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Tuesday

April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

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

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

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.

Thursday

July 5, 2012 9:16 am

Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

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.

Tuesday

April 24, 2012 1:22 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

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

Friday

September 2, 2011 2:22 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

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.

Monday

November 12, 2001 1:17 pm

Clyde Evans Jr. to hold hip-hop workshop

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.

Friday

July 11, 1997 4:19 pm

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

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.