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July 30, 1997 10:03 am
An outdoor dance performance featuring professional dancers and local participants of all ages will be held at a Falmouth sanctuary on Aug. 13 and Aug. 16. The Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society are co-sponsoring two performances of a newly commissioned site specific work, “A Curious Invasion,” inspired by the landscape of Gilsland Farm and created by internationally renowned environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig & Company.
July 28, 1997 9:56 am
During the recent renovation of a Bates-owned house on 31 Frye St. in Lewiston, construction workers discovered six Civil-War era letters exchanged between former Lewiston resident Uriah Balkam and his wife, Annie.
July 26, 1997 9:45 am
Paula Josa-Jones Performance Works will perform in concert at the Bates Dance Festival, Northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, at 8 p.m. July 29, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
July 25, 1997 9:23 am
As the highlight of the Bates Dance Festival 1997 season, an international ensemble of dancers will perform “HOT FEET: An Evening of Percussive Dance from Around the World” at 8 p.m. Aug. 8, at the Lewiston Middle School, located on Central Avenue.
July 22, 1997 9:16 am
The Bates Dance Festival presents East Meets West at 8 p.m. Aug. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5.
July 18, 1997 9:12 am
The Bates Dance Festival presents The Composers Concert at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3, in the Olin Art Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
July 16, 1997 9:05 am
David Dorfman Dance returns to The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, in a concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
July 15, 1997 8:48 am
Paul A. Howard of Hampden, Maine, a senior history major at Bates College, has been awarded research grants by the Harry S. Truman Library Institute and the Eisenhower World Affairs Institute.
July 11, 1997 4:19 pm
Rennie Harris PureMovement, an electrifying eight member dance company rooted in hip-hop culture, will perform two powerful new works at The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, at 8 p.m July 25 and July 26, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
July 10, 1997 4:11 pm
The Casco Bay Tummlers, a band specializing in a lively brand of Jewish and Gypsy folk music from Eastern Europe known as klezmer, will perform at 6 p.m. July 31. The concert, part of the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series, will be held on the open-air terrace overlooking Lake Andrews. The public is invited and admission is free.