANCE, highlighted by a special preview of Ezekiel’s Wheel, a new piece based on the fiction of James Baldwin, with an original score by composer-vocalist Philip Hamilton. The concert also will include Scene Unseen, with music by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, and Swing Concerto, with music by Brave Old World, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman.

Monday

July 6, 1998
1:26 pm

Midsummer Lakeside Concerts to begin

The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series will present five Thursday-evening musical performances in July and August. Due to construction on Lake Andrews, this season’s concerts will be held on the main Bates College quadrangle. All concerts begin at 6 p.m., and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

July 2, 1998
1:23 pm

Well-known vocal ensemble to perform

Kent Camerata, an acclaimed international touring vocal instrumental ensemble in residence at Kent State University, performs July 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program includes music by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Chabrier, Loeffler and Faure. The public is invited to attend with a suggested donation of $5 for general admission and $2 for seniors and students.

Wednesday

July 1, 1998
3:55 pm

Bates Dance Festival's 1998 season highlights new dance and jazz collaborations

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, announces its 1998 performance season, July 18-Aug. 16.

Wednesday

July 1, 1998
1:15 pm

1998 Bates Dance Festival Calendar

Bates presents the 1998 schedule of events for the annual Bates Dance Festival.

Tuesday

May 26, 1998
1:35 pm

Sultzes to exhibit collages, stoneware at Museum of Art

Two Dennysville artists will exhibit their work at the Bates College Museum of Art in an upper-gallery exhibit, “Phil Sultz: Painted Collage; Jan Sultz: Stoneware Forms,” June 5-Aug. 15. An opening reception will be held June 5 at 7 p.m. in the museum located in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

May 7, 1998
1:18 pm

Bates Dance Festival to hold youth arts program

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, will offer a three-week Youth Arts Program July 27-Aug. 15 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Ave.

Tuesday

May 5, 1998
1:06 pm

Senior to give trumpet and voice recital

Bates senior Meredith A. Haviland of Beverly, Mass., will perform a trumpet concert May 16 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.