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Tuesday

October 6, 1998
1:59 pm

Bates geologists to lead Great Falls field trips

Geologists are offering an unusual opportunity to explore the 420-million-year geological history so dramatically displayed in the rock outcroppings of the Great Falls here in Lewiston. Led by the Bates College geology department during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17), a series of field trips also will examine the significant role played by the falls in the settlement and development of the Lewiston-Auburn area.

Friday

August 14, 1998
3:09 pm

Landscape painting exhibition opens at the Museum of Art

“Notations of Color: Oil Sketching in Maine,” a special two-month exhibit of landscape painting, will be on view in the Bates College Museum of Art from Aug. 28 to Oct. 30. The exhibit features small-scale oil sketches by more than 40 American landscape painters of the late 19th and 20th century.

Thursday

August 13, 1998
3:27 pm

Local youths to perform in Bates Dance Festival

Ranging in age from 6 to 17, 81 area students from the Bates Dance Festival Youth Arts Program will present a music and dance performance Friday, August 14, at noon in Lewiston’s Kennedy Park.

Wednesday

July 15, 1998
2:06 pm

Second annual HOT FEET dance concert seasoned with spicy African/jazz flavor

As the highlight of the Bates Dance Festival season, an international ensemble of dancers performs HOT FEET, an evening of American jazz, French- Canadian step, Afro-fusion and jazz tap July 31 at 8 p.m. in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161. Following a sold-out show in 1997, ticket buyers are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.

Tuesday

June 30, 1998
12:43 pm

Alum's lectures explore cook books as narrative history

Mark Howard, a member of the Bates College class of 1975 and an ardent reader and collector of cook books, will discuss history through the kitchen door in Cook Books as Narrative History: Two Hundred Years of American Cook Book Publishing, 1796-1996, An Overview at Bates July 15 and July 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is welcome to attend both talks free of charge.

Monday

May 25, 1998
1:21 pm

Local residents among Bates grads

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 132nd commencement exercises Monday in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Doris Kearns-Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Thursday

May 7, 1998
1:18 pm

Bates Dance Festival to hold youth arts program

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, will offer a three-week Youth Arts Program July 27-Aug. 15 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Ave.

Wednesday

May 6, 1998
2:44 pm

Franco Festivities to be shown at Bates

Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker Francis Gagnon, will be shown in the Bates…