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STAC Takes Office To Create Change in the Department of Theater and Dance

Olivia Dimond, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor May 5, 2021

Theaters and performing venues across the world have been shuttered for the last fifteen months. In the wake of George Floyd’s murder and the reignition of the Black Lives Matter movement, the WeSeeYouWhiteAmericanTheater...

This year’s fashion show will be screened as a documentary on Bardwell Field, featuring various performances and interviews with students, alums and professors.

Africana Club promises something “New”

Olivia Dimond, Jessica Gross, and Eleanor Boyle May 5, 2021

This week, the Africana Club is hosting its annual cultural celebration. The name of this year’s performance is “Addisu,” which means “the new” in Amharic.  “We are doing this show in such...

Crazy, Weird, Psychedelic: Le Ronj Art Gallery Showcase

Jessica Gross, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor May 1, 2021

The bright purple walls of Le Ronj’s lounge looked especially vibrant on the evening of April 22. Each corner of the octagonal space was decked with pieces of student-made art, ranging from photography...

Pause takes place in the Gomes Chapel every Wednesday at 9:00 p.m.

Press {Pause} with Multifaith

Olivia Dimond, Assistant Arts & Leisure Editor May 1, 2021

Sometimes, you just need a break. Every other Wednesday, Pause is there to provide you with one. Sponsored by the Multifaith Chaplaincy, Pause is a half hour of art, reflection, and silence. Multifaith...

Bates Held its final Literary Arts Live on Earth Day.

Final Literary Arts Live asks for contemplation of Earth

Eleanor Boyle, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor May 1, 2021

On April 22, Bates held its final LiteraryArts Live of the year, an event that takes place a few times each semester where authors of multiple genres come and share their work. In celebration of Earth...

Robby Haynos ‘22 will be performing in his first comedy special “Classically Handsome” on April 16-18 in Shaeffer Theater.

F*** a Pipe Dream: An Interview with Robby Haynos ‘22

Eleanor Boyle, Managing Arts & Leisure Editor April 14, 2021

When Robby Haynos ‘22 was 9 years old, he saw Brian Regan do standup. Though Regan was a comedian Haynos loved and was excited to see, what he remembered most was seeing everyone around him happy, enjoying...

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...

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