Weekly Scenes and Screens: Apr. 28
RICE CINEMA FAREWELL
Rice Cinema will bid farewell to the Rice Media Center next week by presenting the final installment of its Low-Fi analog film series on May 6 at 7 p.m., and the program’s annual student film showcase, “Flicks,” on May 7 at 7 p.m. Registration is required and seating is limited for both events. Don’t miss these final opportunities to attend a screening at Rice Cinema this semester before the Media Center is demolished later this year.
IT IS WHAT IT IS
The visual and dramatic arts department will host its annual Senior Art Show at Sewall Hall (4th floor studios) from April 29 – May 14. This year’s show, “it is what it is,” will feature a diverse array of artwork completed over the course of the academic year by 18 seniors graduating from the visual and dramatic arts department.
The Moody Center for the Arts invites the Rice community to practice mindfulness and contemplate the transformative power of the arts at “Dimensions Variable,” a free, in-person public event on May 1 from 4-6 p.m. Activities include meditation sessions, a crystal bowl presentation, a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, outdoor music and more. Advance registration is required.
NOCTURNAL SENIOR SPOTLIGHT
Nocturnal a capella will send off its six graduating seniors with a special live concert this Saturday, May 1 from 6-7 p.m. in Smith Courtyard. Each graduating member will be featured as a soloist in songs of their choice. Don’t miss your chance to hear these songbirds before they fly the nest!
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