Eyeing up Events

From ping pong to French thrillers, here are some events to look out for on FAU’s campuses.


Star Wars Night held by the Student Government Program Board in late January. Alexander Rodriguez | Contributing Photographer

Tucker Berardi, Features Editor



Thursday, March 16: “Deconstructing The Beatles’ White Album”

Composer and producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans into the recording studio during the creation of the White Album. Learn about the band’s creative process at the Living Room Theaters. Tickets are $6.50 with an Owl Card.


Sunday, March 19: And The Tony Goes To …

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra will pay homage to Tony award-winning Broadway musicals at 5 p.m. in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.

Eight vocal artists will sing alongside the orchestra to favorites from musicals such as “Kiss Me Kate,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “The Wiz” and more. Tickets start at $30 and are available at the FAU Box Office.


Friday, March 24: “Personal Shopper”

Fan of French psychological thrillers with a ghost story thrown in? Then check out the opening of “Personal Shopper” by director Olivier Assayas at the Living Room Theaters. Tickets are $6.50 for students.

The theater’s description reads, “Maureen (Kristen Stewart) has a job she hates: seeing to the wardrobe of a media celebrity. She couldn’t find anything better to pay for her stay in Paris. And wait. Wait for a sign from the spirit of her twin brother, who died a few months earlier. Until then, her life will stay on hold.”


Sunday, April 4: South Florida Symphony Orchestra Untamed Spirit

The South Florida Symphony Orchestra will attend FAU a second time to perform orchestral masterworks such as Felix Mendelssohn’s “Hebrides Overture” and “Symphony No. 5” by Tchaikovsky. Tickets start at $30 and are available in the FAU Box Office.




Thursday, March 16: Community Fair

Visit the Davie Student Union from 3-5 p.m. for free fair-themed food and games.


Wednesday, March 22: Spa Day

Come to the Davie Student Union from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to get an all-inclusive spa experience to help you de-stress after class. The last spa day included brunch, mini-manicures and hand and chair massages provided by Couture Mobile Spa.


Thursday, March 23: King Kong Ping Pong

From 4:30-7 p.m., ping pong enthusiasts are invited to come together and show their skills in the Oasis Lounge. Wings and pizza will be available to fuel athletes as they fight for the title of King Kong of Ping Pong.


Tuesday, March 28: Tasty Tuesday

The Oasis Lounge will have free chips and salsa from noon to 2 p.m.

Tucker Berardi is the features editor of the University Press. For information regarding this or other stories, email [email protected] or tweet him @tucker_berardi.