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Weekend Calendar

Claire Stephens | Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Thursday, March 31st

SUB Movie – “Waiting for Superman”

Debartolo 101

10 p.m.

$3 with ID

The American public education system falls under the probing eye of a documentarian. Featuring interviews, the film follows a group of children whose families struggle within the system to make sure that they are not left behind.

Friday, April 1st

Latin Expressions 2011 – Origenes: Regresando a Nuestras Raices

Century Center, Downtown South Bend

7 p.m.

$10 at LaFortune Box Office, $12 at door

La Alianza’s annual showcase of talent features Latin dance, music and poetry, and performances from First Class Steppers, Project Fresh and TroopND. Come experience one of the largest cultural events of the year!

Saturday, April 2nd

Murder by Death

Legends of Notre Dame Nightclub

10 p.m.

Free with ID

Need some music variety? Sponsored by WVFI, these guys play instrumentals, rock and alt-country, while adding some flavor with an electric cello. Snappy lyrics complete the show, which is guaranteed to be a good time.

Saturday, April 3rd

“The Kid” and “The Idle Class”

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

3 p.m.

$3 with ID

See Charlie Chaplin as the down-but-never-out Tramp. The adorable ragamuffin, who is rescued as a foundling and raised in the School of Hard Knocks, is the spitting image of a rich woman’s husband. At a masked ball, the woman’s inability to distinguish one from the other leads to much confusion.



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Weekend Calendar

Mary Claire O'Donnell | Thursday, March 24, 2011

Thursday 3/24

ND Dance Off


10 pm

Free with ND/SMC/HCC ID

They’ve got rhythm, how ‘bout you? The Irish Dancers, First Class Steppers, Project Fresh, Transpose and Troop ND are invading Legends to tear up the dance floor and compete for the title. Come support the teams as they display their unique talent and moves.

Friday 3/25

Glee Club Spring Concert

Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

8 pm

Tickets: $3 students, $5 regular

The Glee Club has performed all over the world, so be sure to catch this acclaimed group as they fill DPAC with their beautiful melodies. While the songs will range from sacred to secular, barbershop to Notre Dame, the talent from the boys will be consistent and harmonic. Head across campus to begin your weekend on a good note.

Saturday 3/26

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1”

101 DeBartolo Hall

8 and 10:30 pm

Tickets: $3

It’s never too early to get excited about the final installment of the Harry Potter movie series, arriving in theaters in July. Relive the agony, joy and friendship experienced by Harry, Ron and Hermione in their search for Horcruxes. No matter how many times you’ve already seen it, the movie will still move you from start to finish.

Sunday 3/27

Met Opera: Lucia di Lammermoor

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

1 pm

Tickets: $16 students, $23 regular

Head down to DPAC for some culture to wrap up your weekend. Natalie Dessay stars as the heroine of Donizetti’s masterpiece, playing the innocent young woman driven to madness in this tragic opera based off a novel by Sir Walter Scott.



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Weekend Calendar

Mary Claire O'Donnell | Wednesday, March 2, 2011


Poker Tournament



Free with ND/SMC/HCC ID

Las Vegas has come to Legends for the night. Reportedly the most authentic poker tournament in town, the nightclub is opening its doors to beginners and experts alike. Show up with your best poker face. Card counting not allowed.


The Bloomington Six Comedy Tour

Midway Tavern, 810 W. 4th St.

9 to 10:30 pm

Cover: $5

Up and coming comics from around Indiana are converging in South Bend for a night of comedy. Performers include Ben Moore, Mat Alano, Josh Cocks, Stephanie Lochbihler, Tom Brady and Jon Hancuff. Head down for a night of fun.


Collegiate Jazz Festival

Washington Hall

7 to 11 p.m.

Free with ND/SMC/HCC ID, $5 general public at LaFortune Box Office

Be classy and head to Washington Hall for a night of smooth jazz. Hear college bands from schools across the Midwest. Experience the Jazz Age at Notre Dame. Flapper dresses optional.


Men’s Lacrosse vs. Drexel

Loftus Sports Center

1 to 3 p.m.

$5 adult, $3 youth/senior

Come support Notre Dame as it takes on Drexel. The Irish are riding a two-game winning streak and hope to continue their drive. If the sun continues to shine and the game happens outdoors, head to Arlotta Stadium.