Thursday (5/17): Sure, everyone says you shouldn’t talk about politics and religion, but what do they know? Rabbi and author Michael Lerner and two-time U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission Michael Novak, plan on talking on just those topics at their Campbell Hall lecture tonight. The talk starts at 8 and is a free event.
Friday (5/18): According to its website, the Lost Film Fest is a self-proclaimed “independent, anti-authoritarian, anti-corporate grassroots DIY media extravaganza.” This multimedia performance includes a video projector, a DVD player, a backpack “filled with goodies” and a “sexy, smash-it-up, radical anti-capitalist, anti-globalization perspective.” Check it out at I.V. Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $4.
Saturday (5/19): Get lei-d today, at laorana te Otea’s Polynesian luau. The 3:30 p.m. event will feature a Polynesian dance show, fire dancers and a dinner, and it will all go down at the beach on Campus Point. Tickets are available at the Arts & Lectures Ticket Office, and the event goes until 7:30 p.m.
Sunday (5/20): Kick up your heels with Luceros Mexicanos at Campbell Hall. Today is Raices de mi Tierra’s 17th Annual Folklorico Show, and it will feature live music and traditional Mexican dancing. The show starts at 2 p.m. and tickets are $12.
Monday (5/21): Israeli Film Academy Award winner “Keep Not Silent” is a documentary about three women struggling to reconcile their identity as lesbians, or “Ortho-Dykes” as they call themselves, with the beliefs of their Orthodox Jewish communities. The film screens at the McCune Conference Room in the Humanities & Social Sciences Building at 7 p.m.
Tuesday (5/22): Check out Echoburn’s fusion of modern hits and classic staples at SOhO tonight. This high-energy band is a dance-club favorite, and it prides itself on inspiring sing-alongs wherever it goes. The show starts at 8 p.m. and it’s all ages.