Spring 2017 Event Schedule

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Special Events

Thursday, January 12

Odd? Rod

When: 8:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - Global Lounge
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

Born to a drug-addicted mother and an abset father, Odd?Rod's poverty-stricken upbringing has turned into the very tool he needed to grab and inspire anyone who hears him. He chased his education despite his surroundings and earned himself an academic scholarship to UNF, where he started his own open-mic show.
Come get inspired by an amazing poet!

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Thursday, January 26th

Spring Fest

When: 8:30PM
Where: Bernhard Center - 2nd Floor
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

Come enjoy a great night with CAB at one of our homegrown events, Spring Fest! Planned by some of our own Cabbies, we will have music by Nelly's Echo, games with Nerdology, food, inflatables, photo booth, caricature artist and lots more!

Thursday, February 23rd

David Hall - Cards Against Hypnosis

When: 8:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - North Ballroom
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

David Hall’s latest interactive; laugh out loud, drop-to-your knees funny, comedy hypnosis show! This unpredictable show gives a truly unique experience for the hypnotized participants as well as the audience. The show has been described as “jaw dropping” “hilarious” and “downright fun.” Come out and have a fun night with CAB!

Thursday, April 13th

Elizabeth Acevedo

When: 8:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - rooms 208-209
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

Event description coming soon!

Thursday, April 20th

CAB Carnival

When: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Where: Outdoor Sangren Pedestrian Mall
Cost: Free for WMU Students, $2 for the public

Description:

Come join Campus Activities Board as we celebrate our 25th Anneversary in the Sangren Pedestrian Mall with our 2nd annual CAB Carnival! This will be an eveningfull of inflatables, games, food and fun!

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Concerts

Thursday, March 23rd

R City

When: 8:00PM
Where: Kalamazoo State Theatre
Cost: $5 with WMU Student ID, $15 without

Description:

WMU Campus Activities Board is proud to present its very first off-campus event, R City! Come enjoy their reggae hip hop, including the hit song "Locked Away" at the gorgeous Kalamazoo State Theater. The duo from Saint Thomas has written and produced for several prominent artists such as Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, and Nicki Minaj! Also performing is DonDon, a local WMU talent.

There will be FREE BUSING for WMU students to/from the theater at the Bernhard Center.

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Cultural Events

Thursday, March 16th

Shane Bitney Crone

When: 9:00PM
Where: Bernard Center - room 105
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

An American filmmaker, writer, speaker, and advocate for LGBT rights. From his Youtube viral video "This could Happen to You" to a movie "Bridegroom" made by him, Shane Bitney Crone told the world about his life. Come and hear what he has to say!

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Comedy Events

Thursday, January 19th

Armando Anto

When: 8:30PM
Where: Bernhard Center - rooms 208-209
Cost: FREE

Description:

Come on down to see the hilarious and talented Armando Anto! Armando is a stand up comedian who incorporates a violin into his act, so make sure you don't miss this amazing FREE event! All Broncos are welcome!

Thursday, February 9th

Daphnique Springs

When: 9:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - rooms 208-209
Cost: $1 with a WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

Daphnique's stand-up comedy routine is intelligent, dark, honest, and somehow still relatable. Ranging from personal experiences/subjects to social commentary, she has a unique blend of witty and pointed sarcasm.

Come out for some giggles Thursday, February 9th at 9:00pm in room 208 of the Bernhard Center

Thursday, April 6th

Nick Offerman

When: 8:00PM
Where: Miller Auditorium
Cost: $10 with a WMU ID, $25 without

Description:

Campus Activities Board proudly presents comedian Nick Offerman! He is best known for his portrayal of Ron Swanson on the TV show "Parks and Recreation."

This event has reserved seating in Miller Auditorium. Tickets are available through Miller Box Office during regular business hours or over the phone at (269)387-2300.

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Miller Movies

Wednesday, February 15th

Moana

When: 9:00 PM
Where: Miller Auditorium
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

The February Miller Movie is a fan favorite: Moana! Come join us for only $1 with your student ID and $2 without it. Also, the first people to arrive get FREE popcorn!

Wednesday, March 1st

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

When: 9:00 PM
Where: Miller Auditorium
Cost: $1 with WMU ID, $2 without

Description:

The magical March Miller Movie is...Fantastic Beasts! Come out and enjoy the fantastic feature! Also, the first people get FREE popcorn!

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Collaborations

Friday, February 17th

G.I. Alpha Chi

Who: Alpha Chi Omega
When: TBA
Where: Student Recreation Center - Tennis Courts
Cost: $10 per team of 10

Description:

Event description coming soon!

Sunday, February 26th

Standards of Excellence

Who: Order of Omega
When: 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Where: Fetzer Center
Cost: TBA

Description:

Event description coming soon!

Thursday, March 23rd

Relax Renew Reregister

Who: LeadCorp
When: 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - rooms 105-107
Cost: TBA

Description:

Come to a wonderful event featuring delicious pizza, relaxing massages, and the opportunity to register or re-register your student organization!

Wednesday, March 29th

Xi Man

Who: Alpha Xi Delta
When: 7:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - North Ballroom
Cost: $3

Description:

This annual male pageant will involve formal wear, RSO Pride, and trivia! All funds raised from this event will be donated to Autism Speaks. To sign up a representative from your organization, contact Stephanie Taucher at stephanie.m.taucher@wmich.edu

Friday, March 31st - Saturday, April 1st

Relay for Life

Who: Colleges Against Cancer
When: 10:00AM to 10:00AM
Where: Student Recreation Center - Tennis Courts
Cost: FREE!

Description:

Relay for Life is an annual 24-hour fundraising event for the American Cancer Society! Teams made from WMU students, staff, and registered student organizations as well as Kalamazoo community members are encouraged to participate! Funraising is done prior to and during the event.

Register and join a team here

Sunday, April 2nd

International Festival

Who: International Student Activities
When: 4:00PM to 8:00PM
Where: Bernhard Center - North Ballroom
Cost: FREE

Description:

You know it's a great time to be alive when you can practically visit China, Brazil and/or the Saudi Arabia at the same time on a Sunday afternoon! CAB is assisting the International Students organizations to host WMU annual International Festival, with about 20 countries representatives. This family-friendly event is a great opportunity for everyone to learn about different cultures in a span of 4 hours. Enjoy your Sunday afternoon with foods and entertainment provided by our very own international students!

Saturday, April 15th

Kanley Talent Show

Who: Kanley Chapel
When: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Where: Kanley Chapel - Upper Level
Cost: TBA

Description:

Kanley is looking for a diverse set of students and Registered Student Organizations ready to sing, dance, and display cultural highlights. Individual performances are given 5 minutes, and group performances are given 10 minutes to perform. The winning individual or group of the talent show will receive a trophy sponsored by the Bernhard Center! Be sure to come out and participate as either a performer or a voting audience member!