Archives for "Arts and music"

Wednesday

November 19, 1997 9:34 am

Maine Gay Men's Chorus presents 'Christmas can be a DRAG!'

The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “White Christmas” as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as “I’m Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas” and “Coming Out on Christmas.”

Tuesday

November 11, 1997 9:20 am

Cuban musicians to perform

In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Cuban roots fusion ensemble MEZCLA will perform at 8 p.m Nov. 18., in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

November 11, 1997 9:19 am

Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra to perform family concert

The Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) and the Lewiston-Auburn Youth Orchestra (LAYO) will present a family concert with guest artists Michael Miclon and Sophie Prose at 2 p.m., Nov. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission will be $5. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Smart Start at 207-783-4422 during daytime hours.

Tuesday

November 11, 1997 9:10 am

Maine artist to deliver multimedia presentation at Bates

Eric Hopkins, a native of Bangor who paints bird’s-eye views of the Maine coast, will deliver a multimedia presentation titled Global Expressions at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Monday

November 10, 1997 8:54 am

Bates jazz band to stage concert

The Bates Jazz Band, under the direction of Mark Manduca, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

November 4, 1997 3:45 pm

Scrod Pudding performs benefit contradance at Bates

Scrod Pudding, a group of local musicians who play traditional New England, French-Canadian and Appalachian music, will perform a contradance with caller Bill Olsonfrom 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hal, 56 Campus Ave. Admission is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn.

Thursday

October 30, 1997 11:47 am

Ms. magazine editor to speak

Highlighting the 12th Annual Maine Women’s Studies Conference at Bates College on Nov. 15 will be the 1 p.m. keynote address in the Chapel by Marcia Ann Gillespie, editor in chief of Ms. magazine. The day-long interdisciplinary program — titled “Making Connections (Among and Between)” — features papers, panels and workshops related to feminist research and political activism.

Thursday

October 30, 1997 11:44 am

Bates College Orchestra to perform Nov. 15

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m., Nov. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St

Wednesday

October 29, 1997 11:41 am

Concert Cancelled

A concert by the DaPonte String Quartet and soprano Christina Astrachan listed in the October at Bates calendar at 7:30…

Monday

October 27, 1997 11:24 am

Cumming and Glazer perform third Brahms concert

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of composer Johnanes Brahms, pianists Frank Glazer and Duncan Cumming ’93, will perform the third in a series of four Bates College concerts featuring the composer’s complete works for solo piano at 3 p.m., Nov. 9, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend the performance free of charge.