Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Stuff to do at Vandy from Feb. 15-17

Hi! Luke here. Are you excited for Valentine's Day weekend?

"Where have I been all your life?!"
OK, maybe you're not that excited. But there's plenty of cool stuff you can do this weekend within walking distance.

Friday, February 15th

Vanderbilt Baseball vs. Long Beach State
4-6pm @ Hawkins Field

-- Also on Saturday from 2-4pm and on Sunday from 1-3pm.

The Second City Improv Troupe
7pm and 10pm @ Student Life Center

-- Vandy students can purchase tickets at the Sarratt Box Office for $10 each. Many of the past half-century's most famous comedians worked with the Second City in their early careers (check out a list of notable alumni here). Among them was the late John Candy, AKA The Funniest Man Who Ever Lived:

The Good Person of Setzuan by Bertolt Brecht
8-11pm @ Neely Auditorium 106

-- Also on Saturday from 8-11pm and on Sunday from 2-5pm. Vandy undergraduate students are admitted free of charge but must call 322-2404 for reservations.

Signature Series: Blakemore Trio
8-9:30pm @ Blair School of Music - Ingram Hall

-- Featuring music by Mendelssohn and contemporary composers Bright Sheng and Judith Weir. Yours truly will be attending this concert.

Saturday, February 16th

Asian American Student Association's Asian New Year Festival
Dinner: 5:30pm @ SLC Ballroom - Show: 7pm @ Langford Auditorium

-- Dinner tickets ($15 each) and show tickets ($10 each) are available on the Wall, at the Box Office, and at the door.

ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
8-9pm @ Blair School of Music - Turner Recital Hall

-- Featuring music by Brahms, John Marvin, Henry Cowell, and John Zorn. Yours truly will be attending this concert.

Sunday, February 17th

Vanderbilt Community Chorus
2-3:30pm @ Blair School of Music - Ingram Hall

-- A program of early twentieth century standards, directed by David Binns Williams.

Is Peace Possible? A Dialogue between David Makovsky and Ghaith al-Omari
3pm @ Wilson Hall 103

-- Free tickets are available at the Sarratt Box Office.

Go Figure Presents: Whitney Thompson
7-9pm @ Rand Hall - Rand Lounge

-- Learn more about this event here.


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