Thursday, Dec. 4
Opera - “Tell Me about That”
WHERE: Battelle-Tompkins Atrium
INFO: Undergraduate and graduate students will perform a semi-staged aria as part of the AU Music Program’s Atrium Series.
CONTACT: For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/cas/event_description.cfm?event=814.
Friday, Dec. 5
Lecture - Former Haitian Prime Minister Jacques-Edouard Alexis
WHERE: Mary Graydon Center 4
INFO: Former Haitian Prime Minister Jacques-Edouard Alexis will speak on the subject of “From Disaster Toward Development in Haiti” at the event sponsored by the Council on Latin America and the Kay Spiritual Life Center.
Saturday, Dec. 6
Winter Dance Informal Showcase
WHERE: Katzen Arts Center, Abramson Family Recital Hall
INFO: Students from AU’s dance classes will perform modern dance, jazz, ballet and African pieces.
CONTACT: For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/cas/event_description.cfm?event=818.
Sunday, Dec. 7
Exhibit - “Hidden”
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: Katzen Arts Center, AU Museum
INFO: View artist Dalya Luttwak’s sculpture series at the AU Museum, as she explores the “hidden” structures and shapes of plant roots as they relate to her own roots in the Middle East.
CONTACT: For more information, visit http://www.american.edu/academic.depts/cas/katzen/museum/2008nov_luttwak.cfm.
Monday, Dec. 8
First Day of Finals
8:30 a.m.-10:45 p.m.
WHERE: AU Campus
INFO: Finals are a time for celebration. So rejoyce and be thankful that your professors coop you into a generally overcrowded room and essentially force you to write pages and pages regurgitating what you have learned over the past three months to make certain you have paid attention.
CONTACT: To file a complaint, please call 202-885-1000 and ask to be directed to whichever department to which you would like to lodge your complaint.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
Performance - “Tales of Pola Negri”
WHERE: Greenberg Theatre
INFO: Watch the U.S. premiere of playwright Kazimierz Braun’s work, a production put on by the Embassy of Poland and the Polish Heritage Foundation. Tickets free for AU students and $15 for guests.
CONTACT: For more information and to buy tickets, visit american.tix.com