Upcoming Events

Starting this week, The Oberlin Review is introducing a weekly events calendar. This is not a comprehensive list of events held in Oberlin for the coming week, nor a space for advertisements. Rather, this is a curated list of events intended to draw attention to several kinds of community organizing. The subjects of these events are not endorsed by the Review. To submit an event for next week’s calendar, contact us at [email protected].

Friday, Feb. 10

8 – 10 p.m.: Valentine’s “Day” Dance at the Cat in the Cream with Oberlin Swing and Blues Society and Dani Assis: Universal Swing Band

As part of OSwing’s first dance of the semester, the organization invites students to an introductory dance lesson for the first half-hour, which will be followed by an hour and a half of music and dancing.

Saturday, Feb. 11

1 p.m.: Women’s basketball vs. DePauw University in Phillips gym

3 p.m.: Men’s basketball vs. DePauw University in Phillips gym

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Everything and the Kitchen Sink with Musikos Collective

Student-led organization Musikos Collective is launching its spring 2023 concert series Saturday. The Collective will explore percussion, TIMARA, early music, new music, vocal performance, and composition during its performance later this week.

Monday, Feb. 13

12 – 1:30 p.m.: Music to Picture: A Cross-Disciplinary Overview with Composer Timo Chen, OC ’93, in the Birenbaum Innovation and Performance Space Timo Chen will give a presentation on how music, sound, and picture have evolved together from silent motion pictures up through the digital age.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

7:30 – 9 p.m.: Love in Many Tongues in the Nancy Schrom Dye Lecture Hall

Students, faculty, and community members will read up to 15 works of romantic, seductive, and erotic poetry and prose in languages other than English as well as English language translations of these works.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.: Woodworking Workshop with Norman Teague in the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Chicago-based artist, designer, and co-founder of blkHaUs Studios Norman Teague will lead a woodworking workshop for 30 pre-registered participants.

5 – 6:30 p.m.: Queer Spring Fling in Wilder Main Lounge with the Multicultural Resource Center

The MRC invites LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff to socialize at the Queer Spring Fling.

6 p.m.: Women’s basketball vs. Kenyon College in Phillips gym
8 p.m.: Men’s basketball vs. Kenyon College in Phillips gym

Thursday, Feb. 16

6:30 p.m.: City of Oberlin Comprehensive Plan Public Open House at Prospect School

The City invites the public to provide comments on the City’s Comprehensive Plan.