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Tuesday

October 6, 2009
10:45 am

Two concerts explore classical composers

Back-to-back concerts at Bates College explore the music of two composers associated with the formative years of Viennese classical music, Franz Josef Haydn and Luigi Boccherini.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
10:27 am

Award-winning Latino poet and gay activist to speak

Emanuel Xavier, an award-winning Latino poet, spoken word artist, author and activist, speaks at Bates College in observance of National Coming Out Day at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
10:13 am

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
9:40 am

Monthly contradance at Bates welcomes new music

Matching Orange, a new high-energy folk band from the Boston area, makes its first performance at the monthly Bates College contradance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

October 6, 2009
9:11 am

WRBC radio to present guitarist Glenn Jones

Guitarist Glenn Jones of Cambridge, Mass., plays an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Ronj, the student-run Bates College coffeehouse at 32 Frye St. Opening for Jones will be Micah Blue Smaldone of Portland. Admission is free.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
12:20 pm

Modern Dance Company offers two performances

The Bates College Modern Dance Company offers public performances at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 3 and 4, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
8:48 am

Global Lens series continues with Argentinean film Possible Lives

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “Possible Lives,” by Argentinean director Sandra Gugliotta, in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, Oct. 18, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

September 29, 2009
1:30 pm

Stonyfield Farm chairman to speak at Bates screening of 'Food, Inc.'

A Bates College screening of the food-industry exposé “Food, Inc.” will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director of Bates Dining Services and with Gary Hirshberg, head of organic yogurt producer Stonyfield Farm.

Wednesday

September 23, 2009
1:56 pm

Alumnus Cumming, composition by Bates professor featured in piano-violin concert

Pianist Duncan Cumming, a Bates College alumnus, returns to his alma mater with violinist Hilary Cumming, his wife, to perform works of Schubert, Brahms and Dvo?ák at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday

September 23, 2009
1:30 pm

Grammy-nominated jazz drummer brings quartet to Bates College

– The Jazz at the Olin Arts Center Series resumes with Grammy-nominated drummer Dafnis Prieto and his Si o Si Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall at Bates College.