On-Campus Events Calendar: Oct. 24–30

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FILM
Dracula (1931)
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
$50–90, all ages

Philip Glass joins the Kronos Quartet to perform Glass’ 1999 soundtrack live to a screening of the legendary Bela Lugosi vampire movie.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

FILM
Thin Ice: A Polar Bear’s Plight (2017)
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
Free, all ages

Thirty minute documentary from The Oregonian related to their five-part series on Nora, the former Oregon Zoo polar bear cub rejected by her mother. RSVP required.

JAZZ
Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Ségal
7 p.m.
The Old Church
$25–30, all ages

Sissoko is a traditional kora harp virtuoso, and Ségal is a French cellist with a background in trip-hop. Together, they borrow from numerous influences for a truly unique sound.

FILM
Wonder Woman (2017)
7 p.m.
Campus Rec Center
Free, all ages

The Dive-In Movie Series lets you float in PSU’s pool and watch one of the most financially successful superhero movies of 2017.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

CHAMBER MUSIC
Michael Barnes
Noon
The Old Church
Free, all ages

The organist will play a spooky Halloween concert.

LECTURE
Traditional Imagery, Radical Dreams, and Oregon’s Great Depression Public Art
3 p.m.
SMSU 328/9
Free, all ages

David A. Horowitz exhibits 53 photographs of New Deal-era public art by artists who were critical of the government yet received a federal commission.

FILM
Best of the 43rd Northwest Film Festival
6 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

An array of 2016 films based in Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Canada screen this night.

Thursday, Oct. 26

JAZZ
PSU Instrumental Jazz
Noon
Lincoln Performance Hall #75
Free, all ages

PSU jazz musicians perform for students and faculty.

FILM
Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)
7 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Quincy Jones, Trent Reznor, Howard Shore, Rachel Portman, Thomas Newman, Randy Newman, Leonard Maltin, and the late James Horner and Garry Marshall discuss their craft in this documentary.

INDIE ROCK
Michael Nau
7 p.m.
The Old Church
$13–15, all ages

Singer-songwriter Nau tours in support of his new album, Some Twist.

Friday, Oct. 27

FILM
Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
7 / 9:30 p.m. (screening Oct. 28–29)
5th Avenue Cinema
$4–5 (free w/PSU ID), all ages

The feature-length version of a trailer-within-a-movie, specifically Grindhouse (2007).

JAZZ
Naomi LaViolette
7 p.m.
The Old Church
$15–20, all ages

The singer-songwriter throws a party to celebrate her new album, Written For You. Naomi LaViolette will be accompanied by members of the Oregon Symphony, the Vancouver Symphony, and the Oregon Repertory Singers.

FILM
Near Dark (1987)
9:30 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Kathryn Bigelow’s second film, part of the late ’80s vampire movie trend, sees a man (Adrian Pasdar) get involved with a vampire coven (Bill Paxton, Jenny Wright, Lance Henrickson). Near Dark turns 30 this year and screens as part of NWFC’s Genrified! film series.

Saturday, Oct. 28

FAMILY
Spooky Saturday
10 a.m.
Campus Rec Center
Free, all ages

Kid-friendly games, stories and fun, and a costume-encouraged session with the climbing wall.

FILM
When the Mountains Tremble (1983)
2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Pamela Yates’ documentary about how indigenous Mayans were affected by U.S. interference in Guatemala, which led to a bloody war that killed almost a quarter million people.

SPORTS
Quidditch Tournament
2 p.m.
Stott Field
Free, all ages

Seven teams will compete for Harry Potter-themed glory. Participants have until Oct. 25 to register their teams.

FILM
Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2011)
4 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

A sequel to (and documentary partially about) When the Mountains Tremble, covering the time between the films and the aftermath of the events depicted.

FOLK MUSIC
Invitation to the Fantasy World of Senju
5:30 p.m.
Winningstad Theatre
$40–47, all ages

Senju Matsunami performs the traditional Japanese music she began studying at age 6.

AMERICANA
Brock Zeman & Blair Hogan
7 p.m.
The Old Church
$10–12, all ages

The Minor Key Concert Series hosts the Canadian singer-songwriters, who constantly collaborate with one another.

Sunday, Oct. 29

FILM
The Gold Rush (1925)
2 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Charlie Chaplain boils and eats a shoe in Gold Rush Alaska so he doesn’t die! If you enjoyed (or missed) Tati’s Play Time last week, here’s your chance to make it up to the Film Gods.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Koto Kai
2:30 p.m.
Lincoln Performance Hall #75
$15–20, all ages

An annual showcase of classical and contemporary Japanese orchestral arrangements.

FILM
Corpse Bride (2005)
4 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

A man (Johnny Depp)’s cold feet before his wedding leads to solving a cold case murder.

CHAMBER MUSIC
Hsu & Yu
4 p.m.
The Old Church
$10–45, all ages

The duo, who made their debut in Portland last summer, return to play Brahms’ sonatas for violin and piano.

FILM
500 Years (2017)
7 p.m. (screening Oct. 28)
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

The third film in Pamela Yates’ documentary trilogy about contemporary genocide against indigenous Mayan people in Guatemala.

FOLK MUSIC
Las Migas
7:30 p.m.
Winningstag Theatre
$30, all ages

The Flamenco and Mediterranean fusion group perform in support of their Latin Grammy-nominated album, Vente Conmigo.

FILM
Cat People (1942)
9:30 p.m.
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

Serbian-American immigrant Irena Dubrovna (Simone Simon) suspects she descends from a line of creatures that turn into feline humanoids when angry or sexually aroused. Also part of NWFC’s Genrified! series.

Monday, Oct. 30

CHAMBER MUSIC
100 Years of Protest Music
Noon
The Old Church
$10, all ages

Fear No Music explores a century’s worth of American protest music from Ravel, Shostakovich, and Rebecca Clarke to more contemporary examples.

FILM
Rat Film (2016)
7 p.m. (also screening Oct. 27)
Whitsell Auditorium
$6–9, all ages

This documentary explores the relationship between rats and racism in Baltimore.

SYMPHONY
Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony
7:30 p.m. (performing Oct. 28–29)
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
$24–115, all ages

Carlos Kalmar conducts pianist Garrick Ohlsson and the Oregon Symphony through Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony along with Schubert, Barber’s Piano Concerto, and a Mark-Anthony Turnage world premiere.

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