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West Indian Week at Wes

It’s West Indian Week at Wesleyan! WISA (West Indian Student Association) has events planned all week, from Monday, March 23rd, to the 29th:


Monday, 3/23
Roots and Culture of Carnival Display
Olin Lobby

Tuesday, 3/24
T-Shirt Painting in Nic Lounge

Wednesday, 3/25
Keynote Speaker: Adrian Augier (St Lucia)
The Rituals of Carnival
Pac 001 4:30-5:30pm

Thursday, 3/26
Caribbean Lounge
Snacks, Games, Poetry, X-tempo,…and more!!
200 Church

Friday, 3/27
Contradance with Quadrille (Caribbean Contradance)
Beckham 8-11pm

Saturday, 3/28
West Indian Cultural Show: Bajari
Crowell 8-10pm Tickets on sale now !!!

Sunday, 3/29
Caribbean Brunch $2
Woodhead lounge 12:30-2:30 pm

West Indian Week 2008: Mon 24th – Sun 30th

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)CelebsGet to know the faces of some famous West Indians here at Wes. The people you THOUGHT you knew.
Where: Usdan

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