Genna McCabe | Wednesday, November 18, 2009
“The Hurt Locker” @ 10 p.m. in DeBartolo 101
This jarring movie follows the story of a group of soldiers in Iraq in 2004. As part of an Explosive Ordinance Disposal team, they disarm bombs. Sergeant First Class William James (Jeremy Renner) becomes the new team leader after the death of his predecessor, quickly proving himself to be a reckless and emotional leader. James befriends a local Iraqi boy, Beckham, who is soon killed by a body bomb. James is forced to deal with the loss of a friend as well as the continuing challenge of living in Iraq. The Hurt Locker is also showing Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
“Flamenco Vivo!” @ 8 p.m. in DPAC
This colorful, masterful performance promises to be an exciting show. Led by Flamenco master Carlota Santana, the show “El Corazon del Flamenco” is an expressive look at various Flamenco style dances from throughout Spain. Through entertaining music, impeccable footwork and amazing costumes, Flamenco Vivo! exposes the audience to a wide array of Flamenco styles, all steeped in rich history and tradition. The New York Times calls it “an infectiously joyful celebration of music and dance.” Tickets are $36 for the general public, $25 for faculty/staff and seniors and $15 for all students.
That’s So College Nightclub @ midnight at Legends
It’s “That’s So College Night” at Legends! And what better way to warm up after a cold day of football than a Legends dance party? We all know Notre Dame students love an excuse to dance and this is the perfect opportunity to get your groove on. The music is sure to be all those songs you love to dance to. Therefore, one can only expect this to be a bigger, better version of a dorm party with an actual DJ instead of an iPod playlist. Starting at midnight, come over to Legends and enjoy great music and a great atmosphere with friends.
Stefon Harris @ 2 p.m. in DPAC
Stefon Harris has been heralded as “one of the most important young artists in jazz” by the Los Angeles Times. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Manhattan School of Music in New York and has been cultivating an impressive career since graduation. Considered an energetic and dynamic performer, Harris has been breathing a fresh life into jazz performance through his impressive mastery of the vibraphone as well as his skills as a composer. Tickets for the event are $32 for the general public, $22 for faculty/staff and seniors and $15 for all students.