Elena Quinones

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Pride Alliance hosts Trans Awareness Week

Pride Alliance celebrates Transgender Awareness Week with events on campus this week, Nov. 12 through Nov. 16.

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Ashoka puts on 29th Diwali show in Edison Theatre

Over the weekend, Ashoka staged its 29th annual show for Diwali, the festival of lights in South Asian tradition. More than 200 Washington University students came together to perform and produce this year’s Diwali: “Unbreakable Kaira Shree.”

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St. Louis International Film Festival opens today, runs through Nov. 11

The 27th annual St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) opens today, Nov. 1, and runs through Nov. 11. The festival shows film exclusives from around the world at venues around the St. Louis area, including Washington University and the Tivoli Theatre.

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ALAS spotlights student talent at El Mercado

Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) hosted its biggest annual philanthropic event, El Mercado, this past Saturday at the Clocktower. Each year ALAS chooses a different benefactor that support the Latin American community and donates the proceeds of El Mercado towards that cause.

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A cappella groups as told by their setlists: After Dark

Washington University co-ed a cappella group After Dark hosted its annual Halloween concert in Holmes Lounge Saturday. After Dark highlighted its signature edgy and unique sound with its song choices.

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Fall break concert roundup

Staying in St. Louis for fall break? Check out these concerts happening in the area.

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This week’s concert roundup

Check out these St. Louis-area concerts before you go home for fall break (if you have time during midterm season).

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Choreographer Ting-Ting Chang explores surrealism and the unconscious mind in ‘Persistence of Memory’

“Persistence of Memory” is a multimedia exploration of the unconscious mind inspired by the motif of cabinets in Salvador Dali’s paintings and Freudian thinking. Chang began working on the piece in 2012, the same year she established her company, T.T.C Dance.

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Beyond Diwali: A cappella group Sur Taal Laya goes full time

Sur Taal Laya’s signature style of arranging is to create mashups of Bollywood songs and popular English songs. This fusion creates beautiful sonic experiences that blend South Asian and American cultures.

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Meet Reverb: Wash. U.’s newest co-ed a cappella group

Reverb hit the a cappella scene last semester as a group of self-defined “comeback kids.”

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