The Week Ender: Happenings Nov. 10-12

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


A wreath in front of a war memorial at Yale University.

Veterans Day Ceremony

Join the university community in observing Veterans Day with a ceremony that will also pay tribute to a current Yale College student and an alumnus for their acts of service. Free. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 12:30 p.m.

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A photo of Emmanuel Osofu Yeboah.

Movie Screening and Conversation with Emmanuel Osofu

Attend a screening of the documentary “Emmanuel’s Gift,” narrated by Oprah Winfrey, followed by a conversation with Emmanuel Osofu Yeboah. The movie is about Yeboah’s 400-mile bike ride across Ghana. Free. Silliman College, 505 College St. 2:30 p.m.

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A photo of a tumbleweed on a deserted.

Perfectly Timed Photos Taken at the Edge of a Disaster

Experience a play that “peeks into a world and a family on the brink of collapse, where the boundaries between reality and fiction are not as clear as they once were.” Free, but reservations are required. Frederick Iseman Theater, 1156 Chapel St. 4 p.m. & 8 p.m.

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A photo of the Yale Symphony Orchestra in performance.

The Year 1905

Listen to the Yale Symphony Orchestra perform Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11 (“The Year 1905”), a work that has been called a “film score without a film.” The program will also feature Cameron Daly playing the Glazunov violin concerto, and a world premiere by Yale student Max Vinetz. $3-$17. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 8 p.m.

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A graphic represenation of a lyre.

The Silent Lyre

Enjoy a newly conceived 17th-century operatic pastiche, featuring professional and undergraduate singers, and an ensemble of early musicians drawn from the Elm City Consort. Free, but register in advance. Pauli Murray College, 130 Prospect St. 3 p.m.

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A young female dancer in performance.

Yaledancers Fall Show

Check out the moves of the Yaledancers at their annual fall show, featuring student choreography in a broad variety of styles. $6-$20. Educational Center for the Arts, 55 Audubon St. 8 p.m.

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Musicians in the Yale Concert Band performing.

Matinee Mementos: Four Centuries of Musical Souvenirs

Hear the Yale Concert Band perform “Intrada 1631” (after Juan Perez Bocanegra), “Three Japanese Dances,” “Give Us This Day,” and “Funeral Music for Queen Mary.” Free. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. 2 p.m.

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A photo still of a prisoner from the movie "Un Prophète."

Un Prophète

View a screening of Jacques Audiard’s prison drama, which won the Grand Prix at Cannes and nine Cesar Awards, and was nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award. 35mm print from the Yale Film Archive. Free. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. 7 p.m.

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Two members of the Yale Percussion Group in performance.

Yale Percussion Group

Savor the sounds of the ensemble that was described by composer Steve Reich as “truly extraordinary.” $5-$10. Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. 7:30 p.m.

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