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Wednesday

November 19, 1997
9:34 am

Maine Gay Men's Chorus presents 'Christmas can be a DRAG!'

The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will present Christmas can be a DRAG! an evening holiday music to benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn, at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bates College Chapel. Conducted by Edward Reichert and accompanied by David Sherman, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform traditional favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “White Christmas” as well as non-traditional, whimsical songs such as “I’m Wishing You a Drag Queen Christmas” and “Coming Out on Christmas.”

Tuesday

November 11, 1997
9:19 am

Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra to perform family concert

The Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) and the Lewiston-Auburn Youth Orchestra (LAYO) will present a family concert with guest artists Michael Miclon and Sophie Prose at 2 p.m., Nov. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission will be $5. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Smart Start at 207-783-4422 during daytime hours.

Tuesday

November 11, 1997
9:10 am

Maine artist to deliver multimedia presentation at Bates

Eric Hopkins, a native of Bangor who paints bird’s-eye views of the Maine coast, will deliver a multimedia presentation titled Global Expressions at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Monday

November 10, 1997
8:54 am

Bates jazz band to stage concert

The Bates Jazz Band, under the direction of Mark Manduca, will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, in the Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

November 4, 1997
3:45 pm

Scrod Pudding performs benefit contradance at Bates

Scrod Pudding, a group of local musicians who play traditional New England, French-Canadian and Appalachian music, will perform a contradance with caller Bill Olsonfrom 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hal, 56 Campus Ave. Admission is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn.

Thursday

October 30, 1997
11:47 am

Ms. magazine editor to speak

Highlighting the 12th Annual Maine Women’s Studies Conference at Bates College on Nov. 15 will be the 1 p.m. keynote address in the Chapel by Marcia Ann Gillespie, editor in chief of Ms. magazine. The day-long interdisciplinary program — titled “Making Connections (Among and Between)” — features papers, panels and workshops related to feminist research and political activism.

Tuesday

October 21, 1997
11:17 am

Voices of Korea to perform at Bates

Voices of Korea, a 12-member ensemble specializing in religious, court and folk songs from North and South Korea, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Friday

October 17, 1997
11:03 am

Black Family Trio to perform at Bates

The Black Family Trio, a piano, violin and cello ensemble, will perform at noon on Oct. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The concert, part of the Noontime Concert Series at Bates, will feature works by Handel, Dvorak and Squire as well as traditional fiddling music. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

October 13, 1997
9:36 am

Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra to perform at Bates

The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will open its eighth season with a concert at 7:30 p.m. November 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program features pianist Virginia Eskin in concertos by Clara Schumann and Franz Liszt. Tickets at the door are $8 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors. Tickets are available in advance for $7/$3 at Carroll’s Music in Lewiston and Macbean’s Music in Brunswick. Call 207-725-5657 for more information.