The University Theatre dives into a new season of performances with "Waiting to be Invited" beginning Friday, Sept. 22, and running through Sunday, Oct. 8, in the York Arena Theatre.
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Vocal ensemble MOSS will share the stage with WMU's finest jazz students and faculty in its first appearance in nearly 10 years at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Guest artist Brad Edwards, trombone professor at Arizona State University, will perform in a free recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
Live music, locally grown food and poetry slam-style talks on building a sustainable community are highlights of an open house at WMU's Office for Sustainability Thursday, Sept. 28.
Dr. William Olsen, professor of English and editor of WMU's New Issues Poetry and Prose, will read from his works at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in 2452 Knauss Hall.
Digital Music Ensemble, a technology-based interdisciplinary performance troupe, will hold a free show at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.
The Capitol Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White.
The University Symphony Orchestra will perform in a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Miller Auditorium. Violinist Qing Yu Chen, 2017 Stulberg silver medalist, will be the featured soloist.
Events include a concert Sept. 14, the Kalamazoo Hispanic Fiesta Sept. 16 and a 40th anniversary reception for WMUK's "Alma Latina" radio show Oct. 5.
Highlights include a pop-up thrift shop and world bazaar, Chinese culture classes, a musical celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, and events and outings with international students.
More than 60 courses, trips, and special activities are being offered, with some classes already underway.
"Brain Candy Live," starring Adam Savage, will be in Kalamazoo for one night at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at WMU's Miller Auditorium.
"The Expanded Print: WMU's Collection in Context" will run Sept. 14 through Oct. 21 in the Monroe-Brown Gallery. A members-only reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13.
The WMU Ethics Center has just the answer to fill summer reading lists, offering book reads and discussions of three books dealing with hot-button ethical questions as part of book clubs during the fall semester.
Miller Auditorium has announced additions to its 2017-18 Lake Michigan Mailers Spotlight lineup, including performances of "Live in Central Park (Revisited): Simon & Garfunkel" and the Grand Rapids Ballet's "Alice in Wonderland."
Miller Auditorium's 2017-18 lineup includes performances of "The Lion King," "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Sound of Music." Season subscriptions are available now.