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Arts Calendar

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

[All Day]

Alumnae/i Art Exhibit: Ellen Llewellyn, Evan Morse and Cynthia Rodday
Studio art alumnae/i currently working as visual artists present a selection of their recent work for an informal exhibit outside the art studios. Mars Arts & Humanities
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, September 12, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Music Faculty Recital
The faculty members in the Department of Music perform as part of the Faculty and Friends Music Series.
Cole Memorial Chapel
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, September 16, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story—Documentary Screening and Concert
Cork singer Seán Ó Sé’s long and illustrious career has touched all bases in the Irish music business from traditional folk music to variety concerts, céilí band, storytelling, and cabaret. Seán Ó Sé: A Life in Song and Story explores his musical life within the contexts of his deep attachment to the Irish language, the west of Ireland and his passion for his teaching career in Cork City. The film, produced and directed by Professor of Music Matthew Allen, features live performances and interviews with longtime associates from the worlds of music and education. The screening of the film will be followed by a brief performance by Seán Ó Sé, voice, and Matthew Allen, guitar.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, September 19, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Interactive Storytelling: A Conversation ​with Ken Levine
Ken Levine, creative director and writer of blockbuster videogames Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite, will discuss his work and the process of designing stories for games and interactive media.
Science Center, Hindle Auditorium
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, September 25, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

La Virgen ArtCritica…Promesa
A central figure of Puerto Rican visual and performance art, Freddie Mercado explores the ambiguity and transgression of the human being in his artwork. Through humor, sound and a spectacular Baroque atmosphere, his thought-provoking performances stimulate not only the senses, but also engage the viewer in a self-reflection about the variability and instability of identity categories. Please note: this performance will be presented in Spanish with a translator. 
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, September 26, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

An Evening of Gershwin
Visiting artists Ben Sears, baritone, and Brad Conner, piano, present a program from the Gershwin songbook. Join us to find out what makes Gershwin one of the greatest songwriters from the golden age of musical theater.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, September 29, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Her Infinite Variety…
Three-time Indian national dance champion Prathiba Natesan uses the Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam to delve into the depths of the female psyche. Her Infinite Variety portrays the strengths, vulnerabilities and kaleidoscope of emotions of three characters: a princess, a demoness and an ordinary woman. 
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, October 3, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

The Future is Functioning in this Room
Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality and seeing. She is an Emmy-nominated producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a producer on the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning show Transparent. Drucker will present a lecture surveying the evolution of her work over the past decade, beginning with post-graduate life and shifting into the alignment of art, production, and activism for the trans* community.
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, October 10, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, October 13, 2016

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Translation as Cultural Negotiation
Author and translator Ken Liu discusses the origin of Chinese science fiction through the translation of western books, and his own translation of the Hugo-award winning novel The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin. Liu will also provide some background on translation theory and the modern conception of translation as a matter of cultural negotiation. 
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, October 17, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Artist Talk and Reception with Judy Pfaff
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Gerry O'Beirne: Contemporary Irish Songwriter
O'Beirne is a renowned music producer, singer, songwriter and guitarist. His compositions blend the passions found in traditional music with the freshness of contemporary song.
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre

Saturday, October 22, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

One-Minute Plays: Our Response
This special presentation of plays created by the Wheaton community explores ideas of equity, inclusion and race. It reflects the college’s collaboration with Trinity Repertory Theatre, Community College of Rhode Island, University of Rhode Island and the Southside Cultural Center with the City of Providence to create a body of locally made one-minute plays. The effort is inspired by the nationwide theatre initiative Every 28 Hours. Wheaton’s plays were developed in a workshop facilitated by One-Minute-Play Festival’s Dominic D’Andrea and Trinity Rep’s Joe Wilson, Jr. Join us for this special evening when theater is activism and our community takes the stage.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, October 24, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Mi Vida en Transgresion/My Life in Transgression
Artist Freddie Mercado presents a lecture showcasing his performances and paintings. Mercado will also talk about his beginnings as an artist and how his daily life became a constant performance that allowed him the opportunity to imagine and create alternative racial and gender possibilities. Please note: this lecture will be presented in Spanish with a translator. 
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Contact: jessica Kuszaj

