Archives for "Summer at Bates"
May 26, 2000 1:58 pm
"Eloquent Objects: the Sense and Sensibilities of Still-Life Painting" to open at Bates College Museum of Art
“Eloquent Objects: the Sense and Sensibilities of Still-Life Painting” will open the summer season at the Bates College Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Friday, June 9. The exhibition features 50 contemporary still-life paintings by 13 artists living or working in Maine. The public is invited to view the exhibition through Aug. 25, 2000, free of charge.
July 28, 1998 12:17 pm
Bates presents the St. Cecilia Piano Trio in a series of summer chamber music concerts Saturday, Aug. 8, Tuesday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
July 22, 1998 11:54 am
The Bebe Miller Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to debut two of the vibrant choreographer’s latest works Aug. 7 and Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre.
July 18, 1998 11:40 am
The Bates Dance Festival presents The Ivye Project: A Live Documentary by Tamar Rogoff Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The performance is free to the public. Tamar Rogoff will present her “live” documentary using slides, video and the 1935 diary of her father to recreate The Ivye Project, a large scale, site-specific dance theater piece at the Holocaust memorial in the woods of Belarus in the summer of 1994.
July 16, 1998 2:16 pm
Chainon, a fiddle, accordion and mandolin trio, specializing in traditional Franco-American music and storytelling, performs July 30 at 6 p.m. on the Bates quadrangle. The performance is part of the Bates Midsummer Concert Series, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
July 15, 1998 2:13 pm
The Bates Dance Festival presents the return of the innovative Doug Elkins Dance Company Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theater. Tickets are $14/$8 (students and seniors) and may be purchased over the phone by calling 207-786-6161. This troupe of six dancers will perform their acclaimed 1996 work Center My Heart, an energetic ensemble piece set to devotional music by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, as well as two Maine premieres, Roda and Bipolarbear Nos.
July 13, 1998 1:52 pm
Howlin Winds, Maine’s premier flute choir, will perform From Mozart to Jazz, a program featuring Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, three operatic selections, a selection of Gaelic melodies and a jazz composition, July 23 at 6 p.m. on the Bates quadrangle. The performance is part of the Bates College Midsummer Concert Series, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
July 11, 1998 1:41 pm
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.
July 10, 1998 1:36 pm
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.
July 6, 1998 1:26 pm
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.