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January 21, 2016

Spring Arts Alive! Schedule Released

 

West Virginia Wesleyan College announces its spring Arts Alive! schedule.  All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

On January 25, join the music department for a performance by the jazz faculty at 8 p.m. in Loar Auditorium on Meade Street.

February 9-25 will feature Alchemical Ground, an exhibition of collage and low-relief sculpture in the Sleeth Gallery on the first floor of McCuskey Hall.  An opening reception will be held Thursday, February 11 from 4:30-6 p.m.

The Case of the Spotty-eyed Fish Hawk by Greg Mach, assistant professor of theatre will feature dinner theatre performances on Tuesday, February 9; Friday, February 12; Saturday, February 13; Saturday, February 20; and Saturday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. at various local venues.  Robber barons, hippies, dim-witted academics and goofy tree-huggers battle it out at an investors' meeting for the largest lumber mill ever built. Will greed win out over wild and wonderful scenery, or will our lovely mountain state turn into a barren landscape? Everyone is coming to dinner, but someone will not be going home alive! Join us for this zany dinner theatre production with lively mountain music and all the clues you need to solve this whodunit!  Admission required.

A #BlackLivesMatter lecture will be held in honor of Black History Month on February 7 at 7 p.m. in Wesley Chapel and will feature speaker Opal Tometti, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Network. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Brad Long Peace Fund and Wesleyan’s Office of Multicultural Programs and Services.

On February 13, the Ilene Evans Storytelling Seminar in conjunction with the Upshur Arts Alliance will occur in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.  Ilene Evans’ storytelling workshops are designed to teach the basics of good story telling, each person using their own unique, custom made tool kit: themselves! Time TBA.

Leigh Usilton, assistant professor of music, will present a Spanish music recital on March 9 at 6:30 p.m. in Loar Auditorium.

An exhibition by the WVWC Art & Design Artist-in-Residence Robert Howsare will happen March 8 - April 7 in Sleeth Gallery in McCuskey Hall.  An opening reception will be held Thursday, March 10 from 4:30-6 p.m.

Join the music department for a jazz ensembles concert on March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

The WVWC Dance concert will be held March 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. in Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

The music department will host its first departmental recital on March 31 in Loar Auditorium at 11 a.m.

The Corner Gallery will host Drawing: Graphic Novels, an exhibition of work by students in Intermediate and Advanced Drawing, from April 4-11 with an opening reception on Thursday, April 7 from 4:30-6 p.m.

April 10 brings the spring choral concert, "San Marco," featuring the Wesleyan Singers, Concert Chorale and Concentus Vocum.  The concert will be at 4 p.m. in Wesley Chapel.

On April 19, the music department’s second departmental recital will be at 11 a.m. in Wesley Chapel.

Into the Woods will take the stage April 21-24 in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.  Shows on the 21st-23rd will be at 7:30 p.m. while the performance on the 24th is a 2 p.m. matinee.  Admission required.

The First Senior Exhibition and Art Walk, featuring the works of Brandon Trawick, Courtney Chidester, and Elaine Ashman, will be on April 21 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Sleeth Gallery in McCuskey Hall.  Artist talks begin at 6 p.m.

The small jazz ensembles will host their spring concert on April 28 in Loar Auditorium at 6 p.m.

The Second Senior Exhibition and Art Walk, featuring the works of Telena Sanson, Shawna Clayton, and Caroline Schneider, will be on April 28 from 4:30-6 p.m. in Sleeth Gallery in McCuskey Hall.  Artist talks begin 6:00 p.m.

The concert band will present their spring concert on May 1 at 3 p.m. in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

On May 2, the Brass Ensemble will perform at 6 p.m. in Loar Auditorium.

 

Please call Meghan Frum, coordinator of student programming and conferencing, with any questions at (304) 473-8104 or email frum_m@wvwc.edu. Please check www.wvwc.edu for updated information regarding events. 

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