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Winter Dance Concert

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From the extremely gifted, energetic and exhilarating croissant lady, Emily Weitzman ’14:

Come see this year’s Winter Dance Concert! This concert features new choreographic works by advanced dance majors enrolled in Choreography Workshop. The choreographers have been working with student dancers all semester and are eager to share exciting new pieces on stage. This year’s concert will be huge, with eight pieces and over 70 dancers total!

New works by:
Tess Jonas ’15
Emily Jones ’14
Stellar Levy ’15
Miranda Orbach ’15
Ibironke Otusile ’15
Min Suh ’15
Emily Weitzman ’14
Harry Zhu ’15

Tickets are available for purchase in the Box Office.
$5 General
$4 Wesleyan Students

Date: Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: CFA Theater
Cost: $5 general; $4 students

Last Contra Dance of the Semester

Enjoy contra dance??

This Friday, relieve some finals stress and come out to the last contra dance of the semester! Enjoy good music, friends, and snacks as you celebrate the end of classes. All dances are taught – no experience (or partner) necessary.

Date: Friday, December 6th
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: Free!

Punchline! Presents: Christmas Attack Zone

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Regen Routman ’16 jingles all the way:

It’s the Friday before finals, what else is there to do besides hear Wesleyan’s finest (and only) stand-up comedy collective say funny things into your ears? Forget the imminent holiday crazy times and come laugh with us!

  • DATE?: Tomorrow: Friday, December 6th
  • TIME?: 8:00pm
  • PLACE?: Alpha Delta Phi Living Room

Rocky Horror Picture Show

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Sarah Marmon ’14 has me shivering with antici—

We would like, if we may, to take you on a strange journey- a journey through the craziest night in the lives of the newly engaged Brad and Janet. After a flat tire halts their trip to see an old science teacher, the couple stumbles upon Dr. Frank-n-Furter’s castle, filled with servants, groupies, party guests, and his very own live experiment. Come see the campiest, sexiest horror parody movie this side of Denton! Absent Toast, Wesleyan’s very own Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast performs the midnight cult classic right in front of the screen, with full audience partici…pation.

Date: Friday, December 6th, 2013
Time: 11 PM
Place: CFA Hall
Cost: FREE

:: STETHOSCOPE READING ::

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From a girl you should really get to know if you don’t already, Kayla Stoler ’14:

Seven students are working with Stethoscope Press to publish books. Come hear samples from their works-in-progress.

Sarah Esocoff ’15 :: Mitchell and Graham.
Nathan Friedman ‘GRAD :: Six popular songs after Lawrence Durrell.
Oliver James ’14 :: A field guide to the common birds of Wesleyan.
Amy Mattox ’17 :: The desert wets its linen lips.
Ananya Menon ’15 :: Anonymous people, daily living.
Hailey Sowden ’15 :: Water, fire, light, and fruit.
Sean Winnik ’14 :: // Oui means yes in French.

Date: December 6, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Place: 20 B Fountain
Cost: Free

Film Series: Museum Hours

2012. Austria/USA. Dir: Jem Cohen. With Mary Margaret O’Hara. 106 min.

A stranded woman forges a friendship with a guard at Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum – two lonely souls meeting in a temple of beauty within the cold, dark city. Cohen ‘84 shines a light on a love of art that bonds people, feeding a compulsion to see beauty in the seemingly mundane that remains long after the film ends.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.

Make it Rain Berkshares: A talk on local currency from Alice Maggio ’10

Western Massachusetts Launches Its Own Currency

From Ari Ebstein ’16:

Alice Maggio ’10 is coming to speak this Thursday @ 200 Church from 7:00-8:30 about her role as Program Director of the Berkshares local currency program in Berkshires, MA. As she writes in the description of her talk, “Local currency as a tool for citizen-based economic development,” that by fixating for decades on the global economy we have “lost many of the tools and models that helped local and regional economies to function.” One such tool is local currency. Berkshares — one of the nation’s largest local currencies — provides one such model for sustainable, local economic revitalization.

The talk will be sponsored by the Sociology and French departments.

Here is PBS’s profile of the local currency — check it out! :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bP0iSnygyhU

Date: Thursday, December 5
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Place: 200 Church
Cost: Berkshares