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Wednesday

July 21, 2010
3:51 pm

COCo Dance Theatre brings Caribbean flavors to Bates Dance Festival

Incorporating the textures of Caribbean performance with African and American sensibilities, Cynthia Oliver’s COCo Dance Theatre performs its current evening-length work at this summer’s Bates Dance Festival. Performances take place at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 23 and 24, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

July 14, 2010
4:47 pm

Dance festival presents Varone company with stunning new work

One of America’s most gifted dancemakers, Doug Varone returns to the Bates Dance Festival for his sixth creative residency since 1992. Varone’s exceptional company performs stunning new works including “Lux,” “Castles” and excerpts from a work in progress, “Chapters from a Broken Novel.” Performances take place at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, July 15 and 17, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

June 16, 2010
2:39 pm

Peterson Project concludes Midsummer Lakeside Concert series

Celtic-bluegrass fusion band Irish Hill concludes the annual Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews. An alternative site will be announced in case of rain. For more information, please call 207-786-6400.

Wednesday

June 16, 2010
1:58 pm

Hammered-dulcimer player Harry Vayo continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

Hammered-dulcimer player Harry Vayo continues the annual Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews. these family concerts are open to the public at no cost. Listeners are encouraged to bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets. For more information, please call 207-786-6400.

Wednesday

June 16, 2010
1:22 pm

Folk band Highland String Trio to continue Midsummer Lakeside Concert series

The folk band Highland String Trio will continue the annual Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series on Thursday, July 22, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews. Midsummer Lakeside concerts start at 6 p.m. on six consecutive Thursdays in July and August. The series will continue with eclectic folk-rock group the Zulu Leprechauns, hammered-dulcimer player Harry Vayo and the Celtic-bluegrass fusion band Irish Hill.

Tuesday

June 15, 2010
3:14 pm

Steel band opens Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

The Caribbean-inspired, Massachusetts-based Pan Loco Steel Band opens the annual Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series on Thursday, July 8, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews. Midsummer Lakeside concerts start at 6 p.m. on six consecutive Thursdays in July and August. The series will continue with Maine singer-songwriter Anni Clark, the folk band Highland String Trio, eclectic folk-rock group the Zulu Leprechauns, hammered-dulcimer player Harry Vayo and the Celtic-bluegrass fusion band Irish Hill.

Tuesday

June 1, 2010
11:05 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2010, revised

This revised preview of summer 2010 public events at Bates College replaces the May 27 posting. Except as noted, events in the following listing are open to the public at no charge.

Thursday

May 27, 2010
11:12 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2010

The summer season will feature Midsummer Lakeside Concerts, the Bates Dance Festival and an exhibition featuring realist painter Joseph Nicoletti.

Thursday

July 24, 2008
1:43 pm

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates is a…