THURSDAY, SEPT. 12
Award-winning environmental filmmaker Jeff Orlowski will discuss his work as director, producer and cinematographer on the films “Chasing Ice” and “Chasing Coral”; 7:30 p.m., Emerson Suites, Campus Center.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14
“What is Jazz?” the Jazz Ensemble family concert directed by Mike Titlebaum; 10 a.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
Mary Ann Covert Memorial Concert, featuring former students of the longtime School of Music piano teacher sharing music and remembrances; 3 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 15
Concert by the U.S. Navy Band Brass Quintet; 3 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.
MONDAY, SEPT. 16
“A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs,” a lively and entertaining talk by author David Lehman on those who created the music known as the “Great American Songbook”; 7:30 p.m., Textor 101.
Performance of Beethoven’s Sonatas Op. 2/1, 2/3 and 57 (Appassionata) by pianist Charis Dimara along with current students and recent alumni; 7 p.m., Hockett Family Recital Hall, Whalen Center.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 17
“Side by Side: Parallel Histories of Israel + Palestine,” an exploration of the history of the Middle East and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with two experts providing a dual narrative; 7 p.m., Emerson Suites, Campus Center.
Manley and Doriseve Thaler Vocal Concert Series performance by mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe; 8:15 p.m., Ford Hall, Whalen Center.