The Lewiston and Auburn communities have so much to offer in Visual Art, Performance Art and cultural experiences. Here is a calendar of what is going on.
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Larry Groupé – Film Composer 4:15 pm
Larry Groupé – Film Composer
Oct 1 @ 4:15 pm
An in depth look and discussion on the current state of composing in Hollywood today. Four time Emmy® nominee and[...]
JAZZ: A CONVERGENCE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS 5:00 pm
JAZZ: A CONVERGENCE OF AFRICAN A...
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm
JAZZ: A CONVERGENCE OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTS @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center & room 104
A Panel Discussion with David C. Driskell, Robert E. Steele, and Curlee Raven Holton Reception: 5-6pm, Museum of Art Panel:[...]
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Renewing the Source: a New Model for Classical Music 12:00 pm
Renewing the Source: a New Model...
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Renewing the Source: a New Model for Classical Music @ Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, Great Falls Forum lecture featuring Andrew Cyr, conductor, Metropolis Ensemble, “Renewing the Source: a New Model for Classical Music.”[...]
“BROWNSTONE” – METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE 7:30 pm
“BROWNSTONE” – METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm
“BROWNSTONE” – METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Presented by Bates Department of Music & Olin Arts Alive Directed by Andrew Cyr ’96 Limited number of complimentary tickets[...]
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GERALD CLAYTON TRIO 7:30 pm
GERALD CLAYTON TRIO
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
GERALD CLAYTON TRIO @ Bates Olin Arts Center Concert Hall
Presented by Olin Arts Alive Limited number of complimentary tickets for students and seniors (65+) are available at:bit.ly/oacbates
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MUSIC & TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP 10:00 am
MUSIC & TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am
Workshop by the Metropolis Ensemble & Andrew Cyr ’96 residency  
ARTS AND ENTREPRENUERSHIP PANEL DISCUSSION 12:30 pm
ARTS AND ENTREPRENUERSHIP PANEL ...
Oct 4 @ 12:30 pm
Panel Discussion by the Metropolis Ensemble & Andrew Cyr ’96 Residency
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Jazz – Episode 3: Our Language 7:30 pm
Jazz – Episode 3: Our Language
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm
As the stock market soars to record heights, jazz is played in dance halls everywhere. The music now places more[...]
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Bad Vibrations: Music as a Cause of Disease? 4:15 pm
Bad Vibrations: Music as a Cause...
Oct 8 @ 4:15 pm
Lecture by James Kennawa, Research Associate in Medical History at Newcastle University Can music whip crowds into a frenzy, leaving[...]
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Frank Glazer 7:00 pm
Frank Glazer
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm
Frank Glazer @ Bates Olin Arts Center Concert Hall
Performing Five Beethoven Sonatas A limited number of complimentary tickets for students and seniors (65+) are available starting on 10/8/14[...]
Bates Department of Theater: Wasteland 7:30 pm
Bates Department of Theater: Was...
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm
An American soldier captured during the Vietnam War, isolated in an underground cell, hears a voice; the newly captured soldier[...]
Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 7:30 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
Piano Series with Michael Lewin 7:30 pm
Piano Series with Michael Lewin
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
One of America’s most gifted and charismatic concert pianists and teachers, Steinway Artist Michael Lewin, presents our second program of[...]
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Encountering Maine 10:00 am
Encountering Maine
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Encountering Maine @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Chenoweth Hall, Fisherman at Petit Point Manan, 1936, watercolor   Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition includes a[...]
Star Wars Reads Day: Episode III 11:00 am
Star Wars Reads Day: Episode III
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Star Wars Reads Day: Episode III @ Callahan Hall, Lewiston Public Library
On Saturday, October 11th, Lewiston Public Library is once again participating in nationwide Star Wars Reads Day. The third annual[...]
Bates Dance Company: Parents and Family Weekend Dance Concert 12:00 pm
Bates Dance Company: Parents and...
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm
repertory piece by transgender visiting guest artist/activist Sean Dorsey; the collaboration between faculty Rachel Boggia and video artist Jesse Sugarman,[...]
Bates Department of Theater: Wasteland 7:30 pm
Bates Department of Theater: Was...
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm
An American soldier captured during the Vietnam War, isolated in an underground cell, hears a voice; the newly captured soldier[...]
