Campus events: Nov. 2–29, 2015

Sophomore Keila Ching of Hololulu portrays Marie and Sam James, a junior from Raleigh, N.C., is the Mouseking in professor Martin Andrucki's "Marie and the Nutcracker." (Max Huang/Bates College)

Keila Ching ’18 of Honolulu portrays Marie, and Sam James ’17 of Raleigh, N.C., is the Mouseking in professor Martin Andrucki’s “Marie and the Nutcracker.” See Nov. 5. (Max Huang ’18 for Bates College)

Hello from Bates!

These are public events at the college from Nov. 2–29 , 2015.

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

Want the latest events information? Visit the daily Events page.

Ensemble Mise-En note: Contrary to earlier publications of November events at Bates, the concerts by Ensemble Mise-En take place Nov. 16–17, not 17–18.

Correction: The Nov. 7 Bates-Bowdoin football game begins at 12:30 and not noon, contrary to the printed November at Bates listing.

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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 benches provided, bring drawing board and supplies. $10 ($9 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

4pm Sun | Bates Christian Fellowship chapel service with gospel singing. A prayer time precedes the service at 3pm. FMI 207-786-8272.
Gomes Chapel


2 Mon

Noon | Public Works in Progress: Students share the results of diverse summer projects undertaken with nonprofit partners. FMI 207-786-6202.
Commons 221–222


Christina Saunders '06 is a partner in the Denver law firm of Sparkman + Foote.

Christina Saunders ’06 is a partner in the Denver law firm of Sparkman + Foote.

4 Wed

4:30pm | A Career in Law: The Issue of Artists’ Rights by Christina E. Saunders ’06, who as a partner in the Denver law firm of Sparkman + Foote handles intellectual property cases involving the arts. This Alumni in the Arts talk is sponsored by the Alison Lockwood Fund for Art History. FMI 207-786-8212.
Olin 104


5 Thu

Noon | EnviroLunch: Sarah Lakeman, Sustainable Maine Project Director for the Natural Resources Council of Maine, discusses statewide solid waste policy. Presented by the environmental studies program. FMI 207-786-6464.
Commons 221

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Linda Gregerson, poet.

6:30pm | Linda Gregerson, poet: A Language Arts Live reading by the author of several collections of poetry, including this year’s Prodigal: New and Selected Poems and Magnetic North, a finalist for the 2007 National Book Award. Gregerson’s books will be available for purchase and signing. FMI 207-753-6963.
Muskie Archives

7:30pm | Marie and the Nutcracker: In the world premiere of theater professor Martin Andrucki’s family-friendly adaptation, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s “Nutcracker” has become a play — the story of an evil Mouseking, a Nutcracker who comes to life and the brave girl who saves him from a curse. $6/$3 at batestickets.com. FMI 207-786-6161.
Schaeffer Theatre


6 Fri

"Ephemera," a 2014 digital montage by Jeffery Becton. Courtesy of the artist.

“Ephemera,” a 2014 digital montage by Jeffery Becton. Courtesy of the artist.

6pm | Exhibition opening: A reception and book signing with Museum of Art exhibitor Jeffery Becton, whose digital photography show The View Out His Window (and in his mind’s eye) opens tonight (see Museum of Art, below). FMI 207-786-6158 or museum@bates.edu.
Museum of Art

7:30pm | Marie and the Nutcracker (see Nov. 5).
Schaeffer Theatre

7:30pm | Southpaw (2015, 124 min). $1. Presented by the Filmboard.
Olin 104


7 Sat

T-Pain performs at Bates on Nov. 7.

T-Pain performs at Bates on Nov. 7.

12:30pm | Football vs. Bowdoin.
Garcelon Field

2 & 7:30pm | Southpaw (see Nov. 6).
Olin 104

5pm | Marie and the Nutcracker (see Nov. 5).
Schaeffer Theatre

9pm | T-Pain: Fresh from his acclaimed Iron Way mixtape and a recent gone-viral performance of the national anthem, the resurgent “rapper ternt sanga” performs in a Chase Hall Committee presentation. $35 at tpaineatbates/eventbrite.com. FMI 207-786-6305.
Gray Athletic Building


8 Sun

2pm | Marie and the Nutcracker (see Nov. 5).
Schaeffer Theatre

2 & 4:30pm | Southpaw (see Nov. 6).
Olin 104

3pm | Viola and piano: Robert Dan, Bates’ applied music instructor in viola, joins forces with Daniel Epstein of the Manhattan School of Music for a program of Dvořák, Clara Schumann, Scriabin and Richard Strauss. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

Roland Fryer Jr., Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard.

Roland Fryer Jr., Henry Lee Professor of Economics, Harvard.

