College of Arts & Sciences Events

2018-19 Arts & Letters Series

Presented by the Arts & Letters Committee, College of Arts & Sciences.

Bridget Kelly Band
Saturday, October 6 at 7 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Bathe in blues. Classic and electric blues. High energy, funky performance. Powerful and sultry vocals, guitar, drums, and bass. Free admission.

Surfscape's CinderRockingRella
Saturday, October 20 at 7 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Watch bodies in motion. Original rock opera. A modern dance interpretation of the classic tale set to rock, pop, and funk music. Students/Staff/Faculty free; others $5.

Chaosflöte with Melody & Ben
Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Turn off your electronics and tune in to the Chaosflöte. Sensoraugmented electroacoustic flute and an all-around good time. Free admission.

The Art of Tying: Shibari in Popular Culture
Thursday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Consider tying the knot. Matthieu Guitton, PhD, of Université Laval presents a stimulating discussion about the historic Japanese practice of shibari and its place in popular culture. And more. Free admission.

Maverick Art Festival
Thursday, November 15 from 4 to 8 p.m.
West Lawn

Celebrate art under the sun (we hope). Visual artists, musicians, performers, and writers/poets. Music, food, fun. Joint venture with Student Engagement & Student Union. A Helen Wessel Event. Free admission.

The Jamie Younkin Quintet
Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Immerse yourself in music. An evening of jazz classics and original compositions. Vocals accompanied by trumpet, piano, bass, guitar, and drums. Free admission.

Elston Memorial Physics Lecture - Rai Weiss
Friday, February 1 at 7 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Feed your brain physics. Nobel Laureate (2017) and professor emeritus of physics at MIT, Dr. Weiss discusses gravitational waves, black holes, the coalescence of two neutron stars. No big deal. Free admission.

Twelfth Night
Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m., snacks at 6 p.m.
Willie Miller IC Auditorium

Engross yourself in theater. A new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. By The National Players co-sponsored by the President's Office. Students/Staff/Faculty free; others $5.

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