The Recycle Gala returns, FilmScream is here to keep you awake at night and Combined Efforts joins forces with ICCT to reimagine a seminal piece of 18th century theater. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Top pick this weekend? Delight to tiny pianos and the magic of play with Chromic Duo, the latest Witching Hour offering.
The Weekender is sponsored by:
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
Oct 20 – 12:00pm
Join Michele Patrick, author of “Haunted Prague: Stories of Spirits, Sorcerers, and the Supernatural,” for a journey through magical Prague.
Who tells the story? Madhushree Ghosh speaks on science and the arts at the Examined Life Conference
by Sarah Elgatian, Oct 20
Madhushree Ghosh returned to California from Belgium on Friday and will fly to Iowa this week to be the featured presenter at the 16th annual Examined Life Conference, hosted by the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The conference focuses on the links between medicine and the arts.
Raise a glass, brave the cold and face your fears for Riverside’s ‘The Weir’
by Saunia Powell, Oct 20
Winding my way through the Ped Mall to Riverside Theatre, for opening night of Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s The Weir, I was glad I chose that day to crack open my big tub of winter sweaters. I was alone because my housemates weren’t free, and I hugged my warm sweater around my ribs against the blowing, and rather startling, misty chill of night.