Author Archives: Roy Ronus

Green Street Wants You

Looking for a new on-campus job? Like working with kids? Want to make a difference in the Middletown Community? Come work at the Green Street Arts Center!

But really, how can you say no to this face?

the face that launched 1000 friendships

Green Street is a non-profit afterschool center run by Wesleyan for students of Middletown public schools. We are looking for energetic, dedicated and creative staff for the spring semester. Work-study and non-work study students are welcome. Open positions include teaching artists, tutors, and support staff. If you’re interested, send a cover letter to greenst(at)wesleyan(dot)edu and fill out the online application here!

Applehands and the Beardaughters take New Haven!


Tomorrow night (Wednesday, 12/14), our very own Appledaughters (featuring Gabe Greenberg ’14, Jon Saalfield ’12, Howe Pearson ’12, and Sam Long ’12) will open for our very own Bear Hands (featuring Wes alums Ted Feldman ’09 and Dylan Rau ’07) at BAR in New Haven!

The show is FREE and 21+, so come to BAR to celebrate friendship and eat some pizza with your bear hands!  The Appledaughters will start at 10pm and they’ve got a butt’s load of new music to de-poo!

Look, a website!  And another website!

Sax/Drums Duo at Russell House Thursday 9pm

Steve Lehman (alto saxophone) is, to quote from Anthony Braxton in his class on Monday:

“A great saxophone player already, a composer of substance, one of our own, and someone who is opening up fresh possibilities in the world of creative music.”

Catch Steve Lehman ’00 (MA ’02) performing with percussionist Damion Reid at the Russell House.

Lehman’s latest CD, Travail, Transformation & Flow was called the #1 Jazz CD of the year by The New York Times and Time Out Chicago and one of the Top 10 CDs of the year by Artforum, Newsweek, NPR, and The Village Voice.

Russell House, Thursday 12/8 9pm


The London Souls at Buddhist House Halloween Spectacular

Wahoo! Come out to Buddhist House this Saturday Night to celebrate Halloween with The London Souls.

Coming off the heels of a brand new LP and and a tour giving them the reputation of playing the most explosive live performances the universe has seen in a long time, The London Souls are bringing their rock n’ roll psychedelia to Wesleyan. Come dance and see the band that’s been called the best-kept secret among New York city concertgoers. Everything is expected to explode.

Wesleyan’s own spaceshifting funkaphonic Almonds and Elephants will open.

The show is FREE, but capacity is limited, so come early.

Saturday October 29th
Buddhist House
10:00 p.m

Tim Jenkins ’98 on CIA and Queer Profession

Timothy Jenkins ’98 joined alternative asset manager Angelo, Gordon and Co. in 2011 and is a director. He focuses on new business development. Prior to joining the firm, Tim was a vice president at Goldman, Sachs and Co. in the Private Wealth Management group and in Commodities Sales and Trading. Tim began his career at J.P. Morgan Asset Management and later served as an officer at the Central Intelligence Agency.  Tim will talk about his career, life as a gay man in the work place, and how he found happiness with his husband and two daughters.

At Wesleyan, Tim majored in Government with a concentration in International Politics. He was active on the Wesleyan Student Assembly, and served as the vice president and student chair of the Board of Trustees. Tim rowed crew, was a member of Eclectic and Skull and Serpent, and had a work-study job in the Office of the President and was the president’s driver. Tim graduated in 1998.

TIME: 12:30-1:30pm; Friday Oct. 14
LOCATION: South College B2-B3 (Food will be served)


Experimental Music Group presents:

SPILL – Magda Mayas and Tony Buck

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 13th @ 9pm
  • Where: in the Russell House
  • Cost: free

Magda Mayas (inside piano) and Tony Buck (percussion) performing/improvising in duo.