Archives for "Performing and visual arts"


October 1, 1998 1:23 pm

Robinson Players to stage Neil Simon's "Chapter Two"

The Robinson Players, a Bates College theater group, will stage four performances of Pulitzer Prize-winner Neil Simon’s comic drama “Chapter Two” Thursday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. Directed by Jonathan Adler, a Bates junior from Newton, Mass., all performances of “Chapter Two” will be in Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend, and general admission is $5.


October 1, 1998 1:15 pm

Lenny Kravitz to headline Bates concert

Lenny Kravitz, whose down-and-dirty rock anthems, including “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” have won critical and popular acclaim, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Sean Lennon, son of the late Beatle and music legend John Lennon, will open for Kravitz with songs from his album, “Into the Sun.” Tickets are $20 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424).


September 24, 1998 2:09 pm

Noonday Concert Series to continue

The Bates College Noonday Concert series continues its fall season with a selection of programs throughout the month of October. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


September 23, 1998 2:06 pm

Bassonist and pianist to perform Degas-inspired concert

“A Musical Painting Comes to Life,” a recital of music related to Edgar Degas’ painting “The Orchestra of the Opera,” will be performed by bassoonist David DeBolt and pianist Timothy Wallace on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


September 18, 1998 1:51 pm

Portland String Quartet to perform

The Portland String Quartet will perform at Bates College Friday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The program features Franz Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, Charles Ives’ String Quartet No. 1: The Revival Meeting and Johannes Brahms’ String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets and for more information, call 207-786-6135.


September 18, 1998 1:48 pm

Modern Dance Company performs eclectic series

The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Bates Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.


September 17, 1998 1:41 pm

Bates to host ballroom-swing dance party

“Fall into the Swing of Things,” a ballroom dancing swing party with music provided by a professional disc jockey, will be held at Bates College Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Chase Hall Lounge.


September 14, 1998 1:35 pm

Boston group Guster to perform

Guster, a percussion and guitar trio whose second CD “Goldfly” was named Independent Album of the Year at the 1998 Boston Music Awards, will perform at Bates College Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 p.m. in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in the student activities offices at Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges. At Bates, call 207-786-6468 for tickets and more information.


September 11, 1998 1:20 pm

"A Taste of Cherry" continues international film series

A Taste of Cherry, Abbas Kiarostami’s Palme d’Or-winning film about a desperate middle-age man who has decided to end his life, will be shown Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center. Admission is $5 for the film, sponsored by L/A Arts and the Bates Filmboard. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling L/A Arts at 207-782-7228 or 800-639-2919.


September 11, 1998 1:06 pm

Folksinger Iain MacKintosh to perform

Known as the “quiet man of Scottish folkmusic,” Iain MacKintosh will perform at Bates College Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.