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    <ong>Kronos Quartet Cellist Zeigler to Perform at Carleton College
    Acclaimed cellist Jeffrey Zeigler of The Kronos Quartet, a string ensemble described as “probably the most famous ‘new music’ group in the world,” will perform along with Carleton College music professor and faculty pianist Nicola Melville on Friday, Sept. 30 in the College’s Concert Hall. The performance will be from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

    Zeigler and Melville plan to perform contemporary classical pieces written by Alfred Schnittke, Judd Greenstein, Arvo Pärt, Doug Opel and Paola Prestini. The performance at Carleton will feature the world premiere of a composition by Opel which incorporates aspects of popular music; other pieces will draw from rock and other musical genres.

    Film Screenings Take Advantage of New Cinema at Carleton College’s Weitz Center for Creativity
    Two ongoing film series being shown at Carleton College this fall allow students and the general public to take full advantage of the College’s new cinema at the Weitz Center for Creativity. All screenings are free and open to the public.

    The Carleton College Film Society, a student organization, will be screening arthouse classics each Saturday of the academic year at 7 p.m., beginning with Jim Jarmusch’s 1986 film, “Down by Law” on Oct. 1. Each film will be preceded by a short introduction and discussion; some of the films will feature guest speakers from Carleton, Northfield, and elsewhere in Minnesota. The events are free and open to the public.

    Haiti Justice Discussion to Happen Weekly in the Weitz
    The Haiti Justice Alliance is hosting weekly Haiti News Discussion groups every Tuesday at 7:30 in Weitz 131.  Come to learn more about Haiti current events, share your experiences and reflect on issues. There will be great food, great fun and lots of important conversations!

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