7:30pm | Understanding Racial Differences in Police Use of Force by Roland Fryer Jr., Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard, MacArthur Fellow and a widely cited authority on education, inequality and race. Free but tickets required, available as of Oct. 29: rolandfryeratbates.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of Intercultural Education, the Dean of the Faculty and the economics department. FMI msargent@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


9 Mon

7:30pm | Marie and the Nutcracker (see Nov. 5).
Schaeffer Theatre


11 Wed

7pm | Peggy Koenig: Co-CEO of ABRY Partners, one of North America’s top media-focused private equity investment firms, Koenig P’17 discusses her career, work and sources of meaning and purpose. She’ll speak with Rebecca Fraser-Thill, a lecturer in psychology and the director of program design for the Purposeful Work initiative. Purposeful Work Unplugged presents notable alumni, staff, faculty and guests in reflection about careers and traits that support meaningful work. FMI 207-786-6128.
Mays Center


12 Thu

4pm | Shoshannah White, photographer: White discusses her process and recent artworks using microscopic technology at the Imaging and Computing Center. A collaboration between the center and the Museum of Art, her work has appeared in the Bates exhibition Points of View. FMI 207-786-6158 or museum@bates.edu.
Imaging Center

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Becca Stevens.

4:10pm | Buddhism Beyond the Temple: Exploring Vernacular Architecture in the Himalayas. A talk by Natasha Kimmet ’07, a member of the curatorial department at New York City’s Rubin Museum of Art, which focuses on art of the Himalayas, India and neighboring regions. Sponsored by the art and visual culture department. FMI 207-786-8212.
Olin 105

7:30pm | Burning Desire: Our Longing for Justice and Hope for Healing. A talk by Becca Stevens, acclaimed speaker, prolific writer, social entrepreneur and founder of Thistle Farms, an enterprise run by women who have survived lives of prostitution, trafficking, addiction and life on the streets. A Harward Center Civic Forum. FMI 207-786-6202.
Muskie Archives


13 Fri

7pm | Social Commentary in Jazz: From Strange Fruit to the Age of Detachment by Frank Carlberg, a critically acclaimed Finland-born, New York-based pianist and composer known for his versatility across both musical genres and performance formats. Carlberg is a visiting artist at Bates this academic year. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Frank Carlberg.

Frank Carlberg.

7:30pm | They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease: Produced for radio in 1939, Norman Corwin’s play confronting issues of war, destruction and shame is as relevant today as it was then. Directed by Sam Wheeler ’17 for an independent study. FMI 207-786-6161.
Black Box Theater

8pm | Contradance: The Freewill Folk Society presents the second Friday Bates Contradance Series. Beginner’s lesson at 7:30pm, dancing 8–11pm. All dances taught and called. $5. FMI freewillfolk@gmail.com.
Chase Hall, Skelton Lounge


14 Sat

7:30pm | They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease (see Nov. 13).
Black Box Theater


15 Sun

2pm | They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease (see Nov. 13).
Black Box Theater

4pm | Bates Orchestra: Conducted by Hiroya Miura of the Bates faculty, the orchestra performs a program featuring Czech composers Dvořák (Symphony No. 8) and Smetana (“The Moldau”). Also, flutist and concerto competition winner Becky Schwartz ’16 plays a concerto by Reinecke. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall


16 Mon

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Ensemble Mise-En.

7:30pm | Ensemble Mise-En: Offering a program exploring music of Denmark and America, this 19-member chamber orchestra and music collective founded and conducted by Moon Young Ha is dedicated to presenting pertinent and exquisite contemporary works. Free but tickets required: bit.ly/oacbates. FMI 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.
Olin Concert Hall

7:30pm | Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future. A discussion of the outlook for alternative energy by Phil Warburg, a lawyer, author and former Conservation Law Foundation president. A Harward Center Civic Forum. FMI 207-786-6202.
Muskie Archives


17 Tue

7:30pm | Ensemble Mise-En (see Nov. 16).
Olin Concert Hall


19 Thu

Noon | EnviroLunch: Revisiting the Deep Ecology Movement in Norway. Student stories from the field continue with seniors Britta Clark and Michela Moscufo, discussing their summer Otis Fellowship experience in Norway. Sponsored by the environmental studies program. FMI 207-786-6464.
Commons 221


21 Sat

Noon | Men’s and women’s swimming and diving vs. Wesleyan.
Merrill Gymnasium, Tarbell Pool


29 Sun

2pm | Women’s basketball vs. Colby.
Alumni Gym


5pm | Men’s basketball vs. University of New England.
Alumni Gym


"The Beginning Is Near," a 2011 poster by Alexandra Clotfelter, Savannah, Ga.

“The Beginning Is Near,” a 2011 poster by Alexandra Clotfelter, Savannah, Ga.

Museum of Art

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

Nov. 6, 2015–March 26, 2016

The View Out His Window (and in his mind’s eye): Photographs by Jeffery Becton: Living on Deer Isle, Maine, this pioneering photographer uses digital tools to merge diverse media into dreamlike amalgamations of indoors and outdoors, domestic scenes and seascapes.

The Art of Occupy: The Occuprint Portfolio: Created by artists, designers and activists affiliated with the worldwide Occupy movement, these works extend the tradition of prints and posters as a vehicle for protest.

Through March 26, 2016

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

 

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