Week @ ND: Arts + Performances

MFA Student Readings
Alice Ladrick, Jenica Moore, Christine Texeira, and Peter Twal will read from their works.
Monday, Jan. 21; 7:30 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium, (first floor) Hesburgh Library

ND Literary Festival (sponsored by the Student Union Board)

  • Panel Discussion: Reading and writing inside and outside of the classroom.
    Don’t miss your chance to discuss the world of English with our esteemed English professors. Tuesday, Jan. 22; 5:30 p.m. in the Dooley Room of LaFortune Student Center
  • Reading and booksigning by Alice Sebold, whose work includes “Lucky,” “The Lovely Bones,” and “The Almost Moon.”
    Wednesday,  Jan. 23; 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of LaFortune
  • Humor Artists Present: HAgwarts School of Improv Comedy
    For all you Harry Potter fans out there, the Humor Artists will perform a spoof of Harry Potter. This promises to be a hilarious event and is a must see for all fans of the series and anyone who insists that South Dining Hall is the inspiration for The Great Hall.
    Thursday, Jan. 24; 8 p.m. in the Ballroom of LaFortune

Film: Umberto D. (1952) 
Meg and John P. Brogan Classic 100 Film Series. Not rated, 88 minutes.
This neorealist masterpiece by Vittorio De Sica follows an elderly pensioner as he strives to make ends meet during Italy’s postwar economic recovery.  $7-$4.
Wednesday, Jan. 23; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film: In Transition 2.0
A story of resilience and hope in extraordinary times. Cosponsored by ND’s World Hunger Coalition.
Thursday, Jan. 24; light dinner at 6 p.m., screening at 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army Kroc Center, 900 Western Avenue, South Bend

Notre Dame Student Film Festival 
The wildly popular film festival returns to campus for its 24th year. A tradition like no other, the festival screens films that were made by undergraduate students during the past year as class projects.  $7-$4.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Jan. 24 – 26; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Presenting Series (concert): Tiempo Libre 
Cuba’s two-time Grammy®-nominated Tiempo Libre is one the hottest young Latin bands today, mixing Latin jazz with danceable Afro-Cuban rhythms. Stay for the Latin dance party with Michiana’s salsa king, David Seymour, immediately after the performance.  $30-$8.
Friday, Jan. 25; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

June H. Edwards Chamber Series: Chamber II – Jewish Heritage 
This performance features South Bend Symphony Orchestra principal clarinetist Trevor O’Riordan. $33-$8.
Sunday, Jan. 27; 3 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Family Film: Newsies (1992) 
Directed by Kenny Ortega. Rated PG, 125 minutes.
A commercial failure on its initial release, the film (which stars a teenaged Christian Bale) has gained a substantial cult following providing the inspiration for a hit Broadway musical.  $7-$0.
Sunday, Jan. 27; 3 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Exhibition Opening:
Circa 1970, Afterimage Studies by Chicago-based artist Jason Lazarus.
Thursday, Jan. 24 through Monday, Feb. 18 in the Isis Gallery, O’Shaughnessy Hall

Current exhibits at the Snite Museum of Art

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