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Wednesday

September 29, 2010
11:30 am

Reading series presents esteemed poet McNair

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates presents Debra Spark, author of the novels The Ghost of Bridgetown and Good for the Jews, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11; and one of Maine’s most respected poets, Wesley McNair, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

Monday

September 27, 2010
1:22 pm

Events Schedule: October 2010

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college in October 2010.

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.