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Wire Watch: May 3-May 10

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

May 3, 2018


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VWRS: Whitman Reading: Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in Kimball Theatre, Whitman students from the advanced creative writing classes will read selections from their poetry, fiction and nonfiction. Spring Awakening: Running from May 3-6 and May 17-19 in Harper Joy Theatre, Whitman students will perform in ...

Wire Watch: Week of April 26

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

April 26, 2018


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Mozart's Requiem Mass: Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Cordiner Hall, the Whitman Orchestra and the Whitman Chorale will perform Mozart's famous Requiem. East Asian Food Festival: Saturday, April 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Glover-Alston Center, the East Asian Cooking Club will provide a...

Wire Watch: April 19-26

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

April 19, 2018


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VWRS presents Kaveh Akbar: On Thursday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. in Kimball Theatre, poet Kaveh Akbar will read selections from his new collection of poems, "Calling a Wolf a Wolf," and answer questions in the following Q&A session. A book signing will take place afterward. 49th Annual Renaissance Faire: Saturday, A...

Wire Watch: April 5-12

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

April 5, 2018


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Meditation Workshop: On Thursday, April 5 from 4:00-5:30 pm in the Prentiss Spirituality Room, the Life Skills Series will offer a meditation workshop. To sign up, visit www.whitman.edu/lifeskills. Spring Dance Studio Spring Performance Series: Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 7, the Depa...

Wire Watch: March 29-April 5

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

March 29, 2018


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"Transvisible" Film Screening: Thursday, March 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Olin Auditorium, there will be a screening of the documentary "Transvisible: The Bamby Salcedo Story." The documentary follows the journey of trans and immigrant rights activist Bamby Salcedo in becoming a prominent leader and advocate for...

Wire Watch: March 8-29

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

March 8, 2018


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The Phat Pack: Friday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Gesa Power House Theatre, "The Phat Pack," which consists of four Broadway actors, will perform selections from various Broadway musicals. Tickets may be bought online at the theatre's website. Speedy Caricatures: Wednesday, March 28 WEB will be sponsoring a "spee...

Wire Watch: Week of March 1

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

March 1, 2018


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VWRS Presents Mita Mahato: Thursday, March 1 at 7  p.m. in Kimball Theatre, visiting author and artist Mita Mahato will present her work. Mahato specializes in paper arts and comics, and uses cut paper and collage techniques to tell stories. "Beyond Race" Voice Masterclass and Discussion: Thursday...

Wire Watch: Week of Feb. 22

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 22, 2018


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KWCW Open Mic: Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in Kimball Theatre, KWCW will have its first open mic of the year. Performances will include music and comedy acts. Power & Privilege Symposium Films: Thursday, Feb. 22 there will be two film screenings in conjunction with the Power & Privilege Sy...

Wire Watch: Week of Feb. 15

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018


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Women in Leadership Symposium: Thursday, Feb. 15 the Women in Leadership Symposium will feature six women in leadership. At 11:30 am in the Reid ballroom there will be a lunchtime event to introduce the panelists, and at 7:30 pm in the Olin Auditorium, the panelists will share their stories and view...

Wire Watch: Week of February 8

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 8, 2018


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"Creating Kin(d)" Stevens Gallery Opening: Thursday, Feb. 8 at 4:00 p.m. in the Stevens Gallery, there will be an opening reception of "Creating Kin(d)," a photography exploration of connecting with others and Walla Walla. Latest News from the Cosmos: Sunday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Theatre, the To...

Wire Watch: Week of February 1

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

February 1, 2018


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The History of Animation: Thursday, February 1 at 4 p.m. in Fouts 201, experimental animator Mariam Eqbal will give a lecture on the history of animation, as well as on her own work. She will also give an animation workshop on Saturday, February 3 from 10 am-4 pm. There is room for 15 participants, wh...

Wire Watch: Week of January 25

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

January 25, 2018


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Whitman’s Women Composers Friday, January 26 at 4:00 p.m. in Chism Recital Hall The event will feature works by Professors Riika Pietilainen-Caffrey and Kristin Vining. Professor Susan Pickett will talk about her research on female composers, followed by a Q&A. Murder Mystery Dinner: Saturda...

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