Archives for "Summer at Bates"

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 Qu├ębec 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.

Tuesday

June 26, 2001 8:09 am

Bates Dance Festival launches performance season

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, announces its 2001 performance season, July 21 through Aug. 18.

Wednesday

July 5, 2000 3:39 pm

Lakeside concert series to be held at Bates

The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series will present five Thursday evening musical performances at the open-air Florence Keigwin Amphitheater overlooking Lake Andrews behind the Olin Arts Center. All concerts begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

May 26, 2000 1:58 pm

"Eloquent Objects: the Sense and Sensibilities of Still-Life Painting" to open at Bates College Museum of Art

“Eloquent Objects: the Sense and Sensibilities of Still-Life Painting” will open the summer season at the Bates College Museum of Art at 7 p.m. Friday, June 9. The exhibition features 50 contemporary still-life paintings by 13 artists living or working in Maine. The public is invited to view the exhibition through Aug. 25, 2000, free of charge.

Tuesday

July 28, 1998 12:17 pm

St. Cecilia Piano Trio to perform concert series

Bates presents the St. Cecilia Piano Trio in a series of summer chamber music concerts Saturday, Aug. 8, Tuesday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday

July 22, 1998 11:54 am

Bebe Miller Company previews new works at Bates Dance Festival

The Bebe Miller Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to debut two of the vibrant choreographer’s latest works Aug. 7 and Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre.

Saturday

July 18, 1998 11:40 am

Live documentary on Holocaust memorial dance theater to be performed

The Bates Dance Festival presents The Ivye Project: A Live Documentary by Tamar Rogoff Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The performance is free to the public. Tamar Rogoff will present her “live” documentary using slides, video and the 1935 diary of her father to recreate The Ivye Project, a large scale, site-specific dance theater piece at the Holocaust memorial in the woods of Belarus in the summer of 1994.

Thursday

July 16, 1998 2:16 pm

Chainon to perform Franco-American music, storytelling

Chainon, a fiddle, accordion and mandolin trio, specializing in traditional Franco-American music and storytelling, performs July 30 at 6 p.m. on the Bates quadrangle. The performance is part of the Bates Midsummer Concert Series, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.