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IN PHOTOS: Rites of Spring 2018

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: Rites of Spring, Variations concert & more

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Plan your weekend (4/20-4/22)

Looking to try something new this weekend? Peruse the events below and make a point to attend something outside of your comfort zone. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

Educational

Educational

What: VUARC Kit Building Session
When: Friday, April 20 at 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Wond’ry Room 212
Why: Vanderbilt students and staff are invited to come to VUARC’s workshop to learn how to build a simple electronic kit. The tools and parts will be provided, and you can keep your creation.
Who: Vanderbilt University Amateur Radio Club

Cultural

Cultural

What: #UNITY
When: Saturday, April 21 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Library Lawn
Why: Watch excellent performances, get a taste of real Nashville food and take part in fun cultural activities to celebrate the success of marginalized people on campus.
Who: Hidden Dores

Recreational

Recreational

What: Rites of Spring
When: Friday, April 20 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 21 at 5 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lawn
Why: The annual Rites of Spring is here again! This year will feature DNCE, Gucci Mane, Born Animal and more. Gates open at 5 p.m., and tickets are still available for one or both nights.
Who: Vanderbilt Programming Board

What: Vanderbilt Gamecraft’s Finals Game Night
When: Friday, April 20 at 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Commons Dining Upstairs
Why: De-stress before finals with Gamecraft’s wide variety of board games. Everyone is welcome!
Who: Vanderbilt Gamecraft

What: JCF De-stress Fest
When: Sunday, April 22 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Buttrick 201
Why: JCF will be serving coroquette and sushi roll and doing t-shirt printing to de-stress before finals week begins. Stop by Buttrick to learn more about Japanese culture and enjoy the end of the weekend.
Who: Japanese Cultural Foundation

Arts

Arts

What: Taalenated: A Fusion Concert
When: Sunday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Join Vandy Taal and Melanated A Capella for a joint end of the year concert with food. Additional special guests will also perform.
Who: Vandy Taal

Cover photo from Rites of Spring 2017 by Claire Barnett

Editor’s note: Sources of event information are Anchor Link and Facebook.

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Plan your weekend (4/13-4/15)

Looking to try something new this week? Peruse the events below and make a point to attend something outside of your comfort zone. For more offerings, check out Anchor Link.

Educational

Educational

What: The Story of I-40: Experiencing Past, Present and Future Nashville
When: Saturday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 216/220
Why: Associate Provost Ifeoma Nwankwo created this event to educate students about the history of African Americans in Nashville. Her initiative includes a bus tour that illustrates the story of Highway I-40 and showcases African American-owned businesses around Nashville through specialty foods. Register here.
Who: Vanderbilt Public Relations Society

Sports

Sports

What: Baseball vs. Ole Miss
When: Friday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Hawkins Field
Why: Grab your Cracker Jacks and join us at Hawkins Field to watch Vanderbilt take on Ole Miss.
Who: Vanderbilt Athletics

Cultural

Cultural

What: Camp Hillel Shabbat
When: Friday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Vanderbilt Hillel (Grins)
Why: Do you miss camp? Relive your middle school glory days at Hillel this Friday, April 13. Sing songs and swap camp memories over s’mores.
Services are at 5:30 p.m., and dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
Who: Vanderbilt Hillel

What: Pakistan Day 2018: Basant Mela
When: Saturday, April 14 at 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Wilson Lawn
Why: The theme of this year’s Pakistan Day is Basant Mela, a festival that commemorates the start of spring. Join the Pakistani Students Association for an afternoon of free food, t-shirts, henna tattoos, kite flying, raffle prizes and dance performances.
Who: Pakistani Students Association

What: CSA Carnival
When: Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lawn
Why: Carnival is a Caribbean festival for communities to come together to celebrate in colorful costumes, eat delicious foods, as well as dance to infectious island music. Join the Caribbean Students Association for great dancing, vivacious tunes and fun times.
Who: Caribbean Students Association

What: MESA Festival
When: Saturday, April 14 at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: SLC Ballroom
Why: This year’s MESA fundraiser benefits those suffering from famine in Yemen. There will be festive performances, engaging speakers, cultural booths and delicious Mediterranean food. Funds raised will be donated to an organization supporting humanitarian efforts in Yemen.
Who: Middle Eastern Student Association


What: Vanderbilt’s Holi 2018 Celebration
When: Sunday, April 15 at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Wyatt Lawn
Why: The South Asian Cultural Exchange and the Vanderbilt community celebrate Holi, the festival of color. Holi is a two-day Hindu spring festival, celebrated primarily in India and Nepal. There will be food, music and cultural events.
Who: Vanderbilt SACE

