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Thursday

December 10, 2009
3:06 pm

Bates dance director awarded summer residency in Australia

Carol Dilley, associate professor of dance and director of the dance program at Bates College, has received an artist residency to produce a dance project at a cultural center first built as a jail in Newcastle, Australia.

Monday

December 7, 2009
4:36 pm

Gamelan Orchestra performance includes student composition

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. “Gamelan” refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled “Monkey” that’s included on the program.

Thursday

December 3, 2009
3:53 pm

Choir to perform Orff's 'Carmina Burana'

A choral work popular for its drama and earthy power, Orff’s Carmina Burana will be performed by the Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or this olinarts@bates.edu.

Monday

November 30, 2009
3:32 pm

The Stanford Daily reports on symposium honoring art history professor Wanda Corn '62

The Stanford Daily reports on the “Great American Thing,” a two-day symposium honoring Wanda Jones Corn ’62, professor emeritus at…

Friday

November 20, 2009
4:06 pm

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter coming to Bates

An acclaimed singer-songwriter influenced by Dylan and Springsteen, Josh Ritter performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. The concert is presented by the Olin Arts Center in partnership with the Student Activities Office and the Chase Hall Committee. Tickets are $20 and available at www.batestickets.com. For more information please contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Friday

November 20, 2009
3:18 pm

Trashion Show 2009: Refuse reused, in the swankiest way

Strutting down a vibrantly illuminated runway to blaring music played by student DJs, Kathryn Moraros ’10 modeled the winning creation: a 1950s-style cocktail dress layered with nonrecyclable tea bag packets. Other ensembles gracing the Gray Cage runway on a mild November evening were fashioned from unused tents, discarded printer paper, cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and duct tape. This was the fourth annual Trashion Show, held Nov. 18 following the Harvest Meal.

Sunday

November 15, 2009
2:32 pm

Global Lens international film series continues with Moroccan tale of bizarre love triangle

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “What a Wonderful World” by Moroccan director Faouzi Bensa├»di in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 6, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5. What a Wonderful World (94 min.) is in French and Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.

Wednesday

November 11, 2009
3:37 pm

'Shakespeare's new play' to be performed at Bates College

Bates College presents John Reed’s “All the World’s a Grave,” a new play weaving together some of Shakespeare’s most compelling characters and language, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 12-13 and 15-16, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

November 11, 2009
11:34 am

Bates and Bowdoin College orchestras join forces

In their first collaboration in several years, the Bates College Orchestra and the Bowdoin College Orchestra will join forces to perform music by Beethoven, Rossini, Schumann and others in concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Studzinski Recital Hall at Bowdoin College, South Campus Drive, Brunswick.

Friday

October 30, 2009
2:07 pm

Global Lens entry from Indonesia explores bond across generations

The Global Lens series of international films at Bates continues with “The Photograph,” by Indonesian director Nan Achnas, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 9, and Sunday, Oct. 11, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues on Fridays and Sundays throughout the fall. Admission is $5. “The Photograph” (98 min.) is in Indonesian with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.