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Calendar of Events
Wednesday Oct 7
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington CenterRadford University's Wind Symphony Band presents "The Planets" by Holst and "Wait of the World" from "Stormworks" by Melillo. Dr. R. Wayne Gallops, conductor.
Tuesday Oct 13
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Covington CenterDinner and a show. Proceeds benefit Radford University's theatre guest artists program. Tickets include cocktails, dinner and ticket to the main stage productions of "The Waiting Room." $65 per person What do a fading Jersey party girl, a Victorian doctor’s wife and a feudal Chinese bride have in common? Find out as they meet in that great “equalizer,” the waiting room. The Waiting Room is playwright Lisa Loomer’s imaginative and fearless examination of medical ethics, societal expectations and the ageless quest for ideal physical beauty. This play is intended for mature audiences. For more information, to purchase tickets or make reservations, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday Oct 13
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Pridemore PlayhouseWhat do a fading Jersey party girl, a Victorian doctor’s wife and a feudal Chinese bride have in common? Find out as they meet in that great “equalizer,” the waiting room. The Waiting Room is playwright Lisa Loomer’s imaginative and fearless examination of medical ethics, societal expectations and the ageless quest for ideal physical beauty. General Admission: $10, RU Faculty/Staff: $6, RU Student w/ID: Free, Senior Discount (55+): $6, Group rates (10+): $6. Tickets for the Pridemore productions are available at rutheatretickets.universitytickets.com, the week prior to the event at the Porterfield Box Office or by calling (540) 831-5289. Box Office is open from noon to 6 p.m. For more information call (540) 831-5141 or visit www.radford.edu/theatre.
Wednesday Oct 14
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington Centerline upon line percussion seeks new ways for percussion instruments to advance contemporary art music by performing newly commissioned works alongside existent masterpieces, for adventurous and curious listeners. To date, the Austin-based trio has commissioned and premiered thirteen new works, four of which appear on their full-length, self-titled album. The group’s in-house creative project, seeing times are not hidden, won top prize at the 2011 Music in Architecture-Architecture in Music Symposium at the University of Texas at Austin. The work involves over 1000 glass, metal and hardwood chimes suspended from the three arches of Waller Creek Bridge. In April 2013, line upon line gave the North American premiere of Hugues Dufourt’s massive evening-length masterpiece, Erewhon, which enlists the use of nearly 150 percussion instruments. The group’s self-presented concert series, now in its third year, was recently listed as one of the Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2014 by the Austin Chronicle.
Mac McMullen portrays the doctor and Madeline Murchie-Beyma plays Wanda in The Waiting Room.
Summer seems like a distant memory. The current semester is in full swing as are the CVPA events. We decided to take a breather and remember those months past by catching you up with how some of our faculty spent those months.
Dr. Richard Bay abd Dr. Carlee Bradbury, Department of Art faculty members, won Radford University Foundation Awards.
The Department of Theatre and Cinema announces its casts for three fall semester theatre productions. The plays are “The Waiting Room”, “The Zoo Story”, and “The Cat in the Hat.”
The Madison Trio is the first of three concerts in the 2015-16 season by the Radford University Department of Music. This concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Performance Hall in the Covington Center.
Compañia Flamenca José Porcel brings “Flamenco Fire,” a colorful performance honoring the art of traditional flamenco in its golden age to Radford University Sept. 29.