Stories about "Events"
Folk-pop icon Vega among season's musical peaks at Bates College

Thursday, January 7, 2010 1:24 pm

An iconic singer-songwriter, a pair of performances devoted to Beethoven's string quartet cycle and a Bates College alum who plays world music are among highlights at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates this winter.

Bates College students curate Museum of Art exhibition honoring alumni gifts to collection

Thursday, January 7, 2010 1:12 pm

A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition "Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections." The show runs through March 27.

Slide show features a 2009 retrospective

Monday, January 4, 2010 1:55 pm

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Choir to perform Orff's 'Carmina Burana'

Thursday, December 3, 2009 3:53 pm

A choral work popular for its drama and earthy power, Orff's Carmina Burana will be performed by the Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or this olinarts@bates.edu.

Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter coming to Bates

Friday, November 20, 2009 4:06 pm

An acclaimed singer-songwriter influenced by Dylan and Springsteen, Josh Ritter performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. The concert is presented by the Olin Arts Center in partnership with the Student Activities Office and the Chase Hall Committee. Tickets are $20 and available at www.batestickets.com. For more information please contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Sugar production, slave labor to be discussed at Bates

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:58 pm

Jessica Harris, a professor at Queens College and an expert in African American foodways, speaks at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Titled "Cane Confluences: Sugar and Slaves in the Caribbean and Louisiana," the lecture is sponsored by the Multicultural Center and is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Civil rights leader and mathematician offers annual Sampson Lecture

Friday, November 20, 2009 3:43 pm

Civil rights activist and noted mathematician Robert Moses offers two lectures at Bates College on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Sponsored by the mathematics department in conjunction for the second year with the Multicultural Center, and with other offices at Bates, both lectures are open to the public at no cost. However, an RSVP is required because of limited seating. Please RSVP to Heidi Howard at 207-753-6993 or hhoward@bates.edu by Monday, Nov. 30.

Global Lens international film series continues with Moroccan tale of bizarre love triangle

Sunday, November 15, 2009 2:32 pm

The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with "What a Wonderful World" by Moroccan director Faouzi Bensaïdi in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 6, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5. What a Wonderful World (94 min.) is in French and Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.

Divine a nation's mood from its blogs? Danforth '01 explains how

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:26 pm

Chris Danforth '01, a University of Vermont mathematician who has devised a system for assessing widespread happiness from blogs, explains his work at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

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