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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.

The Little Match Girl puppet in the Figures of Speech Theatre production of "The Little Match Girl Passion." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Figures of Speech Theatre premieres play at Bates

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:50 pm

Figures of Speech Theatre premieres "the little match girl passion," a theatrical setting of David Lang's award-winning composition, at Bates College Jan. 9-11.

Doug Varone and Dancers return to the Bates Dance Festival in 2013. Photograph by Cylla von Tiedemann.
National Endowment for the Arts awards $40,000 to Bates Dance Festival

Friday, December 11, 2015 9:41 am

The Bates Dance Festival announced on Dec. 9 that it has received...

The Bates Dance Company in an October performance. (Max Huang '18 for Bates College)
Faculty, guest artists, students showcase work in Fall Dance Concert

Monday, November 30, 2015 10:29 am

Bates College's Fall Dance Concert, Dec. 5-7, features a senior thesis piece by Mary Anne Bodnar of New York City and works by Bates faculty and guest artists.

"They Fly Through the Air," directed by Sam Wheeler '17. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Five facts: Sam Wheeler ’17 directs Corwin’s ‘They Fly Through the Air’

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:42 pm

In his Nov. 13-15 production of the broadcast play "They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease," Sam Wheeler ’17 brings radio storytelling to life.

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Bates presents a poet whose work is described as ‘fiercely beautiful’

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 4:46 pm

Linda Gregerson, a much-honored author of several collections of poetry, reads from her work at Bates College on Nov. 5.

Keila Ching '18 of Honolulu portrays Marie, and Sam James '17 of Raleigh, N.C., is the Mouseking. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
In world premiere, ‘Marie and the Nutcracker’ updates familiar story

Monday, November 2, 2015 12:59 pm

In its world premiere, Bates College professor Martin Andrucki's play "Marie and the Nutcracker" will be performed Nov. 5-9.

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An illustrated reading of ‘Toward Hallowe’en’ by Robert Farnsworth

Friday, October 30, 2015 11:08 am

Timely for evoking autumn, and timeless for its existential wit, a reading by Rob Farnsworth, senior lecturer in English, of his poem "Toward Hallowe'en," illustrated by the best of our fall photography.

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Creative nonfiction writer, Mellon postdoc Mueller to read

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:08 pm

Elizabeth Rush Mueller, a photographer and writer of creative nonfiction, reads from her work at Bates College on Oct. 14.

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