Events Calendar Nov. 15-21

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The events calendar is published on Tuesday. Please send event information to at least two days before the calendar is published. Items will be printed as space allows. For events go to 411.byu.edu.

Tuesday

BYU International Services will host World Fest, a celebration of international cultures and people Nov. 15-18, during the worldwide celebration of International Education Week. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, participants can visit the many cultural booths and enjoy free noon performances in the Wilkinson Student Center. At the popular Food Fest on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the WSC Ballroom, hungry participants will savor authentic cuisine from around the world. Dishes are nominally priced from 50 cents to $1; tickets may be purchased at the door.

The BYU Cougar Marching Band will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $6 and are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322, or atbyuarts.com/tickets.

Wednesday

BYU Goes Broadway is from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre. Admission is free.

Thursday

The BYU Performing Arts Series welcomes the Utah Symphony with guest percussionist Colin Currie to the de Jong Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 for the general public, $14 for alumni and senior citizens and $10 for students and are available for purchase through the Fine Arts Ticket Office.

BYU’s School of Music will present guest pianist and organist Joel Hastings at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. The event is free. The recital will feature a group of six pieces from “The Piano’s 12 Sides” by Carter Penn as well as Chopin’s Etude in C Major. The final number following an intermission will be the Sonata in B-flat Major by Beethoven.

The BYU Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Kory Katseanes will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are $10 for the public, $9 for alumni and senior citizens, and $6 for students. They are available at the Fine Arts Ticket Office.

Friday

“17 Miracles” will show at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in the Varsity Theatre. Tickets are $1 at the WSC Info Desk.

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures is featuring a story time for toddlers and preschoolers every Friday at 11 a.m. during the school year.

The BYU Singers and Concert Choir will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Tickets are available at $10 for the general public, $9 for senior citizens and alumni and $6 for students through the Fine Arts Ticket Office.

The BYU School of Music welcomes guest clarinetist Caroline Hartig in a recital at 7:30 p.m in the University Parkway Center, room 313. The recital is free. Hartig will perform seven compositions by different composers, including Giuseppe Verdi’s Andante from “La Forza Del Destino” and “Achat Sha’alti” composed in 1991 by Paul Schoenfield. The recital will end with “Morceau de Concert,” Op. 31 by Jules Demersseman.

The BYU Motion Picture Archive Film Series, part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections, will show “South of the Border,” starring Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Lupita Tovar and Mary Lee, in the library auditorium on level one. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will be shown at 7 p.m. The movie runs for 70 minutes. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday

The BYU School of Music presents guitarist Javier de los Santos in a guest recital at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Museum of Art. The event is free. The award-winning guitarist will perform eight numbers mostly by Latin American composers, including Manuel M. Ponce, Joaquin Turina and Francisco Tarrega.

Monday

On Nov. 28 and Dec. 5, the Education in Zion Gallery in the JFSB will host  “Christmas in Nauvoo” from 5:30 to 9 p.m. There will be carols, stories and other historical Nauvoo activities. The program will be offered every half hour, with refreshments provided afterward. Admission is free.

The deadline for entries to be mailed for the 11th LDS Film Festival 2012 is Nov. 21. A rough cut or work-in-progress can be submitted with the final version sent in January. The festival is Jan. 25-28. For information, see www.ldsfilmfestival.org.

Other: This is the last week the Pendulum Court will be open fall semester. The café will reopen winter semester.

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