Washington University in St. Louis

The Record Happenings

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023

PAD’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Friday

PAD’s ‘Cabaret’ opens Friday

Inflation is high. Democracy is faltering. Political gangs brawl in the street. But inside the world of “Cabaret,” trouble can be left behind. At least for a while. The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences presents the show Friday, Oct. 27, through Nov. 5 in Edison Theatre, Mallinckrodt Center.

Upcoming events



Parent & Family Weekend

Friday, Oct. 27– Sunday, Oct. 29

Students and family members are invited to reconnect on campus for a weekend of programs, tours and events that highlight the WashU and St. Louis experience. Various locations on campus and in St. Louis.



Brooks on ‘How to Know a Person’ talk

7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30

The Office of the Chancellor welcomes New York Times columnist and author David Brooks to discuss his new book, “How to Know a Person.” Limited tickets are available. Graham Chapel.



Book talk with Elizabeth Bernhardt

3–5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1

Elizabeth Bernhardt, a lecturer in Italian in Arts & Sciences, will join Michael Sherberg, a professor of Italian in Arts & Sciences, for a conversation on her latest book, “Genevra Sforza and the Bentivoglio.” Olin Library, Room 142.

View more upcoming events 

Looking ahead



‘Adam Pendleton: Here is Your Language’ lecture

5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2



Physics Family Fun Day

10 a.m.–2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5



Women in Innovation & Technology luncheon

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8

Exhibits and ongoing events

Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts

Join the Bernard Becker Medical Library for the annual rare books open house and view a rare selection of medical works dating from the Renaissance to the close of the 20th century. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Bernard Becker Medical Library on the Medical Campus.




Save the Date

‘Here and Next’ seminar on cardiovascular health

5:30–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15