Arts Blog

  • September 11, 2014

    International Film Forum announces Fall line-up

    Monday nights at the Weitz Cinema will again see a wide-ranging series of films from around the world, courtesy of the International Film Forum.  Gearing up again on September 22, this term’s slate will also include colloquia with two featured artists, director Oscar Clemente (along with his documentary KEEP ON ROLLING screening October 6) and screenwriter Silvia Nanclares (in conjunction with MUY CERCA and LOS ILUSOS on November 3).

  • September 11, 2014

    Nikki Melville named Zeitgeist pianist

    Carleton’s Nicola Melville, Associate Professor of Music, has been named pianist for the renowned Twin Cities based new music ensemble Zeitgeist.

  • September 11, 2014

    Who'll be cast as the bear???

    Carleton Players Fall production is Shakespeare’s romantic fantasy THE WINTER’S TALE.  Prof. David Wiles will direct the production, which opens October 30th in the Weitz Center Theater. 

    Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, September 15 and 16.  Sign up for an audition appointment outside of Weitz 214.  Students from any class year and international students are encouraged to audition. Prior acting experience is not required. Preparation is not required (audition material will be supplied). Please come dressed in loose comfortable clothing suitable for movement .

  • Northfield Film Festival
    June 24, 2014

    Northfield Summer Film Fest

    The Cannon Valley Elder Collegium and Carleton College are again pleased to present the Northfield Film Festival. The first movie, Bonnie and Clyde, is on July 8. The others are The Graduate, July 15; 2001–A Space Odyssey, July 22; and Chinatown, July 29.

     All evening screenings are free and open to the public.

    If you'd like to learn more about the films, enroll in the CVEC's class!  Each movie will be followed the morning after by a seminar led by faculty experts, 9:30-11:30 AM, also at the Weitz Center. Registration for these seminars begins on June 15 by mail or at the Northfield Senior Center, and $25 covers all four movies. The first seminar will be led by Jay Beck, Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, Carleton.

    For registration forms and more information, visit the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium Web site