Stories about "hip hop"
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.

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.

‘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.