Georges Bizet’s opera about a gypsy seductress who lives by her own rules will be streamed live at noon on Saturday, Feb. 2, in Harris Center Cinema as part of the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD Series.
The national holiday will be commemorated with a community reading of Martin Luther King Jr.’s well-known “Letter from Birmingham City Jail” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center.
The Hot Sardines, featured at the Newport and Montreal jazz festivals, will perform classic jazz that feeds the heart and soul at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in Herrick Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.
If you drive to Grinnell on Interstate 80, you might be inclined to think Iowa’s economy is heavily agriculture-based. Your eyes might deceive you, says Jack Mutti, professor emeritus of economics.
In terms of actual production, the agricultural sector accounts for about five percent of Iowa’s GDP. Yet, agriculture is connected intimately with many other industries, including manufacturing. So, the impact of recent tariffs is bigger than some of the numbers might lead you to believe, especially because the tariffs most directly affect exports.