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Below are the past events for Spring 2011!

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Live Thursday featuring Nick Evans
Thursday, January 13
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out this Thursday to the first Live Thursday show of the spring semester! We've got a great season ahead starting off with Tennessee-native singer/songwriter Nick Evans! He's playing several of his original songs, as well as some from his band (The Culprits) and is going to be a great starter for Live Thursday this semester. Opening act will be Daniel Bernstein playing classical guitar. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: The Town
Friday, January 14
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by the Films Committee

Outpost Karaoke
Saturday, January 15
Outpost @ 11 pm - 2 am

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Outpost Trivia: 2010 Recap
Wednesday, January 19
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday- Comedy Night
Thursday, January 20
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out this Thursday to see one of the most attended Live Thursday shows back again for Round 2! Come see student comedian Thomas Noel as he tells some of his funny stories and has everyone laughing all night! Also performing are special guests comedian Patrick Moynahan and rapper Yannick Pilgrim w/ Dean Williams! Come early because the seats fill fast! Bar open.

Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Craft Night
Friday, January 21
900 Room @ 8 pm

Brought to you by the Coffeehouse Committee

Winterfest
Saturday, January 22
Union @ 10 pm-2 am

Free Tenders and Domino. Inflatables, karaoke, and family feud. $1 beers in the 900 Room. Performances by Machine Gun Kelly and White Panda in the atrium.
Brought to you by the Union Board, PCC, and SGA

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, January 26
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Grape
Thursday, January 27
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out this Thursday to see last year's WALT Battle of the Bands winners, Grape, in their opening show of the semester! After a semester of hiatus, these guys are sure to bring all the rock and funk you can handle, along with opening act, The Sassy Bandanas! Bar Open for 21+ (must show two forms of photo ID).

Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: The Social Network
Friday, January 28
900 Room @ 10 pm

This film fells the story of the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook. Adapted from Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal. You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies! Free popcorn will be served!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

After Midnight: Chick-fil-A and Karaoke
Saturday, January 29
Union Atrium @ Midnight

Come enjoy free Chick-fil-A on Saturday night from midnight until 2:30 am at the first After Midnight of the semester! Bring your friends, have some yummy food, sing some great karaoke tunes, and get some great giveaways!
Brought to you by the Union Board and College Union

The Davidson Show
Monday, January 31
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Film Screening: Crude
Wednesday, February 2
Sprinkle Room @ 7 pm

Come out to a screening of the award winning documentary “Crude” about the real price of oil: the story of a lawsuit by Ecuadorians over environmental contamination by Chevron. Free Ecuadorian snacks provided!
Brought to you by the Films Committee and OLAS

Outpost Trivia: Greek Life Theme
Wednesday, February 2
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Trust Us, We're Doctors
Thursday, February 3
900 Room @ 10 pm

Winter sickness got you feeling down? Come out this Thursday to hear the sweet healing sounds of Trust Us, We're Doctors! This 3-piece group rocked their first Live Thursday show last semester and plan to do it again so make sure you get there early! Also featuring opening act Evan Eskew! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Artist Series Performance: Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
Friday, February 4
900 Room @ 10 pm

Free special performance! "Terrance Simien is universally acclaimed as one of the most exciting zydeco performers in America." - The Boston Patriot Ledger
Brought to you by the Artist Series Committee

5th Annual Greek Step Show: Revelation of the Divine
Saturday, February 5
DFPH @ 8 pm
Tickets are on sale now! $5 for all Davidson students, faculty, and staff, $8 general admission, and $10 for everyone the day of show.
Buy tickets at the ticket office in the Student Union or online here. Comedian Benji Brown will be hosting and all proceeds go to the Ada Jenkins Center and the Davidson-Cornelius Daycare. Free after-party at the BSC immediately following the show.

