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Spring 2018 Late Night Miami Event Calendar 

Tea Tasting

Thursday, February 22, 2018
7-9pm, Armstrong Atrium

Want to try out different teas? Curious to know how people drink tea using different shapes of tea cups? Interested in knowing about a variety of tea-drinking cultures? We are providing a world of teas and snacks for you!

MAP Comedy Series: Sam Comroe

Thursday, February 22, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Sam Comroe is a stand up comedian who made his debut on TBS’ Conan and has since appeared on many shows and toured around the country. Sam’s comedy follows his trials and tribulations of living with Tourette’s Syndrome. Join MAP in Wilk’s Theater for a fun filled night of comedy!

BenDeLaCreme’s Inferno A-Go-Go

Friday, February 23, 2018
8pm, Hall Auditorium

In Inferno A-Go-Go, celebrated story-muddler BenDeLaCreme turns her gaze toward “Dante’s Inferno” – the original travel brochure of the damned! It’s a rollicking romp through the ultimate after-party- Nine circles of fire and fun! Brimstone and rhinestones! BenDeLaCreme blends song, puppetry, razor wit and her signature high-camp hijinks to create an evening of entertainment about an eternity of suffering!

Re-Con Day 1

Saturday, February 24, 2018
12pm-1am, Armstrong Student Center

An annual convention celebrating all things geeky. Games, panels, a game show, prizes, and much more! Come celebrate everything geeky with us in Armstrong!

Yoga Meditation

Thursday, March 1, 2018
8pm, Rec Sports Room B

Explore connections between poses and your breathing in this workshop aimed to provide time for inner reflection that promotion of positive body awareness. This Yoga Meditation Workshop is being offered as part of #Its’MoreThanAWorkout. Attend Yoga Meditation and allow yourself some time to be mindful and reduce anxiety in this single session geared toward restoration.

Murder Mystery

Thursday, March 1, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Pavilion

You have been invited to a swanky party to rub elbows with the Hollywood elite (and not so elite). Every person in the room plays a celebrity character which we assign at the top of the night. Party goers will walk around the room and discover what other famous people were lucky enough to be invited to this soiree. Two of the smartest, most experienced, and best looking cops on the force come in to announce that a crime has been committed. Everyone in the room is a suspect. Detectives use their powers of improv, finding hidden clues in the room, and A LOT of help from the audience to get to the bottom of this shocking crime.

Art After Dark

Friday, March 2, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Pavilion

Art After Dark is back, giving students a chance to hang out with friends or meet new ones while choosing from a lot of art and crafts including sculpture, coloring, figure drawing, Chinese calligraphy, origami, collage, button making, book binding, beads and threads, knitting and paint your own pottery. All while listening to live acoustic music and eating homemade gourmet popcorn.

MU Smash Tournament

Saturday, March 3, 2018
3pm-12am, Armstrong Student Center

Miami University Smash Club is hosting a Smash Bros. tournament, WITH PRIZES. Entry is free, so anyone is welcome to compete. If that's not your thing, you can still come and have a good time. Sign-ins start at the 3pm and the tournament will begin at 4pm. If you have any questions, feel free to email Trevis Graham (grahamte@miamioh.edu).

Coffee House: Taylor Reed

Thursday, March 8, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Shade Stage

Taylor Reed is a solo artist emerging from the Tampa Bay Area. Her formative influences range from Russian opera pop to Johan Sebastian Bach, cutting her teeth as a violinist in a gypsy jazz improv troupe showcasing in downtown Ybor. Come join MAP to enjoy the live music of Taylor Reed on Shade Stage.

Beyond the Bricks: Newport Aquarium

Saturday, March 10, 2018
TBD, Armstrong Bus Stop

Take a trip to Newport Aquarium with MAP! Bus will be provided with the ticket purchase, and time will be given to explore Newport and the dining options that they have available.

March Madness Watch Party

Thursday, March 15, 2018
12-8pm, Armstrong Red Zone

Come join MAP and watch the March Madness basketball games on all of the TVs that Armstrong’s Red Zone has to offer.

