The Week Ender: Happenings Sept. 14 to 16

The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the University Friday-Sunday.

 

Friday

Listen to the Grammy Award-winning Mingus Big Band perform the music of composer and bassist Charles Mingus as part of the Ellington Jazz Series. Morse Recital Hall, Sprague Memorial Hall, 470 College St. 8 p.m.

 

 

 

Saturday

Take an interactive Highlights Tour of the Yale University Art Gallery, and examine a range of objects and themes. Free. 1111 Chapel St. 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

See a screening of Oliver Twist and London by Dickens, part of “Charles Dickens at 200: A Celebration in Film.” Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 2 p.m.

 

 

 

Sunday

Hear renowned curator and author Michael Peppiatt discuss his recent publication, “Interviews with Artists, 1966–2012” in a talk titled Interviewing the Interviewer. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 2 p.m.

 

 

 

All Weekend

Visit Big Food: Health, Culture, and Evolution of Eating, an exhibition that examines behavioral choice in nutrition and exercise as well as the influence of social, environmental, and cultural settings. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.