Archives for "Alumni and friends"

Tuesday

May 10, 2011 10:29 am

Hofstra law dean Demleitner '89 offers keynote to law gathering

Nora V. Demleitner ’89, dean of the School of Law at Hofstra University, was honored at a March gathering of…

Tuesday

May 10, 2011 10:10 am

Press Herald notes top Maine finish by Gomez '05 at Boston Marathon

The Portland Press Herald and the Bangor Daily News, among other outlets, report that Maine’s fastest finisher at the Boston…

Tuesday

May 3, 2011 10:08 am

Video: Performance of "Santo" during Modern Dance Company tribute to Leonard Plavin

The dance “Santo” was performed during the Bates Modern Dance Company reunion tribute to the late Leonard Plavin, who photographed…

Monday

May 2, 2011 2:49 pm

Video: Bodies in motion as dance alums rehearse their tributes

This short video shows offers the sights and sounds of Modern Dance Company alumni choreographing new dance pieces in Pettigrew…

Monday

May 2, 2011 2:47 pm

Sentiments sweet, feet fleet as dance alumni celebrate Plavins

The standing ovation alone would have been plenty. But, lest there be any doubt about the reason for the gathering, a few dozen Bates dancers put it into words, too: “We love you, Marcy.” The shout-out to Marcy Plavin kicked off an April 30 evening of dance honoring the retired Bates dance director and her husband, the late Leonard Plavin, a photographer who compiled an invaluable visual archive depicting 40 years of dance at the college.

Monday

May 2, 2011 1:47 pm

Quips and quotes overheard during alumni dance reunion rehearsals

A visitor on the first floor of Chase Hall heard muffled footfalls coming from somewhere on the second floor. Climbing…

Thursday

April 28, 2011 9:26 am

Seattle Times interviews Robin Leventhal '88, chef of 'Jewish deli with a Pacific Northwest twist'

The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal ’88, the new chef at Stopsky’s Delicatessen. Food…

Tuesday

April 19, 2011 3:20 pm

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Decades of dance at Bates College will come to life on stage again Saturday, April 30, as nearly 90 dance alumni perform a piece based on images by the late dance photographer Leonard Plavin. The dance “A Moment in Focus: Dance Images by Leonard Plavin,” commemorating the passion and achievement of a photographer who shot some 10,000 images of the Bates College Modern Dance Company, concludes an alumni reunion dance performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 11:11 am

The Burlington Free Press profiles artists and cheesemakers Sessions '99 and Bernhardt '99

Burlington Free Press correspondent Melissa Pasanen profiles Hannah Sessions ’99 and Greg Bernhardt ’99, writing that “the to-do list of…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 10:10 am

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Reporter…