Crawford Dance Off

Thursday, March 29, 2018
8pm, Armstrong Pavilion A/B

Are you team Greg or team Renate? Join President and Dr. Crawford for a night of dancing fun! Come support your team and participate in popular dances with our Miami University Group Fitness Team.

MAP Comedian: Jen Kober

Thursday, March 29, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Jen Kober is originally from Lake Charles, LA, and has energetically bounded onto the national stage bringing crowds to their feet with her original blend of stand up, storytelling, and improvised rock-n-roll comedy. Come enjoy the hilarious comedy of Jen Kober with MAP at Shade Stage.

Casino Night

Friday, March 30, 2018
7-11pm, Armstrong Pavilion

Vision Dance Company: Vision In Color

Saturday, March 31, 2018
7pm, Hall Auditorium

Come see Vision Dance Company's 17th annual showcase! Dances are choreographed and performed by our very own members! Our show is filled with a variety of dance styles including Latin, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, a partner dance, and more! Admission is free with Miami ID. We hope to see you there!

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, April 5, 2018
8pm, Rec Sports Room B

From leg warmers to leotards, you won’t want to miss this totally rad throwback workout. Bringing back your favorite step and high-lo aerobic exercises with fresh finds from the most rockin’ music. Come with a spunky attitude and a world that’s ready to be rocked! You won’t want to miss this gnarly workout!

MAP Movie: Pitch Perfect 3

Thursday, April 5, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a movie night in Wilks Theater!

Miami’s Got Talent

Friday, April 6, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Miami's Got Talent is an event to recognize everyone's talents (or lack of talents) in a fun, friendly environment! Prizes will be awarded to the winner(s) and the audience will be the judge based on an online polling system. We will also be handing out raffle tickets to raffle off various door prizes throughout the night.

Indiana Jones Movie Night

Friday, April 13, 2018
8pm, Wilks Theater

Come join us for a showing of the classic Indiana Jones Film, Raiders of the Lost Ark. All are welcome to enjoy!

MAP Bagel & Deli Competition

Friday April 13, 2018
10pm, Armstrong Pavilion

Join MAP and compete to create the best bagel, judged by Bagel & Deli!

MAP Comedy Series: Taylor Tomlinson

Thursday, April 19, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Taylor Tomlinson started doing stand up comedy at just sixteen years old. Her self-deprecating charm and conversational wit have made her a favorite at comedy clubs, colleges, corporate events, and other suspicious, rented spaces across the country. Come join MAP for a night of hilarious comedy at Shade Stage!

Redhawk Hunt

Friday, April 20, 2018
8pm-8am, Various Locations

It’s that time of the year again! Get into teams and prepare yourself for the craziest scavenger hunt you will ever experience. The whole campus is your map so you better be ready!

Harry Potter & The Quad-Club Tournament

Saturday, April 21, 2018
7-11pm, Armstrong Student Center

Come join the Strategy Gaming Club, MEGA, Department of Magical Appreciation, and the Quidditch Team for a night of Harry Potter themed fun! Get sorted into your Hogwarts houses, and earn points through Harry Potter Trivia, HP-Themed Board and Video Games, and joining Quidditch for a demo and mini-game of Quidditch. Enjoy all of the fun activities and lead your house to victory!

Coffee House: Dan Henig

Thursday, April 26, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Shade Stage

Dan Henig is a singer-songwriter who is most notable for his viral acoustic cover of Get Low by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, which was featured on College Humor and FunnyOrDie. Bring your friends and come join MAP for a night of live music by Dan at Shade Stage.

Adulting 101

Saturday, May 5, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Pavilion A/B

Past Events - Spring 2018

MAP Movie: Justice League

Thursday, February 1, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a movie night in Wilks Theater!

Open Mic Night

Friday, February 2, 2018
9-11pm, Armstrong Red Zone

Join MAP for a fun night of karaoke in Armstrong’s Red Zone!

Charter Day Ball Last Chance to Dance Lessons

Saturday, February 3, 2018
8:30pm, Location TBD

Come join Charter Day Ball for dance lessons! Brush up your dance skills before the big event on February 17! Snacks and drinks provided.