Brought to you by the Concert Committee, BSC, Admissions, and President's Office

Outpost Trivia: Classical Music Theme
Wednesday, February 9
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring The Generals
Thursday, February 10
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come watch the Davidson Generals perform at the Union Board's Live Thursdays. Many new songs will be premiered. Don't miss your chance to see these songs sung for the first time. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: 90's Night
Friday, February 11
900 Room @ 10 pm

Let's take it back to the 90's for a night of TV shows and free popcorn, candy, and snacks! The TV shows we'll be screening are the Wild Thornberrys, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Rugrats, and Friends!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Student Performer Weekend Showcase: Lexi V.O.
Saturday, February 12
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come to the Union for one of most interesting art spectacles to hit Davidson. We call it The Round: 2 painters, 2 poets, and 3 musicians, all showcasing their art in a continuous pattern throughout the show. No matter what art form you enjoy the most, this event has it all. This is an experience you don't want to miss! Bar open for 21+ (must show two forms of photo ID).
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

After Midnight with Free Qdoba Mexican Grill
Saturday, February 12
Union Atrium @ Midnight

Come enjoy free food from Qdoba Mexican Grill on Saturday night starting at midnight! The spread includes a hot taco bar with steak, chicken, black beans, guacamole, chips, salsa, and all the toppings. Great salsa music will be playing throughout the event and the dance floor will be open. Bring your friends, have some yummy food, and dance the night away!
Brought to you by the Union Board and College Union

The Davidson Show
Monday, February 14
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out to this episode featuring Kappa Alpha Psi and enjoy free chocolate fondue for Valentine's Day!
Brought to you by The Davidson Show, Special Events Committee, GSA, and Kappa Alpha Psi

Outpost Trivia: Illegal Substances Theme
Wednesday, February 16
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Free Massages in the Union
Thursday, February 17
Atrium @ 10:30 am-12:30 pm

Come get free massages in the Union during common hour to eliminate mid-term stress
Brought to you by the Special Events Committee, Kappa Alpha Psi, and F.L.Y.

Live Thursday Featuring Julian Lemke
Thursday, February 17
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out this Thursday to the 900 Room to hear senior singer/songwriter Julian Lemke perform several of his original songs for everyone. As songwriter for his band The Disparities, Julian is an experienced performer that you don't want to miss hearing. Opening act will be freshman Michael Brun! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: Tangled
Friday, February 18
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out and enjoy Disney’s new animated film and enjoy the free parfait bar and popcorn!
Brought to you by the Films Committee and F.L.Y.

Rock Outpost Featuring Green Eggs and Jam
Friday, February 18
Outpost @ 11:30 pm

Rock out at the second Rock Outpost of the school year! You won’t want to miss it. Green Eggs and Jam (formerly known as Anujual) will be making their second appearance. If you missed them the first time make up for it by coming this time. And if you saw them last time, then I know you’ll be coming again. You can also enjoy a scrumptious dilla. They’ll rock your socks off.
Brought to you by the Ou
tpost Committee

Build-A-Bear
Saturday, February 19
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come make an new stuffed animal that you'll be able to keep and love for years to come!
Brought to you by the Coffeehouse Committee

Artist Series Performance: Peking Acrobats
Tuesday, February 22
Duke Family Performance Hall @ 8 pm

Hailing from the People's Republic of China, The Peking Acrobats® have for decades been diplomats of their spirited culture. Since 1958, this elite group has toured the world over, leaving audiences spellbound by the graceful presentation of their ancient folk art, acrobatics. Carefully selected from the finest acrobat schools in China, these gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists, and tumblers transform 2000-year-old athletic disciplines into an all-ages kaleidoscope of entertainment and wonder. Join us as we help The Peking Acrobats celebrate their 25th anniversary tour of North America with several surprises and a special collaboration with the Women's Peace Orchestra of China.
Brought to you by the Artist Series Committee

Speaker: David Coleman, "The Love Doctor" on Making Relationships Matter
Wednesday, February 23
Lilly Gallery @ 7 pm

David Coleman is known nationwide as The Dating Doctor™ and “America’s Real-Life Hitch!” He has been honored ten times as the National Speaker of the Year - 7 times by Campus Activities Magazine and 3 times by The National Association for Campus Activities. David’s program titled, “Making Relationships Matter,” teaches how to create and maintain healthy relationships. Making Relationships Matter will unveil approaches to living a daily life that is fulfilling and focused on getting the most from and providing the most to every relationship in your life. David will teach you how to form, mend and sustain meaningful relationships. No ticket necessary.
Brought to you by the Speakers Committee

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, February 23
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Rodney Saunders
Thursday, February 24
900 Room @ 10 pm

