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Wednesday

October 23, 2002
4:20 pm

Theatrical presentations claim spotlight in November cultural calendar

For journalists covering arts and entertainment, the emphasis in November’s public arts and entertainment events at Bates College is on stage. Two productions apiece are planned by the college’s theater and dance programs, and three by the student theatrical troupe, making the month rich for performance fans. Another highlight for your story planning is the fact that Frank Glazer, an artist in residence at Bates and a pianist of international stature, has two concerts on tap during November. In addition, the month holds one must-cover in literature at Bates, a reading by Camden’s own Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Richard Russo (Empire Falls).

Monday

September 9, 2002
9:34 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis to read

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Carl Dennis will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

May 8, 2002
2:58 pm

Bates players, campus radio present Shakespeare's 'Lear'

The Bates College student theater group present the Maine radio premiere of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” in a broadcast from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on the college radio station, WRBC (91.5 FM).

Tuesday

March 26, 2002
3:44 pm

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book “Kaffir Boy” detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.

Friday

March 8, 2002
9:03 am

Game of Life co-author discusses impacts of college sports

James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports’ impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

Wednesday

February 27, 2002
3:01 pm

Innovative ensemble performs sound-poetry

Lake Affect, an avant-garde ensemble exploring the merging of poetry and pure sound, holds two events during its residency next month. The quartet offers a lecture-demonstration at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, and performs in concert at 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the Chapel.

Friday

February 15, 2002
3:58 pm

Symposium examines stereotyping through children's literature

In an examination of how children’s literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children’s Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.

Friday

February 15, 2002
3:29 pm

Composer performs, discusses her music

Beth Wiemann, a clarinetist and award-winning composer, performs and discusses her music at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Wednesday

February 13, 2002
4:03 pm

Poet and performance artist Jayne Cortez to read from work

New York-based poet, performance artist and activist Jayne Cortez will read from her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Tuesday

February 12, 2002
4:13 pm

Fiction writer Christina Chiu`91 to read from work

Fiction writer Christina Chiu ’91 will read from her work at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.