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Saturday

October 9, 2010
2:19 pm

'Conversation with the President' touches planning, building, finance

The fate of Chase Hall. The state of town-gown relations. The tradeoffs between finite resources and key priorities. And what does it say that Bates ranks fourth in a Newsweek listing of schools “stocked with jocks”? Those were a few of the topics some 60 parents raised in a conversation with President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a handful of senior staff early on Parents & Family Saturday.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
4:20 pm

Sun Journal checks in on the new Garcelon Field

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Kalle Oakes checks in on how players and coaches like the new Garcelon Field surface and…

Monday

October 4, 2010
4:20 pm

Final MPBN live gubernatorial debate at Bates College Oct. 28

The final Maine Public Broadcasting Network debate of the 2010 Maine gubernatorial race takes place 8 p.m. Oct. 28 on…

Monday

October 4, 2010
2:08 pm

Renewed Garcelon Field dedication is Parents & Family Weekend highlight

• Click thumbnails below to view  Garcelon Field images taken this week:Bates College will dedicate comprehensive renovations to historic Garcelon…

Friday

October 1, 2010
2:12 pm

Campus Construction Update, Oct. 1, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

So here we were contemplating the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls and thinking, Steel, baby, steel! It’s all about the steel! — But that’s so two weeks ago. Because now it’s all about the wood.

Friday

October 1, 2010
1:59 pm

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 1, 2010

With the Garcelon Field dedication and inaugural game just days away, it’s a race to the finish for the R.A.D. Sports crew renovating the facility. Meanwhile, Hedge Hall is gaining headroom while Roger Williams Hall embiggens its footprint.

Wednesday

September 29, 2010
9:57 am

Pianist Glazer and Bates, Bowdoin orchestras join forces for Chopin concerto

Maine’s best-known pianist, Frank Glazer, performs at Bates on Nov. 13 with the Bates and Bowdoin College Orchestra, and on Dec. 5 in a solo program celebrating Robert Schumann.

Thursday

September 23, 2010
3:12 pm

Lipton adds Q&A to visit; music resumes Sunday with gospel powerhouse

Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra bring roots-influenced, lyrically rich music to Bates College on Oct. 1. The Brooklyn-Bates connection resumes two days later as Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens perform in the Olin concert hall. The Bates Gospelaires, a student ensemble, open.

Thursday

September 23, 2010
3:03 pm

Musica Nuova offers a program of Baroque Italian music

Baroque ensemble Musica Nuova brings to Bates a program called It’s Complicated -– a name borrowed from Facebook — at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Focused on music by Italian composers from the early 1600s, this highly entertaining concert illustrates that love and its complexities haven’t changed so much over the years.

Monday

September 20, 2010
10:18 am

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: Garcelon Field

“That’s going to be a fun thing to watch to go together,” Garcelon Field project manager Mike Gustin said as the first components of the new Garcelon Field grandstand showed up on Sept. 15.