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Friday, October 31, 2014

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Fall Fest
Incredible fall-themed food and activities, with a splash of Halloween. Live music from The Nice Ones, a rock band from Kent, Conn., and myriads of good people will make Fall Fest the place to be on the afternoon of Halloween.
The Dimple
Contact: Jacob Horowitz

8:00pm

Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco
Three of Beckett’s exquisite short works—Footfalls, Act without Words II and Come and Go—will be teamed with Ionesco’s madcap “anti-play” The Bald Soprano (newly translated by playwright Tina Howe) in this showcase of two master innovators of the modern stage. $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 1, 2014

8:00pm

Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco
Three of Beckett’s exquisite short works—Footfalls, Act without Words II and Come and Go—will be teamed with Ionesco’s madcap “anti-play” The Bald Soprano (newly translated by playwright Tina Howe) in this showcase of two master innovators of the modern stage. $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

9:00pm to 11:55pm

Daemon Daze Concert
Come join the Music Co-Op and the Student Art League for the annual Daemon Daze Halloween Concert,  featuring Rage Against The Machine, LCD Soundsystem, Gorillaz, Girls and more. There will be $100 of free Den food (first come, first serve). Grab your costume and come on down. The Lyon's Den
Contact: Jordan Wolfe

Thursday, November 6, 2014

5:00pm

Art, Politics and the Environment in Zina Saro-Wiwa's Port Harcourt Project
Featuring Amy Powell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Krannert Art Museum. This talk will report on the work in progress and raise questions around Saro-Wiwa’s unique approach to art practice in the Niger Delta.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

8:00pm

Screening of Oscar Nominated Movie: Omar
Sponsored by Middle East Club, as part of Middle East Week. Arabic sweets will be served. Omar is a 2013 Palestinian drama film. The movie was selected as the Palestinian entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards.The film was screened at the United Nations in New York.
Balfour-Hood, Media Center
Contact: Sara Maaiki

8:00pm

Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco
Three of Beckett’s exquisite short works—Footfalls, Act without Words II and Come and Go—will be teamed with Ionesco’s madcap “anti-play” The Bald Soprano (newly translated by playwright Tina Howe) in this showcase of two master innovators of the modern stage. $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 7, 2014

7:00pm to 9:30pm

Contra Dance Club Presents: Fall Contra Dance
Leaf your books behind and join us for live music, as our Caller leads us through an evening of fall fun, treats and dancing. The dance begins with a beginner introduction from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. followed by dancing for those with any level of experience from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. No partner is needed.
Balfour-Hood, Atrium
Web link. Contact: Katrina Dauphinais

8:00pm

Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco
Three of Beckett’s exquisite short works—Footfalls, Act without Words II and Come and Go—will be teamed with Ionesco’s madcap “anti-play” The Bald Soprano (newly translated by playwright Tina Howe) in this showcase of two master innovators of the modern stage. $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 8, 2014

8:00pm

Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco
Three of Beckett’s exquisite short works—Footfalls, Act without Words II and Come and Go—will be teamed with Ionesco’s madcap “anti-play” The Bald Soprano (newly translated by playwright Tina Howe) in this showcase of two master innovators of the modern stage. $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

7:30pm

The Performance of Gender Featuring Johnny Blazes
Blazes draws upon their experience as a clown, dance improviser and drag performer to fuel discussion on the performance of gender both in daily life as well as onstage.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 14, 2014

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Cafe con Leche
An annual dance performance hosted by Paraiso Latino, the Latin dance group on campus.
Balfour-Hood
Contact: Cynthia Mercedes

Monday, November 17, 2014

5:00pm

Voice of an Artist: Marshall Rose
Cinematographer Marshall Rose will screen samples of his film, television and online work, including Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with Jerry Seinfeld, and discuss the art and business of motion picture photography.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, November 20, 2014

8:00pm

The Phat Police
The Phat Police is a contemporary jazz ensemble playing a wide range of music, from Wayne Shorter to Radiohead, under the direction of Jeffrey Cashen, instructor of music. The Lyon's Den
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

8:00pm

The Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, instructor of dance. For ticket information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $10 general, $5 Wheaton community and seniors, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 21, 2014

7:30pm

The Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, instructor of dance. For ticket information and reservations contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $10 general, $5 Wheaton community & seniors, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 22, 2014

7:30pm

The Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, instructor of dance. For ticket information and reservations contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $10 general, $5 Wheaton community and seniors, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, December 1, 2014

6:30pm

Goya Discoveries in Boston featuring Stephanie Loeb Stepanek ’65
Stepanek is curator of prints and drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She is the co-curator and originator of a new exhibition opening at the MFA on October 12th entitled Goya: Order and Disorder, the largest Goya exhibition in North America in a quarter century. 
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

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