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Saturday, August 19      Cultural Event Logo web        

Cultural Explosion featuring Drums of Polynesia

From Hula dancing to ‘fire eating’, from setting up tiki huts to performing the Maori Haka Dance, Drums of Polynesia creates excitement and cultural awareness with Hawaiian Hula dancers, musicians, fire dances and more

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/ Welcome Week pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $7 Public



black out party

Sunday, August 20                          

BlackOUT party

DSU is providing an epic blacklight party for the entire campus. There will be high energy music, blacklights, glow-in-the-dark necklaces and other accessories. This event will provide an overall experience that will truly light up the campus. Put on your all-white shirt and join us in this one-of-a kind experience!

Where: Richardson Ballroom

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome Week pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $7 Public




convocation picnic

Monday, August 21Free Button small

Convocation Picnic w/Sandstorm DJs and novelties 

 Churches, civic organizations and student groups will provide information on opportunities to get involved on campus and in the Rock Hill community, along with a great picnic supper.
Listen to music by the DJ and create your own street sign and cell photo flipbook.

Where: Front Lawn (Margaret Nance Hall) Rain Location: West Center 

When: 4:00 PM 

Price: FREE


half the animal

Tuesday, August 22 

Music Nite w/Half the Animal

The artist will be alternative pop band “Half the Animal”. The band is an exciting and refreshing group of musicians that provide a very radio friendly universal sound. They have thrilled audiences all across the country. Their music and performances appeal to a wide variety of musical tastes and preferences.

Where: Byrnes Auditorium

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome week pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $7 Public



andy erikson

Wednesday, August 23  Cultural Event Logo web                

Wild Out Wednesday w/Andy Erikson

Andy Erikson is one of comedy's rising starts.  She intertwines silly one liners with whimsical stories in a playful but thought provoking way.  In 2015 she made her television debut on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, placing in the top 5. . In 2016 she was a guest star on Scream Queens on Fox.

Where: Byrnes Auditorium 

When: 8:00 PM

Price: Free w/Welcome Week pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $7 Public




kid ace                                                           

Thursday, August 24                      

"Masters of Magic" featuring Magician/Illusionist Kid Ace

There is everything you expect from a magician and then, there is Kid Ace! With a pulse on the culture, Ace seamlessly blends modern music and fashion with the world of illusion. Completing multiple world tours over the past few years coupled with his current North American tour, he mystifies audiences across the country and is becoming one of magic’s newest stars. 

Where: Byrnes Auditorium

When: 8:00 PM

Price Free w/Welcome Week pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $7 Public





west fest                      

Friday, August 25       Free Button small

West Fest

West Fest is an event that allows you to see everything that the West Center has to offer.  There will be games, food, giveaways, music and various competitions.  Come out and meet new friends while enjoying a fun-filled atmosphere. 

Where: West Center 

When: 9:00 PM

Price: FREE! 

Co-sponsored by the West Center staff 



Wonder Woman

Saturday, August 26                          

EagleFlicks presents: Wonder Woman

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

About the Movie
Watch the Trailer 

Where: Amphitheater

When: 8:00 PM

Price:  Free w/Welcome Week pass, $3 without pass for students and public





Olivia Gatwood 


Sunday, August 27         Cultural Event Logo web       

Words Matter w/Poet Olivia Gatwood and opener Malik Williams

Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry. She has been a finalist in several competitions including Brave New Voices, Women of the World and the National Poetry Slam.

Opening for Olivia will be Winthrop grad student Malik Williams who was the winner of the 2017 "Say Word" Winthrop Poetry Slam.

Where:Tillman Auditorium

When: 8:00 PM

Price Free w/Welcome WEEK Pass, $5 w/Winthrop ID, $7 Public

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