Opening act Erin Doherty. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Assassins Signups in the Union Board Office Monday, February 21-Friday, March 4th!! (Game starts Monday after Spring Break)
Assassins is now back at Davidson! In this live-action game, you will be issued a water gun and assigned a target that you must “assassinate” with your water gun. E-mail your name to iamangum@davidson.edu by 3/04 to receive rules. Targets go out 3/07. The last 3 left “surviving” will split $200 worth of gift cards! ($100… $75….$25).
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Enjoy Spring Break: February 25-March 6

Assassins
Monday, March 7- Monday, March 28
Game officially starts at 5:00 pm on the 7th! Stop by the UB office (4th floor Union) if you signed up to pick up your gun. Email iamangum with any questions.
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Artist Series Performance: Celebrity Autobiography
Wednesday, March 9
Duke Family Performance Hall @ 8 pm
The cast for this performance features many notable comedians including Jim Breuer, Melanie Hutsell, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Casey Wilson, and Alan Zweibel. How does Vanna flip her panels? What does Stallone have in his freezer? Why did Burt and Loni topple from the upper tier of their wedding cake? What makes the Jonas Brothers get along? Find all this out and more in the new hit comedy "Celebrity Autobiography" where super star memoirs are acted out live on stage. By reading the personal stories of "America's Royalty" without changing a word, the audiences can hear the unfiltered voices of the celebrities we all know and love. What could be funnier than comedians reading from the heartfelt memoirs of celebrities? Click here for tickets.
Brought to you by the Artist Series Committee

Outpost Trivia: Video Game Theme
Wednesday, March 9
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring You and Your Effects
Thursday, March 10
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out this Thursday to support one of Davidson's most successful student bands, You and Your Effects! It will be the last Live Thursday for several of the members and they've been working hard on some new music so this will be one performance you don't want to miss! Opening act will be Chocolate Rain! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: The Departed
Friday, March 11
900 Room @ 10 pm

Come out and enjoy the Oscar-winning film, “The Departed” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. Free Popcorn!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Korfball Game
Saturday, March 12
Chambers Lawn @ 2 pm
Up to try a new game? Come out and try the Dutch game, Korfball. It's a team sport that Americans could describe as a cross between basketball and Ultimate Frisbee. So, grab some friends and head to Chambers Lawn this Saturday!
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Student Performers: The Culprits
Saturday, March 12
900 Room @ 9:30 pm

Looking for great live music??? Then come out this Saturday night to the Union to hear the Culprits in their Davidson debut! This 3-piece group has come all the way from Sewanee, Tennessee where they've been tearing up the local scene to bring their sound to you. These guys, led by Davidson freshman Nick Evans, have been signed to a label out of Nashville and recently placed their new EP, "Around Around", on Itunes! Come out early to check out the opening act Green Eggs and Jam; it's one show you don't want to miss! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

After Midnight: Sabi and Karaoke
Saturday, March 12
Union Atrium @ Midnight

What's new with After Midnight this month? We're teaming up with ACAA to bring you food from Sabi Asian Bistro for the first time! Come out and enjoy General Tso's chicken, Mongolian beef dish, veggie teriyaki stir fry, and veggie lo mein at midnight in the Union. Don't forget to grab some friends and sing a round of karaoke while you're there!
Brought to you by the College Union, Union Board, and ACAA

Film Screening: Shutter Island
Wednesday, March 16
Sprinkle Room @ 8 pm

In anticipation of An Evening with Davidson alum Laeta Kalogridis on March 17th, the Films Committee will screen Shutter Island, which Kalogridis wrote the screenplay for. In Shutter Island, the up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. Teddy soon discovers that he might be a part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister. Come check it out!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Outpost Trivia: Everything Irish Theme
Wednesday, March 16
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

An Evening with Laeta Kalogridis
Thursday, March 17
Lilly Gallery @ 8:30 pm
Come enjoy a talk by screenwriter, film producer, and Davidson alumna Laeta Kalogridis. She will discuss some of her past projects including Shutter Island and Avatar while sharing some of her experiences in the film industry and how she got to where she is today. The talk will also be followed by a Q&A session where she will take the time to answer some of your questions involving the entertainment business or her past projects.
Brought to you by the Speakers and Films Committees

