( January 30-February 2)
A still-optimistic spinster falls for a handsome
burglar in Menottis 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.
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.
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.
Hell 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 duvres,
coffee, desserts. Music by Holiday Sounds. Rsvp by Friday,
January 31: Ext. 1366, 800 441-3195, or email@example.com:00
p.m.-midnight, Hotal Radisson, Bethlehem.
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.