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Tuesday

April 23, 2002
3:26 pm

Geltman added to WRBC-FM Roots Music Festival roster

Laurie Geltman, a Boston-based singer, songwriter and guitarist, has joined the slate of Maine and nationally known performers in the WRBC Roots Music Festival at Bates College, taking place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street. The festival is free and open to the public. In case of rain the event will take place at the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue. For more information, please call the radio station at 207-777-7915.

Tuesday

April 9, 2002
3:34 pm

Bates players, campus radio present Shakespeare's Lear

Next month, the Bates College student theater group and the campus radio station present the Maine radio premiere of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy: “King Lear.” Recorded in March, the Robinson Players’ Lear will be broadcast from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on the college radio station, WRBC (91.5 FM). Matteo A. Pangallo, a junior from Salem, Mass., directed the cast of Bates faculty and students.

Monday

April 8, 2002
3:49 pm

Have a ball with the club: Bates College jugglers present first annual festival

The Bates College Juggling Club invites juggling enthusiasts to drop everything and come to campus for the first annual Bates College Juggling Festival, taking place from noon to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the college’s Alumni Gymnasium. The festival is open to the public at no charge.

Friday

March 8, 2002
4:23 pm

2nd District Democratic contenders debate at Bates

The Bates Democrats help launch the campaign season with a debate among the six Democratic candidates for Maine’s 2nd District congressional seat, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue. The event is free and open to the public.

Friday

February 22, 2002
8:28 am

Second annual CBB Diversity Conference to be held

On March 1 and 2, Bates will host the second annual CBB Diversity Conference, a program of workshops, lectures and performances organized by the students of Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges. Titled In Our Backyard: Embracing Diversity in Our Communities, the event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday

February 13, 2002
9:31 am

Debaters say it's time to share love's labor

Love might be a many-splendored thing, but it’s also darned hard work for men — or so says the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, whose members will argue the topic “Resolved: women should bear the burden of dating” at 4 p.m. Valentine’s Day in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall.

Monday

December 3, 2001
4:10 pm

College debater launches high school parliamentary debate league in Washington, D.C.

A student from a college with an internationally recognized debate program has helped high schools in the nation’s capital launch a debate league of their own.

Monday

December 3, 2001
11:48 am

The Quimby League

The Quimby league is dedicated to parliamentary-style debate. Although some Washington schools have participated in a regional league that offers traditional (Lincoln-Douglas, Policy) debate, many students did not have time for the preparation these styles require.

Monday

November 12, 2001
1:17 pm

Clyde Evans Jr. to hold hip-hop workshop

Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Clyde Evans Jr. will discuss and demonstrate the art of hip-hop in a Bates College performance Monday, Nov. 12, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street.

Friday

April 6, 2001
2:58 pm

Steel-drum ensemble joins Javanese gamelan, African drum and dance for concert

The Bates Steel Pan Rhythm Riders will join the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble and performers of West African drum and dance for an evening of music from around the world Thursday, April 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St.