Morningside slows down in the Halloween runup, unless you’re at MoWi or DR (fun!).  Here’s some things you can do before the long weekend.


Lunchtime Concerts – Haydn “Sun” Quartets: The Daedalus Quartet, in residence at Columbia, performs this week.  Reviewed by the New York Times last week.  12:30 PM @ Philosophy Lounge.  Also Tuesday, Wednesday.


Sachs Student Lecture: Jeffrey Sachs on “Progress and Challenges in the Millennium Villages.”  5:00 PM @ Miller Theatre.


Free Iranian Food: Oh, and a movie and such.  Learn about Iranian culture and watch Offside, but really go there for the kabobs.  8:00 PM @ 413 IAB.


Presidential Lecture: Dr. Rita Colwell from U Maryland on the link between climate and cholera.  Hosted by PrezBo and other fun people.  6:00 PM @ Casa Italiana.


Halloween: Venture out in Manhattan.  Really.