Monday, October 31, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Monday, November 7, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Judy Pfaff: Drawings Thick and Thin
World-renowned installation artist Judy Pfaff redefines drawing in this survey exhibition that will showcase a continuum of media and techniques, ranging from prints to small three-dimensional works. Large paper tapestries will provide a backdrop for the interaction of new and old works, creating new perspectives on time and space.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, November 10, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christopher Durang directed by David Fox
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this insightful comedy of character has been hailed as “deliriously funny” by The New York Times and as an evening of “breezy wit and satirical bite” by Time Out. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.  $10 general, $5 seniors and with a Wheaton ID
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 11, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christopher Durang directed by David Fox
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this insightful comedy of character has been hailed as “deliriously funny” by The New York Times and as an evening of “breezy wit and satirical bite” by Time Out. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.  $10 general, $5 seniors and with a Wheaton ID
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 12, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christopher Durang directed by David Fox
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this insightful comedy of character has been hailed as “deliriously funny” by The New York Times and as an evening of “breezy wit and satirical bite” by Time Out. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.  $10 general, $5 seniors and with a Wheaton ID
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, November 17, 2016

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christopher Durang directed by David Fox
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this insightful comedy of character has been hailed as “deliriously funny” by The New York Times and as an evening of “breezy wit and satirical bite” by Time Out. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.  $10 general, $5 seniors and with a Wheaton ID
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, November 18, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christopher Durang directed by David Fox
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this insightful comedy of character has been hailed as “deliriously funny” by The New York Times and as an evening of “breezy wit and satirical bite” by Time Out. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.  $10 general, $5 seniors and with a Wheaton ID
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, November 19, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike written by Christopher Durang directed by David Fox
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this insightful comedy of character has been hailed as “deliriously funny” by The New York Times and as an evening of “breezy wit and satirical bite” by Time Out. For information and reservations, contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.  $10 general, $5 seniors and with a Wheaton ID
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

World Music Ensemble
The ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Sheila Falls-Keohane, presents a concert resulting from an in-depth exploration of a selection of cultures and styles from around the world.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, December 1, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—Allison Bianco Atlantic Time
Printmaker Allison Bianco mines her experiences on New England waterways to create a series of vibrant, evocative prints that speak about nostalgia—that longing for a certain place and time that may no longer exist as we remember it.
Watson Fine Arts, Beard and Weil Galleries
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

5:30pm to 8:00pm

Gallery Opening—It's Elemental: Water & Allison Bianco Atlantic Time
It's Elemental: Water First in a series of four biannual exhibitions curated by students enrolled in ARTH 335: Exhibition Design, It’s Elemental: Water considers the ways in which water—in all its forms—affects our world. Using objects from the Gebbie Archives & Special Collections and the Permanent Collection, each exhibition will explore one of the four classical elements: water, air, earth, fire. Allison Bianco Atlantic Time Printmaker Allison Bianco mines her experiences on New England waterways to create a series of vibrant, evocative prints that speak about nostalgia—that longing for a certain place and time that may no longer exist as we remember it.
Watson Fine Arts, Haas Concourse & Lobby
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, December 2, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
Led by Associate Professor of Music Earl Raney, the ensemble presents festive works for band as well as seasonal favorites.  Suggested donation $5
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 4, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

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
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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 9:00pm

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

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
The Wheaton College jazz band, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jeff Cashen, is a 10- to 14-piece band that explores the sonic possibilities of jazz and related genres. This semester’s performance 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, December 8, 2016

12:30pm to 4:30pm

Gallery Exhibition—It's Elemental: Water
First in a series of four biannual exhibitions curated by students enrolled in ARTH 335: Exhibition Design, It’s Elemental: Water considers the ways in which water—in all its forms—affects our world. Using objects from the Gebbie Archives & Special Collections and the Permanent Collection, each exhibition will explore one of the four classical elements: water, air, earth, fire.
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. 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
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, December 9, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. 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
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, December 10, 2016

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis. 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
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, December 11, 2016

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Great Woods Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Associate Professor of Music Delvyn Case, Wheaton’s college-community symphony performs Schubert’s famous “Unfinished” Symphony, Offenbach’s overture to “Orpheus in the Underworld,” and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring Associate Professor of Music Guy Urban. Suggested donation $5.
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Web link. Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Loser Concert
Cole Memorial Chapel
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, February 16, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, February 17, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, February 18, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, February 19, 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 6, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Theatre MainStage production
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 7, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Theatre MainStage production
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 8, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Theatre MainStage production
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, April 13, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Theatre MainStage production
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 14, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Theatre MainStage production
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, April 15, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Theatre MainStage production
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, April 21, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Southeastern Massachusetts Wind Symphony
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Wheaton College Chorale & Chamber Singers
Cole Memorial Chapel
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Wheaton College Jazz Band
Watson Fine Arts, Experimental Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Thursday, May 4, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Friday, May 5, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

Saturday, May 6, 2017

7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dance Company Performance
Watson Fine Arts, Weber Theatre
Contact: Jessica Kuszaj

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