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March 21, 1996 11:05 am
In an effort to link the academic work of Maine scholars with community interest in the Bible, the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Bates will host a three-day conference of biblical studies on Friday, Nov. 1, through Sunday, Nov. 3.
March 19, 1996 10:19 am
Author Bill McKibben, whose books include the best-seller The End of Nature, will present the annual Edmund S. Muskie Environmental Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in the Muskie Archives. McKibben’s talk, Hope, Fear and the History of the Next 50 Years: An Environmentalist’s Perspective, is open to the public at no charge.
March 19, 1996 10:16 am
A new concerto by Bates College music professor William Matthews and the monumental Ninth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich will be on the program when the Bates Orchestra performs March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
March 19, 1996 10:14 am
Felix Mendelssohn’s Trio No. 2 in C minor will be the featured work when the Trillium Piano Trio performs in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College March 31 at 3 p.m.
March 14, 1996 10:12 am
Rostropovich’s fame as a cellist started at the age of 13 in 1940, when he played with an orchestra conducted by his father. He first performed in the United States in 1956 as part of a Soviet-American cultural exchange program.
March 14, 1996 10:07 am
Nicholas Coldstream, Yates Professor in Classical Archeology Emeritus of University College, London, will deliver the talk, “The Rise of Greek Figured Art: Daily Life, Fantasy and Myth,” as the last of three in a lecture series, “Speaking Pictures, Seeing Stories: Visual and Textual Representation in the Classical and Medieval World,” offered by the Classical and Medieval Studies Program at Bates.
March 13, 1996 10:05 am
Republican Keene and Democrat Shrum, familiar faces on television discussion shows, will offer their views of the developing campaign season in a session at the Benjamin Mays Center March 27 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend at no charge.
March 12, 1996 11:50 am
Organist Calvert Johnson will perform early Spanish organ music and music by Bach and women composers in a concert at Bates at 7:30 p.m. March 10th in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
March 12, 1996 11:45 am
The Bates College Choir performs at 8 p.m. March 22 and 23, and at 2 p.m. March 24, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
March 12, 1996 11:23 am
Madeline Kunin, deputy secretary of the United States Department of Education, will give a talk at Bates College on (Thursday) March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.