Category Archives: Events

Slavei Sings Songs

Katie McLaughlin ’15 invites you to one of the top ten Eastern European and Balkan a cappella performances of 2012:

Slavei, one of Wesleyan’s top five co-ed Eastern European and Balkan a cappella groups, is performing this Saturday at 5pm in the chapel! If you’ve ever wondered what Nikolu is hunting, why the grandmother is getting a scarf or where the young bachelors like to hang out, come to the see our last performance of 2012.

Date: December 8, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Place: The Chapel
Cost: Free

Wesleyan Wrestling: Wesleyan vs. Wilkes College and Rhode Island College

Nick Treuer ’14 invites you to see men wrestle:

Come to the Bacon Field House in the Freeman Athletic Center this Saturday to watch your cardinals go to battle against nationally ranked foe Wilkes College and conference rival Rhode Island College. Action starts at 1 p.m. in the Bacon Field House against Wilkes.Wesleyan takes on Rhode Island College at 4:30 p.m.

Date: Today, December 8th
Time: 1pm, 4:30pm
Place: Bacon Field House

WeSlam Presents: The Wesleyan 2012 Grand Slam

WeSlam wants you to know that this is your LAST CHANCE (this semester) to have your mind blown away by a night of incalcuable awesome:

This is it.

Only 12 poet-finalists remain from the three preliminary slams held over the course of the semester. This Saturday at 9:00 PM they will compete in the CFA Hall for the right to be one of the FIVE members of the 2012-2013 Wesleyan Slam Team.

Those finalists are: Coz Deicke ’15, Ari Ebstien ’16, Zach Goldberg ’13, Alex Heyison ’15, Markeisha Hill ’16, Cherkira Lashley ’15, Lily Myers ’15, Mark Nakhla ’13, Evan Okun ’13, Jason Reitman ’15, David Stouk ’15, and Kara Wernick ’15.

There will also be LIVE MUSIC during the slam provided by Wesleyan’s own: Mel Hsu ’13, Sam Friedman ’13, Mark Bennet ’13, and Jess Best ’14.

DEEBS & C¥BERGIGA Concert

Last weekend concert of the year, 13 days before the apocalypse. Sweat out your sins to dance music from the future by Toronto based DEEBS (of Pelican Fly notoriety, a label including Baauer, Sinjin Hawke, and LOL Boys), Wes-Alum C¥BERGIGA (Sam Lyons ’12), and Keenan Burgess ’16 coming straight from the UK.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Time: 10:15pm – 1:30am
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: Free
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Gingerbread House (/anything) Contest

From Kerry Nix ’15:

Rally from finals madness by basking in the holiday cheer! Build a gingerbread house, boat, plane, forest, mountain, cattle, anything - show off your gingerbread-crafting skills with your friends and have your creation evaluated by judges from Bon Appetit. The winning team gets a special prize!

The contest will be held Saturday 12/8, by the Usdan stairs during dinner. Proceeds go to Brighter Dawns, a Wesleyan-born nonprofit whose mission is to minimize health disparities in Bangladesh slums.

Entry is $4/person if you pre-register and $5/person if you just show up! To pre-register, email brighterdawns[at]gmail[dot]com.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Time: Brunch hours
Place: By the Usdan stairs
Cost: $4/person pre-registered, $5/person if you show up!

It’s the End of the World (DANCE DANCE DANCE)

From Opraha Miles ’14:

With the end of the world approaching us, it’s only appropriate that we dance “Til the World Ends”, no? Come join the HOTTEST all-girl dance group on campus as we end the year in style and experience a show case that is bound the rock this world! (Literally). ISIS hopes to see you there!

Date: Friday, December 7
Time: 10 p.m. – midnight
Place: Malcolm X House
Cost: Free
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Rocky Horror Picture Show @ CFA Hall

From Sarah Marmon ’14:

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 7
Time: 11:30pm — 1:30am
Place: CFA Hall
Cost: Free!

Second Stage Presents: This is Our Youth

Sarah Corey ’15 invites you to a play this weekend:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8pm in the Westco Cafe. No tickets needed.

In 1982, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, three pot-smoking teenagers are resoundingly rejecting the 1960s ideals of their affluent parents. In hilarious and bittersweet detail, Youth presents a living snapshot of the moment between adolescence and adulthood by following forty-eight turbulent hours in the lives of three very lost souls at the dawn of the Reagan Era.

Starring:
Zach Carlson
Conor Boughton
Julia Black

Directed by Sarah Corey
Stage managed by Gwen Rosen

Facebook here. Get there early folks, this one is gonna fill up fast.

Spread Holiday Cheer and Stuff the Net

Alex Sarkowsky ’14 writes in with a way for you to help spread holiday cheer in our community and benefit the children at the MacDonough School in a drive sponsored by the Wesleyan Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC). And while you’re at it, you should also lend your support to our student athletes this Saturday, December 8th.

Date: Saturday, December 8th
Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Place: Freeman Athletic Center