News Archives

Thursday

November 11, 2004 12:29 pm

Indonesian shadow puppets, orchestral concert make for intriguing evenings in Olin Concert Hall

At 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, the Bates College Orchestra presents a program including a work by conductor Philip Carlsen, a setting of poems by renowned Maine writer Wesley McNair. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, Indonesian puppet master Joko Susilo will present a shadow-puppet performance of “The Abduction of Sinta,” a central story from the Hindu epic Ramayana. Susilo will be accompanied by the Bates Gamelan Mawar Mekar (“blossom of inspiration”), an Indonesian-style gamelan orchestra, and guest musicians from New Hampshire and Minnesota. Both events take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Wednesday

May 19, 2004 9:32 am

Collaboration made 'Salt' possible, says playwright Maurizio

“The Memory of Salt,” a play written by Lisa Maurizio, associate professor of classical and medieval studies at Bates College, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, in the college’s Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.

Tuesday

May 18, 2004 3:53 pm

New play by Bates College professor taps Japanese, ancient Greek traditions

“The Memory of Salt,” a play written by Lisa Maurizio, associate professor of classical and medieval studies at Bates College, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, in the college’s Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.

Wednesday

March 17, 2004 10:21 am

Bates presents Indonesian puppetry, music

Bates College presents performances of Indonesian shadow puppetry and gamelan music at 8 p.m. Friday, March 19, and 3 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

January 27, 2004 11:03 am

Fulbright grant brings expert in Indonesian music, puppetry to Bates

Thanks to the college’s first-ever grant from the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program, an expert in traditional Indonesian forms of music and shadow puppetry is currently in residence at Bates College.