The fall Players' production of A Winter's Tale is opening Thursday, October 30 at 7:30PM in the Weitz Center. The performance features student actors and actresses of varying class years and is directed by David Wiles. According to historians, A Winter's Tale is considered one of Shakespeare's unique "problem plays" because it begins as a serious psychological drama and concludes with humor and a happy ending.
Red Baraat is a unique band known for its interesting blend of North Indian bhangra, jazz, brass funk, and hip-hop. The band had humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York and now averages around 200 performances a year. Red Baraat prides itself in celebrating the pure essence of music and dance and states its goal as "manifesting joy and unity in all people." Red Baraat's powerful sound has gained international attention, landing performances in the center of London's Trafalgar Square, the Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, the White House, and Google's Mountain View Campus.
On Friday, October 31 at 7:30PM the Carleton Symphony Band will be presenting "Danse Macabre". The concert will feature eerie excerpts from "The Bride of Frankenstein", a classic horror film. This Halloween concert will be conducted by Ron Rodman.
In a collaborative effort to expand audiences at Carleton College as well as St. Olaf, art-appreciators are encouraged to attend theater productions, concerts, and art exhibits provided by both of Northfield's colleges. While waiting for Carleton performances to premiere, members of the Carleton community are welcome and encouraged to attend some of St. Olaf's events. The following publication provides a few upcoming events featured at St. Olaf.