Saturday, March 25, 2017

7:30pm to 9:00pm

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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Lift Every Voice 2017
An evening of American gospel music and spirituals presented by the Wheaton Chorale and Chamber Singers. The combined choirs will be joined by Visiting Artist Jonathan Singleton, a professor at Berklee College of Music who has directed collegiate, community and church gospel choirs throughout Boston. Donations welcome.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Life After College: Just Keep Swimming
Through the lens of his work, filmmaker Ben Marlowe shares candidly and honestly his examination of post-graduation life as an artist, and of the art world and how to find your place in it. With examples from his own experiences, Marlowe will home in on the crucial moments when creatives must locate themselves, pick a direction and simply keep moving forward.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 1, 2017

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Carnival/ Carnaval Info Session
Come and learn about the history of the Carnival/Carnaval festival and then enjoy some delicious food from Latin and Caribbean American countries! FREE
Balfour-Hood
Contact: Ebony Kennedy

10:30pm to 2:00am

Carnival/ Carnaval Dance
A collaboration between BSA and LSA, Carnaval is a celebration of the rich cultures of Caribbean and Latin American countries. There will be good music, fun decorations and cool performances. $3 in advance; $5 at the door. $3 in advance; $5 at the door
Balfour-Hood, Atrium
Contact: Ebony Kennedy

Monday, April 3, 2017

7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Colors of the Organ
Associate Professor of Music William MacPherson presents a variety of pieces designed to demonstrate and celebrate the recent renovation of the stop and combination action of Wheaton’s magnificent Casavant organ.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Screening of "What Tomorrow Brings" with Director/Producer Beth Murphy.
With unprecedented access, What Tomorrow Brings goes inside the very first girls’ school in one small Afghan village. Never before had fathers there allowed their daughters to be educated. From the school’s beginnings in 2009 to its first graduation in 2015, filmmaker Beth Murphy embeds herself in this community for a most intimate look at what it really means to be a girl growing up in Afghanistan today and what it takes to change hearts and minds. A Q&A with Director/Producer Beth Murphy will follow the screening.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 6, 2017

8:00pm to 10:00pm

A Brief History of the Earth and Everything In It...
written by Dave Rabinow directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels and Courtney Roque ‘17 A Brief History (ABHOTE) is the story of a school besieged by the forces of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. A small cadre of third-graders seek to subvert the paradigm by joining forces and channeling the most powerful force in the universe: the song-and-dance musical! Can Derek Palomino and his cohorts carve out a future for themselves based on reason and inclusion? Or will old white men continue to set the agenda as they have for...well, pretty much forever? ABHOTE reminds us that when things look bleak, creativity and intelligence will always trump the powers that be.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 7, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

A Brief History of the Earth and Everything In It...
written by Dave Rabinow directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels and Courtney Roque ‘17 A Brief History (ABHOTE) is the story of a school besieged by the forces of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. A small cadre of third-graders seek to subvert the paradigm by joining forces and channeling the most powerful force in the universe: the song-and-dance musical! Can Derek Palomino and his cohorts carve out a future for themselves based on reason and inclusion? Or will old white men continue to set the agenda as they have for...well, pretty much forever? ABHOTE reminds us that when things look bleak, creativity and intelligence will always trump the powers that be.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 8, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

A Brief History of the Earth and Everything In It...
written by Dave Rabinow directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels and Courtney Roque ‘17 A Brief History (ABHOTE) is the story of a school besieged by the forces of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. A small cadre of third-graders seek to subvert the paradigm by joining forces and channeling the most powerful force in the universe: the song-and-dance musical! Can Derek Palomino and his cohorts carve out a future for themselves based on reason and inclusion? Or will old white men continue to set the agenda as they have for...well, pretty much forever? ABHOTE reminds us that when things look bleak, creativity and intelligence will always trump the powers that be.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 13, 2017

8:00pm to 10:00pm

A Brief History of the Earth and Everything In It...
written by Dave Rabinow directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels and Courtney Roque ‘17 A Brief History (ABHOTE) is the story of a school besieged by the forces of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. A small cadre of third-graders seek to subvert the paradigm by joining forces and channeling the most powerful force in the universe: the song-and-dance musical! Can Derek Palomino and his cohorts carve out a future for themselves based on reason and inclusion? Or will old white men continue to set the agenda as they have for...well, pretty much forever? ABHOTE reminds us that when things look bleak, creativity and intelligence will always trump the powers that be.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 14, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

