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Weekend Preview at Notre Dame

Michelle Fordice | Thursday, October 5, 2006

On Campus

SUB Movie “Superman Returns”After finishing the search for his home planet of Krypton, Superman (Brandon Routh) returns to earth to find that the world has adjusted to working without him; even Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth) has found a new love in Richard White (James Marsden). But soon Lex Luther (Kevin Spacey) is back as a threat that only Superman can face, perhaps with the help of old friends. Friday/Saturday: 8pm and 10:30pm101 DeBartolo, $3

DPAC Classic 100″The Wild Bunch”As the traditional West disappears around them, an aging band of outlaws led by Pike Bishop plan to rob a U.S. army train after fleeing to Mexico because of a failed bank robbery. The movie is not considered one of the last Westerns, but one of the first realistic films in which characters are gray, not heroic, and violence and immorality are a part of life. Browning Cinema, $3

DPAC Movies”Marathon”Cho Won, an autistic child, begins competing in races in the hopes of eventually being able to run in a marathon in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. (Korean language with English subtitles.)Friday: 7 p.m.

“Stroke of Fire” “Stroke of Fire” tells the story of Jang Seung-Up, a 19th century painter who, amidst his own drunken rages and the political upheaval of the time, broke out of the confines of his era. (Korean language with English subtitles.)Friday: 9:30pm

Browning Cinema, Free but ticketed

DPAC”Fleur De Lys: Two Flutes in Paris”Danielle Svonavec (soprano), Mary Anne Ballard (viola da gamba) and Darlene Catello (harpsichord) – all members of a Baroque trio – will join Baroque flutists Wendy Willis and Korin Schilling to perform music from the 17th and 18th centuries. Sunday: 2:30 pm, 7:30 pm Reyes Organ and Choral Hall, $5

LegendsFootball Friday:Celebrate the upcoming football weekend with a live music party at Legends. 8 p.m.Midnight Nightclubs:Friday: Glow PartySaturday: Salsa Gamewatch:Notre Dame vs. StanfordAll Day

Snite Museum of Art”Caras Vemos, Corazones No Sabemos. The Human Landscape of Mexican Migration to the United States” The Snite’s feature exhibit raises the issues of Mexican migration to the United States through the expression of Chicano/Mexican visual arts. Thursday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Free

Bach’s Lunch, A Noon ConcertEvery week, music students perform at noon concerts. This week, Martha Noble (soprano) accompanied by Nicholas Shaneyfelt and freshman Kate Zinsmeister (piano) will perform. Audience members are encouraged to bring their lunch to the event. Friday: 12:10 p.m.-12:50 p.m.Penote Performers’ Assembly, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Free but tickets are required

Oblates of BluesPlaying every home football game, the Chicago-style blues band “Oblates of Blues consists of faculty, post-doctoral scholars, graduate students, and Notre Dame graduates of the theology department.Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Eck Center Patio, inside if weather not permitting

Glee Club Concert: ND in RevueThe Glee Club sings a concert two hours before every home football game. Saturday: 12:30 p.m.Joyce Center Fieldhouse

Marching Band ConcertThe Notre Dame Marching band performs its traditional concert on the steps of Bond Hall before the game. Saturday: 1 p.m.Bond Hall, Free

Off-Campus

“Indian Classical Music with Ustad Shahid Parvez (Sitar) accompanied by Ramdas Palsule (Tabla)”Widely recognized as one of the best sitar players of his generation and is a favorite concert artist both in India and abroad, Ustad Shahid Parvez will perform at Notre Dame.Sunday: 7:30 p.m.Hesburg Center Auditorium, Free

Cinemark 14 (Matinee: $5.50, Evening $6.75, Friday/Saturday Evening: $7) Opening the Weekend

“Employee of the Month” Zack Bradley (Dane Cook) tries to win Employee of the Month at SuperClub, a Wal-Mart-esque store, in order to get a date with the new cashier, Amy (Jessica Simpson).”Texas Chainsaw: The Beginning” The prequel to the famous thriller, “Texas Chainsaw: The Beginning” tells the tale of four teenagers who are taken to a secluded house where a familiar killer is being fashioned.

“The Departed” As tensions between the Massachusetts police force and an Irish mafia increase, each side sends one of their own to infiltrate the other. But loyalties blur as the young mafia member, Colin Sullivan (Matt Damon), becomes torn between the criminal he owes his allegiance and his new loyalties, and the police cadet, Billy Costigan (Leonardo DiCaprio) begins to find himself in a world of gray. Matters worsen when each side realizes that it is being watched.

Also Playing

Facing the GiantsFlyboysGridiorn GangJackass: Number TwoJet Li’s FearlessOpen SeasonSchool for ScoundrelsThe Guardian

Showplace 16 (Before noon: $5, Before 6 p.m.: $5.50, After 6 p.m. : $6 (with ID))DepartedEmployee of the MonthFacing the GiantsFlyboysGridiron GangThe GuardianJackass: Number TwoJet Li’s FearlessOpen SeasonSchool for ScoundrelsTexas Chainsaw: The Beginning

Cinemark Movies 6 (Friday/Saturday after 6 p.m.: $2, Other weekend showings: $1.50)Barnyard: The Original Party AnimalsEveryone’s HeroPulseTalladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky BobbySuperman ReturnsCarsMonster House

(All movies are as of Friday)