Beyond the Books

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Monday, April 16, 2012 10:16 a.m.

It’s Monday…

Don’t be a nerd! Get your studious butt off campus for some of these events this week:

  • Freedom Plaza. Photo courtesy of Matt Bisanz under the Creative Commons License

    Check out the street festival and fireworks at Freedom Plaza in honor of Emancipation Day. The celebration is free and lasts from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

  • See William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” at Lansburgh Theatre at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, with another 2 p.m. performance on Saturday. Students pay $25.

And here’s something you don’t see every day:
Watch this CNN segment about students at Auburndale High School celebrating “Bring Your Tractor To School Day.”