Category Archives: Events

ORIENTED Film Screening

From Yael Fisher ’18:

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J Street U, Jewish Voice for Peace, and Middle Eastern Perspectives
are excited to bring you a free, on-campus screening of the newly
released “ORIENTED”, a documentary following the lives of three gay
Palestinian friends in Tel Aviv confronting their national and sexual
identities. The film received critical acclaim on the festival circuit
this past year; the subjects have been described as “at once
exceptional and entirely ordinary”. If you’re at all interested in the
complexities and hardships of life in Israel and the Occupied
Palestinian Territories, LGBTQ issues, religion, or the intersection
of all three, please come through!

Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 8:00-9:30 PM
Place: PAC 001
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0PKz3Qz9uw

 

Wes Buds Info Session

wesbuds thingFrom Eva Weintraub ’16:

Do you like meeting new people? Do you love eating lunch? Are you looking for new ways to get involved with the Middletown community?

Come to the info session for Wes Buds (the student group formerly known as Best Buddies)! This student group is a partnership with the Middlesex Transition Academy (MTA), a school for students 18-22 with intellectual or developmental disabilities that is located right down the street from Wesleyan. Wes Buds is a chance to meet some wonderful members of the Wesleyan community!

Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 7-8 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, room 112
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WesAGE Info Session

wesage playing scrabbleHere’s a thing:

Have a secret love of bingo? Want to hear cool stories, do arts & crafts, or enjoy a cappella? Join WesAGE, Wesleyan’s elderly social group!

For more information, come to our info session this Tuesday or email elderly[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Tuesday, February 2
Time: 4:15-5 PM
Place: Exley 141

Audition for Calendar Year!

From Jonathan Tang ’18:

“Calendar Year” explores the domestic, romantic and quietly dramatic lives of a couple living together over the course of a year.

Jodie and Peter have been together a while. Through the series, we witness their intimate conversations, little revelations ancalendar yeard maybe gain some insight into what it means to be “together.”

Sides will be provided and everyone is welcome regardless of experience.

AUDITION INFO
Location: Usdan 108
Monday, Feb 1st, 7.30-9.30pm
Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 7.00-9.00pm
Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 4.00-6.00pm

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1693732950869017/
Signup Sheet: https://goo.gl/xyR6vd

Contact Us:
Benjamin Yap (director): byap[at]wesleyan[dot]edu
Jonathan Tang (producer): jktang[at]wesleyan[dot]edu
Joey Ellis (producer): jmellis[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Produced in Association with Cardinal Pictures

Date: Monday, February 1, Tuesday, February 2, and Wednesday, February 3
Time: 7:30-9:30 PM, 7:00-9:00 PM, and 4:00-6:00 PM
Place: Usdan 108

WesBAM! Promo Week

wesbamFrom WesBam:

It’s that time of the year again–WesBAM! FREE Promo Week!

Time to sweat, flow, dance, jump, meditate, and get your mind right–a whole week for FREEEEE!

This semester WesBAM! is bigger an badder than ever: With 7 yoga instructors, 5 HIIT and Kung Fu instructors, and 3 Zumba instructors we have something for all skill levels and interests!

So what are you waiting for? Grab your mat and your sneakers!

Check out the Facebook event here:
https://www.facebook.com/events/879688948795903/879987988765999/

Date: Sunday, January 31 – Saturday, February 6
Place: Fayerweather Dance and Theater Rooms

Opening Reception + Exhibition – We Chat: A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art

Image: Pixy Yijun Liao, "The King Under Me," 2011, digital c-print, 34 x 44 x 2 inches, courtesy of the artist.

Image: Pixy Yijun Liao, “The King Under Me,” 2011, digital c-print, 34 x 44 x 2 inches, courtesy of the artist.

Some information first about the opening reception from Andrew Chatfield:

Come join us for the debut of an exhibition by ten emerging artists from Beijing, Shanghai and New York that will include paintings, installations, video art, photography, and an artist-designed video game. This exhibition debuts at Wesleyan, and features works by Sun XunJin ShanMa QiushaLu YangBo WangPixy Liao, Liu ChuangShi ZhiyingGuo Xi, and Yan Xing. The exhibition is curated by Guest Curator Barbara Pollack.

Date: Tuesday, January 26th (Snow Date: January 27th)
Time: 4:30 PM
Place: Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, 283 Washington Terrace

And now for in-depth information about the exhibition sponsored by the CEAS: