Stories about "arts"
Actors in the production of The Pillowman gather  in their traditional circle before their dress rehearsal.
Bates at Night: Backstage with actors in ‘The Pillowman’

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:29 am

A visit to the dress rehearsal of The Pillowman for a Bates theater major's thesis play.

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Video: ‘Modeling trash was something to get used to!’

Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:42 pm

Scenes and comments from the annual Trashion Show, where students design and model outfits made of trash and recyclables.

Laura Faure, director of the Bates Dance Festival, is shown on the Bates campus in July 2012. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Laura Faure, Bates Dance Festival director, to step down after 2017 festival

Friday, November 11, 2016 11:30 am

Laura Faure, the fourth director in the history of the Bates Dance Festival, will step down after the 2017 season — the festival's 35th and her 30th.

Marcy Plavin, circa 1990. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Marcy Plavin, a singular force for dance and dancers at Bates, dies at age 84

Friday, November 4, 2016 10:00 am

Marcy Plavin was the face and spirit of Bates dance over 40 years and, for her students, "a spirited defender and nurturer of their aspirations and dreams," said President Spencer.

The Bates faculty during Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates College welcomes new faculty for 2016–17

Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00 am

Bates College hired twice as many new tenure-track faculty this year as in 2015. Let's meet them.

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An overview of new faculty, and the look of Bates’ future, from Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer

Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:10 pm

What Bates College looks like in the future is at least partially revealed each time we hire a new faculty member.

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Graduate profile: Khi Kim ’16, ‘sophisticated, evocative, and clever’ poster-maker nonpareil

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:43 am

Among the 461 seniors set to graduate Sunday is biochemistry major Khi Kim ’16, whose theater and dance posters have fueled larcenous intentions while filling Bates venues.

Natalie Silver '16 of Bennington,  Vt., a double major in studio art and history, and Sasha Lennon '16 of Cape Elizabeth, a double major in studio art and psychology, prepare for their senior exhibition in their ground-floor Olin Arts studio. Both co-directors of 2015 AESOP, they are good friends and fellow artists who share not only a studio but also a sensibility for the balance of form and function in their ceramic art. They are close to the end of their preparations but are still throwing pots for their final show at Bates.
Picture story: Student art majors who ‘vibe off each other’

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:33 pm

Featuring photographs of ceramic artists at work and play, here's a story about two seniors whose friendship, like their artwork, is both functional and inspired.

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‘F.A.B.’ in Feb.: 11th edition of Winter Dance Showcase is Feb. 6

Monday, February 1, 2016 9:17 am

Bates College students present two of the 14 performances by dance artists from around Maine and beyond in the 11th F.A.B Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 6.

Zofia Ahmad '19 of Palo Alto, Calif., and bandmates perform an encore during a Bates Steel Pan Orchestra concert in December 2015. The orchestra makes its Arts Crawl debut on Jan. 28. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night are back for another whirl

Monday, January 25, 2016 3:40 pm

The sixth annual Bates College Arts Crawl, along with the popular Sangai Asia Night variety show, takes place on Jan. 29, 2016.

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