The Week Ender: Happenings Jan. 13-16

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



Attend a “Treasures from the Yale Film Archive” screening of Sylvain Chomet’s The Triplets of Belleville. The Academy Award-nominated animated feature tells the story of a young man obsessed with cycling, his grandmother/coach, and their adventures in the bustling metropolis of Belleville. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, Auditorium, 53 Wall St. 7 p.m.

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Explore the Harlem renaissance through documents, photographs, artworks, and interactive touchscreens that allow visitors to hear sound recordings of the era. The exhibition, Gather Out of Star-Dust: The Harlem Renaissance & The Beinecke Library, features more than 300 artifacts from the library’s James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters. Free. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall St. Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m.


Take in two nights of hockey when the men’s ice hockey team hosts Clarkson and St. Lawrence. Ingalls Rink, 73 Sachem St. Clarkson on Friday at 7 p.m.; St. Lawrence on Saturday at 7 p.m.



Listen to Great Organ Music at Yale featuring Peter Richard Conte, accompanied by Andrew Ennis, flugelhorn. Conte is Grand Court Organist on the Wanamaker Organ, the largest fully-functioning pipe organ in the world. Free. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 7:30 p.m.

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Come to the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice. The Yale Peabody Museum will open its doors once again in honor of Dr. King and his efforts to ensure environmental and social justice among all people. The weekend’s activities will include world-class performances and educational activities for visitors of all ages. Free. Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave. Sunday, noon-4 p.m.; Monday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

For a list of other Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations at Yale and the city, visit

To see more events, visit the Yale Calendar of Events and the Yale Arts Calendar.

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