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Thursday

September 18, 1997
10:43 am

Theater at Bates stages six performances of 'Later Life'

Theater at Bates will stage A.R. Gurney’s “Later Life” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 in the Black Box Theater. Jonathan Adler, a Bates sophomore from West Newton, Mass., is directing the Robinson Players production about growing and loving and whether in later life we are simply exaggerations and extensions of our earlier selves. The play also will be performed at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Oct. 10 and 11 and 2 p.m. on Oct. 12. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $3 for students and seniors. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.

Wednesday

September 17, 1997
10:34 am

Bates Museum of Art hosts theremin concert

Barry Morse will perform a concert of original electronic music for theremin at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. Morse’s compositions were inspired by the museum’s current exhibit, “Alex Grey: Numinous Flesh”. The public is invited and admission is free.

Wednesday

September 17, 1997
9:52 am

Playwright Carolyn Gage to speak at Bates

Playwright Carolyn Gage, a longtime activist for women’s theater and lesbian theater, will deliver a lecture titled “Lizzy Borden and Lesbian Theater: Axes to Grind” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Tuesday

September 16, 1997
4:17 pm

DaPonte String Quartet to perform at Bates

The award-winning DaPonte String Quartet with guest soprano Christina Astrachan will perform in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at 8 p.m. September 30. The program includes Schulhoff’s “String Quartet,” Schubert’s “Salve Regina” and Mozart’s “String Quartet in G Major, K. 387.” After a brief intermission, Schoenberg’s “String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10″ will conclude the concert. Soprano Christina Astrachan will perform on the Schubert and Schoenberg pieces. The public is invited and admission is free.

Friday

September 12, 1997
3:53 pm

Theater at Bates stages six performances of "The Ugly Ducklings"

Theater at Bates will stage the world premiere of Carolyn Gage’s “The Ugly Ducklings” at 6 p.m. on September 26 in Gannett Theater. Lauren Todd, a Bates junior from Cherry Valley, Mass., is directing the drama about the destructive effects of homophobia on girls and young women. The play also will be performed at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2 p.m. on Sept. 28, 8 p.m. on Oct. 3 and 4, and 2 p.m. on Oct. 5. Tickets are $2 for general admission and may be purchased at the box office. For reservations and additional ticket information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.

Friday

September 12, 1997
3:48 pm

Bates Modern Dancers to stage concert

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 Batesat 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, in the Schaeffer Theatre. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.

Thursday

September 11, 1997
3:10 pm

Bates celebrates Parents and Families Weekend September 26-28

Bates College will celebrate “Parents and Families Weekend” Sept. 26 – Sept. 28 with many on-campus events for students and their parents, alumni and Bates employees.

Friday

September 5, 1997
2:23 pm

Bates celebrates homecoming weekend September 19-21

Bates College will celebrate “Back to Bates” homecoming Sept. 19 – Sunday, Sept. 21 with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees.

Tuesday

September 2, 1997
12:02 pm

Bates to stage premiere of holocaust diary

A one-woman play based on the writings of Etty Hillesum, a young woman who lived in Holland during the Nazi occupation, will premiere at Bates College in Gannett Theater at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11; Friday, Sept. 12; Saturday, Sept. 13; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept.14.

Friday

August 29, 1997
3:36 pm

Goose Cove Orchestra opens Bates Contradance Series

The Bates College Freewill Folk Society opens the 1997-98 Contradance Series with The Goose Cove Orchestra and caller Greg More at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. General admission is $4 and $2 for students and seniors. Soft-soled shoes are recommended.