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Friday

September 11, 2009
1:59 pm

Hansen to new students: It’s about good choices

The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.

Monday

August 31, 2009
8:33 am

Famed author, first Native American Pulitzer winner, to give Otis Lecture

N. Scott Momaday, whose novel “House Made of Dawn” in 1969 earned him the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to a Native American, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009
2:57 pm

Bates Dance Festival, Lakeside Concerts offer season finales

The Bates Dance Festival and the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series end their seasons in high style this weekend, starting Thursday, Aug. 6, with the first of two “Different Voices” dance festival performances and a concert by Réveillons!, a Québécois folk band.

Thursday

July 23, 2009
3:34 pm

Dance festival musicians take the stage in Midsummer Lakeside series

The collaboration of Bates Dance Festival musicians known as the One World Music Ensemble performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Thursday

July 23, 2009
10:29 am

Ti' Acadie brings Francophone folk to Bates' Midsummer Lakeside series

Ti’ Acadie, a lively Maine trio focusing on the Francophone folk music of Louisiana and Atlantic Canada, performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009
4:01 pm

Battleworks Dance Company plans world premiere at dance festival

In its Maine debut, the Battleworks Dance Company appears at the Bates Dance Festival in the world premiere of a collaboration created with composer-percussionist Carl Landa. Performances take place at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, July 16 and 18, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009
3:46 pm

Midsummer Lakeside series continues with songwriter Carolyn Currie

Maine singer-songwriter Carolyn Currie performs this week’s installment of the 2009 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Thursday

July 2, 2009
1:03 pm

Clean Sweep sets record, raising more than $21,000 for local nonprofits

Bates’ ninth annual Clean Sweep, a “garage sale” of usable goods donated by departing students that was held June 20, raised a record $21,400 in proceeds that will be divided among local nonprofit organizations.

Tuesday

June 16, 2009
3:21 pm

Bates' ninth annual Clean Sweep benefits environment, nonprofits

Bates College’s ninth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Monday

June 15, 2009
3:55 pm

Reunion 2009

Watch the slide show Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image Maine sculptor Forest Hart turned…