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Tuesday

May 17, 2011 2:00 pm

From bluegrass to brass, Midsummer Lakeside Concerts 2011 are a sound proposition

From bluegrass to 19th-century brass band music, from global sounds to high-tech traditional, the 2011 Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series offers sounds for every music lover. The series opens with bluegrass, folk and Americana by the Crunchy Western Boys at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, in the Keigwin Amphitheater by Lake Andrews. The series continues with four more concerts, all at 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Thursday

August 5, 2010 4:14 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: August 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Thursday

July 5, 2007 10:43 am

College's Dance Festival presents 25th anniversary performance season

Celebrating 25 years of offering contemporary dance training, commissioning and performance, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 25th anniversary performance season, July 7 through Aug. 11, 2007, on the campus of Bates College.

Tuesday

June 26, 2001 8:09 am

Bates Dance Festival launches performance season

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, announces its 2001 performance season, July 21 through Aug. 18.

Thursday

July 29, 1999 12:00 am

Bates Dance Festival presents new dances, films by Sean Curran and Victoria Mark

The Bates Dance Festival presents two of America’s most eloquent contemporary dance artists who will share the stage for an evening of imaginative and emotionally rich choreography and film Aug. 12 at 8 p.m in Schaeffer Theatre on the Bates College campus. Tickets are $14/$8 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161. A post-performance talk with the artists will take place immediately following the concert.

Saturday

August 1, 1998 2:57 pm

Dance Festival to present annual Young Choreographers/New Works performance

The Bates Dance Festival presents its annual “Young Choreographers/New Works” concert Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. $6. Gifted students and emerging choreographers join forces to present two dynamic evenings of original dance works.

Wednesday

July 15, 1998 2:13 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents Doug Elkins Dance Company

The Bates Dance Festival presents the return of the innovative Doug Elkins Dance Company Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theater. Tickets are $14/$8 (students and seniors) and may be purchased over the phone by calling 207-786-6161. This troupe of six dancers will perform their acclaimed 1996 work Center My Heart, an energetic ensemble piece set to devotional music by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, as well as two Maine premieres, Roda and Bipolarbear Nos.

Friday

July 10, 1998 1:36 pm

JAZZDANCE to open Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, presents the jazz maverick Danny Buraczeski in concert with his company JAZZDANCE July 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. The evening features critically acclaimed works by Minneapolis-based JAZZDANCE, highlighted by a special preview of Ezekiel’s Wheel, a new piece based on the fiction of James Baldwin, with an original score by composer-vocalist Philip Hamilton. The concert also will include Scene Unseen, with music by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, and Swing Concerto, with music by Brave Old World, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman.

Wednesday

July 1, 1998 3:55 pm

Bates Dance Festival's 1998 season highlights new dance and jazz collaborations

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, announces its 1998 performance season, July 18-Aug. 16.

Wednesday

July 1, 1998 1:15 pm

1998 Bates Dance Festival Calendar

Bates presents the 1998 schedule of events for the annual Bates Dance Festival.