THIS WEEK in ARTS + PERFORMANCES

Gallery Talk: “Miserere: A Lenten Meditation” 
Led by Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology, Emeritus.
Tuesday, Feb. 26; noon in the Snite Museum of Art

Theatre: Shadows of the Reef 
Presented by the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre.  A theatrical offering for Lent.  Includes mature or adult content. Appropriate for ages 16 and older. Limited seating. Please arrive early.  Tickets:  $7 – $15.
Tuesday, Feb. 26 through Saturday, March 2; 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 3; 2:30 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Guest Artist Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano with the Met Opera
For tickets, call 631-2800.  $5 – $30. 
Wednesday, Feb. 27; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Reading by Renee D’Aoust, from her memoir, Body of a Dancer, interlacing essays that explores the brutal and passionate world of modern dance in New York City.
Wednesday, Feb. 27; 7:30 p.m. in the Eck Visitors’ Center auditorium

Film: Gimme Shelter (1970) 
This landmark documentary presents a harrowing portrait of the ill-fated 1969 Rolling Stones performance at Altamont Speedway.  Part of the Meg and John P. Brogan Classic 100 Film Series.
Wednesday, Feb. 27; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Snite Salon Series: Marcos Raya’s Opportunistic Diagnosis
Snite Salons are collegial exchanges of ideas about a great work of art, informed by participants’ thoughtful observations, curiosity, and discernment.  Gather with fellow students in the galleries to discover, discuss, and debate together the selection for this month’s salon.
Thursday, Feb. 28; 5 to 5:45 p.m. meet in the atrium, Snite Museum of Art

Film: Barbara (2012)
Introduced by Virginia Wright Wexman, Professor Emerita of English and Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago.  German with English subtitles. $4-7.  Nanovic Institute Film Series: Contemporary European Cinema.
Thursday, Feb. 28; 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Performance: Loyal Daughters and Sons
An interview-based performance that tackles sexual violence, sexuality, and gender relations at ND. $3-$5, tickets are available at the LaFortune Box Office and at the door.
Thursday, Feb. 28 through Saturday, March 2; 7:30 pm in the Carey Auditorium (first floor), Hesburgh Library

Noontime concert:  Bach’s Lunch 
Free, but ticketed, 631-2800. Featuring voice and piano performances.
Friday, March 1; 12:10 p.m. in the Penote Performers Assembly, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Senior voice recital: Samantha Osborn
Not ticketed.
Friday, March 1; 4 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Artist Talk: Marcos Raya
Take a journey with Marcos Raya through the layered and complicated world created in his murals, sculptures, installations, and paintings, exploring the universal struggle for personal and collective identity. 
Friday, March 1; 6 to 7 p.m.in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Film: Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Middle Of Nowhere follows Ruby, a bright medical student who sets aside her dreams and suspends her career when her husband is incarcerated.
Friday, March 1; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

55th Annual Collegiate Jazz Festival 
Performances by well-known jazz programs from around the country as well as ND’s own Jazz Band and its New Orleans Brass Band. Hosted in a Mardi Gras theme, tickets are free for students both nights. $5 for the public and Notre Dame staff/faculty. The Michigan State Professors of Jazz will serve as this year’s judges.
Friday and Saturday, March 1 and 2; 7 to 10 p.m. at Washington Hall

Winter Concert:  ND Symphony Orchestra 
The program includes Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony and selections from Gustav Holst’s “The Planets.”  $3 -$6.
Friday, March 1; 8 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Met Opera Live in HD: Parsifal 
Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of the innocent who finds wisdom in François Girard’s new vision for Wagner’s final masterpiece. $16- $23.
Saturday, March 2; noon in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Oboe and flute recital
Jennet Ingle, Martha Councell-Vargas, and pianist Ketevan Badridze explore gorgeous, tempestuous, intelligent, beautiful music by 20th and 21st Century female composers.  Not ticketed.
Saturday, March 2; 3 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Film: Anna Karenina (2012) 
This sweeping romance follows the titular Anna as she questions her happiness and marriage among the aristocrats of 19th-century Russia. 
Saturday, March 2; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.;
Sunday, March 3; 3 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Sacred organ music recital: Nicole Simental, department of theology.
Free, but ticketed. Call 631-2800. 
Saturday, March 2; 7 p.m. in the Reyes Organ Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Recital: MSM William George
Not ticketed.
Sunday, March 3; 5 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

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