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Thursday

November 19, 2009 9:31 am

Video: South African dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma spends a week in residence

“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to stereotypical perceptions of the Western world and of…

Monday

July 7, 2008 2:33 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents its 2008 season, July 15 through Aug. 9

The Bates Dance Festival presents its 26th season of public events, July 15 through Aug. 9, 2008, on the campus of Bates College. The five-week festival will feature performances, panel discussions, films and lectures by more than 30 internationally recognized dance artists from throughout the United States and abroad. The season showcases compelling and visually arresting performances that blend dance, video, text and original music to address themes of political activism, human relationships, the natural world and our changing global environment.

Tuesday

August 9, 2005 11:04 am

International choreographers perform at the Bates Dance Festival

The annual Different Voices concert features an inspiring night of dance from around the globe as visiting artists from the United States, Mexico, Indonesia, Japan, South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo bring new works to the Bates Dance Festival stage. The Different Voices concert will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $18/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 9. (This performance is appropriate for an audience of all ages.)