Events

Sep 6

The MASH

03:00 pm

Various locations on campus

Inspired by Fete de la Musique (also known as Make Music Day), the eighth annual The MASH festival highlights Wesleyan's student music scene, with multiple stages on campus featuring everything from a cappella ensembles to student and faculty bands. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Center for the Arts

Bach to School

08:00 pm

Memorial Chapel Memorial Chapel

At the tenth annual opening of the Wesleyan concert calendar, Bach to School, Artist in Residence Emeritus Ronald Ebrecht will perform a work by Johann Sebastian Bach and introduce new University Organist Alcee Chriss. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Chriss, Alcee

Sep 8

Connecticut Flute Orchestra

02:00 pm

Memorial Chapel Memorial Chapel

The Connecticut Flute Orchestra, a collective of professional flutists, returns to Wesleyan for a third annual concert featuring the sounds, repertoire, and diversity of a multi-flute orchestra conducted by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Potemkina, Nadya

Sep 19

Drag Queens and Radical Faeries and Judys, Oh My!: A panel on gendery performance and queer histories in sound and dance

04:30 pm

Allbritton, Room 311

A panel discussion on gender performance and queer histories in sound and dance hosted by Wesleyans Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Potemkina, Nadya

Oct 10

Navaratri Festival Colloquium

04:30 pm

CFA Ring Family Performing Arts Hall (CFA J) CFA Ring Family Performing Arts Hall

Davesh Soneji, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair of the University of Pennsylvanias South Asia Studies Department, will give a talk at the start of the 43rd annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Krishnan, Hari

Oct 11

Vocal Music of South India

08:00 pm

CFA Crowell Concert Hall (CFA B) Crowell Concert Hall

Vocalist and Adjunct Associate Professor of Music B. Balasubrahmaniyan is joined by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music David Nelson on mridangam and violinist Nandini Viswanathan during the 43rd annual Navaratri Festivalat Wesleyan. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Balasubrahmaniyan, B.

Oct 13

Amjad Ali Khan

03:00 pm

CFA Crowell Concert Hall (CFA B) Crowell Concert Hall

GRAMMY Award-nominated sarod (19-stringed instrument) master Amjad Ali Khan is joined by his sarod -playing sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash to conclude the 43rd annual Navaratri Festival at Wesleyan. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Coffey, Fiona

Nov 8

The Art of Falling

07:30 pm

CFA Crowell Concert Hall (CFA B) Crowell Concert Hall

Writer, director, visual artist, and vocalist Laurie Anderson performs the new work "The Art of Falling," which explores the subject through sounds, images, poems, and electronics. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Coffey, Fiona

Nov 22

West African Drumming & Dance Concert

08:00 pm

CFA Crowell Concert Hall (CFA B) Crowell Concert Hall

An invigorating performance filled with the rhythms of West Africa, featuring choreographer and Dance Artist in Residence Iddi Saaka and Assistant Professor of Music John Dankwa joined by students in West African Dance classes. For more information, please visit the Center for the Arts website or call 860-685-3355.

Sponsor: Saaka, Iddrisu

Dec 4

Heartbreak County

07:00 pm

CFA Ring Family Performing Arts Hall (CFA J) CFA Ring Family Performing Arts Hall

Three years after her roommate committed suicide and she dropped out of college, Casey has yet to move on with her life, still living back home with her parents. In an effort to help her start again, Casey's mom convinces her to attend a grief support group. There, along with a rag-tag group of mourners, she begins to pick up the pieces, open herself up love, and ultimately, learn how to live without. With a book by Ramsay Burgess and music and lyrics by Payton Millet, this musical explores both the light and dark sides of grief, finding hope in the little things.

Sponsor: Alger, Dawn