Events: THIS IS WHY
These events—fundraisers for financial aid—feature thinkers, artists, and policy and culture makers you want to experience. Watch this page for the latest information on how to buy tickets, and on upcoming events.
Thanks go to members of the Board of Trustees and several other alumni who made donations to underwrite these special events! Their thoughtful generosity means that all proceeds from ticket sales—100%—will go directly to financial aid for Wesleyan students.
The celebrated singer and composer Randy Newman P’14 will perform a selection of his captivating songs in a benefit for financial aid.
The famous Blue Man Group will present their 2013 show—an interactive multimedia experience for audience members of all ages—followed by a talkback with Blue Man co-founder Chris Wink '83.
Wesleyan's beloved singer-songwriter Dar Williams '89 uses her beautiful soprano voice to weave stories personal, social, and political. Says Elmore magazine, "Dar aims for the brain and heart."
Join the conversation as bestselling writer Michael Pollan P'15 (Food Rules, Cooked, The Omnivore’s Dilemma) is interviewed by leading activist against food waste Jonathan Bloom '99 (American Wasteland) about food as pleasure, necessity, and industry.
Conversation with Senator Michael Bennet '87 and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper '74, and Governor of Vermont Peter Shumlin '79
Concert and conversation with singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer '98 and bestselling author Neil Gaiman
Conversation with Emmy-award winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus P'14 and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper '74