Category Archives: Events

Submit to the Subway Ride!

the subway ride soundShoko Yamada ’17 writes in:

Got creative inspirations? Looking for a non-scary, open artistic platform for your creations?

The Subway Ride is here for a shy artist like YOU!!!

Our theme for the semester is SOUND, and we are looking for prose, poetry, photography, drawing, recording, any written (in ANY language), visual, audio medium that we can publish and/or put on our blog!!!

Email us with any sumbissions or questions at: thesubwayride[at]gmail[dot]com

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The Subway Ride is an all-inclusive publication that recognizes the humanity of the artistic and literary process, prioritizes celebration over criticism, and provides a common space in which individuals with different backgrounds and identities can contribute to a welcoming
artistic space. Our past contributors include Wesleyan students including lots of international students, Usdan staff workers, Middletown community members, Center for Prison Education prison scholars, and more!

Check out our previous issues and blog here: http://thesubwayride.weebly.com/

Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/626668810807536/

Submission Deadline: After Spring Break

Thai Late Night: Project Full Moon

thaiTess Williams ’19 writes in on behalf of Wes PadThai:

Looking for some great treats to end your weekend? Craving Thai Food? Having moral dilemmas over the exotified commodification of South-Asian, Southeast-Asian cultures?

No fear! The Wes PadThai community is glad to announce its comeback of our Thai Late Night! Come grab some authentic Thai food from your authentic Thai folk this Sunday, February 28th at the Exeley Lobby. We will not be serving Padthai but there will be various other Thai foods for all to enjoy!

The Menu:
– Boast’s Famous Garlic Chicken
– Moo Ping (Grilled Pork)
– Mama Pad (Noodles)
– Fresh Spring Rolls
– Thai Iced Tea

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1100274503330266/

Date: Sunday, February 28
Time: 8:30 – 11:30 PM
Place: Exley Lobby
Cost: TBD

Disney Music Concert @ Art/Music House

bc08210c19369c3f19c69e1880f89165From Adam Rochelle ’17:

This Saturday, student band and lovers of all things goofy Rui Barbosa team up with a bunch of friends to play a big concert of Disney music. Come rock out to songs from The Lion King, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, and more!

Opening the show is the debut performance of neo-soul group Hoatzin.

Date: Saturday, February 27
Time: 10:00pm-1:00am
Place: Art/Music House (230 Washington St.)

“This is It!” The Complete Piano Works of Neely Bruce, Part VIII

Neely BruceFrom the CFA:

John Spencer Camp Professor of Music Neely Bruce presents the eighth in a series of CD-length recitals of his piano music, featuring “Homage to Seb” (based on a fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach) and “Eight Friendly Fugues”—for Mary Klaaren, Kay Briggs, Peter Standaart, Morgan Powell, and others; plus fugues by two of Mr. Bruce’s friends, Gerald Shapiro and David Borden. Baritone Christopher Grundy will sing Mr. Bruce’s “Whitman Fragments,” a bird’s-eye view of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself.”

Date: Sunday, February 28
Time: 3-4 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

Light of the East—The Beauty of Movement in Silence

PSA from the College of East Asian Studies:

Prominent Korean digital artists Youngho Kim and Jisong Lee examine
the “beauty of movement in silence” through photography and video in
their first exhibition outside Korea. Both artists build on their long
careers in fashion and commercial work to create works that examine
the core principals hiding behind what we see, and provide an opening
to re-explore, in a contemporary light, the topic of whether the world
that we are living in is a dream.

Date: Wednesday, February 3rd – Sunday, May 22nd
Time: 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Place: College of East Asian Studies Gallery

Volunteer with Food Rescue!

From Emily Murphy ’18:

Hate food waste? Looking to be involved in the Middletown community?

Food Rescue needs your help! Sign up for a once-a-week, 20 minute night time shift to drive food from the Wesleyan dining halls to a local homeless shelter.

*Volunteers with and without cars needed!!*

Please email wesfoodrescue[at]gmail[dot]com for any questions and further instructions before shifts start!

Sign-up Spreadsheet!

Date: From Sunday, February 7 to Sunday, May 8
Time: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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: