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Snapshot: January 19, 2016

I’ve got two things for you today. One of them is a Snapshot. The other is a joke. The joke: What do you call a nosey pepper? The answer’s at the bottom of the Snapshot. 

ThursdayIt’s Founder’s Day/ODK Convocation! Whether you’ve got a friend who is getting tapped or you’re excited to see Jonathan Holloway, Historian and Dean of Yale College, as the speaker – it’s a good thing to show up to! If you can’t go in person, the program will be broadcast live. But watching from your bed will make it considerably harder to obnoxiously cheer for your friend (like I will be doing).

FridayHave a hot date? Or maybe you just love great music? Well, you’re in luck today. Romantic Masterpieces for Cello and Piano is “a collaborative recital by pianist Ting-Ting Yen and her husband, Isaac Melamed, cellist.” (Are you crying? I’m crying. That’s so cute.) The musically talented couple will be performing pieces that “illuminate the entire spectrum of human emotion.” The show starts at 8pm in Wilson Hall and no tickets are required. Just grab a primo seat.

SaturdayEveryone always talks about Mozart. Amadeus Mozart, that is. But did you know he had a sister – Nannerl, who was just as talented. Today is a special showing of “The Other Mozartat 7:30 in the Keller Theater. Tickets are required – but they’re only $5. So bring a bill and get ready for a true and untold story of a genius musical prodigy. (Did you just get chills? I got chills.)

Looking AheadBusy, busy week – but next week is looking good too. We’ve got a visiting translator giving a talk (Monday),  a lecture on Salvador Dali (Tuesday), and an Outing Club Cooking Clinic (Wednesday). Come back on Monday to hear all about them!

Alright, you’ve been good. Time for the punchline. What do you call a nosey pepper? Jalapeño business!

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