Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

Seraphic Fire Brings Monteverdi’s "Selva Morale et Spirituale" to Presenting Series

For their Presenting Series concert at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Seraphic Fire will perform “Selva Morale et Spirituale,” described by The Guardian as Monteverdi’s “most significant anthology of liturgical works.” Hear these Grammy-nominated choral artists in an exhilarating exhibition of the Italian Baroque style on Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Leighton…

Wind It Back + Start Again

Wind It Back + Start Again

Ted and Ricky are back in the warm confines of the Browning Cinema to discuss the full slate of films February has in place. February is one of the busier months here in the Browning with no planned breaks or holidays. Further, the American film awards season crescendos during the month giving arthouses both more supply and demand. Of note, the Browning will be showing multiple films nominated for Oscars, including The Florida Project, The Square, and a weekend full of short films nominated for Oscars in three categories: live action, documentary (program A and program B), and animated. read more

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion brings dynamic multimedia experience with "Paddle to the Sea"

Third Coast Percussion’s Presenting Series spring season performance on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m., is based on the classic children’s book and Oscar-nominated short film Paddle to the Sea. In a dynamic multimedia experience, the audience follows the story of a Native Canadian boy who carves a wooden figure called Paddle-to-the-Sea and sets him on…

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

Jessica Lang Dance Makes Presenting Series Debut

The New York-based choreographer Jessica Lang awes audiences by immersing them in the beauty of movement and music. A prolific choreographer, she creates dazzling works for her own dancers as well as the world’s most celebrated companies including American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and National Opera. The company’s South Bend debut includes Lang’s masterpiece, Thousand Yard Stare, which the Chicago Tribune called “a remarkable evocation, minimal yet profound, of soldiers in formation and at war. Moving and masterful.” read more

1968, Resistance + Reaching Higher Ground

1968, Resistance + Reaching Higher Ground

“Do they know about Martin Luther King?” This soft aside, caught by microphone above the din of a roiling crowd in Indianapolis, is the beginning of Senator Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy’s recorded address to the city’s African-American community on April 4, 1968. Then Kennedy clearly turns to face that microphone and asks, “Could you lower those signs, please? I have some very sad news for all of you and that is Martin Luther King was shot and killed tonight in Memphis, Tennessee.” read more

New and Fresh at the Browning Cinema

New and Fresh at the Browning Cinema

Ted and Ricky ring in the new year and the new semester with the Browning Cinema’s exciting offerings starting in January. Those include a new film education opportunity available to the public via the new Learning Beyond the Classics Series, which expands a film series with academic articles, pre-recorded introductions, and post-film discussions. After briefly discussing what's happening at the Browning Cinema, Ted and Ricky close the books on 2017 with two separate Top 3 Lists read more

Browning Cinema Launches Film Studies for Community

Browning Cinema Launches Film Studies for Community

In partnership with the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT), the Browning Cinema is hosting a new general education course, “1968: When the World Changed Movies and Movies Changed the World,” to help community participants integrate the film studies classroom experience into their current education or life-long learning goals.