Light Up the Night

Thursday, February 8, 2018
8pm, Rec Sports Room A

Here we glow again! Straight into another semester we go. Start the year off on the bright foot and join Miami Rec Sports Group Fitness for a back to school event featuring glow in the dark Zumba and Kickboxing. Shine bright in your glowing gear to show off your Zumba and Kickboxing Skills.

Trivia Night

Thursday, February 8, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Red Zone

Join MAP for a night full of trivia and fun in Armstrong’s Red Zone!

Chinese New Year

Friday, February 9, 2018
6-9pm, Marcum Conference Center

Chun jié (Spring Festival / Chinese New Year) is the most colorful, festive holiday on China’s calendar. There’s no sleeping through the thunder of firecrackers on Chinese New Year’s eve, as the whole nation welcomes in the Lunar New Year.

Interested in how Chinese celebrate Spring Festival? Want to have an experience of traditional Guo-nian? Come and join our indoor Temple Fair and outdoor Carnival! Free food, poetic couplets, red packets, riddles written on lanterns, paper cuts, play mahjong, enjoy fireworks and more! Bid farewell to the old year and say hello to the year of dog. May all your wishes come true!

M.U.D.E Swings: Lucky Number 7

Friday, February 9, 2018
7:30pm-12am, Shriver Heritage Room
12am-2:30am, Psychology Building Lobby

Saturday, February 10, 2018
8pm-12am, Shriver Heritage Room
12am-3:30am, Psychology Building Lobby

The Miami Swing Syndicates presents our annual swing dance weekend event for the 7th year in a row! Learn new moves and techniques from our outside instructors, then dance your heart out on the social dance floor!

Coffee House: Jeff LeBlanc

Thursday, February 15, 2018
9pm, Armstrong Shade Stage

Bring some homework, a few friends, and join us for an entertaining night with live music on Shade Stage.

Spring Festival Concert Gala

Friday, February 16, 2018
8pm, Hall Auditorium

The Spring Festival Concert is one of the biggest event around the Miami Campus. CACA has been doing with this event for around three years, and with the cooperation of the Confucius Institute and Miami Art Series, this year’s event will be bigger and better. This event is open to all the Miami students for free and pop stars will be invited, as well as some traditional Chinese performances such as Kongfu, Beijing Opera, traditional dances, and so on.

MAP Movie: Daddy’s Home 2

Friday, February 16, 2018
9pm, Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a movie night in Wilks Theater!

Charter Day Ball

Saturday, February 17, 2018
8pm-1am, John D. Millett Hall

Charter Day Ball is one of the longest standing traditions on Miami’s campus. It is a formal affair that comes around every three years to celebrate the chartering of Miami back in 1809. This event has been going on since 1976 and brings together students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the entire Oxford community. Filled with live music, entertainment, food, and dancing, it is truly a night to be remembered.

Past Events - Fall 2017

1st Night Block Party

Thursday, August 24, 2017
8 – 11:30pm, Goggin Quad

Welcome HoMe with Late Night Miami

Friday, August 25, 2017
8 – 11pm, Campus Wide

Armstrong Palooza

Saturday, August 26, 2017
8 – 11pm, Armstrong Student Center

Oxford Community Picnic

Thursday, August 31, 2017
6 – 9pm, Uptown Park

MAP Movie Night: TBD

Friday, September 1, 2017
9pm, Central Quad (Rain: Wilks Theater)

Join us for an outdoor movie on the quad!

Miami Premier

Saturday, September 2, 2017
7am – 11pm, Armstrong Fritz Pavilion

The first large scale LAN event of the Fall Semester, hosted by the Miami University Esports Club. This event will consist of free play as well as tournaments of our Esports titles of interest, including: League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, and more. Food and prizing is TBA pending sponsors. The LAN will take place at the Armstrong Student Center in Pavilion A from September 2nd through 3rd.

Bus Trip: Miami vs. Marshall

Saturday, September 2, 2017
Kickoff at 1pm, Joan C. Edwards Stadium

Hop on the bus and head to Marshall to root on our Miami football team in their first game of the season. Go Redhawks!

