Arts@ND This Week

This Week:

Film Screening and Discussion with Director Curtis Chin: “Vincent Who?”
A film about a murder that awakened a people and ignited the Asian American Civil Rights Movement.
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services.
Monday, Feb. 3; 7 p.m. in the Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center

La Alianza’s Latin Expressions Tryouts
Interested in being a part of or helping behind the scenes of La Alianza’s Latin Expressions on Friday, March 28?  The theme will be “Through the Ages” so pick a time period and perform something quintessential to that era! For more information, contactrbarrio1@nd.edu.
–Opening Act Tryouts: Tuesday, Feb. 4; 6 to 7 p.m.; and 8 to 9 p.m. in LaFortune Ballroom
–General Tryouts: Tuesday, Feb. 4; 6 to 7 p.m.; and Thursday, Feb. 6; 6 to 9 p.m.

Reading by James Redwood, the inaugural winner of the Notre Dame Review Book Prize.
Redwood’s prize-winning collection, “Love Beneath The Napalm,” traces the enduring effects of colonialism and war in Vietnam, where he spent years devoted to assisting children displaced by war.
Wednesday, Feb. 5; 7:30 p.m. in the Eck Center Auditorium

Theatre: “Actors From The London Stage” present As You Like It by William Shakespeare 
One of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, “As You Like It” features the famous battle of wits between Rosalind and Orlando, and Jaques’ immortal “All the world’s a stage” speech detailing the seven ages of man. Tickets: $22 – $12.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Feb. 5-7; 7:30 p.m. at Washington Hall

Film: “The 39 Steps” (1935) 
Not Rated, 86 minutes.  $7 – $4.  A heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, The 39 Steps follows Richard Hannay  as he stumbles upon a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors—a chase in which he is both the pursuer and the pursued—as well as into an unexpected romance with the cool Pamela.
Wednesday, Feb. 5; 8 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

ScreenPeace Film Festival – presented in partnership between the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Presenting five critically acclaimed films – including two nominees for the Academy Award (The Square and The Act of Killing). All screenings will take place in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. All films are free, but ticketed. For more information, click on this link.
• “The Trials of Muhammad Ali” – Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. 
Introduction and discussion led by Rashied Omar, Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
• “Wadjda” – Friday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Introduction and discussion led by Susan St. Ville, Director of the Kroc Institute’s Master’s Program.
• “NO” – Friday, Feb. 7 at 9:30 p.m.
Introduction and discussion led by Steve Reifenberg, Executive Director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.
• “The Square” – Saturday, Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Introduction and discussion led by David Cortright, Director of Policy Studies at the Kroc Institute.
• “The Act of Killing” – Saturday, Feb. 8 at 9:30 p.m.
Introduction and discussion led by Tanisha Fazal, Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies.

Performance: “Heavenly Length: Piano Works of Bach and Schubert”
Pianist Daniel Schlosberg, Artist-in-Residence in the Department of Music, presents two expansive masterpieces: Bach’s Overture in the French Style (Partita in B Minor), BWV 831 and Schubert’s sublime Sonata in B-Flat, D. 960.  For tickets, call 631-2800 or click here. $3.
Thursday, Feb. 6; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

L.A. Theatre Works presents “The Graduate” 
Benjamin Braddock is adrift after college, back home with mom and dad but without a plan. Then along comes Mrs. Robinson. Mature or adult content. $30 – $15.
Thursday and Friday, Feb. 13 and 14; 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 15; 7:30 p.m. in the Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Movie: “The Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire”
Sponsored by SUB. $3.
Thursday, Feb. 6; 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8; 8 and 10:30 p.m. in Room 101, DeBartolo Hall

AcoustiCafé 
Thursday, Feb. 6; 10 p.m. in the basement of LaFortune Student Center

Opera (The Met: Live in HD):  “Rusalka”
Renée Fleming sings her first Live in HD performance of one of her signature roles, the lovelorn mermaid Rusalka, in Dvořák’s sumptuously melodic opera. Running Time:  4 hours.  $23 –  $16.
Saturday, Feb. 8; 1 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Student Piano Recital: Frank Kuhny
Saturday, Feb. 8; 3 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

Public Reception in Celebration of Winter 2014 Special Exhibitions
Join us for complimentary light refreshments and learn more about the four special exhibitions on view in the Snite Museum of Art through March 16.
-Gallery talk about Durer and The Artist’s View: Landscape Drawings exhibitions by Curator of European Art Cheryl Snay (3 to 3:30 p.m.)
-Gallery talk about American Ruins: Challenging Ideas of Progress exhibition by Student Curators Aubrey Butts, Maria Do, and Bethany Tabor (3:45 p.m.)
-(NEW!) Printmaking Activity: Make Your Mark!  Try your hand at making your own print masterpiece.
Sunday, Feb. 9; 2 to 4 p.m. in the Entrance Atrium and Galleries, Snite Museum of Art

Exhibition Opening: “American Ruins: Challenging Ideas of Progress”
This exhibition of 20 photographs considers American ruins in relation to the nation’s industrial history, domestic spaces, the American West, and the personal fascination of one artist – Camilo José Vergara – with ruined landscapes.
Sunday, Feb. 9 through April 6 in the Scholz Family Works on Paper Gallery, Snite Museum of Art

Film:  “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” (1939)
(History on Film) Directed by Frank Capra. Cast: With James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains. Not Rated, 129 minutes. $7 – $4.
Sunday, Feb. 9; 3 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Courtesy: The Week@ND

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