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Thursday

October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Dancers, actors, musicians and improv comics offer a smorgasbord of performing arts in the annual Bates Arts in Action concert on Oct. 25.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 8:25 am

Lewiston native featured as Bates hosts Yale’s Whiffenpoofs

Lewiston native featured as Bates hosts Yale’s Whiffenpoofs

The Whiffenpoofs of Yale University, the country‚Äôs oldest collegiate a cappella group, perform at Bates College at 8 p.m. Saturday,…

Wednesday

December 4, 2013 10:36 am

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols takes place Dec. 8

Annual Service of Lessons and Carols takes place Dec. 8

Bates holds its annual Service of Lessons and Carols on Dec. 8.

Monday

November 4, 2013 3:32 pm

‘What Does the Bobcat Say’ parody video ‘might be the best one’ out there

‘What Does the Bobcat Say’ parody video ‘might be the best one’ out there

Among the many Fox parody videos in circulation, the Bates version “might be the best one!”

Wednesday

June 12, 2013 10:54 am

Audio Slide Show: ‘Committed and Dashing’ — Mikey Arsnow and the Deansmen storm the town

Audio Slide Show: ‘Committed and Dashing’ — Mikey Arsnow and the Deansmen storm the town

Mikey Arsnow ’14 is a member of the Deansmen. Here he explains the dynamic within Bates’ oldest all-male a cappella…

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King’s speech during the March on Washington.

Friday

February 4, 2011 8:43 am

Folk fest features fiddler Erica Brown, Celtic fusion band the Bridgebuilders

Lewiston fiddler Erica Brown, the Boston-area folk-fusion band the Bridgebuilders, and local and Bates College performers appear at the Bates Community Folk Festival starting at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Following the festival in Chase Lounge at 8 p.m. is the college’s regular second-Friday contradance, featuring caller Chrissy Fowler and the bands Playgroup and Perpetual e-Motion.

Tuesday

February 1, 2011 12:57 pm

They ran, not walked, to the debut Arts Crawl

There’s no telling what new inspirations will come from Bates’ first-ever Arts Crawl, held Jan. 28. This Friday evening smorgasbord of the arts at Bates, performing and literary and visual, empowered the art makers and showed the campus the breadth and depth of creative work that happens here.

Wednesday

March 3, 2010 3:36 pm

It can be arranged: The art of setting songs for a cappella

For three years, I have sung oohs, ahs and na-nas with The Crosstones. Having never been in an a cappella group before, I started out wary of singing in semi-circles and using bizarre syllables to recreate Billy Joel’s greatest hits. But after spending my first year at Bates watching numerous a cappella performances in packed rooms all over campus, I was hooked.

Monday

December 7, 2009 4:40 pm

'Go Tell It on the Mountain' is theme for annual holiday celebration

The annual holiday service of lessons and carols at Bates College, sponsored by the Multifaith Chaplaincy, is themed “Go Tell It on the Mountain.” It will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Bates College Chapel, College Street.