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October 17, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
When young Marlow makes a courtesy call on the daughter of his father’s oldest friend, Hardcastle, the “mistakes of a night” begin. Through Marlow’s many false assumptions, a tangle of misunderstandings and subplots follow in this comedy with lasting appeal since its first appearance on the English stage in 1773.
October 18, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
When young Marlow makes a courtesy call on the daughter of his father’s oldest friend, Hardcastle, the “mistakes of a night” begin. Through Marlow’s many false assumptions, a tangle of misunderstandings and subplots follow in this comedy with lasting appeal since its first appearance on the English stage in 1773.
October 19, 2014
2:00 pm
GHH Atrium
Performing their own compositions on hurdy-gurdy, viola, and accordion, Steven L. Jobe and Alec K. Redfearn join Laura Gulley on violin, Rob Bethel on cello and Matt McClaren on percussion. Soprano Ellen Santaniello will be a guest vocalist.
October 19, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Forget everything you thought you knew about history. No more tedious memorization. No more boring dates and facts related to distant people and events. Groundswell Theater takes history off the page and makes it real (again). All aboard for a perilous and sexy journey through time with “The Underground Railroad Game!”
October 24, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Two short plays about human resolve: “Thirst,” a classic by Eugene O’Neill, one of America’s greatest playwrights, and “No,” a new work by RWU senior Colin Gallagher.
October 24, 2014
8:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Come enjoy the excitement and the feel of a real casino at Casino Night without the worries of losing your shirt! Sit down at one of the many gaming tables which will include blackjack, roulette, Caribbean poker, or “go all in” at Texas hold ‘em. Don’t miss this opportunity to feel like a high roller or just come and join us for an evening of fun. Casino Night will also have a Dance Dance Revolution Tournament and photo booth.
October 24, 2014
10:30 pm
Campus Recreation Center Gymnasium
Sponsored by Campus Entertainment Network, come out and show your Hawk Pride for RWU Athletics! Cheer on our winter sports teams at a night of high energy music, dancing, competitions and prizes. Midnight Madness is for students, family, and alumni to show their RWU spirit!
October 25, 2014
10:00 am
Starts in front of Campus Recreation Center
Join the RWU Cross Country team in the 3nd Annual Homecoming 5K Race! This on-campus race is open to all parents, students, alumni, faculty and staff. Visit www.rwu.edu/homecoming to register.
October 25, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center
Join the Homecoming and Family Weekend committee at Autumn Festival. Activities include pumpkin painting, candy apples, live music performance by guitarist Austin Renfroe and dance performances by our student groups, activities for families and students; and so much more.
October 25, 2014
1:00 pm
In front of Campus Recreation Center
Share in the Homecoming tradition of crowning the Homecoming King and Queen, as this campus event kicks off the Autumn Fest afternoon.
October 25, 2014
1:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center
Help the Inter-Class Council shave their way to conquering childhood cancer! RWU volunteers shave their heads in solidarity with kids fighting cancer, and family and friends give generously - worldwide. The St. Baldrick's Foundation uses the donations to fund more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the United States Government. Last year, RWU raised $19,500. Come and watch this heartwarming event; hair cutting services sponsored by Hair, Heart, and Soul in Bristol.
October 25, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Two short plays about human resolve: “Thirst,” a classic by Eugene O’Neill, one of America’s greatest playwrights, and “No,” a new work by RWU senior Colin Gallagher.
October 26, 2014
2:00 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Joseph and Kathleen Mayes will perform guitar duets by undeservedly obscure composers – Tisserand, Tesar, Zimmerman, Galles, Thorlakson, and de Falla.
November 7, 2014
9:00 pm
Upper Commons
November 8, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Nicole Pierce and her company, EgoArt, perform with members of the RWU Dance Theatre Freshman Company.
November 13, 2014
4:30 pm
Law School Appellate Courtroom 283
A panel discussion, moderated by School of Law Dean Michael J. Yelnosky, will include: U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), M. Charles Bakst, former political columnist, Providence Journal, Professor Ross Cheit, Brown University, Dr. Pablo Rodrigues, A disussion of Philip West's new book, "Secrets & Scandals," featuring a panel discussion, moderated by School of Law Dean Michael J. Yelnosky. Panelists include: U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI); M. Charles Bakst, former political columnist for the Providence Journal; Ross Cheit, professor at Brown University; Dr. Pablo Rodrigues, president of Latino Public Radio; Nancy Rhodes, former Common Cause National Governing Board member; and Amy Goins, president of Common Cause Rhode Island Governing Board. Attendees must RSVP by November 10.
November 14, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
In this witty, fantastical exploration of life and love, a woman answers the cell phone of a recently deceased man, opening the door to a weird and wacky metaphysical exploration of how technology influences communication and memories, and ultimately leading to a kind of existential redemption.
November 15, 2014
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
In this witty, fantastical exploration of life and love, a woman answers the cell phone of a recently deceased man, opening the door to a weird and wacky metaphysical exploration of how technology influences communication and memories, and ultimately leading to a kind of existential redemption.
November 16, 2014
2:00 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
In this witty, fantastical exploration of life and love, a woman answers the cell phone of a recently deceased man, opening the door to a weird and wacky metaphysical exploration of how technology influences communication and memories, and ultimately leading to a kind of existential redemption.
November 19, 2014
6:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Center, University Library