Campus events: Sept. 8–28, 2015

A. Van Jordan reads from his poetry at Bates on Sept. 24.

A. Van Jordan reads from his poetry at Bates on Sept. 24.

Hello from Bates!

These are public events at the college from Sept. 8–28, 2015.

The public is invited to events in this listing. Except as noted, admission is free.

Changed in this edition: The Sept. 16 reading by Vladimir Vertlib has been canceled.

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Questions or comments? Contact events editor Doug Hubley at calendar@bates.edu.

See you at Bates!


Recurring Events

Taking place while Bates is in session. Please call ahead to confirm.

4:10pm Mon–Fri | Meditation facilitated by the Dharma Society. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

6pm Wed | Life drawing sponsored by the Museum of Art. Dry-media easels and drawing benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. Admission $10/$9 for museum members. FMI 207-786-8302.
Olin 259

5:30pm Sat | Catholic Mass led by Fr. Paul Dumais of the Prince of Peace parish. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel

5:30pm Sun | Bates Christian Fellowship chapel service with gospel singing. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel


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Danielle Allen, author of “Our Declaration.” (Laura Rose)

8 Tue

2pm | Our Declaration: Bates faculty, staff and students are joined by author and Convocation speaker Danielle Allen in a public discussion of her book exploring the Declaration of Independence. Our Declaration was the Common Reading for the Class of 2019.
Mays Center


9 Wed

7pm | Field hockey vs. Husson.
Campus Avenue Field


11 Fri

7:30pm | Jurassic World (2015, 163 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. Admission: $1.
Olin 104


12 Sat

10am | Men’s and women’s cross country: Bates vs. Colby Wave Race. FMI 207-786-6341.
Pineland Farms, New Gloucester

2 & 7:30pm | Jurassic World (see Sept. 11).
Olin 104


13 Sun

2 & 4:30pm | Jurassic World (see Sept. 11).
Olin 104


15 Tue

7pm | Field hockey vs. Bowdoin.
Campus Avenue Field

7pm | Volleyball vs. Southern Maine.
Alumni Gym


16 Wed

7:30pm | Vladimir Vertlib, author: Event canceled. FMI 207-786-8293.

8pm | Women’s soccer vs. Husson.
Garcelon Field


17 Thu

Noon | Public Works in Progress: Bates students share results of diverse summer projects undertaken with a variety of nonprofit partners. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. FMI 207-786-8241.
Commons 221–222

8pm | Men’s soccer vs. University of New England.
Garcelon Field


18 Fri

Trio les Amis: Mary Hunter, James Parakilas and Steve Witkin perform on Sept. 25. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)

Trio Les Amis: Mary Hunter, James Parakilas and Steve Witkin perform on Sept. 25. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)

7:30pm | Do I Sound Gay? (2015, 78 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. Admission: $1.
Olin 104

8pm | Volleyball vs. Wesleyan.
Alumni Gym


19 Sat

11am | Men’s and women’s cross country: Bates Invitational. FMI 207-786-6341.
Pineland Farms, New Gloucester

2pm | Men’s soccer vs. Thomas College.
Russell Street Field

2pm | Volleyball vs. Trinity.
Alumni Gym

2 & 7:30pm | Do I Sound Gay? (see Sept. 18).
Olin 104


20 Sun

2 & 4:30pm | Do I Sound Gay? (see Sept. 18).
Olin 104


22 Tue

4:30pm | Women’s soccer vs. University of New England.
Russell Street Field


23 Wed

7pm | Field hockey vs. Thomas College.
Campus Avenue Field

8pm | Men’s soccer vs. Bowdoin.
Garcelon Field


24 Thu

6:30pm | A. Van Jordan, poet: Language Arts Live presents the author of four poetry collections including 2005’s M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A, listed as one of the Best Books of 2005 by The London Times, and 2013’s The Cineaste. FMI 207-753-6963.
Muskie Archives


25 Fri

Noon | Public Works in Progress (see Sept. 17).
Commons 221–222

7pm | Volleyball vs. Colby.
Alumni Gym

7:30pm | Inside Out (2015, 94 min.). Presented by the Filmboard. Admission: $1.
Olin 104

7:30pm | Trio Les Amis: Chamber music by an ensemble from Maine’s three selective liberal arts colleges featuring pianist Jim Parakilas (Bates), violinist Mary Hunter (Bowdoin) and cellist Steve Witkin (Colby). Free, but tickets required, available at bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135.
Olin Concert Hall


26 Sat

1pm | Football vs. Amherst.
Garcelon Field

2 & 7:30pm | Inside Out (see Sept. 25).
Olin 104


27 Sun

2 & 4:30pm | Inside Out (see Sept. 25).
Olin 104


28 Mon

Noon | EnviroLunch: A representative from Garbage to Garden, which makes weekly pickups of household kitchen waste from participants and returns good compost to them, describes the curbside program that G2G operates in several Maine cities. FMI 207-786-6464.
Commons 221–222


"Fir Roots," a 2015 photograph by Shoshannah White. Courtesy of the artist.

“Fir Roots,” a 2015 photograph by Shoshannah White. Courtesy of the artist.

Museum of Art

FMI 207-786-6158
bates.edu/museum
museum@bates.edu
Hours: 10am–5pm Mon–Sat
(until 7:30pm Wed)

Through Oct. 24

Points of View: New and Recent Photographs by Jay Gould, Gary Green, David Maisel and Shoshannah White: Part of the statewide Maine Photo Project, Points of View presents work by photographers who explore relationships between humanity and nature through Maine’s landscape.

The Painter of Maine: Photographs of Marsden Hartley: Images depicting one of Maine’s best-loved artists, drawn from the museum’s founding Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection.

Through March 26, 2016

Maine Collected: Works by living artists from the permanent collection.

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