Live Thursday Featuring Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, March 17
900 Room @ 10 pm

This Thursday come see a special edition of Live Thursdays brought to you by the Davidson Jazz Ensemble! The group will be playing several of their favorite pieces as well as featuring the 3 winners of the Jazz Vocalist competition: Maggie Birgel, Pearce Lockwood, and Patrick Scully! If you love Jazz, this is the show for you! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Neighbors Talent Show
Friday, March 18
900 Room @ 8:30 pm

Last year Union Board teamed up with EPIC (Ending Poverty in Charlotte) to bring Davidson some of the best overlooked talent that Charlotte has to offer. The event was such a hit that we're at it again! Come out this Friday to support our neighbors from Charlotte as they play, sing, and dance to show off their talents! Several Davidson students will also be performing solo acts (Nick Evans, Andrea Pauw Daniel Bernstein, Taylor Hogan, and Wade Morgan) -- be sure to get there early!
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee and EPIC

Outpost Karaoke
Saturday, March 19
Outpost @ 11 pm

It’s the final Outpost Karaoke of the academic year! And if you’re a senior, this is the last acceptable time for you to ever sing karaoke. Don’t miss the last chance to make a fool of yourself on stage at the Outpost as you mis-sing the lyrics to your favorite Backstreet Boys song.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

The Davidson Show Featuring The Generals
Monday, March 21
900 Room @ 10 pm

Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, March 23
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring The New Normal
Thursday, March 24
900 Room @ 10 pm

This Thursday, it's gunna get loud. Put the books on hold and come rock out with The New Normal! They'll be playing alot of original music they've been cranking out this semester and will be one show you certainly don't want to miss! Note: headbanging is necessary and mosh pits are encouraged. Come get your spot early for opening act Shenanigans! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Capture the Flag
Friday, March 25
Patterson Court Lawn @ 9 pm

Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Film Screening: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Saturday, March 26
900 Room @ 8 & 11 pm

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." So choose to come out and enjoy a screening of the wonderfully magical "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1." The first showing will be at 8:00 and we will have another one at 11:00. Free popcorn will be provided!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

The Davidson Show Featuring Global Zero
Monday, March 28
900 Room @ 10 pm
Come and check out the 4th episode of the seventh season! Hosted by Global Zero. Ice cream included!
Brought to you by The Davidson Show

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, March 30
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Green Eggs and Jam
Thursday, March 31
900 Room @ 10 pm

You've heard them before at Outpost as your late-night entertainment but this Thursday, they'll be taking the stage at Live Thursdays! It's Green Eggs and Jam! As one of the newest student bands, these guys have become a huge hit with their soulful sound and just keep on growing. Make sure to get there early for Opening act Lucia Stacey! Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Film Screening: The Fighter
Friday, April 1
900 Room @ 10 pm
Come out and enjoy the Oscar-winning film "The Fighter" starring Mark Wahlber, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams. Free popcorn!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Davidson Zombie Apocalypse (D.Z.A.)
Saturday, April 2
Meet at Belk Lawn @ 9 pm for positions
Come test out every theory that you've ever had on how to survive a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE. D.Z.A will occur all over campus. Students will have to make it to all four checkpoints before they can reach the final destination. But they must outsmart and out maneuver hordes of their zombiefied classmates. Don't get caught or you'll become one of the undead?
Students can sign up to play as human survivors or zombie. Email iamangum and cazemanian your choice by Wednesday (3/30/11)
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Artist Series Performance: Bus Stop by the Montana Repertory Theater
Wednesday, April 6
Duke Family Performance Hall @ 8 pm
As down-home characters interact in a streetcorner restaurant during the course of a hilariously turbulent night, extraordinary qualities are revealed in seemingly ordinary people. Frustration, tears, and laughter result as characters are forced to confront their own motivations. Romance blossoms, and love banishes loneliness. As Inge demonstrates in this winning tale, a lot can happen in a single night! Come out for an evening of great theater. Tickets available online or at the Union Ticket Office.
Brought to you by the Artist Series Committee

