The Week Ender: Happenings Oct. 13-15

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


Busting the Myths About Women in Security Forces

Listen to World Fellow Rema Rajeshwari as she discusses her experience as a woman in India’s police force. Rajeshwari has been instrumental in running successful operations against extremists, a women- and child-trafficking nexus, and other criminal activities. Free. Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High St. 5:30 p.m.

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Yale Philharmonia

Hear the Yale Philharmonia and violinist Laura Park conducted by David Robertson, music director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, in a performance of Walton’s “Violin Concerto,” Rouse’s “Rapture,” and Strauss’ tone poem “Ein Heldenleben.” $8-$10. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 7:30 p.m.

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Furniture Study Tour

Go behind the scenes of the American Decorative Arts Furniture Study, the Yale University Art Gallery’s working library of American furniture and wooden objects, which features more than 1,000 works from the 17th to the 21st centuries. Free. 1111 Chapel St. 12:30 p.m.

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Fiesta Latina!

Attend the annual celebration of Latin American cultures and enjoy performances of traditional and contemporary Latin American music and dance, along with games, live animals, crafts, face painting, and other activities for the entire family. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Julius Caesar

Experience Shakespeare’s classic drama, which examines a crumbling democracy twisted by the power of rhetoric and lies, telling the classic story of Caesar’s assassination by a jealous senate, and the tragic aftermath. Pricing varies. Frederick Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel St. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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Modern Times

View a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s silent comedy film, in which his iconic Little Tramp character struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world. Free. Whitney Humanties Center, 53 Wall St. 7 p.m.

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Traditional Balinese Shadow Theater

Enjoy a performance by Larry Reed, one of the first Westerners to have trained in the traditional Balinese shadow theater. Reed manipulates over 20 carved leather shadow puppets while simultaneously serving as the conductor of the accompanying gamelan orchestra, the director, and the stage manager. Free; register in advance. Center for Collaborative Arts and Media, 149 York St. 7 p.m.

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Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations

Visit a groundbreaking, interdisciplinary exhibition that combines art and science to explore the meaning of wildlife migrations to the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Exhibition continues until March 25. $6-$13. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. 170 Whitney Ave. Noon-5 p.m.

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“Things of Beauty Growing”: British Studio Pottery

Let a Yale docent guide lead you on a tour of the first major survey of British studio pottery ever organized in the United States. The exhibition brings together nearly 150 ceramic objects, including vases, bowls, chargers, and monumental forms. Exhibition continues until Dec. 3. Free. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. 1 p.m.

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