It’s West Indian Week at Wesleyan! WISA (West Indian Student Association) has events planned all week, from Monday, March 23rd, to the 29th:
Roots and Culture of Carnival Display
T-Shirt Painting in Nic Lounge
Keynote Speaker: Adrian Augier (St Lucia)
“The Rituals of Carnival“
Pac 001 4:30-5:30pm
Snacks, Games, Poetry, X-tempo,…and more!!
Contradance with Quadrille (Caribbean Contradance)
West Indian Cultural Show: Bajari
Crowell 8-10pm Tickets on sale now !!!
Caribbean Brunch $2
Woodhead lounge 12:30-2:30 pm
Tons of crazy awesome events are scheduled coming up as part of West Indian Week ’08. Check out what’s scheduled:
When: All Week
What: West Indian Art Display – Featuring artwork from West Indian artists
Where: Olin, Usdan
When: All Week
What: Wes(t Indian)Celebs – Get to know the faces of some famous West Indians here at Wes. The people you THOUGHT you knew.
When: Monday, noon-6pm
What: “I Heart the W.I” T-shirt Making – Customize your own tee
Where: Nic Lounge
When: Thursday, 4:30 pm
What: Keynote speaker address by ethnomusicologist Dr. Peter Manuel “Gender Dynamics in West Indian Popular Music & Dance, Past and Present”
Where: PAC 001
When: Thursday, 9 pm
What: Dominoes Tournament – compete for a prize! “In the West Indies, we take dominoes very seriously.”
Where: Late Night @ Usdan
When: Saturday, 8 pm
What: Bajari Cultural Show – Annual showcase of Caribbean talent through music, dance, and spoken word
Where: World Music Hall
How much: $5 Wes students, $8 others. tickets at the box office.
When: Saturday, 10:30 pm
What: RAISE YA FLAG! Bajari After-Party – featuring guest DJ out of NYC, DJ Dave of Massive B
Where: Malcolm X-House
How Much: Free with Bajari ticket stub, $2 without
When: Sunday, 11:30 pm – 4pm.
What: Brunch followed by a soccer game!
Where: lobby of Freeman for brunch, soccer in the fieldhouse right afterwards
How Much: $2 donation