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Arts Calendar

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Music Department Meet and Greet
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Tim Harbold

Thursday, September 3, 2015

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Theatre and Dance Department Meet and Greet
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Stephanie Burlington Daniels

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

5:00pm

Wheaton Dance Company Auditions
Balfour-Hood, Dance Studio
Jessica Kuszaj

7:00pm

Mainstage Production Auditions
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, September 10, 2015

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Gallery Opening & Reception
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

7:30pm

Music Department Faculty Recital
Faculty members from the Music Department will perform as part of the Faculty and Friends Music Series.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

7:00pm

Photography and Democracy: Artist Talk by Cedric Nunn followed by reception and book signing
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

12:30pm

Brown Bag Lunch Talk with Cathryn Mercier
Mercier, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College presents a lunchtime lecture on children’s literature followed by a Q&A moderated by professors Beverly Clark and Deyonne Bryant.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

7:30pm

Final Statements: Late Music of Brahms, Schubert, and Beethoven - Victor Rosenbaum, piano
Rosenbaum presents a program including Brahms, Four Piano Pieces, Op. 119, Beethoven’s Sonata in C minor, Op. 111, and Schubert’s Sonata in Bb major, D. 960, each written at the end of the composer’s career and representing the pinnacle of his musical expression.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, October 1, 2015

12:30pm

Life of Letters: Writing for Your Life in the 21st Century
There’s no question a degree in English or Creative Writing is tangible evidence of creative flair, but what does that mean in the working world? Writers have more opportunities than ever in the evolving marketplace thanks to their critical and rhetorical skills, they are ideally suited for jobs in the creative industries- arts administration, education, communications, publicity, marketing and publishing. Writer and editor Catherine Parnell will talk about breathing and doing the glorious in the 21st century.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Jessica Kuszaj

5:00pm

From Stolen Art to Selling Art: Contemporary Challenges in Museum Ethics
Join anthropologist Sally Yerkovich and intellectual property lawyer Heather Hope Kuruvilla for a lecture and discussion on ethical and legal issues facing museums in the 21st century.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Jessica Kuszaj

7:30pm

Mirror Me - Daniel Bernard Roumain, violin
Recording artist and composer, Roumain (DBR) returns to Wheaton for a collaboration with students and faculty, presenting DBR’s original works for solo violin, violin and synthesizer, and violin and percussion. Featured works include DBR’s Hip-Hop Studies & Etudes for mixed instrumental combinations.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, October 8, 2015

7:30pm

La Compagnie Caravague presents La Leçon
André Nerman and his troupe La Compagnie Caravague perform Eugene Ionesco's La leçon (The Lesson) in French. One of the great dramatists of the post-world War II period in France, Ionesco pioneered the theater of the absurd, combining dark humor, philosophical questions and political commentary in often nonsensical or surreal stories. Performed in French with no subtitles. For ticket information and reservations ($8 general, free for students with a Wheaton ID), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at the boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, October 15, 2015

7:30pm

The Greater Boston Chinese Cultural Association Chinese Music Ensemble
The Ensemble presents an evening of hauntingly beautiful Chinese Classical and Folk music compositions performed on the traditional instruments including the Guzheng, Yangqin, Erhu, Pipa, Dizi and Sheng.
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

5:00pm

Voice of an Artist – Yuko Shimizu
Shimizu speaks about her career as an illustrator, including taking you backstage to show you her step-by-step process of creating an illustration (sometimes with lots of sweat and tears). She will also share her top 10 tips for creatives learned throughout her career.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

8:00pm

Loser Concert
Cole Memorial Chapel
Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, October 24, 2015

7:30pm

Ten Minute Play Festival
Ten 10-minute plays—written, directed and performed by Wheaton students—will be showcased in our biannual festival.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, October 26, 2015

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Gallery Opening & Reception
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

5:30pm

The Playwright in Life and Art
A conversation with playwright Will Eno on language, culture and the sublime.
Mary Lyon Hall, May Room
Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

7:30pm

Concert of South Indian Vocal Music- Wheaton College Navarati Festival 2015
South Indian vocalist B. Balasubrahmanyam accompanied by K.V.S Vinay, violin, and David Nelson on the mridangam, will present a concert of Karnataka classical music. To mark the Indian festival of Navarati (“nine Nights”), the artist will perform a recital of compositions from the Karnataka repertoire by major composers including Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastry. The program also features several kinds of improvisation in different ragas (melodic modes) and talas (rhythmic cycles).
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, November 2, 2015

5:00pm

Registering the Queer Past: Activist Pedagogy and Public History
Professor Kelly Ball presents a workshop/lecture for students and faculty focused on the Queer History Project – an initiative that she undertook in response to the National Parks Register’s initiative to increase the number of historical sites dedicated to LGBT history.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

6:30pm

Artist Talk by Shelley Reed
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

5:00pm

Artist Talk by Johnny Adimando
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, November 12, 2015

8:00pm

Rabbit Hole
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rabbit Hole was described by Variety as “…a drama that’s not just a departure but a revelation-an intensely emotional examination of grief, laced with wit, insightfulness, compassion and searing honesty.” Rabbit Hole charts the bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead back into the light of day. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 13, 2015

8:00pm

Rabbit Hole
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels.  For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 14, 2015

8:00pm

Rabbit Hole
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels.  For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, November 19, 2015

8:00pm

Rabbit Hole
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rabbit Hole was described by Variety as “…a drama that’s not just a departure but a revelation-an intensely emotional examination of grief, laced with wit, insightfulness, compassion and searing honesty.” Rabbit Hole charts the bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead back into the light of day. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 20, 2015

8:00pm

Rabbit Hole
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels.  For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 21, 2015

8:00pm

Rabbit Hole
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels.  For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

7:30pm

World Music Ensemble
A wide-ranging exploration of world music traditions including music from Ireland, Brazil, Turkey, China and Spain, under the direction of Sheila Falls-Keohane, assistant professor of music.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, December 4, 2015

7:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
The wind symphony, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Earl Raney, presents its annual winter concert featuring works of Bernstein, Holsinger, Tchaikovsky and Williams, plus seasonal favorites. Suggested donation $5.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 6, 2015

7:30pm

Holiday Vespers Concert
The Wheaton Chorale, under the direction of Professor of Music Tim Harbold, continues a Wheaton tradition, singing carols and other music from a wide variety of cultures and traditions. The concert is free to the public, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

5:00pm

Student Recitals
Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

8:00pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
The jazz band, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen, performs a mix of traditional and contemporary jazz tunes by composers such as Wayne Shorter, Thelonius Monk, Charles Mingus, and Ornette Coleman. The concert will also feature Wheaton vocalists performing with the full band and smaller combos. Guest ensemble the Phat Police will open the show.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, December 10, 2015

7:30pm

The Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors, $2 students), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, December 11, 2015

7:30pm

The Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors, $2 students), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, December 12, 2015

7:30pm

The Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors, $2 students), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 13, 2015

4:00pm

Great Woods Chamber Orchestra presents Beethoven's Fifth
The 50-piece GWCO, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Delvyn Case, performs Beethoven’s epoch-making Fifth Symphony, plus a new work by 2014 Pulitzer prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, the youngest ever recipient of that award. Kristina Danga, ’17, Concerto-Aria Competition winner, will also perform the lyrical Canzonetta from Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Suggested donation $5.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Jessica Kuszaj

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