Upcoming public events at
Carleton’s Weitz Center
(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you attend:
Film (Weitz Cinema)
Sun., Oct. 19 2:00 Student Union Movie Organization: “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2014)
“A group of space criminals must work together to stop the fanatical villain Ronan the Accuser from destroying the galaxy.” (imdb.com)
Mon., Oct. 20 7:00 International Film forum: “In the Fog” (Russia, 2012)
“Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces impossible moral choice.” (imdb.com)
Wed., Oct. 22 7:00 “Do the Right Thing”
Screening of Spike Lee’s classic and eerily relevant 1989 film.
Fri., Oct. 24 8:00 Student Union Movie Organization: “Obvious Child” (2014)
“A twenty-something comedienne’s unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.” (imdb.com)
Sat., Oct. 25 2:00 “Obvious Child”
“Various tales in the lives of Tokyo slum dwellers, including a mentally deficient young man obsessed with driving his own commuter trolley.” (imdb.com)
Reading (Weitz 236)
Tue., Oct. 21 7:30 Reading by poet Brian Turner
Brian Turner is a poet and essayist who writes about his experience as a soldier in the Iraq War. Related to the exhibit Always Lost.
Drama (Weitz Theater)
Thu., Oct. 23 7:30 “After Miss Julie”
Experimental Theater Board production. “A play by Patrick Marber which relocates August Strindberg’s naturalist tragedy, Miss Julie (1888), to an English country house in July 1945.” (wikipedia)
Fri., Oct. 24 7:30 “After Miss Julie”
Sat., Oct. 25 7:30 “After Miss Julie”
Museum exhibitions (through November 19)
Then and Now: the Changing Arctic Landscape
Pairing decades-old, large-format photos of Alaska’s Arctic with contemporary views from the same vantage points, sets changes in the northern landscape into stark relief.
Christina Seely: Markers of Time
Works culled from expeditionary travels to the arctic and the tropics examine understandings of time and place.
National touring arts & humanities exhibition (to Oct. 24)
Always Lost: A Meditation on War
The exhibition’s heart is the Wall of the Dead: individual photographs with names of the more than 6,500 U.S. military war casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan since Sept. 11, 2001.