Archives for "Lewiston-Auburn"

Wednesday

January 14, 1998 12:28 pm

Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers to play for contradance

The Mighty Cloud of Fiddlers, under the direction of Greg Boardman, performs for a contradance at Bates at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in Chase Hall. Beth and Tony Parkes will call easy dances early and more challenging dances from 8:45 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $5 and free for children under 12.

Wednesday

November 19, 1997 9:34 am

Maine Gay Men's Chorus presents 'Christmas can be a DRAG!'

The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “White Christmas” as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as “I’m Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas” and “Coming Out on Christmas.”

Tuesday

November 11, 1997 9:19 am

Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra to perform family concert

The Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) and the Lewiston-Auburn Youth Orchestra (LAYO) will present a family concert with guest artists Michael Miclon and Sophie Prose at 2 p.m., Nov. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission will be $5. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Smart Start at 207-783-4422 during daytime hours.

Tuesday

November 4, 1997 3:45 pm

Scrod Pudding performs benefit contradance at Bates

Scrod Pudding, a group of local musicians who play traditional New England, French-Canadian and Appalachian music, will perform a contradance with caller Bill Olsonfrom 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hal, 56 Campus Ave. Admission is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn.

Wednesday

July 30, 1997 10:22 am

Bates Dance Festival holds youth arts program

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, is conducting a three-week “Youth Arts Program” from July 28 through Aug. 16 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Avenue. Sixty-one Lewiston children, ages six to 17, are involved with music and dance classes Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.

Monday

June 2, 1997 10:28 am

Bates Dance Festival plans community performance project

The Bates Dance Festival invites senior citizens and teenagers from Lewiston-Auburn and surrounding communities to participate in a three-week intensive workshop, July 28 through Aug. 15, under the direction of choreographer and educator Jeff Bliss.

Friday

April 18, 1997 4:05 pm

A.V.C.O. to perform spring concert

Winter’s passing will be noted with a hat off to spring when the Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) performs its next concertat 8 p.m. May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 13, 1997 9:17 am

Bates Dance Festival plans community performance project

The Bates Dance Festival invites senior citizens and teenagers from Lewiston-Auburn and surrounding communities to participate in a three-week intensive workshop, July 28 through Aug. 15, under the direction of choreographer and educator Jeff Bliss.

Tuesday

January 14, 1997 3:26 pm

Bates community to hold "read-in"

In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and in an effort to encourage literacy, more than 120 students, faculty and staff from Bates College will hold a “read-in” for youngsters in grades K-3 classrooms in Lewiston and Auburn schools on Thursday and Friday .

Monday

May 27, 1996 11:39 am

Local residents among 1996 graduates

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 130th commencement exercises on Monday (May 27) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. The distinguished Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.