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Wednesday

March 24, 2010 4:58 pm

Bates College Modern Dance Company presents annual showcase of student work

In two different programs presented over four performances, the Bates College Modern Dance Company performs its annual spring concert of new student works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, and Monday, April 5; 5 p.m. Saturday, April 3; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, all in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

March 24, 2010 4:49 pm

College Choir to perform Mozart's final choral masterpiece

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem and other works will be performed by the Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 2, and Saturday, April 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

March 23, 2010 10:00 am

WRBC to present Icelandic folk group Seabear

Seabear, a band based in Reykjavik, Iceland, performs indie folk at 9 p.m. Monday, March 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The concert is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, please contact this email. The concert is sponsored by the Bates College radio station, WRBC 91.5 FM.

Sunday

March 21, 2010 9:53 am

Maine Jewish Film Festival offers screening at Bates

In addition to its schedule of programs in Portland, the Maine Jewish Film Festival comes to Bates for a screening…

Tuesday

March 16, 2010 5:10 pm

Orchestra explores symphonic link between Haydn, Prokofiev

Conducted by Hiroya Miura, the Bates College Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or this olinarts@bates.edu.

Friday

March 12, 2010 3:35 pm

Dartmouth College philosophy professor to discuss free will

Adina Roskies, an assistant professor of philosophy at Dartmouth College, discusses the limitations and potential for neuroscience in the study of free will at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom.

Friday

March 12, 2010 3:21 pm

Chamber group to celebrate lives of three legendary Latina women

The Core Ensemble, a chamber group that has used theater to push out the boundaries of its genre, presents a work celebrating the lives of three significant Latin American women Friday, March 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.

Friday

March 12, 2010 10:21 am

Sociologist to speak on black Appalachian life and culture

William H. Turner, who holds the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, offers a lecture titled Blacks in Appalachia: Past, Present and Future at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.

Friday

March 12, 2010 9:25 am

Bates College student, Outright L/A receive justice and peace award

This year’s William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace will be presented to Kate Doria, a Bates College senior active in community service, and Outright L/A, a sex and gender support group. An awards ceremony and potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, 95 Russell St.

Friday

March 5, 2010 4:10 pm

In Bates College lecture, Harvard professor of religion to discuss significance of tears

Kimberley Patton, professor of the comparative and historical study of religion at the Harvard Divinity School, offers a lecture titled “The Gates of Weeping Are Not Closed: The Powerful Work of Tears in Human Experience” Monday, March 22, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge.