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Monday

January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Victoria Lowe ’12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

Thursday

November 19, 2009 9:31 am

Video: South African dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma spends a week in residence

“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to stereotypical perceptions of the Western world and of…

Saturday

July 11, 1998 1:41 pm

Dance festival to feature 'Faculty Gala'

The Bates Dance Festival presents Alone & Together: Faculty Gala July 18 at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. $12/$8 (students and seniors). The performance features an evening of modern, ballet, hip hop and jazz solos and duets by dance artists Michael Foley, Vincent Mantsoe, Maria Simpson, Katiti King and Clyde Evans, followed by a post-performance discussion with the artists.

Friday

July 10, 1998 1:36 pm

JAZZDANCE to open Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, presents the jazz maverick Danny Buraczeski in concert with his company JAZZDANCE July 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance are priced at $14 and $8 (for full-time students and seniors) and may be purchased at the door or in advance by calling 207-786-6161 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, located on Central Avenue. The evening features critically acclaimed works by Minneapolis-based JAZZDANCE, highlighted by a special preview of Ezekiel’s Wheel, a new piece based on the fiction of James Baldwin, with an original score by composer-vocalist Philip Hamilton. The concert also will include Scene Unseen, with music by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington, and Swing Concerto, with music by Brave Old World, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman.

Monday

October 20, 1997 11:12 am

Doug Varone and Dancers to perform at Bates

New York dance phenomenon Doug Varone and Dancers will perform “Let’s Dance: The Cabaret” at 8 p.m., Nov. 6, in the Clifton Dagget Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Ave. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for senior citizens and students and may be purchased by calling the box office at 207-786-6161.

Friday

August 1, 1997 11:20 am

'Young Choreographers/New Works' at Bates Dance Festival

The Bates Dance Festival presents Young Choreographers/New Works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 and Friday, Aug. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre. Admission is $6.

Wednesday

July 30, 1997 10:03 am

Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society present outdoor environmental performance project

An outdoor dance performance featuring professional dancers and local participants of all ages will be held at a Falmouth sanctuary on Aug. 13 and Aug. 16. The Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society are co-sponsoring two performances of a newly commissioned site specific work, “A Curious Invasion,” inspired by the landscape of Gilsland Farm and created by internationally renowned environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig & Company.

Saturday

July 26, 1997 9:45 am

Paula Josa-Jones performace works to perform at Bates Dance Festival

Paula Josa-Jones Performance Works will perform in concert at the Bates Dance Festival, Northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, at 8 p.m. July 29, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

July 16, 1997 9:05 am

David Dorfman Dance returns to Bates Dance Festival

David Dorfman Dance returns to The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance presenting and training program, in a concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 1 and Aug. 2, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

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.