Archives for "Olin Arts Center"

Thursday

November 11, 2004 12:29 pm

Indonesian shadow puppets, orchestral concert make for intriguing evenings in Olin Concert Hall

At 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, the Bates College Orchestra presents a program including a work by conductor Philip Carlsen, a setting of poems by renowned Maine writer Wesley McNair. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, Indonesian puppet master Joko Susilo will present a shadow-puppet performance of “The Abduction of Sinta,” a central story from the Hindu epic Ramayana. Susilo will be accompanied by the Bates Gamelan Mawar Mekar (“blossom of inspiration”), an Indonesian-style gamelan orchestra, and guest musicians from New Hampshire and Minnesota. Both events take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

November 3, 2004 1:32 pm

Bates symposium to focus on artist Marsden Hartley

The Bates College Museum of Art presents a symposium on Marsden Hartley, a Lewiston native and a pioneer in modern American art, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5-6.

Wednesday

October 13, 2004 12:22 pm

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues Bates Concert Series

Distinguished by an eclecticism that encompasses free improvisation, Duke Ellington classics and sacred music, Boston’s Aardvark Jazz Orchestra continues the 2004-05 Bates College Concert Series at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Olin Arts Center, at 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

October 6, 2004 1:47 pm

Amandla! sponsors fund-raising drive for hurricane victims in the Caribbean and Sudanese refugees

Amandla!, a Bates College organization addressing issues of people of black heritage, has launched a fund-raising drive to assist citizens of the Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes and Sudanese refugees. All proceeds will go directly to the International Red Cross Emergency Relief Fund and Doctors Without Borders. For further information, e-mail Melisa March at mmarch@bates.edu or call 207-795-5118.

Wednesday

December 17, 2003 12:10 pm

Bates College Museum of Art photography exhibition depicts China in transition

Focusing on the impacts of urbanization and industrialization in China, a nationally significant exhibition of documentary images by Chinese photographers opens at the Bates College Museum of Art with a lecture and reception at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2004.

Friday

October 17, 2003 8:29 am

Bates exhibition spotlights Chinese documentary photographers

Focusing on the impacts of urbanization and industrialization in China, an exhibition of documentary images by seven Chinese photographers opens at the Bates College Museum of Art on Jan. 9, 2004.

Friday

August 15, 2003 11:49 am

First solo U.S. exhibition by famed Cuban artist presented at Museum of Art

The opening reception for Manuel L√≥pez Oliva: Cuba and the Theatre of Desire, the first solo U.S. exhibition by one of Cuba’s most famous and accomplished artists, takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at the Museum of Art, located in the college’s Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St

Monday

February 24, 2003 2:49 pm

Lewiston Middle School students to show art

The popular annual art exhibit by students from Lewiston Middle School returns to the Museum of Art next month. The exhibit will run from March 6 through March 21.

Monday

January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum’s Thousand Words Project.

Monday

January 13, 2003 3:49 pm

Bates Concert Series presents legendary jazz guitarist

Known for his stylistic reach, his technical chops and his profoundly imaginative improvisations, jazz guitarist Pat Martino performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.