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September 11, 2015

Arts Alive! Series Released at West Virginia Wesleyan College

West Virginia Wesleyan College has released the upcoming events for the Arts Alive! series this semester. The array of events will include music, theater and art performances.

West Virginia Interior by Crystal Ann Brown will be available for an exhibition until October 1. The exhibition is located in Sleeth Gallery of McCuskey Hall.

On Thursday, September 17, in conjunction with Constitution Day, the Voices from the Earth a theatre arts organization from Thomas, WV, will be in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Plastic Musik will perform on Friday, September 18 at 9 p.m. in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

“Ferguson and Faith” will feature Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Eden Theological Seminary, to speak on Wednesday, September 30 at 7 p.m. in Wesley Chapel. Theologian, activist, and Dr. Francis will be discussing the recent events in Ferguson, MO.  She will focus on the partnerships between faith leaders and community activists, and all of us can be advocates for racial and economic justice.  Dr. Francis will also be discussing highlights of her new book, Ferguson and Faith:  Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community.

The 2015 Alumni Biennial Art Exhibit will open on October 5 and run through October 17. A reception will be held on Friday, October 16, from 1-3 p.m. in Sleeth Gallery. The event is free and open to the public.

On Thursday, October 15, the music department will sponsor music recitals.  Music majors will perform selections studied as part of their applied instruction in Loar Auditorium at 11 a.m.

The Big Bands Concert, under the director of Dr. James Moore, will be held on Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

On Tuesday, November 1, the Small Bands Concert, under the direction of Logan Lindsey, will be held at 6 p.m. in Loar Auditorium.

A fall choral concert, “And I Quote,” will feature the Wesleyan Singers, Concert Chorale and Concentus Vocum. The concert will be held on Friday, November 6 at 7 p.m. in Wesley Chapel.

The theatre department will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream on November 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on November 12 in the Culpepper Auditorium in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts. There is an admission fee for this event.

Departmental recitals of music majors will be presented on Thursday, November 19 in Loar Auditorium at 12 noon.

The Sleeth Gallery will feature the WV High Schools Exhibition from November 30 – December 11 in Sleeth Gallery. An opening reception will be held on December 4 at 7 p.m.

The West Virginia Dance Company will take stage on Tuesday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Culpepper Auditorium in the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts.

The annual Festival of Lessons and Carols will present the Wesleyan choral and brass ensembles on Sunday, December 6 at 4 p.m. in Wesley Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.The Augusta Youth Ballet Company, along with guest artists under the direction of Nina Scattaregia, will present The Nutcracker on December 16, 17, and 18 in the Culpepper Auditorium of the Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts. For ticket information, please contact the Dance Factory.

For more information, please contact Wesleyan’s Bobcat Entertainment Office at 304-473-8104. 

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