Archives for "Maine/world"

Wednesday

January 13, 1999 10:05 am

Bates awards science grants to area schools

Bates College has awarded more than $20,000 to the Auburn Land Lab, Lewiston High School, Lewiston’s McMahon and Longley elementary schools as well as Morse High School and Bath Middle School through the Bates College Science Education Outreach Grant program. The awards are sponsored by Bates and funded by major grants to the college from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation’s largest private funder of research and education in science and health.

Friday

December 4, 1998 12:31 pm

L/A Children's Chorus to perform holiday music concert

The L/A Children’s Chorus, under the direction of Brian Franck, will perform a concert of holiday music at Bates on Friday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is $8 at the door. Please call 207-782-5241 for more information.

Thursday

October 29, 1998 3:24 pm

Expert on university-public school partnerships to speak

Ira Harkavy, associate vice president and director for the Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss “Participatory Action Research and Service Learning” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Monday

October 19, 1998 12:50 pm

Latin-American studies scholar to discuss U.S.-Latin American relations

Peter H. Smith, director of Latin American studies at the University of California, San Diego, will discuss “Prospects for U.S.-Latin American Relations: Trouble Ahead?” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture, and admission is free.

Wednesday

October 14, 1998 2:21 pm

Bates receives substantial grant for Longley Elementary partnership project

The Bates College Center for Service-Learning has received an $89,000 grant from the National Corporation for Public Service for a partnership project with the city’s Governor Longley Elementary School.

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.