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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
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Whitman College Fridays at Four Recital Series Presents: The Whitman Jazz Collective

Featuring Whitman students Ross Eustis (trumpet), Brian Barton (alto sax), Robby Seager (percussion), Jonas Myers (piano) and Nathan Radakovich (bass), the Whitman Jazz Collective will play arranged jazz pieces on Friday, Oct. 22 from 4-5 p.m. in Chism Recital Hall. No charge.

Live @ Sapolil – Orange Fight

The Whitman faculty band will play at the winery on Friday, Oct. 22 from 8-11 p.m. The band members include Neal Christopherson (vocals), Keith Farrington (bass), Norrie Gregoire (drums), Michelle Janning (piano) and Mathew Prull (guitar). No cover charge. Sapolil Cellars is located at 15 E Main St. Visit www.sapolilcellars.com for more information.

Speakeasy Concert

This annual concert, hosted this year by juniors Justis Phillips and Sam Alden, features the musical stylings of Whitman’s student a capella bands: Schwa, The Testostertones and Sirens of Swank. This year’s concert will also include guest artist junior Dujie Tahat. Speakeasy will take in Cordiner Hall on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 8:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. All donations benefit the Walla Walla S.O.S clinic, which provides free health care to those in need.

ZUMBA Fitness

The 2nd annual ZUMBA fitness session hits Whitman on Monday, Oct. 25. Sponsored by BSU and Club Latino, Zumba is an intense dance-inspired aerobic workout set to Latin and global up-tempo music. The event takes place in the Reid Ballroom from 3:50-5:15 p.m. The event is open to all students and faculty who are interested.

Walla Walla Symphony – Sounds of Rejoicing

Walla Walla Symphony’s principal trumpet player William Berry will introduce his composition “A Cup of Rejoicing” in Cordiner Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will also feature guest soloist Nathaniel Rosen on cello, who will perform Schumann’s “Cello Concerto in A Minor.” Call (509) 529-8020 for ticket pricing.

WEB Cookie Baking Contest

Feeling hungry? Think your cookies are the best tasting? Most chocolate-y? Prettiest? Has the most creative alternative ingredients? Sign up for the Cookie Baking Contest. Come to look, bake or taste. The event takes place Saturday, October 23 at Reid Coffeehouse from 3:30-4:30 p.m. If you want to enter your tasty treats, email [email protected] by Friday, October 22. No charge.

Wine and Dine With Parents

The final installment of the Mr. Whitman calendar events, Wine and Dine offers classy music, local wine, and hardy hors d’oeuvres you can share with your parents. The event also features an auction, ranging from a bottle from a local vineyard to weekend vacations. The first event takes place at Sapolil Cellars at 14 E Main Street on Friday, October 22 at 4 p.m. The second night takes place at Walla Faces on 216 E Main Street on Saturday, October 23 at 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Chris Elliot Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving patient advocacy and care.

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