Archives for "hip hop"
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Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

Rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle '98 is winning rave reviews for his star turn this spring in the title role of "Othello: The Remix" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

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Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, July 5, 2012 9:16 am

Rennie Harris, proclaimed "hip hop's grandmaster" by Dance Magazine, returns to Bates with his company, Puremovement, to launch the Bates Dance Festival and present some greatest hits.

Marc Bamuthi Joseph, shown at center during the "Life is Living" festival, Chicago, 2009. Photo by Bethanie Hines.
‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:22 pm

Bates College and the Bates Dance Festival present this widely acclaimed multimedia production "red, black & GREEN: a blues" April 27-28.

Rapper Macklemore and his DJ/producer, Ryan Lewis, to perform outdoor show

Friday, September 2, 2011 2:22 pm

Fresh from their triumphant national touring debut as headliners, Seattle rapper Macklemore and his DJ producer, Ryan Lewis, visit Bates College for an open-air performance on the Library Quad, accessed from Campus Avenue between Chase Hall and the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, at 8 p.m.Friday, Sept. 16.

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

The 2010 Bates honorands are: Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance; James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change; Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist; Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate; and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Clyde Evans Jr. to hold hip-hop workshop

Monday, November 12, 2001 1:17 pm

Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Clyde Evans Jr. will discuss and demonstrate the art of hip-hop in a Bates College performance Monday, Nov. 12, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street.

Bates Dance Festival presents the high voltage hip-hop senasation Rennie Harris PureMovement

Friday, July 11, 1997 4:19 pm

Rennie Harris PureMovement, an electrifying eight member dance company rooted in hip-hop culture, will perform two powerful new works at The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England's leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, at 8 p.m July 25 and July 26, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.