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    MEN’S CHORUS: The BYU Men’s Chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mountain View High School, 665 W. Center, Orem, as part of the SCERA Encore Season. The choir will sing a variety of songs, from American folk songs to sacred hymns. Tickets are $8; call 225-ARTS for more information.

    INTERNATIONAL CINEMA: Four silent films are showing at International Cinema, 250 SWKT, this week. Showtimes listed here are for today only. First is Russian director Sergei Eisenstein’s first film, “Strike” (1924, 66 minutes), about a labor strike in a rural factory. It will be shown at 6:40 and 9 p.m. Charlie Chaplin’s classic “The Rink” (1916, 20 minutes) has the legendary comic actor stealing the show at an ice-skating party. It shows at 5:40, 8, and 10:20 p.m. “Coney Island” (1917, 20 minutes) has Buster Keaton doing his regular thing. It will be shown right after “The Rink,” at around 6, 8:20 and 10:40 p.m. “The Birth of a Nation” (1915, 129 minutes) is one of director D.W. Griffith’s most famous movies, telling the story of the Reconstruction of the South after the Civil War. The film helped established motion pictures as an art form, and will be shown at 3:15 p.m. Admission is free with IC card; $1 otherwise.

    YOUNG AMBASSADORS: The Young Ambassadors’ only on-campus show for this year opens tonight at 7:30 in the de Jong Concert Hall. It’s called “The Neighborhood,” and it’s set in a ’50s suburban neighborhood, and it’s full of singing and dancing. Tickets are $7 with student ID, $9 general. Call 378-HFAC for tickets or more information. The show will run through Saturday.

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