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Tuesday, November 18
7:30 p.m. - Moore Hall Auditorium - Percussion Ensemble Concert. The Percussion Ensemble will present its fall program entitled “Global Influences.” This concert will feature works written for percussion ensemble, based upon world music influences on the composers. You will hear everything from a Taiko drumming piece written by an American to an African marimba piece written by a Frenchman. The concert will also feature marimba music from Mexico, hand drumming and a piece written entirely for claves!!!! Admission is free.
Wednesday, November 19
Thursday, November 20
Tuesday, November 25
7:30 p.m. - Moore Hall Auditorium - Faculty Recital: Matthew Hoover, guitar.
Wednesday, November 26
10 a.m. - Moore Hall Auditorium – Departmental Recital.
Tuesday, December 2
Humorist Dave Barry performs as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series at 7 p.m. in GPAC. Tickets are $10. Every absurdity of everyday life is fodder for this syndicated columnist. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, he has written several best sellers including, “Dave Barry Talks Back” and “Dave Barry is from Mars and Venus.” His writing was the basis for the CBS sitcom, “Dave’s World.”
Wednesday/Thursday, Dec. 3-4
University Theatre auditions for “Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth,” a Native American play, are Dec. 3 - 4, 6:30 p.m. at the GPAC Studio Theatre on the third floor. The show is scheduled for February 10, 11, 13, 14 at 8 p.m. in Studio Theatre in GPAC.
Friday, December 5
“Seussical, the Musical” is 7 p.m. Tickets: $30, $28 and $10 child/student. Direct from Broadway and a blockbuster national tour. The magic and genius of Dr. Seuss is celebrated in this witty, wild and whimsical new musical. Re-discover the delightful and most beloved characters of all time.
Thursday, December 11
The Oak Ridge Boys come to GPAC at 8 p.m. Tickets: $30, $28 and $10 child/student. Celebrate the holiday season with one of the music industry’s legendary groups. Featuring holiday hits as well as chart toppers that include “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Dream On,” “Thank God For Kids” and “American Made,” among many others. The Oak Ridge Boys have earned such industry awards as the Grammy, Dove, CMA, and the ACM. From country and pop to gospel, the Oak Ridge Boys promises to be the hit of the holiday season.
Saturday, December 13