Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities 2016-2017 Events Calendar

Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities is comprised of five departments: Communication, English, Foreign Languages, Visual Art & Design, and Performing Arts. Whenever possible, we have included events for all departments and their supporting programs. If you would like to submit an event, please contact Christie Denniston, Director of Marketing and PR for the Lindquist College at cdenniston@weber.edu.

  • January 2017
  • February 2017
  • March 2017
  • April 2017
  • May 2017
  • June 2017
  • July 2017
  • August 2017

January 2017 

Weber Jazz Review 

When: January 21 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center, Allred Theater 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors and members of the military

Pre-college students play for a panel of professional musicians and faculty at Weber State University's premiere, noncompetitive, jazz festival. The WSU Jazz Ensemble and a nationally recognized guest artist round out this COOL evening of HOT jazz!

February 2017 

Snow Days at the Shaw Gallery 

When: February 4
Where: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery 
Price: Free

Snow Days at the Shaw Gallery is a free, public, bilingual art program that offers children and families the opportunity to see and make art together in a contemporary gallery setting. The program takes place annually during the first Saturday of November, December, February and March. Gallery tours and art activities are geared towards families with children ages 3-12. Snow Days provides an accessible, rich, multicultural art experience for families to share in together—ow Days at the Shaw Gallery is made possible each year thanks to generous grants and donations from the Weber County RAMP tax initiative, Thomas and Mary McCarthey and the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation.

WSU Honor Orchestra Festival 

When: February 11 at 4 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center 
Price: Free

 

Local youth participate in an honor orchestra festival to celebrate their work. More than a hundred students from local area schools are scheduled to participate. 

Utah Film Circuit" The Loving Story

When: Wednesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. 
Where: Peery's Egyptian Theater
Price: Free

The definitive account of Loving v. Virginia–the 1967 Supreme Court decision to legalize interracial marriage–recently fictionalized in the film Loving.

Theatre Presents: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 

When: February 24-25, 28 & March 1-4 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on March 4 at 2 p.m. 
Where:  Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Allred Theater 
Price: $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors, and members of military 

An irreverent, musical romp through ancient Rome with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga! Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. Directed by Cody Walker.

RAIN - A Tribute to the Beatles - Presented by the Office of Cultural Affairs 

When: February 28 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center, Austad Auditorium 
Price: Ticket prices vary, please visit here

Presented by the Office of Cultural Affairs

This live multimedia spectacular takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. This stunning concert event takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to the Beatles. Don’t miss the Broadway smash that’s taking the world by storm!

March 2017 

First Friday Art Stroll 

When: March 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Where: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery 
Price: Free

Explore Ogden’s eclectic arts scene and bustling nightlife with fellow arts lovers. Enjoy after-hours access to WSU’s Shaw Gallery, then catch a shuttle to Union Station and savor exhibits, receptions and performance venues downtown.

 

 

Snow Days at the Shaw Gallery 

When: March 4 at 10 a.m. 
Where: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery 
Price: Free

Snow Days at the Shaw Gallery is a free, public, bilingual art program that offers children and families the opportunity to see and make art together in a contemporary gallery setting. The program takes place annually during the first Saturday of November, December, February and March. Gallery tours and art activities are geared towards families with children ages 3-12. Snow Days provides an accessible, rich, multicultural art experience for families to share in together—ow Days at the Shaw Gallery is made possible each year thanks to generous grants and donations from the Weber County RAMP tax initiative, Thomas and Mary McCarthey and the Marriner S. Eccles Foundation.

Utah Film Circuit: Can You Dig This

When: Wednesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. 
Where: Peery's Egyptian Theater 
Price: Free

Follow the journey of four unlikely gardeners in South Los Angeles who discover what hapFollow the journey of four unlikely gardeners in South Los Angeles who discover what happens when they put their hands in the soil.

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theatre Present: Matinee - Presented by the Office of Cultural Affairs 

When: Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Allred Theater 
Price: Ticket prices vary 

What begins as a lone moviegoer viewing a romantic 1940s film, becomes an avant-garde exploration of mankind's quest for human connection. SPDT's weeklong residency at WSU culminates with a performance of Matinee, a dance/theater/film adaptation of novelist Robert Coover's New Yorker short story.

Faculty Recital: Shijun Wang, Piano 

When: Tuesday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Allred Theater 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Join Dr. Shijun Wang for an evening of piano featuring the works of Chopin, Beethoven, Liszt, Schubert, Brahms and Schulz-Evler.

Spring Opera Presents: The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro)

When: March 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on March 25 at 2 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Austad Auditorium 
Price: $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Mozart's uproarious tale of love (and lust) in the palace of a scheming, philandering count! Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Directed by Karen Bruestle. 

Stringfest Honors Recital 

When: March 27 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Garrison Choral Room, (#136)
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Join some of music’s brightest students at this concert featuring string instruments and more. 

