Guitar Festival Continues through March 7Various times, in the University Theatre. Admission is free to most events, $15 Saturday evening. Events this weekend include the International Concert Guitar Competition Finals tonight, the “Nuclear Okra” flute and guitar duet Saturday afternoon, and Carlos Barbossa Lima Saturday evening. For more information, visit www.utd.edu/ah/events.
A Reading and Conversation with John Balaban March 11Noon in the Nebula Gallery and Special Collections, and 5:30 p.m. in the Jonsson Academic Center 4th Floor Conference Room. Admission is free. Translator and poet John Balaban reads from “Ca Dao Viet Nam,” his translations of Vietnamese folk poetry, at the noon event; at 5:30 p.m., Balaban reads from “Empires,” his new book of poetry.
Dance Ensemble Performs March 12-148 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $15. For tickets, click here. The event, a culmination of a Visiting Artist Residency with Dallas Black Dance Theater’s Encore! Company, features performances by Encore! and the UTDance ensemble.