Thursday Night Concert: Premium Blend

Thursday, September 7, 2017
7:30 – 10pm, Uptown Park

A free concert in Uptown park.

Light Up the Night

Thursday, September 7, 2017
8 – 9:15pm, Rec Center

Here we glow again! Straight into another semester we go. Start the year off on the bright foot and join Miami Rec Sports Group Fitness for a back to school event featuring glow in the dark Zumba and Kickboxing. Shine bright in your glowing gear to show off your Zumba and Kickboxing Skills.

Life-Sized Board Games with MAP

Friday, September 8, 2017
7 – 10pm, Armstrong Fritz Pavilion

A chance to play your favorite board games in life size! Come by yourself or bring a group of friends.

NPHC Frisbee Tournament

Friday, September 8, 2017
8:30 – 10pm, Cook Field

Red Zone Grand Opening

Saturday, September 9, 2017
8 – 11pm, Red Zone, Armstrong Student Center

A celebration of a part of the new east wing of the student center.

Thursday Night Concert: Coastal Club

Thursday, September 14, 2017
7:30pm – 10pm, Uptown Park

A free concert in Uptown park. 

Homecoming Huddle

Friday, September 15, 2017
7 – 10pm, Uptown Park

The beginning of Homecoming Weekend festivities. The Bundys headline at 8pm.

Co-op Gaming Tournament

Friday, September 15, 2017
7 – 11pm, Armstrong East Wing 2078

Pair up with a friend and take on other teams of two in a tournament of various cooperative video games! The tournament is double-elimination and free to enter, with prizes for the top three teams. Registrations for the tournament will occur at the event; please arrive promptly to provide sufficient time to register your team.

Football vs. Cincinnati “Battle for the Victory Bell”

Saturday, September 16, 2017
8pm kick off, Yager Stadium

Come cheer on your Miami football team to bring home the victory bell!

The Ultimate Pokken Tournament

Saturday, September 16, 2017
8pm – 12am, Armstrong Fritz Pavilion

Collaboration event between Miami MUDKIP and Fighter's Guild to compete and enjoy the celebrated game Pokken Tournament that promotes a fun social experience and brings two large communities together, along with anyone else who wishes to join us.

Greek Week Bandstand and Open Mic

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30pm, Uptown Park

Beyond the Bricks: Wicked

Friday, September 22, 2017
8pm show, must purchase ticket prior, Aronoff Center 

Join MAP on a trip to Cincinnati to see critically acclaimed Wicked!

Art After Dark

Friday, September 22, 2017
9pm – 12am, Armstrong Fritz Pavilion

Art After Dark is back, giving students a chance to hang out with friends or meet new ones while choosing from a lot of art and crafts including sculpture, coloring, figure drawing, Chinese calligraphy, origami, collage, button making, book binding, beads and threads, knitting and paint your own pottery. All while listening to live acoustic music and eating homemade gourmet popcorn.

MU Smash Tournament

Saturday, September 23, 2017
3pm – 12am, Armstrong Student Center 1082

Miami University Smash Club is hosting a Smash Bros. tournament, WITH PRIZES. Entry is free, so anyone is welcome to compete. If that's not your thing, you can still come and have a good time. Sign-ins start at the 3pm and the tournament will begin at 4pm. If you have any questions, feel free to email Trevis Graham (grahamte@miamioh.edu).

Ice Skating Night

Saturday, September 23, 2017
8:30pm – 10pm, Goggin Center

Public Ice Skating night, free tickets to all the Miami students. Figure Skating performance may be performed as well.

Thursday Night Concert: Little Marlana

Thursday, September 28, 2017
7:30 – 10pm, Uptown Park

Join us for a free concert in Uptown Park!

NPHC Yard Show

Saturday, September 30, 2017
5:30 – 8pm, Wilks Theater

ISSS Tea Tasting

Thursday, October 5, 2017
7 – 9pm, Armstrong Pavilion

Family Fest

Friday, October 6, 2017
6pm, Armstrong Fritz Pavilion

Trevor Noah, Live!

