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Bucknell Campus Previews Oct. 15-20, 2013

Art, music, film, lectures and more

Oct. 15-20, 2013


Oct. 15. Film/Media Studies Series. "River of Renewal," a documentary by Carlos Blado about conflict over Klamath River Basin resources and Warren Buffett's PacifiCorp's agreement to remove four hydroelectric dams on the river to save the wild salmon, 7:30 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Benjamin Hayes, director of the Susquehanna River Initiative, will lead a post-film discussion. Co-sponsored by the Bucknell University Environmental Center as part of its Green Screens series. Admission: $2.


Oct. 16. Weis Center Series. Vieux Farka Toure, guitarist and songwriter from Mali, often called "The Hendrix of the Sahara," 7:30 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Free; no tickets required.


Oct. 18. Film/Media Studies Classroom Screening. "The Bicycle Thief," directed by Vittorio de Sica, Italy, 1948, 2 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Free; open to the public.


Oct. 18. Downtown Art Gallery talk. "An Interview with Bridgitte Mayer," with Richard Rinehart, curator of the Samek Art Gallery, 6 p.m., Downtown Art Gallery. Held in conjunction with the exhibition, "Abstraction Today."


Oct. 18. Hilltop Film Series. "Some Like it Hot," directed by Billy Wilder, 1960, 7:30 p.m., Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center.


Oct. 18 and 19. Eighth Annual Susquehanna River Symposium. "A Fragmented System: Dams on the Susquehanna," Elaine Langone Center. Friday events: 7 to 10 p.m.; Saturday events: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. [schedule: http://www.eg.bucknell.edu/sri/river_symposiums/2013/program_schedule.html]


Oct. 19. Weis Center Series. Pacifica Quartet chamber ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center for the Performing Arts. The program includes works by Haydn, Britten and Beethoven. Tickets: Adults $20, seniors 62 and older, $16, students and youth 18 and under, $10.


Oct. 20. Junior Voice Recital. Jessica Isgro, 4 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.


Oct. 20. Special Presentation. James Turnure, Bucknell professor emeritus of art, will give a presentation about the Kress Collection of Renaissance paintings on Oct. 20; Turnure's presentation will be repeated on Oct. 27. The Kress Collection is located in the Samek Art Gallery on the third floor of the Elaine Langone Center. Registration is required as space is limited; interested participants should indicate which presentation they would like to attend. Sponsored by the Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning.


Exhibitions

Now to Dec. 6. Special Collections/University Archives Exhibit, Bertrand Library. "Justseeds Artists' Collective Exhibit," a display of prints and ephemera from the Bertrand Library's collection of Justseeds artists' work that reflects social, environmental and political issues. Lower Level 1, Bertrand Library. Hours: see www.bucknell.edu/x71082.xml.


Now to Dec. 13. Samek Art Gallery. "do it," a participatory process-oriented contemporary art project, conceived and curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist. International artists create artworks that are sets of instructions that are interpreted, made and performed by local residents. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.


Now to Dec. 13. Samek Art Gallery. "Strange Bedfellows," curated by Amy Cancelmo, exploring collaborative practice in historical and contemporary queer art. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.


Now to March 2

Downtown Art Gallery exhibition. "Abstraction Today," an exhibition of five prominent Pennsylvania artists curated by Bridgette Mayer. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

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