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UR Weekly Roundup | Week of Sept. 26

<p>Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.</p>

Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald and Ben Wasserstein.

Check out what’s in store this week. 

Rosh Hashanah at Heilman Dining Center

Monday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Monday is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the Heilman Dining Center will offer special items in celebration of the holiday. Offerings include challah, local apples and honeycomb desserts. View the full menu here

Global Music Series: Kadencia 

Tuesday 7:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

As a part of Latinx Heritage Month and the International Education’s Global Music Series, Kadencia will be performing at the International Commons in the Carole Weinstein International Center. Kadencia is a 13-piece Puerto Rican Bomba ensemble based in Richmond. This concert, co-sponsored by the Department of Music, will also include time for questions. 

College Jam 

Wednesday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

RVA Now is hosting its second annual College Jam on Wednesday where college students have the opportunity to meet with employers in the area. There will be activities, live music and the opportunity to network with people working in Richmond. The event, open to undergraduate and graduate students, will be held at The Foundry at Historic Tredegar. The University of Richmond will be providing transportation from Tyler Haynes Commons. For more information about transportation and registering for the event, visit here

Smart People 

Thursday through Sunday 

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Get your free tickets to see “Smart People,” a play put together by UR Free Theatre and Dance. The play, directed by Associate Professor of Theatre Chuck Mike, will run this weekend in Cousins Studio Theatre in the Modlin Center for the Arts. For more information and to get your tickets, visit here

2nd Street Festival

Saturday through Sunday 

The 34th anniversary of the 2nd Street Festival is this weekend in the Jackson Ward neighborhood in downtown Richmond. This festival includes several musical headliners, food vendors, a marketplace and the Richmond Metropolitan Antique Car Club. This is a celebration of the culture in the Jackson Ward neighborhood, as it was once known as the “Harlem of the South.” Visit here for more information as well as transportation directions. 

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