The Week Ender: Happenings March 3-5

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


F R I D A Y


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Enjoy the festivities at the Southeast Asia Spring Cultural Festival. Food, displays, and performances will highlighti the spirit, beauty, and transformation of Southeast Asian cultures. Free. Luce Hall, Common Room 2nd Floor, 34 Hillhouse Ave. 5:30-7:30 p.m.


F R I D A Y  and  S A T U R D A Y


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Come to Europe 1951: Cinema in the Cold War. The 13th annual Yale European Cinema Conference — two days of panel discussions and films from Scotland, Norway, France, Poland, East Germany, and Italy, and more. Free. Whitney Humanities Center auditorium, 53 Wall St. See the web page for the schedule.

 

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See the play Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches, a senior project in directing for Michaela Johnson and in acting for Eleanor Slota. According to the producers, Tony Kushner’s “sweeping, haunting epic is widely considered one of the most important theatrical works in decades.” Free (reservations required). Whitney Humanities Center theater, 53 Wall St. Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.


S A T U R D A Y


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Bring the family to this month’s Science Saturdays Program: Watching Atoms Move.  Professor Judy Cha (materials science engineering) will talk about the tools she uses to watch atoms move and to manipulate them into structures one atom at a time. Science Saturdays is a lecture series that brings the excitement of research and the passion of scientists to families. Free. Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, Rm. 110, 225 Prospect St. Demonstrations 9-11 a.m.

 

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Cheer on the Yale men’s basketball team as they take on Columbia. Payne Whitney Gym, Lee Amphitheater, 70 Tower Pkwy. 7 p.m.


S U N D A Y


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Join the Yale Film Study Center, CPTV, Children’s Community Programs of CT, and Urban Improvement Corps for an Indie Lens Pop-Up — a special advance screening of The Bad Kids. The producers note this “coming-of-age story shows extraordinary educators and talented students combatting the crippling effects of poverty in the lives of these so-called ‘bad kids.’” The film won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Free. Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC), Room 101, 63 High St. 2 p.m.

Noon-2 p.m.

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Listen to a performance of Kammerchor Stuttgart (Stuttgart Chamber Choir), with director Frieder Bernius in a repertoire ranging from the 17th to the 21st century. Free. Battell Chapel, College & Elm Streets. 7:30 p.m.


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

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