Editors’ Picks

“Romeo and Juliet” – Friday, Oct. 30 and Sun. – Nov. 1, 8 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 31, 3 p.m., Cloak Theatre
A new setting of Shakespeare’s classic play by theater professor Timothy X. Troy and Lawrence grad John Maclay, this production moves the lovers to the Jersey Shore of the ’80s. Maybe they’ll get together in the end this time.
African Dance Class with Nani Agbeli – Friday, Oct. 30, 8-10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Julie Esch Studio, Warch Campus Center
Start your Halloween out right and learn African dances with Agbeli, who is from Ghana, Africa. Agbeli is a guest at Lawrence as part of the World Music Series. He will also be performing music of the Ewe People of Ghana, Africa Sunday evening at 7 p.m. in Harper Hall.
“Can Wisconsin Afford New Nuclear Reactors?” Lecture by Peter Bradford, energy expert – Thursday, Nov. 5, noon to 1 p.m., Kraemer Room, Warch Campus Center
Bradford will speak on the unfavorable economics of new nuclear reactors and myths surrounding a “nuclear renaissance.” He will demonstrate the relationship between solving global climate change and safeguarding the proliferation of nuclear weapons. Students can get involved and stay informed about this issue that Wisconsin is currently facing.