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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.

An unidentified archival image from the film "In the Blood."
‘In the Blood’: Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 3:26 pm

Wiscasset resident Sumner McKane shows his new documentary on Maine logging history, In the Blood, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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...

A photo from Ben Manter's bio thesis. Manter wanted to know if the specific yeast strain used in brewing hard cider affects the size and number of bubbles, which is known to affect the taste and aroma of a carbonated alcoholic beverage.
Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick...

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...

Video: Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell’s keynote to ‘Open to the World’

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:53 pm

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell LL.D. '85 used incidents from his own life to drive home higher education's value to both personal growth and economic success.

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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