Stories about "Alumni and friends"
Award-winning poet to read at Bates

Monday, March 8, 1999 10:18 am

Bates alumna Jean Monahan '81 will read from her two books of poetry, Hands and Believe it or Not at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.

Modern dance at Bates celebrates 30 years

Thursday, March 4, 1999 4:08 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, founded and directed by Marcy Plavin, lecturer in dance, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary with a concert performance, titled Slightly Hysterical (So, You Think This Has Been Easy?) at at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in Schaeffer Theater, 305 College St. Admission is free, but no reservations are accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bates alumna's novel climbs bestseller list

Thursday, March 4, 1999 3:54 pm

The groundhog may not have seen his shadow this year, but he couldn't avoid hearing the mid-winter buzz about Portland native and 1977 Bates College graduate Elizabeth Strout's first novel, "Amy and Isabelle" (Random House, 1998). The book has climbed into the top 30 best Selling novels listed by The New York Times, who called it "one of those rare, invigorating books that takes an apparently familiar world and peers into it with ruthless intimacy, revealing a strange and startling place."

Isaacson to to discuss "Writing about Architecture"

Wednesday, January 27, 1999 12:27 pm

Attorney, art critic, essayist and children's book author Philip Isaacson will discuss Writing about Architecture at Bates College Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend the Readings with Bates Authors presentation free of charge.

Bates College orchestra to perform

Thursday, January 21, 1999 11:52 am

In a program of French Music for the Dance and Beethoven's Triple Concerto, the Bates College Orchestra, under the direction of William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Chamber music recital to be given at Bates

Thursday, January 21, 1999 11:43 am

The St. Cecilia Piano Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday Feb. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

1998 Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Friday, October 2, 1998 1:47 pm

Bates College will celebrate "Back to Bates" homecoming Friday, Oct.16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees.

Modern Dance Company performs eclectic series

Friday, September 18, 1998 1:48 pm

The Bates College Modern Dance Company in Concert will showcase the performance and choreography talents of student, faculty and alumni artists during Parents and Families Weekend at Bates Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:45 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted.

St. Cecilia Piano Trio to perform concert series

Tuesday, July 28, 1998 12:17 pm

Bates presents the St. Cecilia Piano Trio in a series of summer chamber music concerts Saturday, Aug. 8, Tuesday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 14, at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Four named trustees

Tuesday, June 30, 1998 12:57 pm

Attorney Ann E. Bushmiller of Washington, D.C., cardiologist Colin M. Fuller of Verdi, Nev., author and businesswoman Linda Gramatky Smith of Westport, Conn., and businessman Bruce E. Stangle of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.

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