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Weekend Roundup: Silly theater and a silly movie

Did the snow keep you from your wild adventures in Philly last weekend? Well, it did for us. Despite the SEPTA customer service line's insistence that the trains were "out…

Weekend Roundup: Iraqi women and British conductors

We here at Weekend Roundup had a realization recently. You know how this column always tells you to get out of the library/Paces/dorm/whatever and explore the wilds of Philadelphia? And…

Momenta Quartet to premiere new work, “Intelligent Design”

The Momenta Quartet will perform an eclectic concert this Saturday at 8:00 in Lang Concert Hall, including the world premiere of "Intelligent Design," by Daniel Koontz. The quartet, including alum…

Weekend Roundup: French film and experimental music

Hey. The Super Bowl is this weekend. We at Weekend Roundup only found out a few days ago, but we know you can't wait to watch those commercials, er, the…

Weekend roundup: Orchestra and more movies

Don't have any classes this afternoon? Kick off the weekend early with a Philadelphia Orchestra matinŽe at 2:00 at the Kimmel Center. The program is eclectic- Mozart's sparking Symphony No.…

Campus movie screenings in limbo

A major change in campus life may be approaching: the end of public student organization-sponsored film screenings on campus. Under fire from a licensing company for allegedly illegal public showings…

Weekend roundup: Auteurs and a concert

It's your first weekend back and you don't have much work yet. Right? Even if you do, you can spare an evening or two for something fun. On campus, head…

While you were out: winter break news roundup

The parents of Tariq Fischer '08, who died in a car accident last summer, have pledged over $1 million to Swarthmore in Tariq's name. The money will mostly go towards…

Beckerman speaks on Dvorak’s American journey

Michael Beckerman of New York University gave the Music Department's annual Peter Grant Swing Lecture on the subject of Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," which the…

Weekend Roundup: “Measure for Measure” and a holiday light show

There's a ridiculous number of events on campus this weekend (several described in preview articles in this section). In the unlikely event that none interest you and/or none of your…