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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, A 40th to Remember

Here’s the next installment of our roundup of events in the Lexington and Rockbridge area, compiled by 3L Hannah Shtein. Just read it! Tons of good stuff to do!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Trivia Night at Devil’s Backbone, 6pm-8pm.

Trivia at Blue Lab, 6pm.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Social Entrepreneurship Summit, 12pm-3pm in the Hillel Multipurpose Room. The Williams School hosts an annual summit on Social Entrepreneurship. Started in 2014 by Professor Drew Hess, the summit is devoted to fostering student-led social entrepreneurship. In addition to two keynote addresses, students will present on their own social entrepreneurship work.

Lara Gass Women in the Law Symposium, 2:30pm in the Moot Courtroom. This year marks the 40th anniversary of women at W&L Law. The symposium, moderated by Professor Sally Wiant, ’78L, is designed to honor generations of W&L women law graduates through fruitful dialogue on the progress made by women in the law, the gender disparities that still plague the profession, and solutions to those disparities based on personal and professional experience. The outstanding panelists include members of the judiciary, current and retired, and practicing attorneys.

Dean’s Cup weekend! Starting Friday afternoon, with food from Foothill Momma’s BBQ and drinks.

Live @ the Lab, 6pm, Blue Lab Brewing Company, 123 S. Randolph St, featuring acoustic rock and roll with Alex Shreve.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Red Hill Band & City Limits 7:30-10:30pm at Stonebridge Center, 45 Natural Bridge School Road (Americana/country/folk/blues), tickets $10.

SBA Cookout on the patio, accompanied by Bud Light, Blue Moon, Bold Rock Cider, Devil’s Backbone Azrael, and Sweetwater 420 IPA, before Patio Party/Fancy Dress.

Fancy Dress Ball, 9pm-1am in the Warner Center (undergrad side), tickets on sale until March 27 in Elrod Commons. Come travel down the rabbit hole! Feature live music from Jessie’s Girls.

Patio Party on the law school patio (obviously), featuring drinks, pizza, and music. All good things.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Speaker – Sheri Fink: Reporting on Global and Local Health Care Emergencies: The Trauma Narrative in the Age of the Tweet, 5-6pm, Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons

Speaker – Message Received: The Influence of Media on Body Image & Disordered Eating, 6:30-7:30pm, Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Speaker – Judge James E. Baker: Know What You Stand For: Current Issues in Intelligence, Law and Ethics, 4pm, Law School Classroom A.

“SOLO2” Film Showcase by W&L Theater, Dance and Film Studies Department, 7-8pm in Stackhouse Theater. The Department of Theater, Dance & Film Studies presents our second film showcase, “SOLO2” to be presented at Washington and Lee’s Stackhouse Movie Theater on Tuesday evening, March 31 at 7p.m. No tickets required.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Weekly Winter Indoor Farmers Market, 18 East Nelson Street, 9am-1pm.

The Thirteenth Annual Lewis F. Powell Jr. Lecture will be delivered by David Westin, former president of ABC News and a clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell. Westin’s talk, titled “Citizen Lewis Powell” will touch on Justice Powell as a legal figure, as an individual, and will discuss Westin’s own career from clerking on the Supreme Court to modern issues in the media. Wednesday, April 1, at 5:00 p.m. in the Millhiser Moot Court Room.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Trivia at Blue Lab, 123 S. Randolph St., 6pm.