Arts and Entertainment

A Fragile Trust
October 16, 2014 | WMU News

"A Fragile Trust," a documentary on the case of Jayson Blair, the infamous serial plagiarist who unleashed a massive scandal that shook The New York Times and the profession of journalism, will be shown Oct. 28.

Photo of David Sedaris
October 17, 2014 | WMU News

The NPR humorist and bestselling author of "Me Talk Pretty One Day" and "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" is coming to Miller Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27. Tickets are on sale now.

Pinkalicious The Musical logo
October 15, 2014 | WMU News

"Pinkalicious The Musical," based on the popular children's book by Elizabeth Kaan and Victoria Kann, is coming to Miller Auditorium for two performances and a pre-show breakfast and lunch on Oct. 26. Tickets are on sale now.

Photo of Trio Globo
October 15, 2014 | WMU News

Western Michigan University's School of Music will welcome Trio Globo to Kalamazoo with a master class as well as a pre-concert talk and performance on Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Photo of the Richmond Center for Visual Arts.
October 14, 2014 | WMU News

New York-based sculptor Armita Raafat will be the next speaker in the Frostic School of Art Visiting Artist and Scholar Lecture Series. Raafat will speak at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in Room 2008 of the Richmond Center for Visual Arts.

University Theatre logo.
October 13, 2014 | WMU News

The all-student cast will give several performances of this epic story of love, deception and betrayal Oct 24 through Nov. 2 in the Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Photo of Yann Martel
October 10, 2014 | WMU News

International best-selling author Yann Martel, whose book of "Life of Pi" is the 2014-15 University Common Read, will kick off the Healing Arts Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in Miller Auditorium.

Photo of Peter Ullian
October 10, 2014 | WMU News

Peter Ullian will read from his works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in Rooms 157-159 of the Bernhard Center as part of the Gwen Frostic Reading Series. The event is free and open to the public.

Photo of Miller Auditorium.
October 9, 2014 | WMU News

The WMU Concert Band will perform a varied program of transcriptions and original works at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 in Miller Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Photo of Nichole Maury.
October 8, 2014 | WMU News

The exhibit "Nichole Maury: Passed On" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Kerr Gallery Thursday, Oct. 16 through Friday, Dec. 12. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Levent Tuncer #9, Oil on Canvas
October 6, 2014 | WMU News

The exhibit "In The Shadows: Contemporary Artists and Obsessive Memory" features artists Levent Tuncer, Armita Raafat, Leonardo Drew, Artur Zmijewski, John Moore, Dan Crews and Zarina Hashmi.

"One Man, Two Guvnors"
September 30, 2014 | WMU News

The all-student cast, directed by Mark Liermann and Afton Earp, will give several performances of Richard Bean's Tony-nominated farce Oct. 10-19 in the Shaw Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Photo of WMU We Sustain logo.
September 26, 2014 | WMU News

The art exhibit "Re:Solution Envisioning Sustainability" will run Nov. 19 to 21 in WMU's Richmond Center for Visual Arts in South Kohrman Hall. It also features a lecture by visiting artist Garth Lenz on Nov. 20.

A painting by Ally Pye.
September 19, 2014 | WMU News

Alessandra Santos-Pye's work grapples with the questions of identity, patriotism and other issues brings. She brings her inner struggle to life in an exhibit at Western Michigan University, now through Oct. 17.

Photo of WMU's Richmond Center for Visual Arts.
September 12, 2014 | WMU News

The fall series is bringing eight artists from across the country to campus through December. All of the lectures are at 5:30 p.m. in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts.

Photo of WMU's Miller Auditorium.
August 19, 2014 | WMU News

Single ticket sales begin Aug. 22 for some shows. For access to exclusive presales several days before the general public, join the Miller Auditorium E-club or follow Miller on Facebook or Twitter.

Last Comic Standing logo.
July 30, 2014 | WMU News

The "Last Coming Standing Live" tour, featuring the show's season 8 winner as well as the top four finalists, is coming to Miller Auditorium at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8.