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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


July 7, 2011
1:04 pm

Clean Sweep raises more than $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 11th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s green “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised $16,540 in proceeds that will be divided among 13 local nonprofit organizations.


June 13, 2011
8:40 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college during summer 2011.


June 6, 2011
4:43 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates' mighty 'garage sale,' slated for June 18

A “garage sale” on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers, Bates College’s Clean Sweep returns for the 11th year at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.


May 11, 2011
11:42 am

Museum of Art offers inside look at Wyeths, installment of Maine Drawing Project

Long recognized for the strength of its drawing collection, the Museum of Art reveals multiple dimensions of that medium in major exhibitions this summer. Part of a statewide initiative exploring the art of drawing, the exhibition Emerging Dis/Order: Drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer features new work by respected Maine artists. Meanwhile, art and illustrated letters from one of America’s most famous artist families constitute Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth.