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RSO Rundown

This column keeps tabs on the activities of the UW’s Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). This week: Husky Cycling’s hosting of a Tour de France stage winner, a new show by the drama department, a choreography showcase, open mic night, and a branding workshop.

Husky Cycling hosts Tour de France stage winner

The Husky Cycling Club is hosting a fundraiser with Tyler Farrar, a stage winner of the Tour de France, and Dr. Dan Tripps, a national authority in exercise and sports physiology.

The two will be available for a Q-and-A session beginning at 6:30 p.m. today at Northcut Landing, with a suggested donation of $5 to $10. All proceeds will go to the club.

UW Drama launches ‘Rough Magic’ show

The UW School of Drama will begin shows of the production “Rough Magic,” a play reminiscent of action movies, sci-fi thrillers, and comic book heroes all at once in the context of Shakespeare.

Tickets range from $10 to $20, and the show runs from Nov. 30 through Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m., with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays at the Jones Playhouse.

Relay for Life hosts first captain meeting

UW Relay for Life is holding its first captain meeting of the year Thursday at 5:30 p.m. to begin organization for next spring’s walk for the American Cancer Society.

The meeting will be held in Architecture Hall room 147, and individuals can find more information at uwrelay.org.

UW dance students choreograph showcase

The UW Dance Student Association will host INFLUX 2011 — a compilation of pieces choreographed and performed by members of the group and featuring many different genres of dance — beginning Dec. 1.

Show times include an open preview and dress rehearsal Dec. 1 at 6:00 p.m., and performances Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the blackbox studio in Meany Hall, studio 267. Tickets are available at the door for a suggested donation of $5.

R.E.T.R.O. hosts last open-mic night

R.E.T.R.O. Revolutionary Poets is hosting its last open-mic night of the year, where local community members can watch and perform on stage.

Suggested donation is $1 or more, with all proceeds going to a Somali famine relief fund, and the Somali Student Association will be selling shirts throughout the night. The event starts at 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Ethnic Cultural Theater.

PRSSA hosts branding workshop

The UW Public Relations Student Society of America is hosting a branding workshop with Weber Shandwick, which will discuss online identity, self-branding, and social-media etiquette.

The event takes place Dec. 6 beginning at 7 p.m. in Communcations 126.

Reach News Editor Nick Visser at news@dailyuw.com.

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