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

Weitz Center Calendar, May 18-24, 2015


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/ .)

Film (Weitz Cinema)

Mon., May 18   7:00    International Film Festival: “I Am” (India, 2011)

Autobiographical documentary that chronicles director Sonali Gulati ‘s return as an Indian lesbian filmmaker to Delhi after eleven years abroad.  Colloquium with the director follows the showing.

Tue., May 19    7:00    International Film Festival: “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge” (India, 1995)

“A young man and woman – both of Indian descent but born and raised in Britain – fall in love during a trip to Switzerland. However, the girl’s traditional father takes her back to India to fulfill a betrothal promise.”  (imdb.com)

Thu., May 21    7:00    “Five Broken Cameras” (Palestine, 2011)

Documentary about a Palestinian farmer’s chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

Sun., May 24    2:00    National Theatre Live: “Behind the Beautiful Forevers”

Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in a Mumbai slum recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.

Museum exhibitions (end June 12)

Composite: Senior Art Show

Showcase for 14 senior studio art majors.

Sets, Series, Sounds: Selections from the Carleton Art Collection

Sound Design students compose soundscapes evocative of the pictorial places.


Our frequent guest

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



Northfield in the news—-Again!

In case you didn’t already know that Northfield is the best place in America to retire,  go here     and see what Money magazine says about us.    Ed

Carleton’s New Manager of Energy and Sustainability

Those interested in the new initiatives Carleton is making in the field of energy use and sustainability may be interested in this biography on Martha Larson.    She is a true professional, and I expect we’ll be hearing from her from time to time on energy issues that might apply to the older homes of our neighborhood.   Stay tuned,  and visit  https://apps.carleton.edu/community/news/?story_id=678891.      Ed