Next week in events: from drag queens to a Yule Ball at ASU

The State Press looks at events on and off campus for the week of Nov. 11 to 17

Sunday, Nov. 11

Trivia Night: Crescent Ballroom in downtown Phoenix will be hosting a trivia night at 6 p.m. with the chance for people can win tickets to shows and gift cards to Crescent Ballroom and more. There will be questions about music, pop culture and other topics. Music will start at 5 p.m. with a DJ performing between rounds. The event is free to attend and there will be discounts on food and drinks.

Monday, Nov. 12

Veteran’s Day Tribute: There will be a day’s worth of events hosted at the American Indian Veterans National Memorial on the grounds of the Heard Museum. Starting at 9:30 a.m., the event will include a screening of the "Navajo Code Talkers: A Journey of Remembrance" in the Harnett Theatre and live music in the central courtyard. At 1 p.m., the Steele auditorium will have a screening and discussion of "Defending the Fire." At 5 p.m., there will be a sunset tribute, followed by a dinner at 6:30 p.m. All of the days events are free, but registration is required for the dinner. The museum will alo be open and free for veterans throughout the day. 

Tuesday, Nov. 13

YouTube original series “Wayne” Screening: ASU's Programming and Activity Board will be hosting a screening of the original series from the writers of "Deadpool" and "Zombieland" in the Memorial Union on the Tempe campus from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

1,000 Cranes event: Based on the novel " Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" by Eleanor Coerr, the ASU Make Your Impact Club, an organization that helps students explore  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and Teach for America, will be leading an event where students can fold origami paper cranes to donate to the Children’s Peace Monument in Hiroshima, Japan. The event will be take place on the Tempe campus from 6 to 7 p.m. with free food.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Tempetations Fall Concert: ASU's "premiere co-ed a cappella group" will be holding their concert titled "Secret Garden" on Thursday. The group, which was featured in The State Press' student music series last semester, will be showcasing music from all genres starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union.


Dispelling the Myths: Drag Kings and Drag Queens: The event, held by ASU Project Humanities, combines a live drag performance with education about the history and modern impact of the drag community. The events is free and starts at 7 p.m. at FilmBar in Phoenix.

Friday, Nov. 16

International Night 2018: There will be cultural performances, international food and giveaways on the Sun Devil Fitness Complex’s West Field from 6 to 10 p.m. Hosted by the Coalition of International Students, all the different cultural and nationality clubs at ASU will be present. 

Saturday, Nov. 17

Yule Ball Speakeasy: ASU Dumbledore’s Army and ASU Swing Devils are joining together to hold their own Yule Ball like the one seen in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," with a photo booth, music and costumed characters. They recommend that you RSVP early so they can have enough food. It will be from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Memorial Union’s Ventana A room. 


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