Archives for "Arts and music"


February 22, 2010 11:39 am

Boston company joins Bates dancers for informal program

Choreographer Jody Weber and her company Weber Dance join the Bates College Modern Dance Company and Maine dancers Carol Dilley and Trish Harms in a program of current works and works in progress at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Plavin Dance Studios in Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St.


February 18, 2010 12:00 am

Horror films, human rights, world religions at issue in Bates lecture series

The politics of horror films, the intersection of human rights and international development, and an overview of world religions come under discussion in three lectures at Bates College during March.


February 12, 2010 10:12 am

Bates College to present pianist, funk band in Winter Jazz Fest

Winter Jazz Fest, a concert featuring one of Maine’s best-known jazz pianists and a Bates College student band, takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.


February 2, 2010 11:05 am

The Boston Globe reviews Pope.L's satiric political video at the DeCordova

Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee reviews the inaugural biennial at the DeCordova Sculpture Park + Museum in Lincoln, Mass.,…


January 31, 2010 10:10 am

UPDATE: German string quartet's Sunday performance confirmed

The Auyrn Quartet performance, postponed from Saturday, Jan. 30, will take place today, Sunday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. in…


January 19, 2010 11:31 am

Folk-pop legend Suzanne Vega holds two-day residency

As part of a two-day residency at Bates College, folk-pop singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega performs two concert sets, at 7 and 9:30 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $5 for seniors and students per set and are available at For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or email The concert is presented by the Bates Concerts Committee.


January 15, 2010 3:38 pm

Renowned fortepiano player rescheduled for January

Regarded as one of the world’s foremost players of harpsichord and fortepiano, Andreas Staier comes to Bates College to perform fortepiano music by Haydn at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


January 9, 2010 10:25 am

Fiddler-folksinger Lissa Schneckenburger returns to Bates

Lissa Schneckenburger, a rising young folk musician and former Litchfield resident, performs at Bates College at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


January 7, 2010 1:24 pm

Folk-pop icon Vega among season's musical peaks at Bates College

An iconic singer-songwriter, a pair of performances devoted to Beethoven’s string quartet cycle and a Bates College alum who plays world music are among highlights at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates this winter.


January 7, 2010 1:12 pm

Bates College students curate Museum of Art exhibition honoring alumni gifts to collection

A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition “Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections.” The show runs through March 27.