Charter Day Comedian: Damon Wayans Jr.

Actor and comedian Damon Wayans Jr. will perform at William & Mary’s Phi Beta Kappa Hall on Feb. 11 as part of the university’s Charter Day weekend festivities. Comedian Thomas Dale will open the show.

The event is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets, which will be available through the Phi Beta Kappa Hall box office beginning Jan. 24 at 1pm, are $5 for William & Mary students, faculty and staff with ID. A limited number of tickets will also be available to the general public for $15. *LIMIT ONE TICKET PER W&M ID*

The show is sponsored by Alma Mater Productions with support from the W&M Student Assembly.

Wayans is known for work on television shows like Fox’s “New Girl” and ABC’s “Happy Endings” as well as movies such as “How to be Single,” “The Other Guys” and “Dance Flick.” He also worked on the Showtime sketch comedy series “The Underground,” both appearing on the show and writing for it. When he was just 20 years old, he was hired as a writer for ABC’s “My Wife and Kids,” making him the youngest staff writer on any television show at the time.

Dale is rising talent in stand-up comedy who has appeared Adam Devine’s House Party, Fox’s New Girl. He was also a regular on Chelsea Lately and can be seen on HBO’s Funny as Hell and the streaming comedy service Seeso. His late night debut was on Craig Ferguson.  In 2012, he was a New Face in Montreal’s JFL comedy festival and returned to JFL in 2016 to perform on The Nasty Show. Thomas’ debut album “Love, Me” is available on iTunes and Amazon.

The university’s Charter Day ceremony, which celebrates the university’s royal charter, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Feb. 10 in Kaplan Arena. William & Mary Alumnus Michael Clemons ’89, a football All-American who produced one of the most storied careers in Canadian Football League history, will speak at that event.

AMP // Murder Mystery

There’s been a murder… And YOU are a suspect… Join AMP for a night of intrigue as we uncover clues to solve this 80’s themed murder mystery. Grab a friend, grab your detective gear, and grab dinner with us as we kick off October. Will there be free Chick-Fil-A? Well that’s just another mystery…

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AMP // Oodles of Home Broodles

We over at the AMP Homebrew Committee take national holidays very seriously (look back at prior events as evidence). Therefore, when we found out October 6th was National Noodle Day, we knew we had no choice but to pair some of our great W&M music performers of the evening with the delicacy in one perfect event: Oodles of Home Broodles. Here’s our banging set list for the evening:

8pm: Austin and Nathanael
8:30pm: Sean Demieri and Finn Mayhew
9pm: the On1ons (Liam Corcoran and Cherrie Yu)
9:30pm: Manna Tadelle
10pm: Pilot Speaking (Connor and Elizabeth Barto, Jeff Brauch, Devon DeYoung and Megan Kitts)

AMP // October Trivia

It’s the event everyone, their mother, and their dog all TACO ’bout: ~~October Trivia~~ The Leafe Trivia doesn’t have free tacos and cool prizes, but AMP Late Nite Trivia gotchu. Our categories (order subject to change) are:

1. MLB
2. Explorers + discoveries
3. Bones (the tv show + the stuff inside us)
4. Social Media
5. Urban Legends
6. Name the City
7. Guinness
8. Astronomy

AMP // Kickoff Trivia!

Do you like free pizza? What about donuts?? Rad prizes???
If you say yes to any of those questions (like any rational person naturally does), you should join AMP for our first trivia of the semester!!! Our categories are:

1. William & Mary
2. Children of celebrities
3. Roald Dahl (happy belated birthday yo)
4. The rainforest
5. Smelly food
6. What year is it?
7. Football + futbol
8. F.R.I.E.N.D.S.