Symphonic Band Concert 

When: March 30 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Austad Auditorium 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Enjoy melodious harmonies and familiar fanfares at this concert featuring the Weber State University Symphonic Band. 

National Undergraduate Literature Conference (NULC)

When: March 30 - April 1
Where: Weber State University and Community Locations 

Luminaries of literature interact with student-writers and make public appearances. This year’s visiting writings include poet Matthew Olzmann, author Azar nafisi (Reading Lolita in Tehran) and cartoonist Lynda Barry.

National Undergraduate Literature Conference (NULC) Open Mic Night hosted by Metaphor 

When: March 31 at 7 p.m. 
Where: TBA                                                                                                                                                                                          Price: Free

Join Weber State University’s undergraduate literary journal Metaphor for a night of live fiction and poetry readings. This reading also features students visiting Weber State University for the National Undergraduate Literature Conference. 

April 2017 

Spring Choirfest

When: April 5 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Austad Auditorium 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Discover the sounds of springtime with the WSU Chamber and Concert Choirs at their semi-annual concert.

 

First Friday Art Stroll 

When: March 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Where: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery 
Price: Free

Explore Ogden’s eclectic arts scene and bustling nightlife with fellow arts lovers. Enjoy after-hours access to WSU’s Shaw Gallery, then catch a shuttle to Union Station and savor exhibits, receptions and performance venues downtown.

Orchesis Dance Theatre - Four Freedoms Suite 

When: April 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center, Allred Theater 
Price: $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

* Panel discussion about dance and democracy on April 6 at 6:30 p.m. prior to the performance.

* Special Relaxed Performance for children with developmental disabilities and their families on April 8 at 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. 

The culmination of Orchesis Dance Theatre's performance series based on Theodore Roosevelt's "The Four Freedoms" speech, watch as dancers explore themes of freedom, human rights and the power of self-expression through movement.

Jazz Ensemble 

When: April 11 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Allred Theater 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Swing time! Get into the rhythm with the Weber State University Jazz Ensemble at their year-end concert featuring contemporary jazz stylings. 

Percussion Ensemble 

When: April 13 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Allred Theater 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

Join the Weber State University Percussion Ensemble for their year-end concert featuring classic and contemporary percussion favorites.  

Weber State University Concerto Night 

When: Aopril 15 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Austad Auditorium 
Price: $7 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and members of the military 

In this highly anticipated springtime event, winners of a student music competition solo with the Weber State Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy an evening of classical music featuring of WSU’s best musical talent.

WSU String Project & Ogden Youth Orchestra 

When: April 17at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Austad Auditorium 
Price: Free

The String Project and Ogden Youth Symphony provide local youth with the opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument. At this recital, students are given the opportunity to perform for their families as well as the community. 

Guitar Ensemble 

When: April 17 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Garrison Choral Room (#136)   Price: Free

Guitar students showcase their best work at this end-of-year recital. 

String Chamber Ensembles 

When: April 18 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Garrison Choral Room (#136)    Price: Free

Join Weber State University’s undergraduate literary journal Metaphor for a night of live fiction and poetry readings. This reading also features students visiting Weber State University for the National Undergraduate Literature Conference. 

Utah Film Circuit: Tower

When: April 19 at 7 p.m. 
Where: Peery's Egyptian Theater                                                                                             Price: Free

Archival footage combined with rotoscope animation, in a never-before-seen way, reveal the untold stories from America’s first mass school shooting.

Theatre Presents: INNOVATION THEATRE

When: April 13-15 and 18-22 at 7:30 p.m. 
Where: Val A. Browning Center, Eccles Theater                                                                     Price: $12 for adults, $10 for students, seniors, and members of the military

A unique performing arts festival where innovation and creative expression take center stage. Directed by Tracy Callahan.                                                                                                                                                                                              

Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition 

When: Opening & Awards Ceremony - Friday, April 21 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Exhibition Opens April 21 and runs through May 5
Where: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery                                                                               Price: Free

At the culmination of their undergraduate degrees, advanced visual art and design students display their work in an exhibition of their capstone projects. 

Location of Performing Arts Events Address
Austad Auditorium (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)
3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT
Allred Theater (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)
3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT
Eccles Theater (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)
3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT
Garrison Choral Room (VBC 136) (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)
3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT
St. Joseph's Catholic Church 514 24th Street, Ogden, UT
Stewart Stadium 3870 Stadium Way, Ogden, UT

Special Notes:

  • Tickets will be sold beginning one hour before curtain at the Val A. Browning Center ticket office. Please be sure to arrive early in order to avoid waiting in line.
  • Please contact Christie Denniston, Director of Marketing & PR for Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities, at cdenniston@weber.edu at least two days prior to any event to request accommodations in relation to a disability.

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