Weekly Blog & Playlist: November 30th

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Art by Moira Hedrick

Hey Y’all!

It’s not finals week yet, but the stress of every looming assignment is weighing everyone down and eating away at our sanity. This week, I’ve compiled a chill playlist full of relaxing vibes that will hopefully help you get through the stress of everything happening at once! As for arts events, this week is packed full of music recitals and concerts as well as a TEDxWomen talk happening this evening!

Friday, November 30th @5pm-9pm, MFA Carrick Theater

Transylvania will be hosting a TEDxWomen event with several notable women in the Transy and Lexington community, as well as Transy alumni. This event aims to explore independent thinking and what it means to be open-minded in today’s diverse world, as well as civility on college campuses. Some of the speakers will include Bianca Spriggs who is a poet and professor from University of Ohio and a Transy alum, Rebecca Blankenship who is a Transy student and News Editor for The Rambler, Nada Shalash, who is a Palestinian student at the University of Kentucky and is involved inĀ  Muslim-American empowerment, and Emanuelle Sippy who is a Henry Clay High School sophomore and member of the board of the Prichard Committee Student Voice Team.

Sunday, December 2nd @3pm, MFA Haggin Auditorium

The Central Kentucky Concert Band will present their annual concert! You can find out more about the renowned band here!

Sunday, December 2nd @5pm, MFA Coleman Hall

The Transylvania Jazz Band will be having their end-of-semester concert, so go support your fellow musicians and listen to some fabulous jazz music!

Tuesday, December 4th @12:30pm, MFA Carrick Theater

Students in the music program here at Transy will be performing one song from their repertoire in the General Student Recital, round two! Come out and support your fellow music students!

Thursday, December 6th @12:30pm, MFA Carrick Theater

Students in the music program here at Transy will be performing for the last round of General Student Recitals!

Stay chill,

Taylor