Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite/ Artist Talk: "Identity, Representation, and Transformation"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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“Once you can see beyond the obvious, you’re in a whole new way of living.”

-Willie Cole

This artist talk is in conjunction with Cole’s exhibition Making Everything Out of Anything. Cole uses everyday household objects—irons, ironing boards, women’s shoes, hair dryers, bicycle parts—to create works that explore African-American history, consumerism, economics, contemporary politics, gender, and race.  He has been referred to as an  “urban archaeologist,” for exploring universal and cultural concepts through these common, often discarded materials.…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Big Dance Theatre

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its startling blend of inevitable and uncanny connections between text and movement. Curated in collaboration with Associate Professor of Philosophy Fred Rush. 

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Big Dance Theatre

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy while simultaneously performing choreography by Annie-B Parson. The stories are spoken in a random order with no predetermined relationship to the dancing. Chance serves up its startling blend of inevitable and uncanny connections between text and movement. Curated in collaboration with Associate Professor of Philosophy Fred Rush. 

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Fall Family Night @ the Snite

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Ghosts and goblins are welcome at the Museum the week before Halloween. Join us for a frighteningly fun family evening filled with more treats than tricks. Enjoy festive art making, trick-or-treating in the galleries, a Halloween-themed dance party, and refreshments for all.  Costumes are encouraged!…

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Concert: Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take this group of world-class musicians plus legendary five-time Grammy winners The Blind Boys of Alabama, and combine them with Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas, the “Soul Queen of New Orleans,” and you get a very special evening of music that simply oozes with the Crescent City vibe. It’s the next best thing to being in the French Quarter! 

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Intimate Objects of Beauty and Faith"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Charles Rosenberg

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader’s Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Concert: Kiera Duffy, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Recognized for both her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship, Kiera Duffy commands attention in repertoire that encompasses Handel, Bach, and Mozart to the modern sounds of Berg, Glass, and Zorn. Duffy earned the highest critical praise for the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Film: "Between Earth and Sky"

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Location: Eck Visitor Center

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Alaska has been the source of myth and legend in the imagination of Americans for centuries, and what was once the last frontier of American expansion, has become the first frontier in climate change. Between Earth and Sky examines climate change through the lens of impacts to native Alaskans, receding glaciers, and arctic soil. The island of Shishmaref has been home to the Inupiaq people for thousands of years. As sea ice retreats and coastal storms increase the people of Shishmaref are faced with a disappearing island and a 200 million dollar price tag to move their people with an untold cost on their culture and history.…

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Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

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Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
directed by Mark Seamon

A trivial comedy for serious people

November 8-12, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center…

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Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Jeannine Pitas will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio’s work, The History of Violets, I Remember Nightfall

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

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Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
directed by Mark Seamon

A trivial comedy for serious people

November 8-12, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center…

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

- (part of a series)

Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
directed by Mark Seamon

A trivial comedy for serious people

November 8-12, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center…

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Performance (family friendly): The Okee Dokee Brothers

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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The Okee Dokee Brothers believe that music can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities, and themselves. Parents’ Choice and Grammy Award-winners, their national fan base loves their amusing lyrics, strong musicianship, and unique folk style. 

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Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

- (part of a series)

Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
directed by Mark Seamon

A trivial comedy for serious people

November 8-12, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 pm

Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center…

Read More about Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

- (part of a series)

Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

164x200earnest2

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
directed by Mark Seamon

A trivial comedy for serious people

November 8-12, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center…

Read More about Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concert: Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned international venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. The New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"

- (part of a series)

Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

164x200earnest2

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
directed by Mark Seamon

A trivial comedy for serious people

November 8-12, 2017
Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 pm

Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite (Film and Gallery Conversation): "An Evening with Rembrandt"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Step into the 17th century and into the life of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, one of the greatest artists of all time during this evening exploring his work, his world, and the exhibition Rembrandt’s Religious Prints: the Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017