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Good evening, it's Thursday, April 11th and this is the Jive at Five - WESU's Daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I'm J-Cherry producer and host of VOICE of the CITY, Tuesday from 8-9PM, Showcasing live and local music, arts, and culture. WESU is now recording our live stream! Visit wesu.streamrewind.com to hear VOICE of the CITY, and other great shows recorded here on WESU! Thanks for tuning in.
Here’s a rundown of some of what’s going on though out our communities this week:
Tonight at 6:30 pm at the Russell Library author Elisabeth Petry continues The “Veterans' Writing Group” in Meeting Room 2 at Russell Library. Also tonight, at 7pm in the Hubbard Room, Specialty physician and author Dr. Helen Evrard will focus on novel ways of dealing with depression in “Positive Tools for Managing Depression.”On Friday at 9am in the “Russell Library Friends’ Book sale kicks off and continues through the weekend. www.russelllibrary.org
Tonight at the Buttonwood Tree on Main St in Middletown, its Writers out Loud, a literary prose open mic w/host Cocomo Rock & co-host Al Bower, Jr. Friday night catch a double at the buttonwood you can catch the Double Bill: Frank Varela & Upstream / Avi Wisnia following Frank’s gallery show opening reception. Saturday mornings you can catch Chi kung (Chee Gung), yoga and empowerment workshops at the Buttonwood. Saturday evening its Ladies Night at The Buttonwood Tree featuring Julie and Jan. Sundays at 1pm Food Not Bombs shares food in front of the Buttonwood Tree. All are welcome to share a meal and help prepare a vegetarian meal at the First Church on Court Street in Middletown at 11:30am.
We are in the midst of Thesis season for Wesleyan’s graduating seniors. This means lots of opportunities to catch free visual art openings, music recital, and stage productions. For a full rundown, you can check out the Wesleyan Center for the arts website www.wesleyan.edu/cfa
Today at 4:30 P.M, at Wesleyan’s Daniel Family Commons, Usdan University Center, the “Music and Public Life series begins with a presentation of "Seth and May". The show will be on Exhibit Tuesdays-Sundays, noon-4:00 pm, through May 26. More can be found online about events at Wesleyan at wesleyan.edu/cfa
Friday night The WESU Spring Concert series presents a free outdoor hip hop show featuring Boldy James and Gifted Higgs. This is free and open to the public and will happen outside in Wesleyan’s Westco Café Courtyard near “Foss Hill”. The concert will move inside if the weather is not good. To access this and other events, please check the station website at wesufm.org
Connecticut Heritage Productions (CHP) announces the winning plays in the third annual "Connecticut Stories on Stage" playwriting competition. The new works will receive a public staged reading on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Oddfellows Playhouse, on Washington Street in Middletown at 7:00 P.M. There will be a reception following the readings. For reservations or more information contact Peter Loffredo, CHP Artistic Director @ 860-347-7771 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In New Haven tonight at Café Nine, Milksop: Unsung with Your 33 Black Angels. Milksop: Unsung is a psycho-folk band from New Haven and Your 33 Black Angels is a rock band from Brooklyn, NY. Friday at 9pm MANIC PRODUCTIONS Presents: METZ; w/ Odonis Odonis; Eternal Summers
On Saturday, April 13th, at 4:30pm, its "Saturday Afternoon Jazz Jam," w/ host Mike Coppola Group. followed at 9pm by: " ODDBALL EVENTS Presents: Bella Morte; w/ Inertia"
And then Sunday at Cafe Nine, starting at 8pm, its MANIC PRODUCTIONS Presents: David Wax Museum; w/ Kingsley Flood; Plume Giant
Learn more all events at www.cafenine.com.
Also in New Haven at Toads Place, tonight 8:00pm at Toad's its "Jammin’ Thursdays: Viral Sound," also featuring "Dirty Bunny, Blessed N Gifted, and G.A.S.." This Friday at Toad's starting at 8:30pm, it’s “WYBC PRESENTS: BOOLAPALOOZA.” Saturday at 9:3o pm at Toad's is "THE ORIGINAL SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY."
Up in Hartford at Blackeyed Sally’s, tonight at 8pm its "Jazz Mondays.". Tomorrow at 8 p.m. it's "Michael Palin's Other Orchestra." Wednesday at 8pm its "Blues Jam/Brandt Taylor." And thursday starting at 8pm is " Breast Cancer Awareness Night featuring The Beat City Beauties.”More information about these events can be found at www.blackeyedsallys.com.
Wednesday night at Café Nine doors open at 7:30pm for the 8pm show featuring Lloyd Jones with
Now here’s a rundown of cinema off the beaten track in Central Connecticut:
At Real Art Ways in Hartford “Edgings and Inchings” Opening Friday is “Beyond The Hills,” This visually stunning film was inspired by the non-fiction novels of Tatiana Niculescu Bran, and unfolds in and around a remote monastery. If you want to know more, you can go to realartways.org
Cinestudio, Trinity College’s cinema in Hartford is presenting their annual “April in Paris Film Festival” this week. Tonight Cinestudio presents SANS SOLEIL.” Thursday night: UNFORGIVABLE and Friday might Cinestudio presents the French film CACHE” (Hidden) For more information please go to cinestudio.org.
And now let's take a look at what's on the air here at WESU, 88.1 FM in Middletown:
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