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200 Church Karaoke Night

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Victor Goh,  Arian Dehnow, Mike Glasser, and Liz Weinstein ’16 invite you to sing your heart out:

If you want to mingle with the community, sing some songs or just grabsome Lays, we’ve got you covered. And that includes you too, the bathroom singer!! Come join us for a night of awesome Karaoke at 200Church this Thursday!

The Karaoke is open, so invite your friends and belt out songs from the likes of Beyonce and Usher! If you are shy, you can sing along without the microphones or just dance to the beats of the music.

Let’s make this the biggest Karaoke in Wesleyan so join us this Thursday 8pm for some food, music, laughter, and community!

Date: 05/02/2013
Time: 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Place: 200 Church
Cost: nun
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EMG Presents: Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone

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Ben Zucker ’15 wants you to experiment a little:

The third and final concert this semester brought to you by the Experimental Music Group, Jessica Pavone and Wesleyan alumni Mary Halvorson will present their captivating set of “improvised/composer/strange/melodic songs for guitar and viola.”

Mary Halvorson has been called “the most future-seeking guitarist working right now, thinking out the instrument on a level most couldn’t comprehend” (NPR). Jessica Pavone has been called “Jessica Pavone is a vital force in New York’s music community, capable and competent of playing way out in left field, or keeping things much closer to home” (Dusted). They have been playing together as a duo for years now, with four critically-acclaimed albums released. Together, they make what legendary Downtown composer Elliott Sharp called “transcendent chamber music outside any genre”; it’s a meeting of minds not to be missed.

Date: Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
Time: 8:30 PM
Place: Russell House
Cost: Your ears and attention

WeSLAM, SAGES and WildWes Present: The Spring Slam

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WeSLAM doesn’t want you to miss the supreme, most salad-y slam of the semester:

The Spring Slam. Come celebrate spring. And vegetables. And the earth. And poetry. Live music will be provided by Immanuel Lokwei ’12, Andrew Pfeiffer ’13, and Greg Shaheen ’13!

Oh, there’s a special surprise scoring-method! If you’ve never slammed before, this is the perfect chance. No intimidation: just love, good weather, the earth and hugs from the WeSLAM family.
Laura Lamb Brown-Lavoie is gonna be featuring (she’s super dope; check her out here and here). Lily Myers ’15 and Solomon Billinkoff ’14 are gonna be hosting. Kate Weiner ’15 is gonna talk about the earth. (Hopefully) You’re gonna be slamming.

Wait! There’s more! This is outside! I repeat: outside! 

Come through!

Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: WestCo Courtyard
Facebook: springspringspring

Fourth Annual Wesleyan Relay for Life

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Seasoned Relay fundraiser and all-around wonderful person Emma Caccamo ’13 writes in to remind y’all of your plans for this Friday in attending Wesleyan’s Relay for Life:

Join us for Wesleyan’s fourth annual Relay for Life: ‘Mardi Gras for More Birthdays,’ this Friday May 3rd from 4pm- 4am in the Usdan Courtyard.  The trademark fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life is an opportunity to come together, celebrate, remember, and fight back against the disease that affects all of us in some way.  Join us for a night of Mardi Gras fun and come check out all the different games and activities—bungee jumping, jousting, and an inflatable obstacle course to name a few.

Performances featuring the Spirits, Anaphylactic Shock, the Breakdance Team, and Prometheus.

And introducing WesRelay’s first annual “Mr. Relay and Melody” Date Auction. Come bid on your favorite seniors to benefit the American Cancer Society. Let the good times roll.

Date: Friday, May 3rd
Time: 4 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Place: Usdan Courtyard
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Introducing Theatrical Postmodernism: Mabou Mines DollHouse

Ulrich Plass, Associate Professor of German Studies, keeps it brief:

The second to last event in this semester’s “In Theory” lecture series, Rashida Z. Shaw (Assistant Professor of Theater) will discuss “Theatrical Postmodernism: Mabou Mines DollHouse.”

Date: Wednesday, May 1 (holy shit, today is May!)
Time: 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Place: Downey House 113
Cost: Free

Pathways in Medicine: A Conversation with Dr. Carlton Barnswell

Rilwan Babajide ’16 writes in to perpetuate the Western medical-industrial complex:

In this talk with renowned urologist Dr. Carlton Barnswell, students will learn about the wealth of opportunities available to them in the medical field. We will talk about where these opportunities are as well as how to approach them step-by-step. The objective is to provide interested students with a goal and a framework on how to achieve it.The reason for this talk is because in past years there has been a downward trend in the number of pre-med students from Wesleyan who have matriculated to the ranks of M.D.. Our goal is to change this and we believe that one of the ways to do that is by educating students about opportunities out there for them, instill goals in them, and teach them about the framework and strategies necessary to obtain those goals and achieve ultimate success in the medical field.

Date: May 1st (see, I needed a radical post opener)
Time: 7 pm
Location: PAC 004