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Weekend Events Calendar

Maija Gustin | Thursday, August 25, 2011



‘Midnight in Paris’
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Browning Cinema
How Much: $3
DPAC opens its yearlong film-screening program with Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris.” The film, about a disillusioned screenwriter (Owen Wilson) and his fiancée (Rachel McAdams), follows the pair as they travel to Paris. There, Wilson’s character finds a mysterious and fantastical gathering of 1920s writers and finds it hard to return to the present.
When: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Across campus
How Much: Free
Held in various locations across campus, the annual SAO-sponsored IRISHenanigans will entertain students with fun-filled events like a comedy show, carnival, music, a bear bus, mini-golf and tons of other activities throughout the night. All events are completely free for students, so scour campus Friday night to find the best food and the most exciting activities.
B1 Block Party
When: 5 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Where: B1 parking lot
How much: $10
This Legends-sponsored event features food, activities and tons of live music. The highlight of the night will be headliner Girl Talk hitting the stage for what is sure to be a fantastic set. Known for his infectious mash-ups and crazy stage antics, Girl Talk always gets his crowd dancing (and often joins in as well). Opening acts Midwest Hype and Tim Stop Trio will take the stage at 5:30 p.m.
‘The Merchant of Venice’
When:  2 p.m.
Where: DPAC
How Much: $15
The annual Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival closes out its 2011 season with the final performance of “The Merchant of Venice.” This classic Bard story centers on the titular Venetian merchant and the other Venetian who find love, face betrayal and question justice in this tragic comedy. Tickets can be purchased at the DPAC box office or on their website, performingarts.nd.edu.