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Fambul Tok

Mar 5

Fambul Tok 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Victims and perpetrators of Sierra Leone's brutal civil war come together for the first time in an unprecedented program of tradition-based truth-telling and forgiveness ceremonies.

Free Event


Ernani - Verdi

Feb 25

Ernani - Verdi 

Pollak Theatre - 1 PM

Angela Meade takes center stage in Verdi's thrilling early gem.


Cowboy Junkies

Feb 24

Cowboy Junkies 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

For more than 20 years, Cowboy Junkies have remained true to their unique artistic vision and to the introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature, creating a critically acclaimed body of original work that has endeared them to an audience unwavering in its loyalty.


Liliana Ursu

Feb 23

Liliana Ursu 

Magill Commons - 4:30 PM

Liliana Ursu Thursday, February 23 at 4 30 Club Rooms 107 108, Magill Commons Liliana Ursu, internationally acclaimed Romanian poet, was born in Sibiu, Romania, in 1949. Ursu has published eight books of poetry in Romanian. Her first book in English, The Sky

Free Event


The Enchanted Island Encore - Handel

Feb 23

The Enchanted Island Encore - Handel 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

In one extraordinary new work, lovers of Baroque opera have it all: the world's best singers, glorious music of the Baroque masters, and a story drawn from Shakespeare.


Made In Pakistan

Feb 21

Made In Pakistan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Made in Pakistan, a 60-minute documentary directed by Nasir Khan and produced by Ms. Khan, follows the lives of four young, middle-class Pakistanis during Pervez Musharraf’s state of emergency in 2007.

Free Event


Caravanserai: Made in Pakistan

Feb 21

Caravanserai: Made in Pakistan 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

An insider's look into "The Most Dangerous Country in the World" as labeled by a cover story in Newsweek on October 29, 2007.

Free Event


Carolina Chocolate Drops with M Shanghai String Band

Feb 17

Carolina Chocolate Drops with M Shanghai String Band 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

“To call them a string band does not really do justice to the flying instruments, the role changes and the strong and sometimes dangerous singing of Rhiannon Giddens…” — New York Times


Faust Encore - Gounod

Feb 16

Faust Encore - Gounod 

Pollak Theatre - 7 PM

With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod's classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn't be better served.


In The Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue

Feb 12

In The Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue 

Pollak Theatre - 3 PM

Back by popular demand, In the Mood returns with their big band orchestra, singers and swing dancers. This retro 1940s musical revives the music that moved a nation's spirit and helped win a war.


Götterdämmerung - Wagner

Feb 11

Götterdämmerung - Wagner 

Pollak Theatre - 12 PM

With its cataclysmic climax, the Met's new Ring cycle, directed by Robert Lepage, comes to its resolution.


Cherish The Ladies

Feb 10

Cherish The Ladies 

Pollak Theatre - 8 PM

For this special evening of An Irish Homecoming, award winning Celtic super group Cherish the Ladies hosts an all-star gathering of singers, musicians and dancers bringing Ireland to life on the Pollak Theatre stage.


Money Matters

Feb 6

Money Matters 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Money Matters is a coming-of-age story about a 14 year-old biracial girl, Monique Matters, as she tries to navigate faith and sexuality questions of adolescence, a dysfunctional single-mother household, and the rough waters of our nation's capital's best kept secret–the inner city.

Free Event


Provost Film Series: Scheherazade: Tell Me a Story

Jan 30

Provost Film Series: Scheherazade: Tell Me a Story 

Pollak Theatre - 7:30 PM

Karim and Hebba are a young married and loving couple. Karim is just about to be appointed as editor-in-chief of the greatest governmental newspaper. Hebba is the hostess of much appreciated TV programs with controversial subjects that could put Karim's career in danger.

Free Event


SAMINA QURAESHI - Reflections on a Sufi Path

Jan 30-Mar 15

SAMINA QURAESHI - Reflections on a Sufi Path 

Pollak Gallery - 5 PM

Imaginative, vibrant, and saturated with the rich colors of South Asia, Samina Quraeshi’s photographs, calligraphic works, and mixed media montages reflect the diversity of Islamic expressions of faith.

Free Event