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Tuesday

March 25, 2003
10:53 am

West Coast indie bands to rock for WRBC

To celebrate the end of the academic year, WRBC-FM presents three up-and-coming independent bands in concert: Hella, The Quails and The Aislers Set. This concert sponsored by the college radio station will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The show is free and open to the public.

Tuesday

March 4, 2003
3:39 pm

Roe v. Wade attorney to speak during Women's History Month

In an event marking the 30th anniversary of the decision that legalized abortion in the United States, Sarah Weddington, the attorney who won Roe v. Wade, will give a talk titled Some Leaders are Born Women! at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell Street. A reception and book-signing will follow the lecture, all of which the public is invited to attend free of charge

Friday

February 7, 2003
4:18 pm

Bates Democrats plan tribute to the late Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota

Inviting attendees to pen letters to their congressional representatives for or against invading Iraq, the Bates Democrats will host a tribute in words and song to the life and accomplishments of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone of Minnesota at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

January 27, 2003
3:04 pm

Fireworks, concert highlight Lunar New Year fete at Bates

Through Jan. 31, the student organization Sangai Asia celebrates the Lunar New Year with Bates Asian Week, a festival including a concert by singer Magdalen Hsu-Li, a lecture on democracy in China and a neighborhood fireworks display, all open to the public at no charge.

Wednesday

January 22, 2003
2:50 pm

King Day events commemorate Haitian revolution bicentennial

Noted scholar Alex Dupuy, professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Wesleyan College, is the keynote speaker for the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “The Haitian Revolution: The Bicentennial and Its Legacy.”

Saturday

December 21, 2002
2:47 pm

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Monday

December 2, 2002
3:43 pm

Modern Dance Company presents 'From Far and Near'

The Bates College Modern Dance Company presents “From Far and Near,” a program of dances by student and guest choreographers, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, Russell Street. Admission is free.

Thursday

November 14, 2002
4:29 pm

Bates performances hit crescendo in November

With student performances of music and drama and a recital by Maine’s best-known pianist in store, the days before Thanksgiving have a lot to offer in the arts at Bates College.

Wednesday

November 13, 2002
2:42 pm

Porters' Progress founder visits Bates College to describe work in Nepal

Ben Ayers, a 1999 Bates College graduate and founder of an organization that supports expeditionary porters in Nepal, brings a presentation about Porters’ Progress to Bates at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Benjamin Mays center, 95 Russell St. Ayers’ presentation is open to the public at no charge.