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February 6, 2015

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

 

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