Archives for "Events"

Thursday

February 4, 2010 4:47 pm

Psychologist to discuss 'contact hypothesis' and implications for reducing prejudice

Rupert Brown will discuss the “contact hypothesis,” the argument that contact among members of different groups will reduce existing prejudice and improve social relations between them.

Thursday

February 4, 2010 4:27 pm

CHC lands rapper Snoop Dogg for Feb. 27 performance

Twelve-time Grammy Award nominee Cordozar Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus performs at Bates College at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Dogg’s performance is sponsored by the Chase Hall Committee, a student organization. Admission is $35 and general admission seats go on sale at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at www.batestickets.com. For more information, please call 207-795-7496.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 12:57 pm

'Vagina Monologues' to benefit women's advocacy effort

Michelle Schloss, a sophomore from Farmington, Conn., directs the 10th annual Bates College production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” in performances at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5-7, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 11:43 am

Museum exhibitor Babb to discuss approach to color

Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

February 2, 2010 1:28 pm

Elizabeth Bradfield, naturalist and award-winning poet, to read at Bates College

As part of Bates College’s Language Arts Live series of literary readings, poet Elizabeth Bradfield will read from her work Thursday, Feb. 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Sunday

January 31, 2010 10:10 am

UPDATE: German string quartet's Sunday performance confirmed

The Auyrn Quartet performance, postponed from Saturday, Jan. 30, will take place today, Sunday, Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. in…

Friday

January 29, 2010 11:15 am

Bates' Harward Center holds annual community celebration

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College holds its fifth annual community celebration, featuring the Deansmen, Bates Step Team, Bald Hill Trio, Hillview Girls Aspirations Program and the Androscoggin Valley Education Collaborative Writing Program.

Tuesday

January 26, 2010 5:00 pm

State Legislature, North Pole skier help Outing Club celebrate 90th

Founded to get students out of doors during the long Maine winter, the Bates Outing Club celebrates its 90th anniversary this year. Two events this week kicking off the organization’s yearlong birthday celebration. The Maine Legislature honored the student organization with a Legislative Sentiment on Tuesday, Jan. 26, during a ceremony at the State House. Later in the week, Tyler Fish, a Bates alumnus and one of the first Americans to complete an unsupported cross-country ski expedition to the North Pole, visits the college to discuss this grueling journey at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

January 26, 2010 11:54 am

Lecture examines language of airport security

Alan Nadel, a professor of English at University of Kentucky, delivers a lecture examining the visual and verbal rhetoric of airport security and the Transportation Security Administration Web site at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in Room 200 of Bates College’s Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Tuesday

January 19, 2010 11:31 am

Folk-pop legend Suzanne Vega holds two-day residency

As part of a two-day residency at Bates College, folk-pop singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega performs two concert sets, at 7 and 9:30 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 23, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $5 for seniors and students per set and are available at www.batestickets.com. For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or email olinarts@bates.edu. The concert is presented by the Bates Concerts Committee.