“Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable lectures, events, and performances for the literary/musically/theatrically-inclined.

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Twelfth Night

  • October 19-22, Glicker Milstein Theatre
  • The Barnard Theatre Department’s first fall show is this weekend! The season kicks off with a production of Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s gender-bending exploration of grief, confusion, and reunion.

Translation Workshop with Mother Tongue

  • October 20, 11 am to 1 pm, Barnard Zine Library
  • Barnumbia’s new translation magazine, Mother Tongue, will host a workshop about translation in the Barnard Zine Library this weekend, going over the basics of translating and offering any preliminary feedback on participants’ translation work.

DSLR Portrait Photography Workshop

  • October 20, 1 to 3 pm, Milstein 105C
  • The Sloate Media Center is hosting a workshop about the basics of using a DSLR camera, from exposures to ISO settings to aperture sizes.

CUPAL Special Project: Lemon Water 

  • October 20-21, Minor Latham Playhouse
  • CUPAL’s fall Special Project is a workshop production of the original musical Lemon Water, conceived by Daniella Sapone (BC ‘25). The show tells the story of a young woman, Isa, who navigates life with a stutter, a speech therapist, and a love of theater.

Nonfiction Dialogues: Chloe Cooper Jones

  • October 18, 7:30 to 9 pm, Dodge 501
  • The School of the Arts’ Nonfiction Dialogue series continues with Chloe Cooper Jones, a professor, journalist, and author of the memoir Easy Beauty, which was named a best book of 2022 by The New York Times, among others. She is also the recipient of a Whiting Award and is a Howard Foundation Fellow. She will be joined in conversation with Writing Program Professor Lis Harris.

Directing Thesis: Dancing at Lughnasa

  • October 19-22, Lenfest Center for the Arts
  • The next MFA Directing Thesis is by current student Miguel Bregante. Dancing at Lughnasa is the story of five sisters surviving in a world that doesn’t dance, composed through the blurred memories of a seven-year-old child.

Complex Issues: Adama Delphine Fawundu: In The Spirit of Àse

  • October 19, 6:30 to 8 pm, Lenfest Center Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room
  • Artist and faculty member Adama Delphine Fawundu will discuss her solo exhibition at the Newark Museum of Art, spanning video, sculpture, photography, and printmaking.

“Scene from Twelfth Night” via Wikimedia Commons