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Campus Briefing 10/31

Campus Briefing 10/31

“James Akin” Lecture Cancelled

The “James Akin: The First American Caricaturist” lecture by Allison Stagg, Jane Whitney and Morgan Whitney from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was to be hosted on Nov. 1 but has been cancelled due to weather conditions in New York City, according to Eagle Eye.


“Into the Woods” Opening Night Postponed

The opening night of the University of Mary Washington’s production of “Into the Woods” has been postponed. The original opening night was Thursday, Nov. 1, and has now been moved to Friday, Nov. 2, according to EagleEye.


Documentary Film Screening “Up to Us”

A documentary about two young Americans trying to make an impact on the world, “Up to Us,” will be shown on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Monroe 116. After the screening, there will be a panel discussion with the filmmakers, according to EagleEye.


UMW Fall Concert

The UMW Concert Band and UMW Jazz Ensemble will perform the Fall Concert on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium. Admission to the concert is free, according to EagleEye.


Speaker Series: Don Asher

Don Asher, the author of Graduate Admissions Essays, the best-selling guide to getting into graduate school, will be speaking on Monday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. in Lee Hall room 411. He will be covering subjects such as graduate school and job searching, according to EagleEye. There is no registration required to attend the event.

Asher will also be talking on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. in Monroe Hall, room 346, and Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. in Lee Hall room 412, according to EagleEye.


Electro Acoustic Barn Dance

The second annual festival of electronic music and art will host various composers, artists and scholars from around the world, including Johanna Beaver, Elise Blake, Kari Johnson, Cheryl Melfi and Doug Gately. The event is hosted by the Department of music from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10. Each performance and event will be held in the Pollard Recital Hall. The events are free of charge, according to EagleEye.

Compiled by Colleen Huber