Weitz Calendar

Upcoming public events at
Carleton’s Weitz Center

(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you
attend: 
http://apps.carleton.edu/calendar/ .)

Open House

Sun., Sept. 17 2:00 – 4:00 Community Open House for Weitz Center Addition

Carleton invites the community to an open house to view the recently completed music and performance addition to the Weitz Center.

Films (Weitz Cinema)

Mon., Sept. 18 7:00 International Film Forum: “Frantz” (France. 2016)

“In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé’s grave to lay flowers.” (imdb.com)

Fri., Sept. 22 8:00 Student Union Movie Organization: “The Big Sick” (2017)

“Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings.” (imdb.com)

11:00 “The Big Sick”

Sat., Sept. 23 8:00 “The Big Sick”

11:00 “The Big Sick”

Reception (Weitz Commons)

Thu., Sept. 21 7:00 – 9:00 SEE: New Work by Studio Art Faculty

Museum exhibition (through Nov. 15)

SEE: New Work by Studio Art Faculty

Works by full and part-time Studio Art faculty artists: Dan Bruggeman, Kelly Connole, Fred Hagstrom, David Lefkowitz, Stephen Mohring, Linda Rossi, Danny Saathoff, Mike Helke, Jana Pullman, Eleanor Jensen, and Juliane Shibata.

Listing compiled from Carleton campus calendar by Rich Noer.

Eclipse of the blood moon

Seldom are conditions so perfect as they were on Sept. 27 for a total lunar eclipse.   These photos were taken with Nikon D 7000 and 400 mm telephoto lens,  with multiple different f stops and speeds,  then assembled with Pic Monkey software.    Enjoy—–Ed

Blood Moon Eclipse

Pigeon Feathers

I thank my wife for putting this story together.

For several weeks in June,  this beautiful pigeon  was seen scrounging for food  between 3rd and 4th streets,  in Nevada and Maple yards.   On June 16  she stood for  6 hours on rocks in our home’s area well.   A photo of her revealed she had bands on her ankles.   We called various sources  to learn that pigeon bands meant she was a racing bird,  and was lost.    She was apparently dehydrated , unfed and not flying,  an easy  prey for hawks or owls.

She was caught and placed in a bin with grass, sunflower seeds and water while we tried to find a pigeon racing club person who would take her.

A man from Faribault,  who has a flock of racing pigeons,   gladly came   and picked her up.    He races birds in 100 or 400 mile races.   Below is a photo of this pigeon with   friendly chipmunk  taken  before the daring rescue.

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Our Friends, the Barred Owls

mother owl owletThe sunny view, on bottom, I take to be the female.   The fluffy smaller guy must be their owlet.  The third I believe is the male, being a bit smaller than the female.  I thank Sue Harper for finding the female for me, in the arboretum.   Ed
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Our frequent guest

This cottontail seems to like climbing over the rocks in our area well.    Ed

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