Archives for "Summer at Bates"

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.

Tuesday

June 9, 2009 12:23 pm

Fourth Bates College 'yard sale' to benefit local non-profits

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s fourth annual sale of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students, takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

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…

Monday

July 14, 2008 2:04 pm

World music duo continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by the world music duo Okbari and special guest Carl Dimow at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Monday

July 14, 2008 1:51 pm

Family entertainer Mary Kaye continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by family entertainer Mary Kaye and her sidekick, Professor Von Wienerschnitzel, at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Thursday

August 9, 2007 9:22 am

Hughes program boosts students' math, science prospects

Students at Bates College this summer explored crime-scene chemistry and cultural diversity in mathematics through a program designed to make math and science more inviting to groups underrepresented in those fields. Eleven members of the class of 2011 were chosen to be Hughes Summer Scholars.

Friday

August 25, 2006 12:00 am

Bates Dance Festival presents 'Different Voices' concert

The annual “Different Voices” concert features a wide range of dance from around the globe as visiting artists from the United States, Mexico, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Africa bring new works to the Bates Dance Festival stage. The festival presents “Different Voices” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, and Friday, Aug. 11, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. Tickets are $18/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 8.