Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities 2018-2019 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 2018

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit

When:  Show runs January 19 - February 10

Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: Friday, January 19
7 p.m

Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

18th Annual Weber State University Gospel Music Festival

When: Friday, January 19 | 7:30 p.m 
Location:  Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free and open to the public

Music that inspires hope and humanity.

Honor Orchestra Festival Concert

When: Saturday, January 27 | 4 p.m.
Location:  Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free and open to the public

 

 

February 2018

Make Me a Song

When: February 1-3 | 7:30 p.m.
Matinee Feb. 3 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $13 Regular | $11 Students/Seniors/Military
1 free ticket with valid WSU student i.d. presented at box office

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Directed by Kenneth Plain | Choreographed by Angenette Spalink

Join us for a musical review celebrating our students, the theatre program and the repertoire they've been studying.

Familiarte/ Snow Days at the Shaw Gallery

When: Saturday, February 3 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location:  Kimball Visual Arts Center Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Parking is FREE and available next to the Kimball Visual Arts Building
Cost: Free and open to the public

Familiarte is a free, family art program that offers children and their parents an opportunity to tour the Shaw Gallery and participate in hands-on art activities together. Snow Days @ the Shaw Gallery / Familiarte takes place during the first Saturday of November, December, February and March. Gallery tours and art activities are geared toward families with children ages 3-12.

Weber State University Jazz Review

When: Saturday, February 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost:  $7 Regular | $6 Students

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Music students are joined by a special guest for a cool evening of hot Jazz!

Weber State University High School Honor Band Concert

When: Saturday, February 17 | 4:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free and open to the public

 

Five Sopranos & a Baritone

When: Thursday, February 22 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students

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An evening of opera, musical theatre and American song classics featuring WSU vocal faculty.

Do or Die: Affect, Ritual, Resistance. Art exhibition by Fahamu Pecou

When: February 23 - April 7

Opening Reception Friday, February 23
7 p.m.

Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

From the days of slavery and Jim Crow to recent shootings, Black bodies have suffered a disproportionate share of American society’s pervasive violence. Artist and scholar Fahamu Pecou asks, “Under looming threat of death, how might we inspire life?”

Weber State University Symphony Orchestra and Choir Concert

When: Saturday, February 24 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students

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March 2018

Familiarte/ Snow Days at the Shaw Gallery

When: Saturday, March 3 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location:  Kimball Visual Arts Center Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Parking is FREE and available next to the Kimball Visual Arts Building
Cost: Free and open to the public

Familiarte is a free, family art program that offers children and their parents an opportunity to tour the Shaw Gallery and participate in hands-on art activities together. Snow Days @ the Shaw Gallery / Familiarte takes place during the first Saturday of November, December, February and March. Gallery tours and art activities are geared toward families with children ages 3-12.

Parsons Dance

When: Saturday, March 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $10-$35 Regular

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Presented by the WSU Office of Cultural Affairs in partnership with Ogden Symphony Ballet Association.

Contemporary American dance performed with energy and artistry!

Russian Night featuring pianists Fanya Lin and Shijun Wang

When: Friday, March 16 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost:  $7 Regular | $6 Students

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Evoking with equal passion the hypnotic romanticism of a gilded aristocracy and the stifling oppression of a brutal regime, Russian music lays bare the soul of a volatile nation.

American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Stringfest Honors Recital

When: Monday, March 26 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free and open to the public

Weber State University welcomes The American String Teachers Association (ASTA), a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players. Founded in 1946, ASTA’s purpose is to help teachers and players develop and refine their careers. Come enjoy a magnificent display of talent at this year’s recital.  

WSU New Millennium Wind Ensemble concert

When: Tuesday, March 27 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students

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Join us for the annual symphonic band concert at Weber State University. Witness the finest wind and percussion players from the Department of Performing Arts perform new and exciting works for band - a must see for any music lover!

National Undergraduate literature Conference (NULC) 

When: March 29-31

Opening Reception Thursday, March 29
5:45 p.m.

Undergraduate students from across the country gather to present original works and learn from influential authors and poets including former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass, New York Times best-selling author Daniel Mendelsohn, and award-winning fiction writer Brian Evenson.

For more information:
www.weber.edu/nulc

WSU Opera Ensemble Women's Chorus - Singin' in the Spring 

When: March 30-31 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students

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Come celebrate the joy of Spring through the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and other classical favorites as Director Karen Bruestle highlights the beautiful voices of the women's chorus from Opera Ensemble. Shows featured include The Sound of Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Cenerentola and State Fair.

April 2018

WSU Jazz Ensemble

When: Tuesday, April 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students

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Through swift harmonies and funky beats, jazz has the power to move you! Join the Weber State University Jazz Ensemble for an evening of swingtime rhythm the whole family can groove to.

WSU Department of Performing Arts presents: Class of '94

When: April 6-7, 10-14 | 7:30 p.m.
Matinee April 14 at 2 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $13 Regular | $11 Students/Seniors/Military

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Written by Diana Grisanti | Directed by Jennifer A. Kokai

A student lies—a counselor loses her job. Rumors run rampant at St. Veronica Academy for Girls. The formidable women in the class of ’94
demand justice... but, for whom?

WSU Percussion Ensemble

When: Tuesday, April 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students

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This concert showcases the talents of Weber State University's Department of Performing Arts percussion students with an evening of percussion favorites.

Sigma Delta Pi Annual Spanish Spelling Bee & Language Talent Show

When: Tuesday, April 10 | 8 a.m - 2 p.m.
Location:  WSU Shepherd Union Building
The competition is for students in grades 4-8 and is organized by the faculty adviser and student members of WSU Sigma Delta Pi, the National Hispanic Honor Society. 

For more information:
www.weber.edu/isabelasensio/spanishspellingbee.html

Orchesis Dance Theatre: Shared Ground

When: April 13-14 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $13 Regular | $11 Students/Seniors/Military

Directed by Erik Stern

Dance, music and history merge into a joyous celebration of cultural diversity on campus and in the community.

 

Concerto Night

When: Sunday, April 15 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $7 Regular | $6 Students/Seniors/Military

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Join Weber State University as it welcomes various successful musical performers during its springtime Concerto Night. Winners of an annual music competition perform solos with the Weber State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Francisco de Gálvez.

WSU String Project & Ogden Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

When: Monday, April 16 | 6:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: Free with a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children or students

This concert will feature the winner of the String Project and Ogden Youth Symphony Concerto Competition

String Chamber Ensembles Concert

When: Tuesday, April 17 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Garrison Choral Room #136
Cost: Free and open to the public

Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

When:  Show runs April 20 - May 4
Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony
Friday, April 20 | 7 p.m.
Location:  Kimball Visual Arts Center Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

Graduating seniors display their photography, paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics, sculptures and graphic designs.

Browning String Trio

When:  Friday, April 20 | 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost:  $7 Regular | $6 Students/Seniors/Military

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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!

 

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.

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