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Monday, February 8, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Monday, February 15, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

7:30pm

Shared Inspirations I: Claude Debussy, Alice Guy Blache and the Impressionist Painters
Pianist Leslie Amper will present a multi media piano recital, alternating the music of Claude Debussy, the short silent films of Alice Guy Blache and images of impressionist paintings that reflect the shared inspirations of Asian and Spanish cultures, water, children and pianos.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, February 18, 2016

7:30pm

Once Upon a TRYBE: Gala 2016
Gala 2016 is a modern take on the fairy tales we all grew up with. In this theatrical performance, TRYBE members will push the boundaries of multicultural dance. We hope you will join us for this truly magical ride. For ticket information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $5 general, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, February 19, 2016

7:30pm

2016 Dance Festival—Watch Out for This
Paraíso Latino and Tap Out Loud present two evenings of spectacular dance, drawing on a variety of dance and musical traditions. For ticket information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $5 general, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, February 20, 2016

2:00pm

2016 Dance Festival—Watch Out for This
Paraíso Latino and Tap Out Loud present two evenings of spectacular dance, drawing on a variety of dance and musical traditions. For ticket information and reservations ($5 general, $2 students), 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

7:30pm

Once Upon a TRYBE: Gala 2016
Gala 2016 is a modern take on the fairytales we all grew up with. In this theatrical performance, TRYBE members will push the boundaries of multicultural dance. We hope you will join us for this truly magical ride. For ticket information and reservations ($5 general, $2 students), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu. $5 general, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, February 21, 2016

2:00pm

Once Upon a TRYBE—Gala 2016
Gala 2016 is a modern take on the fairy tales we all grew up with. In this theatrical performance, TRYBE members will push the boundaries of multicultural dance. We hope you will join us for this truly magical ride. For ticket information and reservations ($5 general, $2 students), 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

Monday, February 22, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Saturday, February 27, 2016

1:00pm

New Plays Festival 2016
Longer form plays—written, directed and performed by Wheaton students—will be showcased over one weekend at our annual festival.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

4:00pm

New Plays Festival 2016
Longer form plays—written, directed and performed by Wheaton students—will be showcased over one weekend at our annual festival.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, February 28, 2016

1:00pm

New Plays Festival 2016
Longer form plays—written, directed and performed by Wheaton students—will be showcased over one weekend at our annual festival.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, February 29, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

7:30pm

Flowers of Polynesia
Carolyn Castro and Napua O'Polynesia (“Flowers of Polynesia”) will perform ancient (Kahiko) and contemporary (Auana) Hawaiian Hula styles along with an array of other Polynesian dance traditions from Tahiti, New Zealand and the Philippines.
Balfour-Hood, Atrium
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Saturday, March 5, 2016

2:00pm

Acing the Musical Theatre Audition with Tony Humrichouser
New York-based equity actor Tony Humrichouser presents a workshop for actors looking to break into musical theatre. This experiential lecture, supported by the Debra Glidden ’68 Music and Theatre Endowed Fund,  will highlight preparing an audition song and creating a professional audition book.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Stephanie Daniels

Monday, March 7, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

5:00pm

The Philosopher as Artist
Raphael Sassower, professor of philosophy at University of Colorado (Colorado Springs), has written on subjects from the avant-garde and post-capitalism to technoscience and baseball. He will talk about his life in thought and art.
Mary Lyon Hall, May Room
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, March 10, 2016

5:00pm

Readings by the Writer: Steve Almond
Steve Almond spent seven years as a newspaper reporter in Texas and Florida before writing his first book, the story collection My Life in Heavy Metal. He will read from his recently published nonfiction book, Against Football: A Reluctant Manifesto.
Mary Lyon Hall, May Room
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Monday, March 21, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

5:00pm

Readings by the Writer: E.C. Osondu
Nigerian-born writer E.C. Osondu will read from his fiction, including his new novel, This House is Not for Sale. He won the 2009 Caine Prize for African Writing, and currently teaches at Providence College in Rhode Island.
Mary Lyon Hall, May Room
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Saturday, March 26, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, March 28, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Shared Inspirations II: Student Performances
Wheaton student pianists and vocalists present a recital of works by Amy Beach and Arthur Farwell inspired by Native American themes as well as the piano music of Claude Debussy. A mini-exhibition of Native North American woven objects from Wheaton’s Permanent Collection will be displayed in Watson Fine Arts in conjunction with this concert.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, March 31, 2016

