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Remember when you were a kid and your parents told you not to get up to any “funny business?” Well, fuck them! You’re in college now. If you’re of the humorous persuasion, come check out the Ampersandwe’re the Lehman Brothers of the funny industry, and the sub-prime humor-backed securities bubble is showing no signs of bursting!

We publish humor on the back page of the Argus every week, we make occasional videos, and we’re looking for new contributors, so come on down to the first meeting of the semester. Refreshments both sweet and savory will be provided!

Date: Thursday, Sept. 6
Time: 4:30PM
Place: 52 Home Ave.

Audition for Footloose

From Maggie Feldman-Piltch ’14:

Do you like bacon? Do you like Kevin Bacon? Do you want to be closer than 6 degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, audition for Footloose! The show will go up in the ’92 Nov. 15-17.

Please prepare about 15 bars of a song which shows your range. You will also be asked to read from a short script.

Auditions for pit will run at the same time. For more info, or to be involved in production, contact Cassie Garvin ’14 at cgarvin[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Sept 5 and 6
Time: 7-9 pm
Place: Beckham Hall (the 5th) and RH003 (the 6th)

Audition for Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

Get off yr computer-box and audition for Gabe Gordon ’15, Emilie Pass ’15, and Paul McCallion ’15s fabulous production of NEIGHBORHOOD 3: Requisition of Doom!:

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own.

Audition for the darkest dramedy of the semester, NEIGHBORHOOD 3 by Jennifer Haley! This four-person show discusses pertinent topics including zombies, garden gnomes, chocolate milk, ballerinas, family relationships, and suburban pain. But seriously, come audition!

Audition for “A Behanding in Spokane”

From Mikhail Firer ’13:

Come audition for Martin McDonagh’s hilarious black comedy, A Behanding in Spokane!

After searching the black market for his missing left hand for the past 27 years, Carmichael stumbles upon two drug dealers with a hand to sell. Throw in a bitter hotel clerk, a drug deal gone wrong, and a pile of disembodied hands, and things start to get a little… out of hand.

Directed by Kirby Sokolow ’13
Assistant directed by Mikhail Firer ’13
Presented by Second Stage

No preparation is necessary! Just come prepared to do a cold reading. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Kirby Sokolow ’13 at asokolow[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Sept 5 and 6
Time: 7-9 pm
Place: Fayerweather 106  (the theater rehearsal room inside Beckham)

Audition for Onomatopoeia

Snicker-snack! Rebecca Lange ’13 invites you to audition for Onomatopoeia, ladies:

Come audition for Ono, all-female a cappella, this Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10 in the Music Studios! Bring a song and your lovely self.

Date: Tuesday, September 4th and Thursday, September 6th
Time: 8-10pm
Place: CFA Music Studios (there will be signs to help you find us!)

Ladies Love Ultimate Frisbee

Brittany Manobianco ’13 and recently-turned-21 Ivy Johnson ’13 write in to let you know about the first informal practice for Vicious Circles, Wesleyan’s only ultimate frisbee team that sports an all-female roster. If you’re interested in playing club frisbee, then come on out to Foss Hill on Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 with tennis shoes or cleats and some other athletic garb. No previous experience is required, and all grade levels are welcome though I’ve heard they have a special bias towards winning over the Class of 2016. So, come on out, and you can make awesome pyramids like this one.

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 5th (TOMORROW!)
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: Foss Hill

Auditions for the Mixolydians

MixyFrom Leah Koenig ’13:

Come audition for the Mixolydians, Wesleyan’s sexiest chamber a cappella ensemble!

Auditions will be held this Wednesday from 4-6 in the basement of Memorial Chapel, and Thursday from 7-9 in 41 Wyllys Room 110.

Date#1: Wednesday, 09/05
Time#1: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Place#1: Memorial Chapel Basement

Date#2: Thursday, 09/06
Time#2: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place#2: 41 Wyllys Room 110

Slender James A Cappella Auditions

Eriq “Q” Robinson ’15 invites you to audition for certified chillest a cappella group Slender James:

The all male a cappella group, Slender James, is holding open audition at Psi U Tuesday Sep 4 and Wednesday Sep 5, both from 8-10 pm.  Please prepare a song you like and your sexiest singing voice!

Date: Sept 4 and 5
8-10 p.m.
Psi U

Senior Meeting: L.O.S.T (Learning Opportunity for Surviving the Transition)

Just arrived at your final year of school, know what trichotillomania is but not where you’re working after graduation? This is important if you want the Career Center to help:

Seniors, feeling a little L.O.S.T.? Senior Meeting is your Learning Opportunity for Surviving the Transition. Meet the staff, make a
connection, ask a question!


  • Tuesday, September 4th at 7 pm in Tishler
  • Friday, September 7th at 12:15 pm in Crowell Concert Hall

Join the Career Center staff for a quick guide to Senior Year Career Center style. We will have information on how you can get the most out of the Career Center whether you are searching for a job, applying to graduate and professional school, and/or planning something else such as volunteering, or seeing the world! Exciting events and important dates from the CC calendar will be highlighted.