Public events at
 Carleton’s Weitz Center

(Note: times and venues are subject to change. Carleton recommends verifying before you attend: .)

All events listed are open to the public with no admission charge.


Film (Weitz Cinema)

Mon., Oct. 7       7:00    Int’l Film Forum: Le retour du héros [Return of the Hero] (France/Belgium, 2018)

“1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up. But it all goes south when Neuville reappears.”  (


Music (Kracum Performance Hall)

Fri., Oct. 18       7:00    Concert: Gaelynn Lea

Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea performs innovative takes on traditional fiddle music.


Drama (Weitz Theater)

Fri., Oct. 18         7:30    Carleton Players: The Heidi Chronicles

“Wendy Wasserstein’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play is the tale of a baby-boomer’s long, hard road from ’60s confusion to ’90s self made woman…or so she hopes.”  (

Sat., Oct. 19        7:30    The Heidi Chronicles

Sun., Oct. 20       2:00    The Heidi Chronicles

[Further performances on Oct. 24, 25, 26.]

Reservations for all performances:


Talk (Weitz Cinema)

Tue., Oct. 15        5:00    “Jefferson: Then and Now”

Renowned historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf discuss Jefferson’s changing image among scholars and the general public and what it tells us about our times and his.


Exhibitions (Perlman Teaching Museum)

William Kentridge: Universal Archive (ends Nov. 20)

A series of linocut images printed on dictionary and encyclopedia pages by South African artist William Kentridge

William Kentridge: Second-Hand Reading (ends Nov. 20)

An example of Kentridge’s animation style and ongoing personal investigation of South Africa and the country’s history of apartheid. This artwork explores race relations through drawings, text, and music.