Archives for "Summer at Bates"

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 4:00 pm

Singer-songwriter Jenn Adams performs at Midsummer Lakeside Concert series

Singer-songwriter Jenn Adams performs at Midsummer Lakeside Concert series

Artfully combining jazz, folk and blues, Jenn Adams performs in the Midsummer Lakeside Concert series July 26.

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 4:00 pm

Kate Weare Company returns to dance festival with arresting new piece

Kate Weare Company returns to dance festival with arresting new piece

Kate Weare and her company present their striking new “Garden,” which explores the depths of human relationships, July 27-28 at the Bates Dance Festival.

Monday

July 16, 2012 9:42 am

Boréal Tordu brings Franco sounds to Midsummer Lakeside series

Boréal Tordu brings Franco sounds to Midsummer Lakeside series

Boréal Tordu, a quartet with a mission to keep the music of their Acadian heritage alive, continues the Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series on July 19.

Tuesday

July 10, 2012 4:29 pm

From reels to steel, Midsummer Lakeside Concerts are sure to please

From reels to steel, Midsummer Lakeside Concerts are sure to please

The Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series opens with Boghat, a Maine trio that performs Irish dance music with a contemporary twist, at 6 p.m. July 12 by Lake Andrews

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Friday

August 5, 2011 7:58 am

In final days, dance festival showcases students, international choreographers

Creations by festival students and professional choreographers from around the world are showcased in the closing days of the 2011 Bates Dance Festival.

Tuesday

July 12, 2011 9:46 am

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Jim Gallant to wrap up Lakeside Concerts

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert series concludes with a performance by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jim Gallant 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.

Tuesday

July 12, 2011 9:17 am

19th-century-style brass band continues Midsummer Lakeside concert series

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series with the Yankee Brass Band 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college’s scenic Lake Andrews. The series continues with two more concerts, all at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Tuesday

July 12, 2011 9:04 am

Maine duo Perpetual e-Motion continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with the high-tech traditional dance band Perpetual e-Motion 6 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college’s scenic Lake Andrews. The series continues with three more concerts, all at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Monday

July 11, 2011 9:02 am

Bates Dance Festival continues with Musicians' Concert

The Bates Dance Festival announces its 29th season of public events, taking place through Aug. 13 on the Bates College campus. The six-week festival showcases contemporary performance works by Camille A. Brown & Dancers, Nicholas Leichter Dance, Zoe | Juniper, The Equus Projects and Black Label Movement, and David Dorfman Dance. These acclaimed and innovative companies offer evenings rich in storytelling, virtuosity, passion and humor. All told, the festival comprises performances, panel discussions and lectures by more than 40 internationally recognized dancers from across the United States and abroad.