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February 18, 1997 1:59 pm

Scholar to discuss medieval wall paintings at Bates

A scholar of medieval studies will explore the topic of wall paintings in English churches as a means to understanding late medieval English poetry in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 7, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


February 14, 1997 12:00 pm

Classical and medieval studies lecture series to be held at Bates

The classical and medieval studies program at Bates College will present “Far Beyond Town Walls: The Archeology of the Medieval North Atlantic” on Feb. 25, March 13 and March 24. The public is invited to attend the lecture series free of charge.


February 14, 1997 11:51 am

Specialists to lecture on Japanese prints at Bates

Specialists in Japanese art will speak at Bates College in conjunction with an exhibit, Making Japanese Color Woodcuts, on display at the Museum of Art at Bates College. The public is invited to attend both of the talks free of charge.


February 14, 1997 11:33 am

Holocaust conference to be held at Bates

A three-day conference linking Maine scholars, school teachers, concentration camp survivors and students, will examine the Holocaust of European Jewry from Feb. 28 through March 2 at Bates College.


February 14, 1997 11:28 am

Saxophonist James Carter to perform at Bates

One of the most acclaimed young saxophonists on the contemporary jazz scene will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Bates College Chapel. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Olin Arts Box Office.


February 12, 1997 11:25 am

Weinshenker performs with orchestra

Lisa A. Weinshenker, of Ashby, Mass., performed with the Bates College Orchestra in a diverse program featuring African- American music…


February 12, 1997 11:21 am

Introne performs with Bates orchestra

Lucas J. Introne, of Manlius, N.Y., performed with the Bates College Orchestra in a diverse program featuring African- American music and the work of Franz Schubert.


February 5, 1997 11:12 am

Poet to read at Bates

Poet Sydney Lea will read from his work at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.


February 5, 1997 10:56 am

Noted actor to stage play and screen film at Bates

Paul Outlaw will stage “Here Be Dragons,” a solo performance of his own creation at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. In this 90-minute kaleidoscope of characters, Outlaw portrays more than 15 “real” individuals, from a legendary mulatto knight of the sixth century A.D. to a centerian former slave in the 1930s to a homeless gay man of today.


February 4, 1997 10:19 am

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

The distinguished woman of letters Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation.