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Wednesday

July 30, 1997
10:03 am

Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society present outdoor environmental performance project

An outdoor dance performance featuring professional dancers and local participants of all ages will be held at a Falmouth sanctuary on Aug. 13 and Aug. 16. The Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society are co-sponsoring two performances of a newly commissioned site specific work, “A Curious Invasion,” inspired by the landscape of Gilsland Farm and created by internationally renowned environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig & Company.

Tuesday

July 8, 1997
3:43 pm

Environmental/outdoor artists available for photo opportunity

Internationally acclaimed environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig will be available at 2 p.m, July 16 for a photo opportunity on the location of their newly commissioned site-specific dance performance, A Curious Invasion, inspired by Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm Sanctuary, located on 118 U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth. The choreographers will choose from the various field and forest habitats to inspire their movement.

Friday

June 20, 1997
11:48 am

Story teller to appear at Bates

Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

June 5, 1997
11:17 am

Eight Mitchell Scholars to attend Bates

Eight Maine students who received $2,500 scholarships from a fund created by former U.S. Sen. George J. Mitchell will attend Bates College in September 1997. More than 170 Maine students applied for 30 Mitchell Scholarships awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, community spirit and public service.

Monday

May 26, 1997
12:41 pm

Area residents are among Bates grads

Twenty area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 131st commencement exercises on Monday (May 26) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Oscar Arias, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Costa Rica, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Tuesday

April 1, 1997
2:49 pm

Ground breaking for $17M Bates building set

Bates College will break ground for a new $17 million academic building on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the corner of Bardwell Street and Andrews Road.

Tuesday

January 28, 1997
3:45 pm

Panel at Bates to discuss women in leadership

Representatives of the state’s new female leadership will hold a panel discussion on the power of women in the Maine legislature as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Women and Public Policy in the Next Century.”

Tuesday

October 15, 1996
11:02 am

Four U.S. Senate candidates to debate for seat

Four candidates for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. William S. Cohen, R-Maine, will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College on Monday, Oct. 21. Any tickets remaining after distribution to students will be available starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Office of Special Projects and Summer Programs, 163 Wood St.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996
11:12 am

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine’s November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.