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Muskan Verma ‘21 (left) and Max Younger ‘22 (right) starred in “Gaggle of Saints” the first in person theatre event of the year.

Reilly’s “A Gaggle of Saints” Chills in Bates’ First Live Production

Olivia Dimond, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor April 7, 2021

Making theater right now is complicated, to say the least. Theaters across the country, guided by major unions like the Actors’ Equity Association and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

Jack Cantor’s passion for the outdoors and recreation has led him to some beautiful places.

“Absolutely Rad”: an Interview with Jack Cantor ‘23

Eleanor Boyle, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor April 7, 2021

Jack Cantor ‘23 became passionate about photography when he was about 9 or 10 years old. For Christmas, he received a Nintendo DS, which he sometimes used for playing games, but primarily for the feature...

The Corner offers monthly storytelling nights, each associated with a unique theme, often featuring local L/A residents.

“Through shared vulnerability and celebration” The Corner gives a platform to L/A Storytellers

Jessica Gross, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor March 24, 2021

The act of listening to stories conjures images of late night campfires in the summer, of having a book read allowed to you, of catching up with an old friend, or hearing a relative reminisce on the past....

Performance and Experience: Community formed with Bates Spitz

Performance and Experience: Community formed with Bates Spitz

Eleanor Boyle, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor March 24, 2021

Have you ever wanted to combine politics with art? Do you have a burning desire to perform those poems sitting in your notebook, or even just meet some talented people? The new spoken word poetry club,...

Bramson’s pieces have a feel she describes as “sunshine noir,” with images of revelry contrasted with something darker beneath the surface.

“Love and Affection” Lecture Captures the Found Paintings of Phyllis Bramson

Olivia Dimond, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor March 17, 2021

On March 10, the Bates Museum of Art hosted Chicago-based artist Phyllis Bramson in a virtual retrospective of her work and influences, entitled “Love and Affection in a Hostile World.” In the hour-long...

The Deansmen's submission of their most famous song “Change in my Life” by Rockapella to both the club showcase and the Bates Winter Arts Festival.

Deansmen Look Forward to Semester Ahead

Eleanor Boyle, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor March 9, 2021

The most recognisable a capella group on campus is ramping up practices and dusting off their suits in preparation for the semester ahead.  The Deansmen are the oldest a capella group on campus, originating...

In Praise of Minari and A24

Georgina Scoville, Design Editor March 9, 2021

The week before I left for the winter semester at Bates, when the prospect of arrival quarantine still loomed, I came across a link detailing the screening of “Minari” on A24. I had heard of neither...

Selbrede has self-published three novels and one novella since high school.

Something Different: An Interview with Craig Selbrede ‘22

Olivia Dimond, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor March 9, 2021

Not many college students can say that they are published authors — Craig Selbrede ‘22 can. As a sophomore in high school, Selbrede, now an English major at Bates, wrote a young-adult fantasy novel....

Love Advice from Cameron Hamilton: Take the “Leap of Faith”

Sacha Feldberg, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Before he became a television star on Netflix’s “Love is Blind” and a co-author of his upcoming book, “Leap of Faith,” Cameron Hamilton ‘12 was just a Bates student who lived in Moulton House...

Two of Bryan’s neighbors, Henry Isaacs and Donna Bartnoff, donated over 50 of Bryan’s pieces to the Bates Museum of Art in 2019.

Bringing New Voices to Children

A Bates Panel Discussion on Ashley Bryan
Sacha Feldberg, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

While searching through documents about slavery, thinking about history, and wondering how to celebrate the humanity within us all, children’s book artist and illustrator Ashley Bryan saw a world waiting...

Abby Segal '23 created her own unique magic trick using a classic children’s toy — the etch a sketch.

Abby Segal Brings her Magic to Penn & Teller

Ellie Wolfe, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2021

It’s not unusual for Abby Segal ’23 to be seen walking down College Street at three in the morning carrying a big pile of seemingly random objects. In fact, it’s quite typical. Segal, who has been...

Take a Pause with the Bates Winter Arts Festival

Take a Pause with the Bates Winter Arts Festival

Eleanor Boyle, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor March 3, 2021

Currently streaming on the the L/A Arts YouTube channel, the Bates Winter Arts Festival offers viewers a chance to see all that the L/A community and Bates College has to offer. Have you ever wanted...

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