Archives for "Arts and music"

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 Bensaïdi 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.

Friday

October 30, 2009 12:50 pm

Bates' Language Arts Live series events span November

Longtime Maine poet Theodore Enslin and poet-artist-filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña take part in the Bates College Language Arts Live series in November. Featuring noted writers reading from their work, Language Arts Live events are open to the public at no cost. The series is sponsored by the English department, the environmental studies and Spanish programs, the Learning Associates Program, the Bates Humanities Fund and the John Tagliabue Poetry fund. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu.

Friday

October 30, 2009 11:15 am

Bates College Museum of Art exhibitions explore role of drawing

Featuring Maine artist Joel Babb and Maryland artist Barry Nemett, two exhibitions dedicated to drawings open Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

October 30, 2009 11:10 am

Global Lens series continues with Mozambican film Sleepwalking Land

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with Sleepwalking Land by Mozambican director Teresa Prata in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 30, and Sunday, Nov. 1, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

October 29, 2009 12:21 pm

Global Lens series continues with Kazakh film Song from the Southern Seas

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Song from the Southern Seas,” by Kazakhstani director Marat Sarulu, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 8, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Hosted by the Bates College Museum of Art, the series continues throughout the fall. Admission is $5. “Song from the Southern Seas” (80 min.) is in Russian with English subtitles.

Thursday

October 29, 2009 12:06 pm

Global Lens series continues with Iranian film Those Three

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Those Three,” by Iranian director Naghi Nemati, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Nov. 13, and Sunday, Nov. 15, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

October 27, 2009 12:04 pm

Global Lens film series concludes with Brazilian film Margarette's Feast

The Global Lens film series at Bates College concludes with “Margarette’s Feast”, a film from Brazilian director Renato Falcão. The film will be shown at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec.11, and Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.