Recreational

Recreational

What: Kefi Makefest 2018
When: Friday, April 13 at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Sarratt 361
Why: Kefi hosts a series of workshops that have art projects, fun activities and free Chick-fil-A and Noodles & Company dinner. There will be a comic-making presentation, a workshop by Professor Helen Shin, 3-D pen projects and more.
Who: Kefi Collective

What: Vanderbilt Gamecraft’s Game Night on Commons
When: Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Where: Commons Dining Center
Why: Welcome the weekend by playing board games on Commons. Vanderbilt Gamecraft has a large variety of board games from all genres. Everyone is invited to come play.
Who: Vanderbilt Gamecraft

What: West End Blend Vol. 5 Release
When: Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Where: 208 House
Why: The Vanderbilt Recording Studio is back again on a mission. This event is a free music show with free food and free pedestrian parking.
Who: Vanderbilt Recording Studio

What: Trip to Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Gallery
When: Saturday, April 14 at 10:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Student Center (Main Entrance)
Why: Join Kefi for a free trip to Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Gallery to enjoy relaxing natural scenery and contemporary art. Shuttle and tickets included. Limited spots are available.
Who: Kefi Collective

What: 9th Annual Puppy Play Day
When: Sunday, April 15 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Alumni Lawn
Why: Puppy Play Day is VPAWS’ major event of the year. Dogs from local animal shelters are brought to campus for students to de-stress before finals. Also, VPAWS hopes to increase awareness about homeless animals in the local area. There will be food, musical performances and representatives from animal rescue organizations to talk to students about volunteer opportunities.
Who: Vanderbilt Protecting Animal Welfare Society (VPAWS)

Arts

Arts

What: VSW Presents: An Open Mic with Kush Thompson
When: Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Kissam MPR
Why: VSW hosts their final open mic of the year featuring artist Kush Thompson. There will be free food.
Who: Vanderbilt Spoken Word

What: Student Reading Series
When: Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Neely Auditorium
Why: Join VUT for a series of play readings done by Vanderbilt students.
Who: Vanderbilt University Theatre

What: Bach’s St. Matthew Passion
When: Friday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Blair School of Music, Ingram Hall
Why: Vanderbilt Choirs are performing their interpretation of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. The work will be sung in multiple languages — English, German, French, Arabic — representing the universal appeal this work has held over diverse audiences for centuries. It will be performed with English supertitles.
Who: Vanderbilt Choirs

What: Voices of Praise 2018 Spring Concert
When: Saturday, April 14 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Benton Chapel
Why: VOP’s spring concert showcases what all five ministries have been planning for the semester. Come rejoice and worship, and cake will be available afterwards.
Who: Voices of Praise

What: Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra Spring Concert
When: Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Ingram Hall
Why: Come enjoy a wonderful afternoon of music with the Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra (VCO), the first and only student-run community orchestra at Vanderbilt. Themed “Music from Distant Lands,” VCO’s repertoire includes Symphony No. 5 “Reformation” by Felix Mendelssohn, Movement 3 of “Scheherazade” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and “Star Wars” Suite for Orchestra by John Williams.
Who: Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra

What: Vanderbilt University Orchestra Concerto Concert
When: Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m.
Where: Blair School of Music, Ingram Hall
Why: Enjoy a free concert featuring the winners of Vanderbilt’s annual concerto competition, accompanied by the orchestra.
Who: Vanderbilt University Orchestra

What: Harmonic Notion Spring Concert
When: Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Sarratt Cinema
Why: Join Harmonic Notion for their spring concert of a capella music featuring guest performances by Melanated A Cappella, VIDA and Vitality Dance Company.
Who: Harmonic Notion

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

What: Go Figure at the NEDA Walk
When: Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park Event Shelter
Why: Join Go Figure at the Nashville NEDA Walk for Eating Disorders. Students can register to join Vandy Go Figure’s team here.
Who: Go Figure

What: Beaman Park Nature Center Hike
When: Saturday, April 14 at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Beaman State Park (Meet at Morgan Circle)
Why: RSVP soon to join the Nature Exploration Club on a hike at Beaman Park Nature Center. Be sure to bring some bars and water, and enjoy the beautiful outdoors.
Who: Nature Exploration Club

What: Vanderbilt BhangraDores Spring Clinic
When: Saturday, April 14 at 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Memorial Gym Dance Studio C
Why: Forget about finals for a little bit and come out to the BhangraDores’ spring clinic to learn some Bhangra and dance. No experience necessary.
Who: BhangraDores

Editor’s note: Sources of event information are Anchor Link, Facebook and Blair’s website.

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