The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 15-17

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

Friday

See the debut film Half of a Yellow Sun, followed by a Q&A with the director, Biyi Bandele. “Telling the African Story Through Film” is part of the Africa 360 week. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 6:30 p.m.

 

 

Listen to speakers Rosalind Picard and Joshua Knobe discuss their views on religion, robotics, and consciousness in the Veritas Forum: What Makes Us Human? Free. Rm. 114, Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall, 1 Prospect St. 7 p.m.

Saturday

Visit the 32 Edgewood Gallery — it’s the last chance to see Lunch with Olympia, the Yale School of Art exhibit on Manet's work, which ends Nov. 21. Free. 32 Edgewood Ave. Noon-6 p.m.

 


 

Attend a Cabaret performance of Crave, by Sarah Kane, directed by Hansol Jung — described as “a combustible, enigmatic play that highlights the intensity at the heart of all art-making.” Yale Cabaret, 217 Park St. 8 p.m and 11 p.m.

 

Sunday

Experience Three Rivers — One Source: A Concert of Traditional Vietnamese Music. Enjoy music, folk songs, poetry chants, and drama with musical instruments from the deltas of the Hong, Huong, and Cuu Long rivers of Vietnam. Free. Luce Hall Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave. 2 p.m.

 

 

See The World Is My Home, a one-man play starring Stogie Kenyatta. The show chronicles the lives of people of color, their migration, movements, inspirations, and histories worldwide. Presented by Yale African Students Association. Off Broadway Theater, 41 Broadway. 4 p.m.

 

 

Celebrate the 100th birthday of Stravinsky's “The Rite of Spring” at the RiteNow Project, a performance featuring eight short selections inspired by the piece. Conductor Paolo Bortolameolli will lead the Zephyrus Project Orchestra. Production designer Solomon Weisbard will create an immersive environmental design, and costumes will be created by Ksenia Zhuleva. Free. Woolsey Hall, Grove and College streets. 8 p.m.