Veronica Doubleday Concert with John Baily: Women’s Traditional Songs from Afghanistan
Calefax Reed Quintet
Artist Talk with Eiko Otake and William Johnston
Compagnie Marie Chouinard
Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental: 17 Border Crossings
Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra
Omnia Hegazy
The Nile Project

Veronica Doubleday Concert with John Baily: Women’s Traditional Songs from Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall

London vocalist Veronica Doubleday accompanies her singing of Persian-language texts on daireh frame drum, and John Baily joins her on the two-stringed dutar lute.

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Calefax Reed Quintet

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Amsterdam’s Calefax Reed Quintet breathes new life into classical chamber music arranged for oboe, clarinet, sax, bass clarinet, and bassoon.

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Artist Talk with Eiko Otake and William Johnston

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 5:30 PM
CFA Hall

Artist talk with dancer/choreographer Eiko Otake and photographer William Johnston about their collaboration for the exhibition A Body in Fukushima. Following the talk will be a walking tour of the three galleries, with a reception in each location.

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Compagnie Marie Chouinard

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater

Montreal’s Compagnie Marie Chouinard returns to Wesleyan with two new dance works, described as “a hurricane of unbridled imaginativeness” (The New York Times)

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Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental: 17 Border Crossings

Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM
CFA Theater

The Connecticut premiere of 17 Border Crossings, a solo work written and directed by Thaddeus Phillips based on his actual travel experiences.

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Tari Aceh! Music and Dance from Northern Sumatra

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Connecticut premiere by nine female traditional Acehnese dancers featuring songs and body percussion from the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

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Omnia Hegazy

Friday, March 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Singer-songwriter Omnia Hegazy combines guitar-driven American pop/rock and maqam-based Arabic folk with politically charged lyrics.

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The Nile Project

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

The dozen musicians in The Nile Project perform “joyous and even raucous” (NPR Music) songs from traditions of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Uganda in this Connecticut premiere.

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Creative Stages
Creative Stages
Friday, November 28, 2014 at 8:00 PM
CPTV
Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) premieres the original documentary Creative Stages, hosted by Ed Wierzbicki. This half-hour special is devoted to the arts, as Mr. Wierzbicki takes viewers “inside the creative process” while interviewing Connecticut artists and exploring local arts organizations, including Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts.
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South Indian Voice: Beginners Performance
South Indian Voice: Beginners Performance
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM
CFA Hall
Beginning South Indian voice students will perform the exercises and simple compositions of Purandara Dasa, Appayya Dikshitar, and others. 
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Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Ebony Singers Winter Concert
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall
Enjoy the melodious sounds of Wesleyan's Ebony Singers under the direction of Dr. Marichal Monts '85.
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Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Wesleyan Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Crowell Concert Hall

Wesleyan chamber music students perform works by Felix Mendelssohn, Frank Bridge, Claude Debussy, Ferdinando Carulli, and others.

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A World of Arts in the Heart of Connecticut