Category Archives: Events

Purim Masquerade

From Talia Baurer ’15:

Ever wondered what it looks like when a Jewish holiday is dedicated to dressing up in costume and behaving like fools? This (belated) Purim, come to the Bayit to celebrate the facts that a) Jews still exist, b) we have a house, c) masks are fun, and d) MASKS ARE REALLY SUPER FUN GUYS. The Bayit is about to throw a party just like Bubbe used to make… except not at all like Bubbe used to make, unless you have a really cool bubbe. Optional but encouraged: wear costumes, or at least masks! Masks will be provided.

Date: Saturday, March 29
Time: 10 PM – 1:30 AM
Place: The Bayit (157 Church St.)

WeSLAM presents: The New Sh!t Slam

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WeSLAM‘s heard that poem, like, a thousand times and they’re totally sick of it, okay??

WeSlam is calling all Wespoets to the stage to share whatever’s just hit the page. 2 rounds of brand spankin’ new poetry. It’s the perfect chance for novice poets to hit the stage and for vets to get back to the page. ‘Cause hey – if it’s new, it’s gewd. Bring one new poem if you have sh!t to share; bring two new poems to go for gold. Also, open mic! Woah! If you’re down with the new sh!t, send an email to weslam[dot]wesleyan[at]gmail[dot]com after 5pm on Saturday (the day of the slam).

Date: Saturday, March 29th
Time: 7 pm
Place: 200 Church
Facebook: no newds

Founders’ Flow

reneeFrom all star Renee Dunn ’14:

Join WesBAM! founders Shira Engel ’14 and Renee Dunn ’14 for a FREE skill-sharing workshop – a hybrid class of conditioning and CardioKickboxing followed by a fierce flow. All levels welcome! Come celebrate the community we’ve created, and break a sweat while you’re at it.

For details check out the Facebook event here!

Date: Saturday March 29
Time: 5:00 – 6:15 PM
Place: Fayerweather Dance Studio
Cost: Freeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Milk & Choreo Presents: Kenichi Kasamatsu

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Thanks to the fabulously badass Jillian Roberts ’15 for this one:

Only recently did Kenichi, or Ken, take the leap forward coming to the US in order to share his craft and learn more on this path, and in just a short amount of time has gotten him opportunities to be a featured dancer in various live stages as well as assisting positions for choreographers such as Gigi Torres and Neil Schwartz, and most recently was a guest judge for PUSO’s SAYAW 2014 at Stony Brook University. Some may also recall that he was at the mL tour D.C. Season 2 and 3 winning awards both times. Ken’s style is unique to be sure and the best word to describe such would be “subtle” yet filled with details, close to what a lot refer to now as Urban. We would like to leave you with a sentence that Ken will be sure to get you saying, “Everyone has the freedom to live, and I live for the freedom to dance”.

Date: Saturday, March 29th
Time: Beginner class at 1pm; Intermediate class (Kenichi) at 2:15pm
Place: Fayerweather Dance Studio
Cost: FREE for Wesleyan Students, $5 for Non-Wesleyan Students.
FB Event: here

WESU Spring Record Fair

WESU wants YOU to get excited about their annual spring record fair!

The spring cleaning season is upon us, which means all of the hip kids and old skool adults are going through their record collections; their loss could be your gain.  You’ll find dozens of vendors from across the Northeast, selling tons of vinyl, CDs, posters, T-shirts and more. There will be live WESU DJs and plenty of WESU gear and records, on sale to support WESU. Plus, the Whey Station food truck will (once again) be selling their signature gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches on site.

Come support the station and invite your friends! Why? You can’t scratch an MP3.

Date: Sunday, March 30th
Time: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: Free

Film Series: Inside Llewyn Davis

2013. USA. Dir: Joel & Ethan Coen. With Oscar Isaac. 104 min.

In a melancholy odyssey worthy of its own legend, a struggling folksinger wanders 1960s Greenwich Village in search of a couch to sleep on, a shot at solo musical success, and an orange housecat. Isaac’s prodigious musical and dramatic talents imbue the title character with a sensitive artistry that offsets his outward asshole-ness.

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