11-12: Cultural Events and Lectures

 

Western Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Rent,” directed by Jim Lortz, May 10-13 and May 16-20 in…

In the summer of 2011, Assistant Professor of Dance Penny Hutchinson was approached by the Artistic Director of Seattle Dance Project, Tim Lynch, to choreograph the Liebeslieder Waltz by Brahms.  

The piece performed at their Project 5 season at ACT Theatre in late January 2012 to…

The College of Fine and Performing Arts hosted its third annual Masked Ball and Auction at the Hotel Bellwether in February 2012, raising $52,250 in scholarships for arts students.  

A festive opportunity for art and education advocates to support scholarships, the Masked Ball is a…

Comprised of WWU Music faculty Mike Allen (saxophone), Miles Black (piano and guitar), Adam Thomas (bass and voice), and Julian MacDonough (drums), the WWU Faculty Jazz Collective showcases the talent of our world-class music faculty while encouraging jazz innovation.

 The Faculty…

The WWU Department of Music hosted Brazilian-born guitarist Odair Assad for a residency on Western's campus in March 2012.

During his stay, Assad shared his innovation and incredible artistry with our community through both a master class with WWU students and a public performance.…

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster and human rights abuses in Iran were the subject of two installments of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham and held in the Bellingham City Council Chambers. 

Edward Vajda,…

Author Stephen Prothero spoke Nov. 15 at the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at Western Washington University.

Prothero is the author of the New York Times bestseller “Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know–and Doesn’t” (HarperOne, 2007), which…

Oscar-winning director and Western Washington University alumnus TJ Martin was welcomed to Western’s campus just days after winning an Academy Award for his documentary “Undefeated.”

"On behalf of a proud Western Washington University community, congratulations to…

Held at WWU on October 13, 2011, the Center for Canadian-American Studies and the Border Policy Research Institute hosted a seminar, “Impact of Exchange rates on the Regional Economy.”

The seminar, fifth of a series of annual town-gown events, attracted business and government…

Western's Woodring College of Education partnered with Whatcom Community College and others to present "Celebrating Diversity in Education: Teachers of Tomorrow," a conference at WCC held June 1.

About 60 people attended the event, which encouraged students from diverse…

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