Archives for "Summer at Bates"

Sunday

August 1, 2004 9:57 am

Everett Dance Theatre presents 'Home Movies' at Bates Dance Festival

The Rhode Island-based Everett Dance Theatre returns to Bates College to present the 2004 world premiere of Home Movies. Incorporating dance, theater and video, Home Movies explores today’s American family, tackling such issues as mental illness, homelessness and immigration. The Bates Dance Festival presents Everett Dance Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, at Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $17/$10 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Home Movies is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Thursday

July 22, 2004 9:47 am

Darcy York '05 makes a present of Bates' past

As a history major, Darcy York ’05 will spend her senior year researching how the Romans viewed women who led peoples conquered by the empire, women such as Cleopatra.

Wednesday

July 21, 2004 11:12 am

Hip-hop legend Rennie Harris presents 'Facing Mekka' at Bates Dance Festival

Philadelphia’s Rennie Harris, one of hip-hop’s leading ambassadors worldwide, brings his company, Puremovement, back to the Bates Dance Festival for the 2004 Maine premiere of Facing Mekka, a work co-commissioned by the festival and conceived at Bates in 1998. The festival presents Rennie Harris Puremovement in concert at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 22-24, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $25/$15 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Facing Mekka is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Thursday

July 8, 2004 1:30 pm

Bates Dance Festival opens 22nd season with hoi polloi

The Bates Dance Festival, celebrating its 22nd season of producing contemporary dance, presents hoi polloi in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 17, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. A discussion with the artists immediately follows the concert.

Wednesday

June 30, 2004 2:21 pm

Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series has something for everyone

An accordion band, a “world jazz” ensemble and an award-winning fiddler are among the attractions in 2004’s expanded Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series.

Monday

June 14, 2004 11:24 am

Lewiston High students to take part in research

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses. Professor T. Glen Lawson and LHS biology teacher Jason Fuller are working together on this project that brings four advanced-placement students to Bates today through June 25. Mentored by two of Lawson’s research students, the young people from LHS will help prepare cloned RNA from the encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) for use in experiments examining how the virus’s RNA is replicated.

Monday

June 14, 2004 10:41 am

College invites local high school students to participate in viral research

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses.

Wednesday

June 9, 2004 11:58 am

Bates museum, MECA jointly present major Chinese artist

In a collaboration unusual for Maine’s academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Tuesday

June 10, 2003 11:21 am

2003 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series offers jazz, classical, world music

2003 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series offers jazz, classical, world music

A jazz accordionist, a Maine master of the Middle Eastern oud and a favorite folk band from Québec are among the attractions in this summer’s Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series. This string of five concerts in the intimate amphitheater overlooking the college’s Lake Andrews opens at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, with Dr. Jeff Grosser and the Razcals Swing Jazz Band.

Thursday

June 20, 2002 8:45 am

Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series opens with Blue Sunday

The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series, a string of five concerts held in an intimate amphitheater at the edge of the college’s Lake Andrews, opens Thursday, July 18, with the jazz ensemble Blue Sunday. The concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6400.