( January 30-February 2)

A still-optimistic spinster falls for a handsome burglar in Menotti’s charming comic opera The Old Maid and the Thief.
8:00 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2:00 and 8:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Arena Theater, HUB. $13, $9 students/seniors/LVAIC members. Ext. 1489.


Friday, January 31
Brad Sherwood, improv comedian of Whose Line Is It Anyway?, thinks on his feet at 8:00 p.m., Johnston Hall. $12 general public, $5 students. Ext. 1491.



Thursday, February 6
Four nursing students and two professors who spent their holiday break at a jungle hospital in Ahuas, Honduras, describe the experience and offer a light Latino meal as well. 6:00 p.m., Snyder Room, HUB. Ext. 1607.

Chilean photographer and installation artist Alfredo Jaar will discuss his work, including photos of the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath (above), at 7:30 p.m., Prosser Auditorium, HUB. He’ll meet with art students 10 a.m.-noon Friday in Payne Gallery. Ext. 1680.



Saturday, February 8
Spend an evening on Bourbon Street at the fifth annual Mardi Gras Dance. Black tie. Complimentary hors d’œuvres, coffee, desserts. Music by Holiday Sounds. Rsvp by Friday, January 31: Ext. 1366, 800 441-3195, or p.m.-midnight, Hotal Radisson, Bethlehem.

Monday, February 10
World travelers Ruth ’41 and Michael Fidorack offer a slide-lecture that journeys “From Mauritius to Bhutan” and focuses on religious practices: a Cavadee festival in North Africa, the refinishing of a golden Buddha in Myanmar, Indians bathing in the River Ganges, a Christmas service on the Arctic Circle in Finland, Jews at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. 7:00 p.m., Prosser Auditorium, HUB. Free. Dinner ($7.70), 6:15 p.m., UBC Room.  

January 28, 2003

Eyes Wide Shut
A column by Tom Teepen (Cox News Service) about the benefits of affirmative action in college admissions.

Payne Gallery exhibit
Closely Watched Trains
Czech Holocaust film to be shown at Moravian.
And All That Jazz
James McBride to read from his books and play with outstanding jazz ensemble.
Campus calendar of events.
Faculty/staff/student achievements.