Saturday, October 7
8:30pm, Millett Hall

Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah will be here. Bring your family for a good laugh!

MAP Movie: Baby Driver

Friday, October 13, 2017
9pm, Wilks Theatre

No Fall Break plans? Join us for a movie night!

Thursday Night Coffee House: The Brighton Boys

Thursday, October 19, 2017
9pm, Armstrong Shade Stage

Bring some homework, a few friends, and join us for an entertaining night with live music.

Skate-in Movie: Ice Princess

Friday, October 20, 2017
9:30pm, Goggin Ice Center

Grab a pair of skates and take a few laps while you watch Ice Princess (98 mins) with MAP!

Miami Soup

Saturday, October 21, 2017
7 – 10pm, Shriver Center

"SOUP" events are held throughout the nation as a means of partially crowd-funding community engagement projects. Miami's would be a platform for teams of students, faculty/staff, and community members to apply jointly for community development mini-grants. Teams must present their ideas to the attendees of the "soup", who then judge the projects for community impact, sustainability, feasibility, etc. The winners (usually 1-3 teams) are awarded the proceeds from donations made at the door. There is usually also a pre-set pool of money which gets awarded to the team with the most votes.

MU Smash Tournament

Saturday, October 21, 2017
3pm – 12am, Armstrong Student Center 1082

Miami University Smash Club is hosting a Smash Bros. tournament, WITH PRIZES. Entry is free, so anyone is welcome to compete. If that's not your thing, you can still come and have a good time. Sign-ins start at the 3pm and the tournament will begin at 4pm. If you have any questions, feel free to email Trevis Graham (grahamte@miamioh.edu).

Spin-in Movie with the Crawfords

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:30 – 11pm, Miami Rec Sports, Court 4

Come to this FREE event! FREE t-shirts, food, and drinks! Register at the Pro Shop or online today! Spend time spinning with your friends with the bikes set up on our basketball courts while you watch a movie! President and Dr. Renate Crawford are thrilled to be a part of this event with the students! And don't worry, we will have chairs set up so you don't need to be spinning the whole time.

MAP Scary Movie Marathon

Friday, October 27, 2017
6pm – 1am, Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a series of scary movies to kick off a spooky and safe Halloween weekend. On the schedule: 

  • 6 - 7:35pm: Hocus Pocus (95 mins)
  • 7:45 - 9:20pm: Beetlejuice (92 mins)
  • 9:30 - 11pm: Wish Upon (89 mins)
  • 11:10pm - 1am: Annabelle Creation (109 mins)

Beyond the Bricks: Dent School House

Saturday, October 28, 2017
5pm, Meet at Shriver Circle

Join MAP on a bus trip to the Haunted Dent School House.

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, November 2, 2017
8 – 9:30pm, Rec Center

From leg warmers to leotards, you won’t want to miss this totally rad throwback workout. Bringing back your favorite step and high-lo aerobic exercises with fresh finds from the most rockin’ music. Come with a spunky attitude and a world that’s ready to be rocked! You won’t want to miss this gnarly workout!

Fallin’ for Goggin

Saturday, November 3, 2017
3 – 6pm, Bunger Quad

A fall festival out on Goggin Quad. Free food, inflatables, music, and great time!

Hockey Game vs Colorado College (Pucks & Paws)

Friday, November 3, 2017
TBA, Goggin Ice Center

Hockey Game vs Colorado College, featuring Pucks & Paws

Saturday, November 4, 2017
TBA, Goggin Ice Center

Literary #ThrowbackThursday: Nineties Nostalgia Night

Thursday, November 9, 2017
9 – 11pm, Armstrong Student Center 1086

Talk about your favorite books and series from childhood and discover new favorites that rekindle that nineties nostalgia. There will be stations for series like The Boxcar Children, The Babysitter's Club, Dear America, and Goosebumps. You'll have the chance to share your memories with other fans and craft some make-and-take collectibles. Themed refreshments will be provided.

Fight Night

Friday, November 10, 2017
7 – 11pm, Armstrong East Wing 2078

Prove your fighting game dominance in a tournament in which participants duke it out by competing over several fighting games. The tournament is double-elimination and free to enter, with prize rewards.