Outpost Trivia: March Madness Theme
Wednesday, April 6
Outpost @ 11 pm

So we all know that Connecticut is the best state in the country, and this year's March Madness Finals reflects that.  Come test your knowledge of the entire tournament at March Madness trivia this Wednesday.
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday- The Nuances
Thursday, April 7
900 Room @ 10 pm

Will it be Colonel Mustard? or the Butler? It's a night of murder at the Body Mansion; all the usual suspicious characters will be there. And really, who didn't love Clue as a kid? Come to this Live Thursday for find out whodunnit and hear one of Davidson's A Cappella groups, The Nuances, perform their brand new set of songs for the Spring Semester. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Lake Campus Water Gun Fight
Saturday, April 9
Lake Campus @ 2-4 pm

Sun’s Out, Guns Out.  Come to the Lake Campus for an all-out water gun fight! Come with a team or solo – we’ll provide the super soakers. Drinks and snacks will be available!  
Brought to you by the Lake Campus Committee

Yoga at the Lake
Sunday, April 10
Lake Campus @ 5:30 pm

Sign up at the Union Board office this week for Yoga at the Lake! If you need transportation, meet at the DO parking lot at 5:30pm. Class will start at 6pm. Free Joel’s sushi at the end of the yoga session! There are only 50 slots available for this relaxing break, so come sign up today! Email Ally Weihe with any questions.

Brought to you by the Lake Campus Committee

Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee
Wednesday, April 13
Chambers Lawn @ 9-11 pm

Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, April 13
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Free-word
Thursday, April 14
900 Room @ 10 pm

Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Spring Frolics: Peace, Love, Frolics
Sunday, April 17
Patterson Court Lawn @ 12-4 pm

Brought to you by the Special Events Committee

Outpost Trivia
Wednesday, April 20
Outpost @ 11 pm

Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Waylen Roche
Thursday, April 21
900 Room @ 10 pm

This Thursday, come out to see one of Davidson's most unique and well-known student performers in his last Live Thursdays! Waylen Roche and the Djali Llamas presents an eclectic mix of originals and covers for the dancers, lovers, and passive listeners. The band features Jon Springfield, Will Stratford, Elena Delvac, Maggie White, Eliza Hadjis, Sabrina Poms and Chris Mauze. The Live Thursdays show will promote the upcoming release of the band's album. Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Enjoy Easter Break: April 22-26

Outpost Trivia: 2011 Themed
Wednesday, April 27
Outpost @ 11 pm

Come out to the last trivia night of the year. Special prizes will be given to the top 3 teams!
Brought to you by the Outpost Committee

Live Thursday Featuring Lexi V.O.
Thursday, April 28
900 Room @ 10 pm

Bar open.
Brought to you by the Student Performers Committee

Quidditch Tournament: Round 2
Friday, April 29
Chambers Lawn @ 4-6 pm

Davidson meets the magical world of Harry Potter and Hogwarts by bringing the whimsical game of Qudditch to campus. We will play according to the IQA (International Qudditch Association) rules and OUTSIDE so we can actually have some real outdoorsy fun with fresh air. Its BYOB/BYOS (B=broom, S=sticks). Costumes are encouraged. 
Brought to you by the Recess Committee

Film Screenings: Oscar Night Double Feature with the Kings Speech and True Grit
Friday, April 29
900 Room @ 8 & 10 pm

Come out and enjoy two Oscar-nominated films- "The Kings Speech" and "True Grit." First, from 8-10 pm, come watch the film that won Oscars for Best Leading Actor, Best Director, Best Motion Picture, and Best Original Screenplay- "The Kings Speech" starrin Colin Firth. Then, from 10 pm-12 am, check out the Coen Brothers' directed "True Grit" which was nominated for 10 Oscars. Free popcorn!
Brought to you by the Films Committee

Chill & Grill @ the Lake
Saturday, April 30
Lake Campus @ 12:30- 3:30 pm
Come out for free food off of the grill, music, and tubing at the lake!
Brought to you by the Lake Campus Committee

After Midnight: Qdoba and WALT DJs
Saturday, April 30
Union Atrium @ Midnight

Come enjoy free food from Qdoba Mexican Grill on Saturday night starting at midnight! Great music from WALT will be playing throughout the event and the dance floor will be open. Bring your friends, have some yummy food, and get free prizes at the last After Midnight of the year! Brought to you by the College Union and Union Board. 
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