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WesBurlesque 2014 AUDITIONS!

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ATTN: Beautiful and sexy people of Wesleyan (aka everyone)! We want
YOU to come out and audition for the 2014 WesBurlesque show!

DANCERS: 4:15 – 5:15 PM Sunday 2/2
5:15 – 6:15 PM Sunday 2/2
8:00 – 9:00 PM Monday 2/3

SINGERS: 9:00 – 10:00 PM Monday 2/3
*Please have a song prepared!

LOCATION: Fayerweather 106

Come ready to fill the tub up halfway and ride it with your surfboard.
(Wear comfortable clothes).

Questions/comments/concerns? Please e-mail Naya Samuel
(nsamuel[at]wesleyan[dot]edu), Jana Leigh Heaton (jheaton[at]wesleyan[dot]edu), or
Zak Malik (zmalik[at]wesleyan[dot]edu)

First Workday of the Year at Long Lane Farm

Hailey Sowden ’15 and her band of merry agrarians write in:

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Tired of this never ending winter? Well good news!  It’s almost groundhog day and we’re pretty sure it’s spring at Long Lane Farm!  Come hang out in our balmy hoophouse (55 degrees fahrenheit!) look/eat some green things, and help repair a chicken coop so we can welcome our new feathered friends come (actual) spring.  Hot chocolate, coffee, donuts, and good company will be provided.

If you’ve never been to the farm before, now’s the perfect time!  It’s past Freeman, on the corner of Long Lane and Wadsworth.
Date: Saturday, February 1st
Time: 10am – 2pm
Place: Long Lane Farm

Terpsichore Auditions

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Terpsichore is bigger and badder than ever this semester and is looking for dancers (and choreographers) of all types, sizes, and experience levels to be part of an amazing dance community and performance!

The Terpsichore show is an extremely unique showcase of student  dancing and choreography that occurs each semester. Any student can choose to choreograph a dance and will present a short phrase at the auditions. Anyone at the audition can try out for any and all pieces! Dances have included Dracula’s Wedding, Space Jam, ballet, modern dance, 80s workout videos, and some great hip-hop.

If you can’t make it to the auditions and want to participate in Terp this semester, OR you have any questions, please contact us at ctong[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or srwilliams[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Because DANCING IS HOT.

Date: Saturday, February 1
Time: 1:00 to 4:30
Place: Fayerweather Theater Room

Film Series: Captain Phillips

2013. USA. Dir: Paul Greengrass. With Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi. 134 min.

Greengrass’s (United 93, The Bourne Ultimatum) nail-biting, superbly acted docudrama depicts a merchant ship hijacked by Somali pirates. The escalating situation culminates in an intense standoff with the U.S. Navy that pits two “captains” together in the most extreme of circumstances.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. $5.

New Teen Force Improv Auditions

friendly-giant11Albert Tholen ’15 wants YOU for New Teen Force:

New Teen Force–Wesleyan’s freeform, longform improv comedy group–is holding auditions this weekend!

We’ll be meeting both Friday (1/31), 4-6 PM, and Saturday (2/1), from  1-3 PM. Come to either session!

No experience required. And definitely no preparatio required.

Date: Friday, 1/31 and Saturday 2/1
Time: 1-3 pm
Place: WestCo Cafe
Facebook event

Resonance Journal Call for Submissions

Rachel Hirsch ’15 writes in with this surprisingly laconic plea:

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Resonance, the East Asian Studies Journal, is looking for essays, creative writing, and artwork for their next issue. Send your work to resonance[dot]journal[at]gmail[dot]com!

Time: Now until 2/8
Place: Online
Cost: free

Contra Dance

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From Sarah Hensiek ’13:

The first Wes Contra dance of the year is this Friday!! Come hang out with all of your favorite orgo lab friends and meet new friends while you’re at it!

The band and caller are local CT folks – awesome as always. Fulfill your New Year’s resolution to try something new! Come for as much or as little as you want – we’ll teach you everything you need to know.

Date: January 31st
Time: 8PM – 11PM
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: FREE

Outreach Program Interest Meeting

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This is a really fun job opportunity especially for international
students, Asian Americans, and East Asian Studies majors that only requires a couple hours on some Fridays. Lunch from Typhoon will be provided at the interest meeting this Friday!

Date: Friday, January 31
Time: 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Place: Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies

Audition for Shrak the Musical: the Musical

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Do you ever have thoughts that you don’t want to say out loud but then you do??? Then come audition for Shrak The Musical: The Musical, a student-written, absolutely original play about an ogre that will be unlike anything you’ve ever seen or heard of or anything that’s copyrighted.  You want this.  You NEED this.  But also, we need you.  We WANT you.  Doesn’t matter if you’ve acted or sung before.  Come with a monologue or song or anything if you like, or don’t, we really don’t care.  We promise a life-changing experience, no matter what.

Date/Time:  Friday January 31st from 4-6pm OR Saturday February 1st from 5-7pm
Place: The Jones Room (TST 101 [In the theater studios])
Check out the Facebook event here.
Questions? Email Nick Petrillo ’15 at npetrillo[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Multiplayer Madness @ ADP

From Mike Glasser ’16 multiplayer madness

Do you love the feeling of joysticks beneath your thumbs? Do moving pixels take your breath away? Do you just have nothing to do Thursday night? Come to ADP at 8pm to kick back, kick ass, and enjoy the beauty of videogames. 

DATE: Today, January 30
TIME:  8-10pm
PLACE: Alpha Delt (Grotto)
COST: Your mortal soul