Design Thinking Challenge

Saturday, November 11, 2017
7pm, Farmer School of Business

This fall join our design thinking challenge to help you develop your problem solving skills. Entrepreneurs, creatives, and all students are invited to compete. Will your team have the most innovative solution? Prizes awarded for winning team(s). Sponsored by: Entrepreneurship LLC

Smashing the Ice 20 Salty Suite and Smash 4 Tourney

Saturday, November 11, 2017
2pm – 1am, Goggin Club Lounge

This is our 2nd installment of Smashing the Ice, otherwise known as Smashing the Ice 2! The first one was such a success that we had to bring it back again. This is going to be in the Goggin Club Lounge, just like the first one. We are having a Salty Suite again, so this would be the time to settle all the beef you have with your friends in Smash. After the Salty Suite, we are hosting a Super Smash Bros for Wii U singles tournament! Come out and prove that you're the best! We hope to see you there.

SGC Draft Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017
7pm – 1am, Armstrong Pavilion C

Strategy Gaming Club will be hosting a Trading Card Game Draft Day. There will be three separate drafts: one each for Magic: the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Dice Masters. Exact card sets will be determined closer to event date. Prizes and snacks will be available. There is no cost to enter a draft. All cards will be provided, and you will be able to keep any cards that you draft. A sign-up sheet will shared in mid-October. For more information, check out the Strategy Gaming Club Facebook page.

MAP Movie Night: Freedom Writers

Friday, November 17, 2017
9pm, Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a movie night!

Hockey Game vs Minnesota Duluth Star Wars Series

Friday, November 17, 2017
TBA, Goggin Ice Center

November Monthly Dance

Friday, November 17, 2017
8pm, Shriver Heritage Room

This is one of many monthly swing dances hosted by the Miami Swing Syndicate! Come on out and dance the night away. Don't know how? Well, there is a beginner's lesson for the first half-hour followed by free social dancing for the rest of the night. This is a free event for Miami students!

Hockey Game vs Minnesota Duluth Star Wars Series (Autograph Night)

Saturday, November 18, 2017
TBA, Goggin Ice Center

MAP & MARS Self-Defense Class

Thursday, November 30, 2017
7 - 8:30pm, Armstrong Pavilion C

Join Miami Activities and Programming (MAP) and Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault (MARS) to learn the ins and outs of self-defense with live presentations and one on one instruction. You will leave this 90-minute class ready to protect yourself.

Mega Quest

Friday, December 1, 2017
7 – 11pm, Armstrong 2078

Set out with your party of trusted companions to overcome video game challenges and ultimately thwart the plot of the evil overlord... and earn prizes! Participants will be in groups of four, and groups may be formed prior to the event. Group registration will occur at the start of the event.

Hockey Game vs Cornell – Give Back at Goggin Teddy Bear Toss

Friday, December 1, 2017
TBA, Goggin Ice Center

Hockey Game vs Cornell – Give Back at Goggin Teddy Bear Toss

Saturday, December 2, 2017
TBA, Goggin Ice Center

Holiday Fest

Saturday, December 2, 2017
TBA, Uptown Park

A collaboration between Miami University and the City of Oxford to bring you a holiday festival uptown, including an outdoor ice skating rink!

Miami Invitational

Saturday, December 2, 2017
6:30am – 11pm, Armstrong Fritz Pavilion A & B

The second large scale LAN event of the Fall Semester, hosted by the Miami University Esports Club. This event will consist of free play as well as tournaments of our Esports titles of interest, including: League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, and more. Food and prizing is TBA pending sponsors. The LAN will take place at the Armstrong Student Center in Pavilion A and B on December 2nd.

Dear World

Thursday, December 7, 2017
10am – 2pm, Armstrong Shade Stage
7:30 pm, Live Storytelling, Fritz Pavilion

MAP Holiday Movie Marathon

Friday, December 8, 2017
7pm - 1am, Wilks Theater

Join MAP for a night of holiday movies, including The Polar Express, Elf, and Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone.