Musical Madness IV — Thurs., Feb. 16, 7 p.m.


 7 p.m.


Prizes for Best in Class, Best in Show & Judges’ Choice


The Apple Daughter

Gentlemen’s Touch

Jacob Masters


Inha Cho


Guys Next Door




Robert Don


Jack & Gwen


Ratched & the Lunatics


Austin Dong


Leah & Lauren


Henry Robertson


Double D


Julia Mark


Chris Sailor


Dr. Green & the Machine




Abaye Stienmetz-Silber

With Lou & the Blues



WWW: Enlightenment Uganda — 2/16 at 5:30 p.m.

Wesleyan World Wednesday presents: “Enlightenment Uganda”

 What’s the link  between

    Malaria and Ugandan traditional music and Dance?

 Come find out about Bitone Children’s Center’s new project “Enlightenment Uganda,” internship opportunities and much more!

Dr. James Hadler will be speaking!

 Dr. James Hadler currently is a senior infectious disease and medical epidemiology consultant to the Connecticut and Yale Emerging Infections Programs, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists. 

When: Feb. 16th              Where: CRC Lobby             Time: 5:30-7pm

Food will be served!

Musical Madness IV: Competition between the Classes

2013–Get Your Act Together and Feel the Love!  Bring it on!

Thursday, February 16, 7:00 p.m.
Crowell Concert Hall

Acoustic, electric or a cappella
Ensemble or solo, original or cover, any genre
All performers must be in the same class year for ensemble entries.
Performances must be no longer than 5 minutes.

Very Decent Prizes for Best in Class, Best in Show & Judges’ Choice

Entry Deadline: February 9!

Click on this link to submit entry form:

Buddhist Crafts Festival

Buddhist Craft Festival.

Offering Asian-themed crafts, altars, jewelry, knit items, candles, books, CDs, Christmas/holiday items with  a joyful atmosphere of music, food, and games, reiki, meditation lessons, reflexology and haiku poetry. Children are welcome. Free Admission. Sunday, Nov. 6, from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University, 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown Ct. (860) 805-2078.

Rennie Harris: Rage, Resistance and Reclaimation–9/29 & Hip Hop Dance Performance–9/30 and 10/1

What: Rage, Resistance and Reclaimation: a conversation with Dr. Rennie Harris
Facilitated by Nicole Stanton, Associate Professor of Dance
Lecture is followed by a reception

Thursday Sept 29, 7:00p.m.

Where: the Russell House.  

In addition, the Department of Dance and the Center for the Arts are sponsoring the following events:

Rennie Harris Puremovement


“Philadelphia’s greatest cultural export.”
-The Philadelphia Inquirer

What: A hip hop dance performance by Rennie Harris Puremovement set to music by the Headhunters, Marvin Gaye, Nina Simone, Parliament Funkadelic, Groove Collective, and others.  

When: Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8pm. Pre-performance talk with dance scholar Debra Cash on Friday at 7:15pm in CFA Hall.  

Where:  CFA Theater, located in the Center for the Arts at 283 Washington Terrace on the Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Connecticut. 

And: Free dance workshop for ticket holders on Saturday October 1 at 11am in the Bessie Schönberg Dance Studio, located at 247 Pine Street. 

Choreographer and international ambassador of hip hop dance Rennie Harris founded Rennie Harris Puremovement in 1992, after working with Run-DMC and Kurtis Blow. Mr. Harris is a trailblazer who has deconstructed popular perceptions of hip hop dance for nearly twenty years – the first person to take urban street forms to concert stages around the world. Performances at Wesleyan will include repertory works such as “God Made Me Funky”, “Something To Do With Love”, “Continuum”, “P-Funk”, “March of the Antmen”, and “Students of the Asphalt Jungle”. A Breaking Ground Dance Series event presented by the Dance Department and the Center for the Arts. Made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Admission: $23 general public; $19 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty/staff, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students