Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities Arts/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 include 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.

 

Spotlight Event

Fireworks

Browning Presents! Alicia Olatuja

When: Friday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $20 Adults  |  $8 Students/Seniors/Military

Praised by the New York Times as, “a singer with a strong and luscious tone and a regal presence on stage,” Jazz singer Alicia Olatuja will astound Utah
audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor

 

 

Summer 2019

Children in the park

Lindquist Pops Concert & Fireworks

When: Sunday, July 14 at dusk
Location: Weber State University Duck Pond

Grab the family and arrive early to secure your favorite spot on the Weber State University campus to listen to the New American Symphony and watch the spectacular fireworks show. Each year, tens of thousands of people attend this favorite summer concert. Don’t miss out on this beautiful display.

 

 

September

13th Annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival:
I am the Folklore

When: Wednesday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

A lively mix of America’s great composers featuring a world-premiere composition by Weber State University Jazz Professor Dr. Daniel Jonas

13th Annual Bonneville Chamber Music Festival:
Villa-Lobos +...

When: Saturday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

A celebration of the Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos featuring Deutsche Grammophon pianist, Ricardo Castro, Concertmaster of the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Emmanuele Baldini and WSU Cello Professor, Dr. Viktor Uzur

Alicia Olatuja

Browning Presents! Alicia Olatuja

When: Friday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $20 Adults  |  $8 Students/Seniors/Military

Praised by the New York Times as, “a singer with a strong and luscious tone and a regal presence on stage,” Jazz singer Alicia Olatuja will astound Utah
audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and captivating demeanor

 

Perspectives in Printmaking: An Evolving Dynamic

When: September 13 - November 9
Opening Reception: Friday, Sept. 13 from 7 - 9 p.m.
with a lecture from Hurst Artist-In-Residence Susanna Castleden at 6 p.m.
Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

This large-scale contemporary printmaking exhibition will include world-renowned artists: Shawn Bitters, Susanna Castleden, Sean Caulfield, Miguel Rivera, Miriam Rudolph and Annu Vertanen

 

October 2018

Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

When: Saturday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

The Weber State University Symphony Orchestra will perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony a piece known for its exquisite harmony

Hurst Artist-In-Residence: Ada Limón Poetry Reading

When: Tuesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
Location: Ogden High School Auditorium, 2828 Harrison Blvd, Ogden
Cost: Free and open to the public

Ada Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including, The Carrying, which won the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and
was named one of the top five poetry books of the year by the Washington Post. Her fourth book, Bright Dead Things, was named a finalist for the National Book Award.

WSU Theatre presents: Sense and Sensibility

When: October 11-12 & 16-19 at 7:30 p.m.
Matinee Oct. 19 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adults  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Book by Jane Austen 
Adapted by Kate Hamill
Directed by Dr. Jennifer A. Kokai

Jane Austen’s classic tale of love is brought to life in this adaptation by Kate Hamill. Elinor is sensible. Marianne is sensitive. Love and life aren’t easy for any young woman.

Bravo Bassoons!

When: Sunday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
Location: The Unitarian Universalist Church of Ogden, 705 23rd St, Ogden
Cost: Free and open to the public

International performing artists Dr. Thomas Priest and Daniel Lipori will present an evening of music never before presented on stage

Fall ChoirFest

When: Wednesday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

Join us for the Weber State University Choir's Fall concert!

Faculty Recital

When: Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. 
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Free and open to the public

An evening of chamber music performed by world-renowned faculty

Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert

When: Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saint Joseph Church, 24th Street in Ogden
Cost: Free and open to the public

Weber State University Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert

Opera Scenes

When: October 25-26 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

A program of opera scenes from beloved and important works

Fall Jazz Concert

When: Tuesday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

This Fall concert includes Weber State University vocal and jazz combos playing a selection of big-band era hits

 

November 2018

WSU Symphony Orchestra: Movie Music

When: Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

The Weber State University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Francisco de Gálvez, will perform an exciting evening of music from movies including Harry Potter, Star Wars and more!

WSU Symphonic Band

When: Tuesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

The Fall concert will feature band music from the last 100 years

WSU Arts Learning Collaborative: Evenings for Educators: Ready, Set, Print... REPEAT!  