7:30pm

Cabaret Evening with the Chamber Singers and Chorale
Wheaton’s vocal ensembles present an informal evening of jazz standards, folk songs and musical theatre.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, April 4, 2016

[All Day]

Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
A dynamic two-person exhibition of sculpture, drawings, photographs and installations by nationally acclaimed artists Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Incorporating blown glass, paint, wax, video and more. January 28 to April 9, Monday to Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

5:00pm

Artists' Talk: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock
Artists Lipman and Fensterstock present a joint slide lecture on their respective practices and mixed-media work.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, April 7, 2016

8:00pm

The Servant of Two Masters
Written by Carlo Goldoni, translated and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi and directed by David Fox. For ticket information and reservations, 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 8, 2016

8:00pm

The Servant of Two Masters
Written by Carlo Goldoni, translated and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi and directed by David Fox. For ticket information and reservations, 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 9, 2016

8:00pm

The Servant of Two Masters
Written by Carlo Goldoni, translated and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi and directed by David Fox. For ticket information and reservations, 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, April 14, 2016

8:00pm

The Servant of Two Masters
Written by Carlo Goldoni, translated and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi and directed by David Fox. For ticket information and reservations, 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 15, 2016

8:00pm

The Servant of Two Masters
Written by Carlo Goldoni, translated and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi and directed by David Fox. For ticket information and reservations, 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 16, 2016

8:00pm

The Servant of Two Masters
Written by Carlo Goldoni, translated and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Paolo Emilio Landi and directed by David Fox. For ticket information and reservations, 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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Gallery Opening Reception: Senior Studio Art Majors' Exhibition
This exhibition features the work of 22 senior studio art majors.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

[All Day]

Senior Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition
This exhibition features the work of 22 senior studio art majors. April 19 to May 13, Monday-Saturday 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, April 21, 2016

5:00pm

Student Recitals—Academic Festival
Gifted student performers demonstrate mastery in voice, piano, strings and wind instruments.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

6:00pm

Cabinets for Collections: From Wunderkammern to the Athenaeum—8th Annual Mary L. Heuser Lecture featuring Christopher Monkhouse
The Wheaton Friends of Art welcome Christopher Monkhouse, Eloise W. Martin Curator of European Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago, for a lecture exploring the history and design of masterwork cabinets for collections. 
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 22, 2016

7:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
Under the direction of Associate Professor Earl Raney, the ensemble performs works by Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns, Steven Reineke, John Williams, Rossano Galante and John Philip Sousa. Suggested donation $5.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, April 24, 2016

4:00pm to 6:00pm

World Music Ensemble
The ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Sheila Falls Keohane, performs traditional styles of music from around the world.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, April 25, 2016

[All Day]

Senior Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition
This exhibition features the work of 22 senior studio art majors. April 19–May 13. Monday-Saturday 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, April 28, 2016

5:00pm

Elephants in the Room: Four South African Women Artists Address Hidden Issues
South African artist and activist Sue Williamson presents a lecture about South Africa's emerging and mid-career women artists, with an emphasis on how each engages with a particular social problem.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, May 1, 2016

7:30pm

Wheaton College Chorale and Chamber Singers
The ensembles present their spring concert under the direction of Professor Tim Harbold. The concert will feature Mozart's Vesperae Solenne de Confessore and works ranging from the Renaissance to the present. Suggested donation $10.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, May 2, 2016

[All Day]

Senior Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition
This exhibition features the work of 22 senior studio art majors. April 19–May 13. Monday-Saturday 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

5:00pm

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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 and smaller combos. Guest ensemble the Phat Police will open the show.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

9:00pm to 11:00pm

Lyon's Den Open Mic Night
Balfour-Hood, The Lyons Den
Contact: Taylor Hale

Thursday, May 5, 2016

7:30pm

Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. For ticket information and reservations, 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, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, May 6, 2016

7:30pm

Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. For ticket information and reservations, 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, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, May 7, 2016

7:30pm

Wheaton College Dance Company
The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. For ticket information and reservations, 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, $2 students
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, May 8, 2016

7:30pm

Great Woods Chamber Orchestra featuring Daniel Bernard Roumain
Hip-hop violinist and composer Daniel Bernard Roumain performs his Woodbox Violin Concerto with the orchestra as part of the culmination of his yearlong residency at Wheaton. He will also perform world premieres of music for violin, written especially for him by Wheaton student composers. Winners of Wheaton's Concerto-Aria competition will also perform. Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, May 9, 2016

[All Day]

Senior Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition
This exhibition features the work of 22 senior studio art majors. April 19–May 13. Monday-Saturday 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

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