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July 15, 1997 8:48 am

Hampden student receives travel grants

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

Bates Dance Festival presents the high voltage hip-hop senasation Rennie Harris PureMovement

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

Casco Bay Tummlers to perform

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.


July 10, 1997 4:11 pm

Chamber music series to be held at Bates

Bates College will present a new series of indoor chamber music concerts this summer. The series consists of four evening…


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.


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.


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….


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.


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.”


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.