Coming Up at the Weitz Center

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)

Mon., Nov. 10    7:00    International Film Forum: “The Inner Tour” (2001, Israel/Palestine)

“Documentarian Ra’anan Alexandrowicz accompanies a Palestinian tour group on a three-day sight-seeing trip to Israel.”  (

Fri., Nov. 14       8:00    Student Union Movie Organization: “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (2014)

“When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.”  (

11:00   “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

Sat., Nov. 15     2:00    “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

8:00   “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

11:00   “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

Drama (Weitz Theater)

Thu., Nov. 13    7:30    “Talk Radio” — Andrew Harvey Theater Comps

Cleveland, 1986. Cleveland’s most popular talk-show “Nighttalk with Barry Champlain,” is on the eve of national syndication, and stress levels are running high as everyone calls in to get their fifteen seconds of fame with combative shock-jock Barry Champlain…

Fri., Nov. 14      7:30    “Talk Radio” — Andrew Harvey Theater Comps

      Reservations for both performances:

Drama (Weitz Commons)

Sat., Nov. 15     7:30    Carlo Gozzi’s “The Love of Three Oranges”

A traveling production from St. Olaf; a magical Italian theatrical tale.  The plot defies description, but includes an enchanted prince and his love interest, a princess unfortunately encased in fruit.

Dance (Weitz Theater)

Wed., Nov. 12   7:30    Ashwini Ramaswamy dance performance

A solo evening of Bharatanatyam with live music.  Ashwini Ramaswamy (class of ’03), soloist with the internationally acclaimed Ragamala Dance Company, interweaves rhythm and melody, image and poetry, beauty and strength, intense physicality and intimate emotion.

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.

Neighborhood Scenes from our Gorgeous Autumn

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

Butterflies are in season!

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I believe this is a black swallowtail, who just happened to drift by today  (Aug. 26, 2011).    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      Ed