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Upcoming events, on and off campus

By Katherine Colborn
On August 23, 2012

On Campus
There are a lot of great things happening on campus during the Week of Welcome (WOW), and you should take full advantage of all the great opportunities for free fun and food. Here are a few of the events to look for:
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Civility & Respect Campaign
Noon to 2 p.m., South Xavier Yard (ICOR*: GSC Atrium)
Students can write their definitions of respect on a large board and will receive a t-shirt.
Sponsor: Division of Student Affairs
Taste of Cincinnati Featuring South Jordan Concert
7:15 to 8:30 p.m., North Xavier Yard (ICOR: GSC Theater)
South Jordan, a pop/rock band from Bloomington, Indiana, will be performing while some local Cincinnati food will be served including LaRosa's Pizza, Skyline Chili and Graeter's ice cream.
Sponsor: Student Activities Council
Dance & Grow Green!
9 to 10:30 p.m., North Xavier Yard (ICOR: Kelley Auditorium & Lobby)
Eat delicious food, listen to live music and learn about how to grow small plants in your residence hall windows. Start your green potential at Xavier.
Sponsor: Sustainability Committee
Thursday, Aug. 23
ACapella Sing Sation
6 to 7 p.m., North Xavier Yard (ICOR: 6:15 p.m. in Kelley Auditorium)
A Cappella choir concert.
Sponsor: Harmon-X
Gospel Choir Meet and Greet
7 to 9 p.m., Edgecliff Long Recital Hall
Meet members of Xavier's Gospel Choir while enjoying free food, fun and fellowship.
Experience what XUGC is all about for yourself. See you there!
Sponsor: Gospel Choir
Cartesian Demon
7:30 to 8:30 p.m., North Xavier Yard (ICOR: Kennedy Auditorium)
Rap and slam poetry performance by junior David Franke
Sponsor: The Athenaeum
First Don't Tell Anna Show of the Year
9 to 10 p.m., GSC Theater
An entertaining evening full of laughter and fun. Come see the hilarity that ensues when Xavier's premier improv troupe takes the stage!
Sponsor: Economics Association
Late Night Movie
11 p.m. to 1 a.m., GSC Theater
SAC presents the first Late Night Movie of the year - The Avengers. Rated PG-13
Sponsor: Student Activities Council
Friday, Aug. 24
Jumping into the Media
3 to 6 p.m., North Xavier Yard (ICOR: TV Studio)
Jump into media, where in our world, you'll film, record, broadcast, edit and more. Be on the news, film music videos and your own stories. Work behind the scenes and be your own storyteller!
Sponsor: Xavier University
Television Association
Muskies After Dark (MAD)
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Location: Xavier Yard (ICOR: GSC)
An outdoor carnival featuring free activities, free entertainment & free food! Don't miss the first Muskies After Dark event this year! There will be carnival
games, inflatable activities, prizes, food and an outdoor screening of The Avengers on a big inflated screen!
Sponsor: Student Activities Council
Late Night Movie on the Yard
11 p.m. to 1 a.m., Xavier Yard (ICOR: GSC Theatre)
SAC presents the first Late Night Movie of the year - The Avengers. Rated PG-13
Sponsor: Student Activities Council
Saturday, Aug. 25
Concert on Fountain Square
7:30 to 11 p.m., Downtown - Fountain Square
Ready to check out Downtown Cincinnati?
The Office of Student Involvement will be busing 350 Xavier students to Downtown's famous Fountain Square to check out live performances and to explore the downtown
district of restaurants, art galleries, museums and historic spaces. **We're also giving participants a $5 Graeter's gift card to buy yourself Cincinnati's own ice cream - the best in the world, of course!
Sponsor: Office of Student Involvement
ate Night Movie
11 p.m. to 1 a.m., GSC Theater
SAC presents the first Late Night Movie of the year The Avengers Rated PG-13
Sponsor: Student Activities Council
*In case of rain
For a full list of the events, go to
ff Campus
Cincinnati is loaded with great events and an active art scene. This is a small list of upcoming events around town.
Art After Dark - "Modern Spirits"
What: Time to enjoy the current exhibition "Modern Spirit" after normal closing hours, and includes cocktails and entertainment (performers
ranging fro jazz musicians to salsa dancers)
When: Friday, Aug. 31,
5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Cincinnati Museum of Art - 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati OH 45202
How much: Free with cash bar. No reservations required.
*Remember the Cincinnati Museum of Art is FREE and open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The current exhibitions open include the permanent collection,
"Impressions of Venice" (ends Aug. 26) and "Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit" (ends Sept. 9)
Midpoint Music Festival (MPMF.12) Summer Series
What: A FREE concert series that takes place downtown every Friday
When: Friday, Aug. 24:
8:15 p.m.- Way Yes
9:30 p.m.-School of Seven Bells
Friday Aug. 31:
7:00 p.m.- The Guitars
8:15 p.m.- R. Ring
9:30 p.m.- Wussy
Where: Fountain Square
How much: FREE
*Go to
summer for more info.
The Taft Theatre
What: Upcoming shows held at the Taft Theatre
When: See below
Aug. 23 at 8 p.m.- John Hiatt/ Steve Earle and the Dukes
Sep. 22 at 8:30 p.m - Glen Hansard
Oct. 12 at 8:30 p.m.- Ingrid Michaelson Acoustic Tour with Sugar and the Hi- lows
Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. - Chris Isaak
Where: The Taft Theatre - 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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