Stories about "Lewiston-Auburn"
Two Bates seniors among six statewide recognized for community service

Friday, April 27, 2012 3:25 pm

Two Bates seniors have been recognized statewide for their contributions to the Lewiston-Auburn community.

David Longdon '14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent summer 2011 as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Thursday, March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

Carol Dilley and Rachel Boggia, both of the Bates dance faculty, perform "Phantom Ice" during the first performance of the New York Bates Alumni Dance Concert, on Feb. 24, 2012. Photograph copyright © 2012 by Ebbe Sweet.
It’s a ‘F.A.B.’ night for dance lovers

Friday, March 2, 2012 12:23 pm

"F.A.B.," an annual showcase of regional dance produced by the Franco-American Heritage Center in association with Bates, takes place March 2.

Amos Libby and Eric LaPerna of Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble.
BatesDowntown continues with Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble

Thursday, February 23, 2012 2:18 pm

The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble brings music from the rich tapestry of Turkish, Arabic and Armenian culture to the BatesDowntown series March 2.

The Maine duo Cinder Conk plays music from the Balkans and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.
“Rollin’ to Olin” art-music programs resume Feb. 29

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:50 pm

The Bates College arts outreach program "Rollin' to Olin" resumes this month.

As professor Tom Wenzel, at left, and Bradley Gee '12  look on, Gwynneth Johnson '12 makes a point about the Lisbon trail signage plan.
Sun Journal publishes op-ed by Wenzel and Costlow on Androscoggin-focused projects

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 11:31 am

In an op-ed in the Sun Journal, Bates professors Tom Wenzel and...

Georgia Doucette '12 during a visit to a finished portion of the municipal trail system in Lisbon, Maine.
ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River's story.

The blog Wonderful Machine recently featured Heffernan's photos of Kenyan safari, an assignment done for a boutique travel agency based in New Mexico. Photograph by Ryan Heffernan '05.
Visual media focus on emerging photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05

Friday, December 9, 2011 9:50 pm

The bold and creative work of photographer Ryan Heffernan ’05 has been...

Students paint the Lisbon Street mural in 1971 as an unidentified man films the work.
Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Asphalt Orchestra performs on the Olin Arts Center terrace on Oct. 8. Photograph by Jose Leiva.
Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Monday, October 10, 2011 1:18 pm

On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.

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