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Bucknell Campus Previews March 16-23, 2014

The following events are free to the public unless otherwise noted.

March 16-23, 2014

 

March 16. Concert. Commonwealth Brass Quintet, 2:30 p.m., Rooke Chapel. Led by William Kenny, horn, the quintet includes Dale Orris and Michael Trego on trumpet, Robert LaBarca on trombone, and Rick Benjamin on tuba, joined by special guest organist David Cover.

 

March 17. BILL Presentation. "Diamonds from Peanut Butter: A Brief History of Airplanes, Computers, Golf Clubs and Just About Everything Else," John Bravman, Bucknell University president, 4:30 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center. Sponsored by the Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning.

 

March 17. Film/Media Studies Classroom Series. "Rear Window," directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1954, 7 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg.

 

March 18. Film/Media Studies Classroom Series. "Gilda," directed by Charles Vidor, 1946, 2 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg.

 

March 18. Asian Studies Speaker Series. "Creative Deployments and Postsocialist Imagings: Southern Vietnamese Traditional Music in the 21st Century," Alexander Cannon, Western Michigan University, 7 p.m., Smith Library, Vaughan Literature Building.

 

March 18. Fiction Reading. Derek Palacio, assistant professor of English, and Catherine Zobal Dent, 7 p.m., Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell Hall.

 

March 18. Film/Media Series. "Project Nim," directed by James Marsh, 1946, 7 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg. Introduced by Gary Steiner, John Howard Harris Chair in Philosophy, the screening is co-sponsored by the Bucknell philosophy department. Admission: $2.

 

March 19. Chaplains and Religious Life Lecture. "Wrestling in the Daylight: A Rabbi's Path to Palestinian Solidarity," Rabbi Brant Rosen, spiritual leader of the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation (JRC) of Evanston, Ill., 7:30 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center.

 

March 19. Griot Institute Series Multimedia Recital. "Freedom Songs: Civil Rights Music and Photography," 7 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg, with Barry Long, trumpet and flugelhorn; David Pope, tenor saxophone; Joshua Davis, bass; and Phil Haynes, drums. The recital, which includes freedom songs and historic photography, is presented as part of the Institute's series, "The Civil Rights Movement: Fifty Years Later."

 

March 20. Yoga and Live Music, noon, Weis Center Lobby. Yoga instruction led by Johanna Kodlick, with piano music by Bucknell junior Christian Humcke. Pre-registration is not required; participants should arrive early and bring their own mat.

 

March 20. Third World Film Series. "Wasteland," directed by Lucy Walker, 2010, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., Room 113, Academic West.

 

March 20. Gallery Series Concert. Hindustani (North Indian) classical music, with Sangeetha Michael, voice, and James Baker, tabla, 7:30 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building.

 

March 20. "An AfroFuturist Affair Gala," 8 to 11 p.m., Samek Gallery, Elaine Langone Center. A unique celebration of black sci-fi with music from DJ King Britt as well as other artists from the worlds of performance, music, fashion and art.

 

March 21. Film/Media Studies Classroom Series. "Mouchette," directed by Robert Bresson, 1967, France, 2 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg.

 

March 21. Hilltop Film Series. "Forgotten Children," directed by Monique Schwarz, 2009, Australia, 7:30 p.m., Gallery Theatre, Elaine Langone Center.

 

March 21. Weis Center Series. Martin Hayes Masters of Tradition on Tour: Celebrating Irish Music in its Purest Form, 7:30 p.m., Weis Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: $20 for adults, $16 for seniors ages 62+, $10 for youth under 18, and $10 for college students. Martin Hayes will lead a free lecture and demonstration in the Weis Center Lobby at noon on March 21.

 

March 23. Senior Voice Recital. Sarah Schaefer, 4 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building. 

 

March 23. Final day for Samek Gallery exhibition, Afrotechtopia, which explores the phenomenon of Afrofuturism — black sci-fi and fantasy culture — in art, music, film, and literature.

 

Now through June 29. Downtown Gallery. Warhol: Again for the First Time. Celebrating a gift of seven new prints from the Warhol Foundation, this exhibition presents a fresh look at Polaroid and silver-gelatin photographs and prints by Andy Warhol.

 (Info from Kathryn Kopchik)

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