When: Thursday, November 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public, registration required

In connection with the exhibition Perspectives in Printmaking: An Evolving Dynamic, we will look at how printmaking can be utilized as an effective collaborative activity in your classroom. We will explore practical printmaking techniques, materials and processes that you can use with your students - no press needed! This evening will include Shaw Gallery Director Lydia Gravis introducing the exhibition, followed by K-12 educators participating in hands-on workshops to show how the visual arts can be used to shape learning in the classroom.

Browning Presents! Dance Theatre of Harlem

When: Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $5 - $30 Adults

Founded by groundbreaking dancer Arthur Mitchell in 1969 after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Dance Theatre of Harlem is a ballet company of international acclaim, a leader in arts education and a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.

In collaboration with Onstage Ogden

Orchesis Dance Theatre

When: November 14-16 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adults  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Directed by Amanda Sowerby

Orchesis Dance Theatre presents an evening of exploration through the medium of movement. This concert will be the choreographic debut for Assistant Professor of Dance, Joseph Blake.

 

WSU Theatre presents: The House of Edgar Allan Poe

When: November 15-16 & 20-23 at 7:30 p.m.
Matinee Nov. 23 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adults  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Book and Music by Morgan Hollingsworth 
Directed by Andrew Barratt Lewis  |  Music Directed by Kenneth Plain 

This world-premiere musical is based on the poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Virginia Clemm and Frances Sargent Osgood. This performance will blend the lines between imagination and reality.

Winds and Percussion Chamber Music Concert

When: November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Free and open to the public

Fall concert featuring student wind and percussion chamber ensembles in a small, intimate setting

Browning String Trio

When: Friday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

This biannual string concert features the talents of Dr. Shi-Hwa Wang (violin), Dr. Viktor Uzur (cello) and Dr. Francisco de Galvez (viola). Join the trio for an evening of passionate chamber music!

Fall 2019 BFA Thesis Exhibition

When: November 22 - December 13
Opening Reception: Friday, November 22 from 7 - 9 p.m.
Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the Weber State University Department of Visual Art & Design exhibit their capstone work in a thesis exhibition prior to graduation. The exhibition provides a valuable opportunity for students to showcase their best art and design work.

Classical Guitar Ensemble

When: Monday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Free and open to the public

Classical Guitar Ensemble featuring music from a variety of musical periods. From the Rennaissance to contemporary Brazilian music, there is something for any classical guitar fan.

WSU String Chamber Ensembles

When: Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Free and open to the public

Chamber music concert featuring WSU strings students

 

December 2018

Choir and Orchestra Holiday Concert

When: Sunday, December 1 at 5:30 and 8 p.m.
Location: Saint Joseph Church, 24th Street in Ogden
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

This holiday tradition showcases the talents of the combined Weber State University Symphony Orchestra and the Weber State University Choir

WSU String Project and Ogden Youth Orchestra Concert

When: Monday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Free and open to the public

Educational concert for children attending our preparatory program for strings and their families

WSU Percussion Ensemble

When: Thursday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. 
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

Featuring Weber State University percussion students

Speech Showcase

When: Thursday, December 5 from 7 - 8 p.m.
Location: Weber State University, Elizabeth Hall, Room 229
Cost: Free and open to the public

The Department of Communication presents the semi-annual Speech Showcase, an event in which the top speakers from the COMM 1020 (Public Speaking) courses present eloquent, powerful speeches on some of the most timely and important topics of the day.

WSU Theatre presents: Lysistrata

When: December 5-7 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Good Company Theatre, 2404 Wall Ave, Ogden
Cost: $5 General Admission

Lysistrata by Aristophanes is a classic Greek comedy about female empowerment and how a group of women bands together to bring about the end of a 20-year war. Written in 411 BC, it deals with issues of equality between the sexes that still exist today.

Presented by AAT (Associated Actors of the Theatre-WSU theatre department student organization), this will be a student-directed, produced, designed and performed production (with the guidance of faculty mentors).

 

January 2020

Browning Presents! David Brooks

When: Tuesday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center 
Cost: TBD

David Brooks has covered business, crime and politics over a long career in journalism. Brooks is an op-ed columnist for the New York Times and a commentator on The PBS Newshour, NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and NBC’s Meet the Press. He is the author of five books including the New York Times bestseller, The Road to Character and his latest, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life.

 

Location of Performing Arts Events

Austad Auditorium (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

Allred Theater (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

Eccles Theater (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

Garrison Choral Room (VBC 136) (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Stewart Stadium

 

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.