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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.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:24 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Watching workers fasten wooden planks to the sides of steel beams near Roger Williams Hall the other day, we got vague ideas about some kind of bare-brick, hanging-fern, exposed-beam motif for the interior renovation.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:18 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 20, 2010

The grandstand is rising at Garcelon Field, the eagle landed at 10 Frye St., and they’re still slinging steel at Hedge and Roger Williams halls.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:06 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: 10 Frye St.

On Sept. 9, a crew from Physical Plant restored the 1873 eagle weathervane to its roost atop the carriage house at 10 Frye St., Bates’ newest student residence.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:59 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 3, 2010

The new FieldTurf playing surface at Garcelon Field is “phenomenal,” says one Bobcat. Roger Williams Hall is steeling itself for snow and earthquakes. And sometime soon the eagle will land at 10 Frye St.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:52 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 3, 2010: 10 Frye St.

In an e-mail slugged “The eagle will land,” Physical Plant project manager John Rasmussen alerted Campus Construction Update to a new development at the 10 Frye St. student residence. An eagle-shaped weathervane believed to be original to the 1873 carriage house at the site is scheduled to return to the roost the week of Sept. 6.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:49 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 3, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Paul Farnsworth, unlike Cole Porter, wants to be fenced in. Or at least he wants for the renovation of Roger Williams and Hedge halls to stay within its fenced-in work zone. But his goal, paradoxically, is the same as Cole’s: unrestricted mobility. Now, thanks to the end of construction work outside the zone, wandering over yonder is almost as easy as it ever was.