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March 30, 2017

Exhibit A


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[3/31] Friday

6 p.m. Feast your eyes on the work of visual arts majors at their B.A. thesis exhibition “Yummy Yummy.” Logan Center Exhibitions, on view through April 23, free.

[4/1] Saturday

7 p.m. It may be April Fools' Day, but the South Asian Student Association’s “SASA SHOW 2017: The SASA Channel” is no joke. This high-energy song and dance show is UChicago’s largest cultural event and includes performances from more than half a dozen RSOs. 5 p.m. dinner at Bartlett Dining Commons, followed by 7 p.m. show in Mandel Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., $10–17 depending on tier/$14–21 for non-UCID holders.

7:30–11 p.m. Swing by the Chicago Swing Dance Society’s April Fools' Day Java Jive to experience a playlist of funny songs that will troll you musically and have you “laughing in rhythm”! Get ready to be pranked, and all that jank. Third Floor Theater, Ida Noyes Hall, free.

7:30 p.m. Whether the current national state of affairs makes you want to laugh or cry (or both), there’s no avoiding the elephant in the room. Check out the Revival’s sketch revue The Last Circus for a blistering skewering of politics and pop culture. The Revival, $5 for students/$15 general.

8 –10 p.m. UT/TAPS is back with its quarterly Theater [24], presenting six original plays staged by a team of writers, directors, designers, and actors in just 24 hours. Ever written a paper in a day? Imagine producing a show. FXK Theater, Reynolds Club, $4.

[4/2] Sunday

3 p.m. Grammy-winning group Roomful of Teeth makes its Chicago debut, exploring the intersection of art and racial identity in a program of texts by prominent African-American authors set to the score of a white composer. Logan Center Performance Hall, $5 students/$35 faculty/$28 staff.

3–4:30 p.m. Are you a budding writer or botanist? Join Gerit Quealy at the Co-op for a discussion of her book, Botanical Shakespearewhich cites every instance in which plants have been mentioned in the Bard’s works (along with color illustrations and dictionary definitions for each plant). The Bard? More like the Bardener. Seminary Co-op, free.

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