The Week Ender appears every Thursday in Yale News and offers highlights of the many activities taking place at the University Friday-Sunday.
Listen to a Yale undergraduate guide lead a discussion on The Color Blue in Art during an “Angles on Art” gallery tour. Free. Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. 3 p.m.
Hear the Bach Collegium Japan perform J.S. Bach’s “Motets” in a concert benefiting ongoing Japanese earthquake relief efforts. Woolsey Hall, College and Grove streets. 5 p.m.
Experience Theory of Flight: A Fantasia of Avian Obsession — a multidisciplinary performance by three Yale College alumna that converges science and art. Part of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities. Free, but register in advance. Off Broadway Theater, 41 Broadway. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library with a visit to By Hand: Celebrating the Manuscript Collections, an exhibition that features manuscripts, notes, and proof copies of works by Langston Hughes, Edith Wharton, and Ernest Hemingway, among others. Free. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m.
Take a first look at Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the 20th Century in the exhibition’s opening weekend, and explore visual and decorative arts in Britain during the reign of King Edward VII (1901-1910). Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.