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Music, Dancing, and Food for Simchat Torah


Courtesy of Matthew Stein ’16:

Join the Jewish community for a night of music from Wesleyan’s klezmer band Veeblefetzer, dancing led by world-renowned Yiddish dance master Steve Weintraub (WHAT A MENSCH!), and free food (IT’S FREE!) Shabbat services will begin at 5:30, the festivities will start immediately afterwards at approximately 6:15, and a home-cooked Shabbat dinner will follow as usual.

Sponsored by the Yiddish Book Center with support from the Jack & Ruthe B. Cowl Center for Jewish Culture.

Date: Friday, September 27
Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: The Bayit (157 Church St)
Facebook: Here!

Spicy Food Contest @ Chinese House


From Lynn Ma ’16:

CAN YOU HANDLE THE HEAT?!?! Chinese House invites you to the first program of the year (open to the entire Wes community) “SPICY FOOD CONTEST”!!! Chi House will serve some spicy dishes, inspired by distinct regional Chinese cuisines, and give out prizes to people who can handle the spiciness! The amount of food will be limited so arrive on time if you want to enter in the contest!

Date: Tomorrow, September 27th
Time: 6-7pm
Place: Chinese House, 34 Lawn Ave. (Across from the Butts)
Cost: Super free

Audition for Alienor Leon’s Film Thesis


From Alienor Leon ’14:

No experience required! I am looking for one female lead and one male lead for a fun, light-hearted film. There is NO DIALOGUE to be memorized. The story is a romance with a fantasy element thrown in.

No preparation needed for audition; you will be asked to act out 5 different actions without using speech. The script will be available to read at the audition.

Date: Sept 28
Time: 2PM to 5:30PM
Place: Usdan Multipurpose Room – B25

Waves Magazine’s First Official Meeting

From Iman Bright ’14:cropped-wes-waves-white-circle-white-background1


Waves Magazine, Wesleyan University’s music publication, is having its first official meeting of the year. We’re looking for some new swanky writers, graphic designers, photographers, videographers, coders and more.

Interested? Come through and meet the crew!

P.S – Homemade cookies will be provided. Prepare your stomach.

Date: Today
Time: 5 p.m.
Place: B25 (Multipurpose Room) — heads up that’s downstairs in Usdan

Film Series: Chicken With Plums

2011. France. Dir: Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi. With Mathieu Amalric. 93 min.

Persepolis creator Satrapi co-adapts another of her graphic novels: the tale of a dying violinist reflecting on his life, music, and lost love. The live-action storybook re-imagining of mid-century Iran evokes a vibrant lost cultural milieu suffused with bittersweet human emotion.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free