A Brief History of the Earth and Everything In It...
written by Dave Rabinow directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels and Courtney Roque ‘17 A Brief History (ABHOTE) is the story of a school besieged by the forces of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. A small cadre of third-graders seek to subvert the paradigm by joining forces and channeling the most powerful force in the universe: the song-and-dance musical! Can Derek Palomino and his cohorts carve out a future for themselves based on reason and inclusion? Or will old white men continue to set the agenda as they have for...well, pretty much forever? ABHOTE reminds us that when things look bleak, creativity and intelligence will always trump the powers that be.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 15, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

A Brief History of the Earth and Everything In It...
written by Dave Rabinow directed by Stephanie Burlington Daniels and Courtney Roque ‘17 A Brief History (ABHOTE) is the story of a school besieged by the forces of right-wing Christian fundamentalism. A small cadre of third-graders seek to subvert the paradigm by joining forces and channeling the most powerful force in the universe: the song-and-dance musical! Can Derek Palomino and his cohorts carve out a future for themselves based on reason and inclusion? Or will old white men continue to set the agenda as they have for...well, pretty much forever? ABHOTE reminds us that when things look bleak, creativity and intelligence will always trump the powers that be.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Screening of Do Not Resist with Director Craig Atkinson
Craig Atkinson will be present his directorial debut, Do Not Resist, a feature-length documentary on the militarization of the police and its alarming impact on American communities. Do Not Resist won the jury prize for Best Documentary Feature at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Atkinson's other credits include Detropia (2012) and Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016).
Science Center, Hindle Auditorium
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 20, 2017

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Student Recitals
Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, violin, cello, piano and other instruments.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Gallery Opening
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, April 23, 2017

4:00pm to 5:30pm

World Music Ensemble
Assistant Professor of Music Sheila Falls Keohane and the WME present a concert resulting from an in-depth exploration of cultures and styles from around the world including Ireland and Argentina.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
The ensemble under the direction of Associate Professor Earl Raney presents a spring concert featuring works by Bach, Rossini, Grainger and Bernstein, plus selections by the Beatles and a symphonic salute to Eric Clapton. Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 27, 2017

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Creative Writing Senior Reading
Seniors graduating with a degree in creative writing and literature showcase original works of poetry, fiction and dramatic writing.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Carmina Burana
The Wheaton Chorale and Chamber Singers will be joined by the Oure Pleasure Singers (OPS) in presenting Carl Orff’s thrilling settings of Medieval secular poetry, Carmina Burana, under the direction of Professor of Music Tim Harbold. The concert will also feature the OPS in a set of music under the direction of Christophe Heidbreder. Suggested donation $10. Suggested donation $10
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

5:00pm to 7:00pm

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

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Phat Police
The contemporary music ensemble, grounded in jazz, presents a program of music chosen and/or written/arranged by its members under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen.
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
Under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen, the band explores the sonic possibilities of jazz and related genres. The concert will include compositions by McCoy Tyner, Jaki Byard, Joe Zawinul, Benny Golson, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, May 4, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
The ensemble, performing under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, features the premier of an original work by Island Moving Company member and Visiting Artist, Shane Farrell.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors, $2 students. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, May 5, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
The ensemble, performing under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, features the premier of an original work by Island Moving Company member and Visiting Artist, Shane Farrell.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors, $2 students. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, May 6, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
The ensemble, performing under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, features the premier of an original work by Island Moving Company member and Visiting Artist, Shane Farrell.  Tickets: $10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors, $2 students. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, May 7, 2017

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Great Woods Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of Wheaton students, faculty and members of the public, the 60-piece GWSO, under the direction of Associate Professor of Music Delvyn Case, will present Dvorak’s New World Symphony, one of the most famous symphonies in the repertoire. Virtuoso trombonist Achilles Liarmakopoulos, a member of the world-famous Canadian Brass and a Haas Visiting Artist, will also join the orchestra in a concerto performance. Suggested donation $5. Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj