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DJ Rashad at Eclectic

1467-artist-266-1366-image-detailFrom Chelsie Green ’14: 

DJ Rashad is a Chicago-based footwork artist. Part of the Teklif crew, this guy has been receiving accolades from critics and music  biddies since his debut album Double Cup dropped in October. His set will be two hours long — you best be dancin for the entirety of it.

He got in a car accident on his way to the airport in September when this show was originally scheduled. Let’s hope he gets here this time…

Our own Watson Frick will be opening the show at 10pm. He’ll be soothing you like your baby bottle never could. The show will not be in the ballroom so if you want to see it, get there early.

Date: Friday, 2/7
Time: 10:00 PM -1:30 AM
Place: Eclectic
Cost: Free

Nobunny + baby gap @ Eclectic 2/6

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Dance yr face off with Isadora Dannin ’14:

NOBUNNY has been performing lo-fi garage punk + bubblegum power pop since 2001

On stage, NOBUNNY will probably dress and undress in a bunny mask. He may also incorporate raw meat, weaves, ball gags, firecrackers, panties, knee pads, and/or coats made of trash.

baby gap is some stupid punky pop by Olivia HauserRachel Connor, and Mia Rossi, all ’14.

Myspace! Interview! Facebook!

THURSDAY // ECLECTIC // 10 PM

Date: Tonight, February 6th
Time: 10 pm (over at midnight; everyone turns to pumpkin)
Place: Eclectic
Cost: Nope

R. Stevie Moore at Eclectic

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From Ethan Hill ’16:

Everyone’s favorite bearded weirdo R. STEVIE MOORE returns to Eclectic for the first concert of the semester! At 62, this legend has released over 400 albums and still writes the catchiest of songs.

Stamford, CT rock n roll knuckleheads JACQUES LE COQUE are opening!

DON’T MISS THIS EVENING OF WEIRD

THURSDAY // ECLECTIC // 10PM

Date: January 23rd, 2014
Time: 10:00PM – 12:00 AM
Place: Eclectic
Cost: ZERO

Sean Nicholas Savage @ Eclectic Tonight

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From Nick Selden ’16:

Fun-Dancey Canadian RetronSynth pop artist comes to Wesleyan on Friday. Eclectic? There will be the music… and Canada.

Come check it out!
Or not.

There will also be late night at Usdan.

Like good times with friends? Come on down. Have a blast!

Also Five Guys will be opening. They’re the best band at Wesleyan.

Date: TONIGHT
Time: 10 p.m.
Place: Eclectic

Speedy Ortiz, Ryan Power, and Neo Sora at Ecelctic

From Ethan Hill ’16:

Come to Eclectic this Friday night to see Northampton indie rock band Speedy Ortiz and their grungy blend of guitars, thoughtful lyrics, and 90s sensibilities. The much buzzed-about band, featuring Wesleyan graduate Darl Ferm ’12 on bass, is coming to Wesleyan with much anticipation after an unfortunately cancelled show at Earth House last spring. Playing with Speedy Ortiz will be Burlington, VT experimental pop musician Ryan Power.

SPEEDY ORTIZ – grungy northampton indie rock
RYAN POWER – weirdo vermonter pop
NEO SORA – ambient fun

Facebook.

Date: Friday, Nov 8
Time: 10PM
Place: The Eclectic Society

HALLOQUEEN @ ECLECTIC on SATURDAY

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Shinekwa Kershaw ’15 wants you to know about the most enticing event this semester:

This Saturday. Eclectic. 10pm. Dance Party.

Drag show of Wesleyan’s student Kings and Queen at 11pm– come see your peers work the fuck outta the runway.

Facebook event here.

Date: Saturday, November 2nd
Time: 10pm
Place: Eclectic
Cost: $5

Sean Nowell & THE KUNG-FU MASTERS @ Eclectic

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Justin Green ’16 REALLY wants you to know about this show:

Come to Eclectic this Thursday at 10 PM for a night of jazz-tronic funk music and kung-fu. Featuring freestyle MC/beatboxer Baba Israel.
Also kung-fu video projections.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trT4g4yJhJE&list=FLwFL22f4mtPjlk_blPV6p8w&index=2
(breakdancers and kung-fu people not included)

Date: Thursday, October 24th
Time: 10-Midnight
Place: Eclectic
Cost: FREE FREE FREE

The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die

This just in from Nick Selden ’16:

Radio City Presents…

Critically acclaimed 10 piece band The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die is coming to Eclectic TONIGHT. This emo-revival rock orchestra is one of the most anticipated shows of the fall and a show not to miss. Opening will be For Everest and Grand Cousin.

Doors – 10:00 pm
Grand Cousin – 10:15 pm
For Everest – 11:00 pm
The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – Midnight

Date: Today, October 12, 2013
Time:
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Place: Eclectic
Facebook: Is A Beautiful Place

Donnie Collins on Greek Life (Finally)

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From Katy Thompson ’15:

Donnie Collins is a Phi Alpha Tau brother at Emerson College who will be coming to Wesleyan with his fraternity brother John Lewis, to share his story about positive fraternity experiences as a transgender student.

After his insurance claim for top surgery was denied (this decision has since been revoked), the brothers of Phi Alpha Tau joined together and raised more than twice the amount of money needed to pay for their pledge’s top surgery. Donnie (now also a Tau brother) could not have been more grateful. In a society that frequently shames greek life for not being accepting, particularly of the queer community, it is refreshing to see an example of the positive impacts that greek life can have.

DONCHRISTIAN, C¥BERGIGA, and FXWRK at Eclectic, 11:00 PM

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Courtesy of Chelsie Green ’14, whose name and class year rhyme in a very satisfying manner:

DONCHRISTIAN
He released his debut mixtape, The Wayfarer, last month and has received good press from media such as Spin and The Fader. Download it for some laid-back rap. Hopefully we’ll see some D’Angelo-ing up in here, and at the very least, dancing.

C¥BERGIGA
This Tokyo-raised ginger will most likely be getting all emotional, deeply feeling every sound he shares with us. Italian Vogue actually used his song “Tokyo Nostalgic” in a video, which is pretty incredible.

FXWRK
You can count on some trap-ish instrumentals that cause your mind to wander off somewhere. She’s not afraid to move her body for you as she gifts you with her music, so please give her the same respect. Thank you.

Date: Saturday, September 28
Time: 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Place: Eclectic
Cost: Free