Category Archives: Events

Post-Finals party weekend at The Shadow Room

The Shadow RoomA new café and lounge is opening this weekend on Main Street. Owner Nick Cacaci says that The Shadow Room, located across from Brew Bakers where Mega Wraps used to be, is “part art gallery, part NYC-style lounge that will boast an atmosphere unlike anything in town.”

Cacaci wants to celebrate The Shadow Room’s opening with Wes students before we all leave for the summer, so he will be hosting a post-Finals party weekend for Wes students, with specials including:

  • $2 PBR
  • $3 drafts
  • $5 cocktails and martinis
  • Appetizer specials

Dates: Friday, May 15 & Saturday, May 16
Time: 8:00 PM – midnight
Place: The Shadow Room (170 Main)

Photo exhibition: “Significant Others”

"Significant Others" photo exhibitionThe Significant Others photo exhibition features more than 30 individuals who are lovers, friends, siblings, housemates, performers, cooking buddies, gamers, mentors, and more. Come witness these little pieces of life captured by 17 photographs, and celebrate with us these human relationships that transcend the boundaries of age, gender, nationalities, and cultures.

The exhibition runs until Tuesday, May 12, and can be viewed in the Zelnick Pavilion.

[Via Mandy Ho ’09.]

Painting II Show

041008_17102Need a break from finals? Want to celebrate your peers work? Then head over to the Art Studio South (aka the Painting Studio) in the Center For the Arts to see 52 paintings from this year’s class, meet the artists and eat some free food.

Tuesday, May 12
Time: 2-4 PM
Place: Art Studio South (AKA the Painting Studio) in the Center For the Arts

Snap, Crackle, Pop! percussive dance show

Rice Krispies: Snap, Crackle, and PopSnap, Crackle, Pop! is a percussive dance show featuring Wesleyan dance groups—WesStep, Tap Attack! and Rapper Sword Dancing—and students from the Green Street Arts Center breakdancing and tap classes. It’s free! It’s fun! Bring everyone you know. Come support Green Street students, ages 7-10, and cheer for your friends and classmates.

Alex Hartley ’10 writes:

In light of what has happened in the last several days, we hope that this show will be a good place for community gathering and would love for you to join us. Contact me at ahartley@wes with questions.

More info is available on Facebook.

Date: Monday, May 11
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

[Via Emily Troll ’10.]