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Thursday

July 10, 1997
3:58 pm

Young fiddler to perform at Bates

In celebration of the release of her first recording, a young area fiddler will perform in concert at 7 p.m., July 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

July 8, 1997
3:43 pm

Environmental/outdoor artists available for photo opportunity

Internationally acclaimed environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig will be available at 2 p.m, July 16 for a photo opportunity on the location of their newly commissioned site-specific dance performance, A Curious Invasion, inspired by Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm Sanctuary, located on 118 U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth. The choreographers will choose from the various field and forest habitats to inspire their movement.

Wednesday

July 2, 1997
3:40 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents 'Alone & Together'

The Bates Dance Festival presents Alone & Together with Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig and Michael Foley & Friends at 8 p.m….

Friday

June 20, 1997
11:48 am

Story teller to appear at Bates

Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

June 19, 1997
11:44 am

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”

Wednesday

June 18, 1997
11:35 am

Two summer music series to be held at Bates

Bates College will present two separate concert series this summer, including a new series of indoor chamber music concerts as well as the traditional Lake Andrews performances.

Monday

June 16, 1997
11:30 am

Nixon tapes archivist reflects on Watergate anniversary

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Bates College historian Christopher M. Beam, a former National Archives staffer for the White House Tapes Section of the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and one of only a handful of archivists who has listened to the Nixon White House tapes, is available to comment on the significance of the greatest political scandal in American history.

Thursday

May 29, 1997
2:44 pm

Esty chair endowed at Bates

William Matthews, professor of music at Bates College, has been named the first Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music.

Monday

May 26, 1997
12:50 pm

Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias receives Bates degree

Former president of Costa Rica Oscar Arias told 472 Bates College graduates that the future of the world lies in “the defense of humanitarian values” at Monday’s outdoor commencement exercises before a crowd of 3,500.