Events

  • AppSummer Event: Weicholz Global Film Series: Reaching for the Moon (2013)
    Aug
    19
    Wed, August 19, 2015
    7:00pm

    Academy Award nominated filmmaker Bruno Barreto returns with a sophisticated tale of an unlikely romance between two extraordinary artists, set against the backdrop of political upheaval and a clash of cultures. Grappling with writer’s block, legendary American poet Elizabeth Bishop travels from New York City to Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s to visit her college friend, Mary.

  • AppSummer Event:  Weicholz Global Film Series: Oranges and Sunshine (2010)
    Aug
    26
    Wed, August 26, 2015
    7:00pm

    Director Jim Loach and screenwriter Rona Munro collaborate to adapt Nottingham social worker Margaret Humphreys' autobiographical account of her noble effort to expose the systematic deportation of British children to Australia, and to reunite them with their devastated families. Author: Jason Buchanan.

  • Rhiannon Giddens
    Sep
    24
    Thu, September 24, 2015
    7:00pm

    Founding member of supergroup New Basement Tapes and Carolina Chocolate Drops. Solo album Tomorrow Is My Turn is among NPR Music’s 25 Favorite Albums of 2015.

  • Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre
    Oct
    7
    Wed, October 7, 2015
    7:00pm

    Lakota Sioux Indian Dance Theatre has education, entertained and enlightened audiences all over the world with their powerful messages and resonance of Dance and Song in Plains Indian Society.

  • An Evening with David Sedaris
    Oct
    23
    Fri, October 23, 2015
    7:00pm

    NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author of Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, When You Are Engulfed in Flames and Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls.

  • Jason Isbell
    Nov
    7
    Sat, November 7, 2015
    7:00pm

    American singer-songwriter and guitarist best known for his solo career and as a former member of the Drive-By Truckers.

  • American Shakespeare Center: Julius Caesar
    Jan
    29
    Fri, January 29, 2016
    7:00pm

    This profoundly moving, breathtaking, and deeply human play is a thrill ride of betrayal, violence, and perhaps most surprisingly — love.

  • American Shakespeare Center: The Life of King Henry the Fifth
    Jan
    30
    Sat, January 30, 2016
    7:00pm

    The story of England’s hero-king and the greatest upset in European military history is Shakespeare’s finale to his great history plays.

  • Dr. John & the Nite Trippers
    Feb
    13
    Sat, February 13, 2016
    7:00pm

    Delivering New Orleans, boogie-woogie jazz performances that are each unexpected and unique to the next, Dr. John is praised for his funky, bluesy influence on rock.

  • Contra Tiempo Urban Latin Dance Theater
    Apr
    22
    Fri, April 22, 2016
    7:00pm

    Contra Tiempo fuses Salsa, Afro-Cuban, and contemporary urban and abstract dance theater, to create an invigorating blend of physically intense and politically astute performance work.

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