@ND: Arts and Performances

Documentary: “Happy” (Part of Wellness Wednesday series)
Celebrate the International Day of Happiness with fun, food, drinks and the film.
Wednesday, March 20; 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Geddes Hall Coffee House

Concert: Maynooth Chamber Choir 
The National University of Ireland’s Maynooth Chamber Choir performs an imaginative and exciting program of Irish, European and American choral music.  Free, but ticketed event co-sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.
Wednesday, March 20; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film (Cinema Classics): Slacker (1991) 
A day in the life of a loose-knit subculture of marginal, eccentric, and overeducated citizens in Austin, Texas unfolds in one of the key American independent films of the 1990s.  $4 – $7.
Wednesday, March 20; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Poetry Reading by Rebecca Hazelton
Wednesday, March 20; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

Third Thursdays @ the SNITE: Celebrate the Spring Equinox
Reclaim the light, welcome the spring, and immerse yourself in the new sculpture park through modern dance performances led by local dancer and instructor Michele Kriner and Saint Mary’s dance students.
Following the performance walk over to Legends of Notre Dame for a reception and a chance to talk with the dancers from 6 to 7 p.m.  (If inclement weather, further information can be found here.)
Thursday, March 21; 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Notre Dame Sculpture Park

National Theatre Live: People 
Britain’s most celebrated comic playwright Alan Bennett reunites with director Nicholas Hytner (The Madness of King George, The History Boys, The Habit of Art) for this hilarious new play.  $16 – $20.
Thursday, March 21; 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film: Rust and Bone (2012)
Nanovic Institute Film Series: Contemporary European Cinema.  French with English subtitles.
A marine animal trainer and a brutish bouncer develop a relationship of strength and emotional dependence following a tragic accident. $4 – $7.
Friday and Saturday, March 22-23; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Concert: Guest Pianist Inna Faliks, Associate Professor of Piano at UCLA.  Her program will include Schumann’s emotionally kaleidoscopic “Davidsbündlertänze.”
Friday, March 22; 7 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Music Performance (Presenting Series): Altan
Altan is among the finest traditional Irish ensembles touring today. $8 – $40.
Friday, March 22; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Documentary: Bully (2012) 
With an intimate glimpse into homes, classrooms, cafeterias and principals offices, the film offers insight into the often cruel world of the lives of bullied children. Free, but ticketed.
Saturday, March 23; 3 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Handbell Choir Concert: Put a Ring On It
featuring favorite selections from the bell ringers, including music from “Up,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Phantom of the Opera” and more.
Saturday, March 23; 4 p.m. in Washington Hall

Sacred Music organ recital by Katherine Burchfield, Department of Theology.
Saturday, March 23; 7 p.m. in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

ND Glee Club Spring Concert 
Selections will include classical choral music by Victoria, Morales, Mendelssohn, and others, along with folk songs, spirituals, and barbershop harmony. Family friendly, all ages are welcome. $3 – $10.
Saturday, March 23; 8 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Midnight Movies:  Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983) 
Monty Python tackles life through his satirical six and wrestles it to the ground in this savagely hilarious film.
Saturday, March 23; 11:59 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Met Opera Live in HD: Francesca da Rimini
Zandonai’s compelling opera is inspired by an episode from Dante’s Inferno.  $16-$23.
Sunday, March 24; noon in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Courtesy: The Week@ND (theweek@nd.edu)

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