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

 

January 2020

 

2020 Biennial Student Art & Design Exhibition

When: January 24 - April 03
Opening reception & awards ceremony: Friday, January 24th | 7-9 pm
Guest juror: Amy Jorgensen
Juror lecture: 6 pm on January 24th in room 120 of the Kimball Arts building
Location: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Not a ticketed event

 

Don't miss the 2020 Biennial Student Art & Design Exhibition happening January 24 - April 03!

February 2020

 

Hurst Artist In-Residence: Ruth Carter

When: February 6 at 7 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Not a ticketed event

Costume Design Extraordinaire Ruth E. Carter is the 2019 Academy Award winner for Achievement in Costume Design for Marvel’s “BLACK PANTHER.” Carter’s costumes tell stories so intriguing and memorable they influence music, fashion, culture, and film, cementing her as a preeminent voice in Afro-futurism. With forty film credits and Academy Award nominations for “MALCOLM X” (1993) and “AMISTAD” (1998) and an Emmy nomination for the mini-series “ROOTS” (2016), her ability to deliver a director’s vision while infusing her depth of artistry makes her one of the most revered costume designers in the world.

Browning Piano Trio

When: February 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adults  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

The Browning Piano Trio will peform Franz Schubert’s fantastic solo and chamber music for violin, cello, and piano.

Jazz Review

When: February 15 at 9 a.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center  |  Allred Auditorium
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

The jazz review is one of the area's only college-sponsored jazz festivals. Every year students from area secondary schools come and perform before a panel of judges and a guest artist and receive feedback to prepare them for the state festivals later in the Spring. It's a chance to hear nationally recognized artists and educators perform with WSU students. Our special guest this year is jazz drummer Jim White (https://www.jimwhitemusic.com/)

WSU Theatre presents: The 39 Steps

When: February 21-22 & 26-29 at 7:30 p.m
Matinee February 29 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adults  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have the intriguing, thrilling, riotous and unmissable comedy. The show hurtles a notorious fugitive and spellbound blonde from a London music hall north by northwest to Scotland’s most remote highlands. Will they save Britain from a den of devious spies? A cast of four actors plays over 150 characters in this fast-paced tale of an ordinary man on an extraordinary entertaining adventure. 

Mozart's Requiem

When: Sunday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Saint Joseph's Church, Ogden
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

Mozart’s choral masterpiece Requiem in
D minor, K. 626
is a fascinating and emotionally-stirring work of art that leaves audiences in awe. Mozart was unable to
finish the commissioned piece before his untimely death in 1791, leaving the completion of the composition to other composers. Myths and mystery surround the story of how it was finished and by whom. 

National Undergraduate Conference (NULC)

When: March 25-28 time TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: Free and open to the public

Each year, nearly 200 undergraduate writers and poets throughout North America, and sometimes beyond, come to Weber State University to present their work and learn from some of the most important writers in contemporary literature. This year’s NULC will feature world-renowned authors including: Richard Ford, Ayana Mathis, Tobias Wolff and Clint Smith. For a full list of events, please visit: weber.edu/nulc

WSU Music Presents: Gilbert & Sullivan's Comic Opera H.M.S. Pinafore

When: March 26-28 at 7:30 p.m.
Matinee: March 28 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adults  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Directed by Karen Bruestle | Music Direction by Jennifer Erickson 

Weber State University Department of Music will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore. The story takes place aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore where love between social classes, patriotism, party politics and the Royal Navy are humorously lampooned through adventures on the high seas. 

Orchesis Dance Theatre

When: April 2-4 at 7:30 p.m
Matinee April 4 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adults  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Orchesis Dance Theatre comprised of student and faculty choreography, presents an evening of exploration through the medium of movement in the intimate setting of the Eccles Black Box Theater. 

WSU Theatre Presents: Pippin

When: April 3-4 & 8-11 at 7:30 p.m.
Matinee April 11 at 2 p.m. 
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $13 Adult  |  $11 Seniors/Military  |  $8.25 Students

Directed by Andrew Barratt Lewis | Kenneth Plain 

The Weber State University Theatre Area is proud to present Pippin, the iconic and unforgettable musical by Stephen Schwartz. In a search to find the true meaning of glory, young Pippin ventures out into the world on a quest to become extraordinary, but ends up finding far more than he bargained for. Pippin reminds each of us to savor the parts of life that truly matter and to find happiness in the moment that are simply ordinary. 

Spring Jazz Concert

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

The Spring Jazz Concert will feature a wide repertoire of classic jazz music coupled with the newest works by the Jazz area. This live jazz performance is an opportunity to hear a compilation of works performed throughout the year. 

Winds & Percussion Chamber Spring Concert

When: Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: Free & open to the public

This unique concert will feature student wind and percussion chamber ensembles under the direction of Sam Bryson. The concert showcases a mixture of both new and traditional works.

Concerto Night Concert

When: Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adults  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

A time-honored tradition, Concerto Night features the winners of the student concerto competition. The selected winners will have the opportunity to perform with the Weber State University Symphony Orchestra for this annual event. 

Symphonic Band Spring Concert

When: Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center
Cost: $7 Adult  |  $6 Seniors/Military  |  $4.50 Students

The Symphonic Band Concert will feature a unique array of time-honored classics and new favorites. The Symphonic Band will feature wind instruments along with a select number of percussionists.

BFA Thesis Exhibition Spring 2020

When: April 17 - May 1
Opening Reception April 17 at 7 p.m.
Location: Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery 
Cost: Free and open to the public

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in the Department of Visual Art and Design exhibit their capstone work in a thesis exhibition prior to graduation. The exhibition takes place twice a year, for both Fall and Spring graduates, and provides a valuable opportunity for students to showcase their best art and design work alongside their peers.

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.