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  • Fun for All This Spring

    From current events to concerts, from art exhibits to theatre, from corporate success stories to stimulating lectures, there is something for EVERYONE this year at Longwood University.

    All events are free and open to the public except where noted. For the latest updated information, see the Longwood University Calendar of Events.

    Theatre

    All the world’s a stage this spring.

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    FEBRUARY 12-15, 19-22
    Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays
    Communication Studies and Theatre Arts Center
    Ticket information: 434-395-2470 or visit the Box Office website

    MARCH 26-27, 29
    The Annual 0-60 Play Festival (a series of six one-act plays performed in 60 minutes)
    7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 3 p.m. Sunday
    Communication Studies and Theatre Arts Center
    Information: Theatre website

    APRIL 9-12, 19-22
    Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays
    Communication Studies and Theatre Arts Center
    Tickets: $6 Longwood students; $8 faculty/staff, non-LU students and senior citizens; $10 general admission
    Ticket information: 434-395-2470 or visit the Box Office website

    APRIL 22
    Exhibit: Theatre Retrospective
    5 p.m., Bedford Gallery
    Information: Theatre website

     

    Film

    Grab the popcorn!

    FEBRUARY 25
    General Education Film Series: Dear White People
    7 p.m., Wygal Hall 204
    Information: 434-395-2193

     

    MARCH 18
    General Education Film Series: We are the Best!
    7 p.m., Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
    Information: 434-395-2193

     

    APRIL 8
    General Education Film Series: Big Men
    7 p.m., Wygal Hall 204
    Information: 434-395-2193

    Art

    The galleries at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts are open to the public and free. This spring there is more to see while you are there.

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    FEBRUARY 7–MARCH 28
    Exhibit: Artificial / Life
    Opening reception, 5 p.m. February 6
    Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
    Information: 434-395-2206

     

    Lectures, Talks and Seminars

    Expand your thinking as brilliant minds present their ideas and theories for your consideration.

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    FEBRUARY 24
    Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium
    4 p.m., Ruffner Hall 356
    Information: 434-395-2193

    FEBRUARY 26
    Longwood Leadership Forum: Jeff Shesol, former U.S. presidential speechwriter and best-selling author
    4 p.m., Robert Russa Moton Museum
    Information: 434-395-2001

    MARCH 13-15
    16th Annual Civil War Seminar
    Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2224

    MARCH 18
    Speaker: Katie Koestner, “Walk a Mile In Her Shoes.”
    3 p.m., Brock Commons (rain location: Lankford Student Union ballroom)
    Information: 434-395-4808 or pageje@longwood.edu

    MARCH 19
    Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium
    4 p.m., Ruffner Hall 356
    Information: 434-395-2193

    APRIL 9
    Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium
    4 p.m., Ruffner Hall 356
    Information: 434-395-2193

    APRIL 14
    Lecture: Friends of Greenwood Library, Ron Smith, poet laureate of Virginia
    7 p.m., Greenwood Library Atrium
    Information: 434-395-2431

     

    Music

    If music be the food of love there is no reason to go hungry this spring.

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    FEBRUARY 20
    Concert: Black, Brown and Beige ensemble featuring Lisa Edwards-Burrs, soprano; Naima Burrs, violin; Timothy Holley, cello; and Russell Wilson, piano
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2495

    FEBRUARY 22
    Concert: Chamber Music Series. Julia Heinen, clarinet, and Dmitry Rachmanov, piano
    4 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2495

    FEBRUARY 24
    Concert: Wind Symphony with Fuqua Senior Band and Prince Edward County High School Band
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2495

    FEBRUARY 26
    Faculty Recital: Lisa Kinzer and Jim Kidd, piano duos and duets
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium.
    Information: 434-395-2504

    MARCH 10
    Concert: Jazz Ensembles Winter Concert
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2628

    MARCH 15
    Concert: All Choirs
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    MARCH 16
    Concert: Honors Choirs, featuring singers from area high schools
    5 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    MARCH 26
    Chamber Music Series: Matt Haimovitz, cello
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2628

    MARCH 28
    Senior Recital: Michelle Shin, piano, and Kathryn Perry, soprano
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 1
    Concert: Longwood String Ensemble
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 10
    Concert: Percussion Ensemble
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 11
    Spring Weekend
    All day. Lankford Student Union Mall /Terrace and Stubbs Hall Lawn
    Information: 434-395-2107

    APRIL 12
    Senior Recital: Darnell Royster, countertenor
    4 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 14
    Concert: Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensembles
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 16
    Concert: Chamber Singers and Hampden-Sydney Men’s Choir
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2405

    APRIL 17
    Faculty Recital: Mary Frances Coleman (voice)
    7:30 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 18
    Senior Recital: Sarah Davis, piano, and Taylor Quesenberry, clarinet
    4 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 18
    Senior Recital: Taylor Liptak, piano, and Mary Schranck, piano
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 19
    Faculty Recital: Lisa Edwards-Burrs, soprano, and Lisa Kinzer, piano
    4 p.m., Wygal Hall Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 20
    Concert: Men’s and Women’s Choirs
    7:30 p.m., Jarman Auditorium
    Information: 434-395-2504

    APRIL 23
    Concert: Camerata Singers featuring Andrew McEvoy, guitar
    7:30 p.m., Farmville United Methodist Church
    Information: 434-395-2504