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Tuesday

August 4, 2009
2:45 pm

Budapest, Hungary

One of the most recognizable symbols of the city, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge connects Buda with Pest.

Monday

May 12, 2008
1:36 pm

Bates to stage U.S. premiere of work by leading Hungarian playwright

Hungary’s leading playwright, György Spiró, offers a talk called “Trends in Contemporary Eastern European Drama” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

October 16, 2003
8:58 am

Oscar-winning Hungarian director to speak at Bates

István Szabó, Academy Award-winning director of the 1981 film “Mephisto,” comes to Bates College to give a lecture titled “Close-up: The Art of Film” at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Wednesday

February 26, 2003
1:36 pm

Production of 'subUrbia' to be performed in Hungary

In a production that the student cast and crew will take to Hungary this April, the Bates College theater department presents six performances of Eric Bogosian’s gritty, darkly comic play “subUrbia.”

Monday

March 22, 1999
3:24 pm

Holocaust photo exhibit to be held at Bates; survivor and author to speak

Remembering Luboml: Images of a Jewish Community, a photo exhibit of daily life in a Polish shtetl (village), will be displayed at Bates College on the first floor of the George and Helen Ladd Library from April 5 through June 19. In honor of the exhibit’s opening, Holocaust survivor Judith Magyar Isaacson, author and former dean of students at Bates, will deliver a talk, “Return to Auschwitz: How to Forgive?” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend both the exhibit and lecture free of charge.

Thursday

February 25, 1999
10:13 am

Bates to stage English-language premiere of Hungarian play

“The Red Faust,” a new two-act Hungarian play based on the life of the fiercely anti-communist Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, will premiere in English at at 8 p.m. March 5, March 6, March 12 and March 13 and at 2 p.m. March 7 and March 14 in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations or additional information, call the Schaeffer Theatre box office at 207-786 6161.