Tuesday, November 8 at 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute free lecture series features current Artist-in-Residence at IONA Senior Services Center Mickey Klein, as she presents a slide show and discussion about her watercolor painting and photography. Temple Baptist Church, 3850 Nebraska Ave., NW.
Tuesday, November 8 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. AU Library’s 4th Digital Futures Forum. Abramson Family Founders Room, School of International Service. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, November 10 at 4 p.m. The Center for Israel Studies presents Sharett versus Ben-Gurion: A Reconsideration of Israel’s Policy of Massive Retaliation in the 1950s. Lecture by Michael Doan, Roger Hertog, Senior Fellow at Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution. East Quad Building on campus (Old SIS Building).
Wednesday, November 9 at 8 p.m. Choreolab 2011: Dance Dance Evolution presented by AU’s student choreographers at the Harold and Sylvia Greenberg Theatre, 4200 Wisconsin Ave., NW. Tickets $5 at (202) 885-2587.
Friday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thinking Underground, a colloquium organized in conjunction with the AU Museum exhibition Wayne Barrar: An Expanding Subterra. Free and open to the public in the atrium of the Battelle-Tompkins building on campus.
Thursday, November 10 at 4 p.m. The Center for Israel Studies presents The Jerusalem Syndrome: How a Tiny Political Network Shapes Israel’s Policies on a Volatile City. Lecture by Ami Pedahzur, Professor of Government and Middle Eastern Studies, and the head of T.I.G.E.R. Lab (Terrorism, Insurgencies, & Guerillas in Education & Research), University of Texas, Austin. In the Butler Board Room, Butler Pavilion.
Friday, November 11 at 7 p.m. AU Volleyball team plays Lehigh. Bender Arena.
Friday, November 11 at 8 p.m. AU Symphonic Band presents a Veterans Day musical tribute. Abramson
Family Recital Hall in the Katzen Arts Center. Free parking is available under the Katzen building. Ticket’s $15 and $5 seniors at www.american.tix.com or (202) 885-2787.
Saturday, November 12 at 4 p.m. AU Volleyball team plays Lafayette. Bender Arena.
Saturday, November 12 at 8 p.m. AU Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Workshop. Abramson Family Recital Hall in the Katzen Arts Center. Free parking is available under the Katzen building. Tickets: $10, $5 seniors at www.american.tix.com or (202) 885-2787.
Sunday, November 13 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Kids@Katzen. Kids will learn about the exhibit of documentary photographer Louise Rosskam, practice photo techniques, and take home a disposable camera to take photos for a special exhibit at the AU Museum from January 28 to February 28, 2011. $10 cash materials fee payable at event. RSPV required. Call 202-885-ARTS or visit http://www.american.edu/kidsatKatzen/.
Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m. AU women’s basketball team plays James Madison. Bender Arena.
Tuesday, November 15 at 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s free lecture series presents David Freeman, digital camera enthusiast and Professor of Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of Maryland as he talks about digital photography basics. Temple Baptist Church, 3850 Nebraska Ave., N.W.
Tuesday, November 15 at 7 pm. AU women’s basketball team plays Oakland. Bender Arena.
Tuesday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. The Center for Israel Studies presents The Arab Spring –
Causes and Consequences in the Middle East, Focusing on Egypt, Syria and Libya. Lecture by School of International Service Adjunct Professor Yosef Olmert. East Quad Building lounge (Old SIS building).
Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. Professor David Babb of the School of Communication, a former advertising executive, will show the 100 Best TV Spots of All Time, and discuss how TV ads are works of art, nostalgic views of the times, and can move people and change the world. At the Weschler Theater, Mary Graydon Center, third floor.
Wednesday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. AU men’s basketball team plays Florida Atlantic. Bender Arena.
Thursday November 17 through Saturday November 19 at 8 p.m. and also November 19 at 2 p.m. Talking With, a drama written by Jane Martin, and directed by Gail Mardirosian, explores the lives of many women through their relationships to work, other women, parents, men, and the socio-political environment. A summation of thoughts, events, actions, memories, hope, defeats, and dreams dramatizing the challenges that all of us face in contemporary society. Studio Theatre in the Katzen Arts Center. Tickets: $15 and $10 seniors at www.american.tix.com or 202-885-2787.
Friday, November 18 at 7 p.m. AU women’s basketball team plays Mount St. Mary’s. Bender Arena.
Friday, November 18 at 8 p.m. The American University Symphony Orchestra presents Storm of Passion, exploring the fire of human passion in three countries spanning three centuries. The program, presented by students, faculty, and community members, features Mozart’s stormy Symphony #25 in G minor, used in the film Amadeus, Saint Saens’ raucous Danse Bachannale from Samson and Delila, and music from Khachaturian’s ardent ballet Gayane, a tale of one woman’s decision to expose her treacherous husband. Tickets $15 and $10 seniors at www.american.tix.com or 202-885-2787.
Tuesday, November 22 at 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s free lecture series presents Dr. Linda Bishai, senior program officer in the Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding to talk on Leaving Nuremberg: America’s Love/Hate Relationship with International Law. Temple Baptist Church, 3580 Nebraska Ave., N.W.
Tuesday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m. AU men’s basketball team plays Quinnipiac. Bender Arena.
Tuesday, November 29 at 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s free lecture series presents author Kristie Miller to talk about her book Ellen and Edith: Woodrow Wilson’s First Ladies. Temple Baptist Church, 3580 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Tuesday, November 29 at 7 p.m. AU men’s basketball team plays Howard University. Bender Arena.
Wednesday, November 30 at 7 p.m. AU women’s basketball team plays Maryland-Eastern Shore. Bender Arena.
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