Archives for "Arts and music"

Tuesday

March 6, 2012 2:56 pm

Bates College Choir performs second, third parts of Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Bates College Choir performs second, third parts of Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The Bates College Choir, conducted by John Corrie, presents Handel’s Messiah on March 16-17.

Tuesday

January 10, 2012 9:05 am

Ensor lithographs coming to Museum of Art

Ensor lithographs coming to Museum of Art

An important collection of lithographs by Belgian artist James Ensor goes on display at the Bates College Museum of Art on Monday, Jan. 23.

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:11 pm

Patch interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller '87

South End Patch reporter Christopher Treacy interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller ’87 of Kingston, Mass., about her work and about…

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 8:59 am

The Republican talks to Northstar Session singer-songwriter Szlachetka '02

The Republican of Springfield, Mass., talks to singer-songwriter Matt Szlachetka ’02, whose band, the L.A.-based Northstar Session, is touring New England in support of its third album, Late Bloomer, including a stop at the Irish Twins Pub here in Lewiston on Thursday evening, July 21.

Tuesday

July 12, 2011 9:33 am

Musicians from the Bates Dance Festival to continue Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series

The 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert series continues with a performance by musicians from the Bates Dance Festival at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater by the college’s scenic Lake Andrews. The series concludes with a performance by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jim Gallant at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11.

Wednesday

May 11, 2011 12:57 pm

Berkshire Eagle describes 'verve and nerve' of Wyeth '01 gallery talk

Berkshire Eagle writer Ruth Haskins Bass ’55 tells of the scintillating tour of Wyeth paintings led by family scion Victoria…

Wednesday

May 11, 2011 11:42 am

Museum of Art offers inside look at Wyeths, installment of Maine Drawing Project

Long recognized for the strength of its drawing collection, the Museum of Art reveals multiple dimensions of that medium in major exhibitions this summer. Part of a statewide initiative exploring the art of drawing, the exhibition Emerging Dis/Order: Drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer features new work by respected Maine artists. Meanwhile, art and illustrated letters from one of America’s most famous artist families constitute Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth.

Tuesday

May 10, 2011 11:06 am

Alaska Star story tells of library's dragon artwork memorializing Withrow '02

A story in the Alaska Star of Eagle River, near Anchorage, notes the appearance of a “new resident in the…

Tuesday

May 3, 2011 10:08 am

Video: Performance of "Santo" during Modern Dance Company tribute to Leonard Plavin

The dance “Santo” was performed during the Bates Modern Dance Company reunion tribute to the late Leonard Plavin, who photographed…

Monday

May 2, 2011 2:49 pm

Video: Bodies in motion as dance alums rehearse their tributes

This short video shows offers the sights and sounds of Modern Dance Company alumni choreographing new dance pieces in Pettigrew…