COMPUTER MUSIC CONCERT 7:30 pm
COMPUTER MUSIC CONCERT
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 7:30 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
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Bates Dance Company: Parents and Family Weekend Dance Concert 12:00 pm
Bates Dance Company: Parents and...
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm
repertory piece by transgender visiting guest artist/activist Sean Dorsey; the collaboration between faculty Rachel Boggia and video artist Jesse Sugarman,[...]
Bates Department of Theater: Wasteland 2:00 pm
Bates Department of Theater: Was...
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm
An American soldier captured during the Vietnam War, isolated in an underground cell, hears a voice; the newly captured soldier[...]
Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 2:00 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
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Jazz – Episode 4: The True Welcome 7:30 pm
Jazz – Episode 4: The True Welcome
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm
As this episode begins, America finds itself mired in the Great Depression, the worst crisis since the Civil War. With[...]
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Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 7:30 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
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Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 7:30 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 7:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
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Museum L-A Exhibit Opening Reception 1:00 pm
Museum L-A Exhibit Opening Recep...
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum L-A will hold an opening exhibit reception for their new music exhibit – Rock Around the Clock:  50’s &[...]
Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 7:30 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 8:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
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Oliver! at L/A Community Little Theatre 2:00 pm
Oliver! at L/A Community Little ...
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLIVER! Music, Lyrics and Book by Lionel Bart Licensed by Arrangement with Oliver Productions, Ltd. and Oliver Promotions, Ltd. Directed[...]
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 2:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO 6:48 pm
MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO
Oct 19 @ 6:48 pm
MARCUS ROBERTS TRIO @ Bates Olin Arts Center Concert Hall
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Jazz: Episode 5: Swing: Pure Pleasure 7:30 pm
Jazz: Episode 5: Swing: Pure Ple...
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
In the mid 1930’s, as the Great Depression stubbornly refuses to lift, jazz comes as close as it has ever[...]
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Cartooning in the Digital Age 4:30 pm
Cartooning in the Digital Age
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Making comic strips might just be the best job in the world, and thanks to the Internet it’s easier than ever[...]
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 7:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 7:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 3:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
Opening Reception: Photographs by Women 4:30 pm
Opening Reception: Photographs b...
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Midcoast Symphony Orchestra Concert 7:30 pm
Midcoast Symphony Orchestra Concert
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm
Midcoast Symphony Orchestra Concert @ FRANCO CENTER
CONCERT SERIES I Johannes Brahms                       Symphony No. 2 Sergei Rachmaninoff[...]
Olin Arts Alive Presents JONATHAN EDWARDS and DON CAMPBELL 7:30 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 8:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
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The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre 2:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public ...
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Cocktail Hour at The Public Theatre @ The Public Theatre
The Cocktail Hour by A.R. Gurney Oct 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 – 2014 Thurs/Fri – 7:30pm, Sat[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
National Novel Writing Month 5:30 pm
National Novel Writing Month
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
National Novel Writing Month @ Couture Room, Lewiston Public Library
Have you ever thought about writing a novel but never been able to make it happen? We want to help![...]
Lecture: Jazz Under the Lens: On the Baker Jazz Film Collection 7:30 pm
Lecture: Jazz Under the Lens: On...
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
  Lecture by Gregory A. Carroll, CEO/Director, American Jazz Museum. Carroll has been director since 2007. Previously, he was director[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
Life Drawing Session 6:00 pm
Life Drawing Session
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Weekly throughout the academic year on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. As a service to the artists in our community, we[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
Bates Department of Theater: The Summer in Gossensass 7:30 pm
Bates Department of Theater: The...
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm
A meta-theatrical conjuring of the first English language production of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabbler in London, 1891. Playwright Maria Irene Fornes[...]
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Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts 10:00 am
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and th...
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Jazz, art, and film, and the dynamic and energetic interplay between them intersect in Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual[...]
Photographs by Women 10:00 am
Photographs by Women
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photographs by Women @ Bates Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center
Donna Ferrato, Puffy’s Tavern TriBeCa, 2010 Photographs by Women is a selection of works added to the collection since 2010.[...]
Bates Department of Theater: The Summer in Gossensass 7:30 pm
Bates Department of Theater: The...
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm
A meta-theatrical conjuring of the first English language production of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabbler in London, 1891. Playwright Maria Irene Fornes[...]