(October 2) THINKING TOO MUCH The latest in a series of Philosophy lectures at Catholic University explores the mind in Over-Intellectualizing the Intellect this afternoon at 2 p.m. Professor of Philosophy Alva Noë from the University of California, Berkeley focuses the lecture through the lens of his work on perception and consciousness.
(October 4) A WIDER CIRCLE The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center presents Bartok, Bertali and Dvorak in The Spirit of Folk Music in College Park, Maryland, Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Musicians with the [University of Maryland School of Music](<>
) explore the influence folk music has had on classical forms with selections for violin and piano, ending with a rare performance of the 13-instrument arrangement of Copland's Appalachian Spring.
(October 3-December 13) EDWARD'S OIL Petroleum plays a part in The Corcoran Gallery of Art's newest exhibit, presenting Edward Burtynsky: Oil, on display through December 13th. These photographs of pipelines and crude production survey a decade of work by this respected and celebrated photographer from Canada.< />