Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities Arts/Events Calendar

Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities is comprised of five departments: Communication, English, Foreign Languages, Visual Art & Design, and Performing Arts. Whenever possible, we include events for all departments and their supporting programs. If you would like to submit an event, please contact us at lindquistcollege@weber.edu or 801-626-6424.

Group rates are available. Please contact the Weber State Box Office for more information and to book your party. 

  Upcoming Events

January 2023


 

Visiting Writer: Gene Kwak

Hosted by the English Department

When: Jan. 26 | 6 p.m.
Location: Zoom - Click HERE to Join
Or watch in the Hetzel Hollein Room in the WSU Library!
Price:  Free Admission

 

 


 

 

Keith Hamilton Cobb: American Moor

Hosted by the Dean W. & Carol W. Hurst Artist-in-Residence

When: Jan. 26 & 27  |  7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center, Eccles Theater, WSU
Price: $5
Tickets: *Seats are limited, purchase tickets here: Weber.evenue.net

The Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities presents the 2022-2023 Dean W. and Carol W. Hurst Artist-in-Residence, Keith Hamilton Cobb. Keith will work in residence with WSU Theatre students to study and prepare a public reading of his play, American Moor. The play, written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb, examines the experience and perspective of black men in America through the metaphor of William Shakespeare’s character, Othello.


 

2023 Biennial Juried Student Show

Hosted by the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery

When: Jan. 27 - March 24  | Opening Reception 6 p.m.
Location: Shaw Gallery, Kimball Visual Arts Building, WSU
Price:  Free Admission

The 2023 Biennial WSU Student At & Design Exhibition opening reception is on Jan. 27 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The Guest Juror for the exhibition is Kirsten Furlong, Director of the Blue Galleries at Boise State University.

 


 

 

Choir Fest

Directed by Mark Henderson

When: Jan. 30 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val. A Browning Center, Austad Theater, WSU
Price: TBD
Tickets: Weber.edvenue.net

 

February 2023

 


 

 

Visiting Artist Lecture: Tamara Kostianovsky

Hosted by the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery

When: Feb. 2  |  6 p.m.
Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center room 120, WSU
Price: Free Admission

Tamara will have two local exhibitions during this time (Ogden Contemporary Arts solo exhibition and participation in a group exhibition curated by María del Mar Gonzalez-Gonzalez at UMOCA).


 

7th Annual Jazz Review

Hosted by Weber State University's Jazz Ensemble 

When: Feb. 11  | Concert at 7:30 p.m.
Location: More information to come
Price:  More information to come

This is an all-day event. The WSU Jazz Review is a day-long festival of performances by area high schools and jazz clinics by our guest artist. The event is capped off with a concert by the WSU Jazz Ensemble.

 


 

 

Visiting Artist Curatorial Lunch with Q&A and Lecture in the Evening

Hosted by the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery

When: Feb. 22  | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
                             Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Kimball Visual Arts Center room 120, WSU
Price: Free Admission

Join Kirsten Furlong, Guest Juror for the Juried Student Exhibition and Director of the Blue Galleries at Boise State University, and Lydia Gravis, Director of the Shaw Gallery at Weber State University, for a lunchtime conversation and Q&A about the intersection of studio art, curatorial research, and arts administration. Lunch will be provided for the first 100 people in attendance.


 

Matchstick Girl: A New Musical

Directed by Andrew Barratt Lewis, Book and lyrics by Jennifer Kokai, and Music by Kenneth Plain 

When: Feb. 24 & 25, March 1-4  | 7:30 p.m.
             Matinee March 4 | 2 p.m.
Location: Val. A Browning Center, WSU, Allred Theater
Price:  More information to come

World Premiere New Musical! It is New Year’s Eve in 19th Century Denmark. As the people bustle about the town, carrying treats like cakes of marzipan rings to share with friends, Sofia stands alone, shoeless in the bitter cold with a handful of matches for sale. A chance encounter with an old friend, Johan, on his way to his family’s ball, gives her a glimpse of a world of warmth, love, and safety that she is denied and leaves Johan


 

Symphonic Band

Directed by Steven Hendricks

When: Feb. 24  | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val. A Browning Center, WSU, Austad Theater
Price: More information to come

The Symphonic Band will be performing a variety of works, from classic marches to modern standards.

March 2023


 

Orchesis: Primavera

Featuring Jo Blake, Juan Carlos Claudio, and Student Choreographers

When: March 30 - April 1  | 7:30 p.m.
             Sensory Friendly Performance April 1 | 2 p.m.
Location: More information to come
Price:  More information to come

Orchesis Dance Theatre Performance presents PrimaveraPrimavera is a unique opportunity to recognize the diverse voices of students, faculty, and guest choreographers contributing to the Dance Program's flourishing nature. This performance features four student choreographers with unique world views, faculty members jo Blake and Juan Carlos Claudio, and the refreshing and colorful work of Karlie's Kelley Vedula, 2022-2023 Panamanian guest choreographer for Moving Company. 


 

National Undergraduate Literature Conference

With Award-Winning Visiting Author: Louise Glück

When: March 30 - April 1 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: More information to come
Price: More information to come

We are excited to welcome an award-winning poet, Louise Glück, who will share her insights and advice for budding writers. Please plan to join and help us maintain the excellence of this conference and the unique opportunities it offers undergraduate students.


 

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Author: Nikole Hannah-Jones

Presented by Browning Presents!

When: March 31 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val. A Browning Center, WSU, Austad Theater
Price: More information to come

The Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities' Browning Presents! is proud to announce "An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones." Hannah-Jones will visit campus for a public discussion with KUER radio host Doug Fabrizio. 

Nikole Hannah-Jones has spent her career investigating racial inequality and injustice. Her reporting has earned her the MacArthur Fellowship, known as the Genius grant, a Peabody Award, two George Polk Awards, and three National Magazine Awards. Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. The book version of 1619 Project was an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, and a docuseries by the same title will premiere on Hulu on January 26. In 2016, Nikole Hannah-Jones co-founded the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting. She currently serves as the Knight Chair of Race Reporting at Howard University. 

April 2023


Innovation Theatre

Artistic Direction by Tracy Callahan

When: April 7,8 & 13-15  | 7:30 p.m.
             Matinee April 15 | 2 p.m.
Location: More information to come
Price:  More information to come

Innovation Theatre is about students creating work from an established source, such as Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet; Lest We Forget, a devised piece centered on the life of Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai; and Triangle, a work inspired by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. Each student director researches an idea and enlists an ensemble of student actors and designers to help them devise the story through song, movement, and storytelling. The process is one of collaboration and ensemble discovery.  


 

WSSO Concerto Night

Featuring the winners of the 2023 Concerto Competition

When: April 8 | 7:30 p.m.
Location: More Information to come
Price: More information to come

 


 

Weber State Speech Team Annual Award Showcase

Presented by Speech Director, Mark Galaviz

When: April 8th  | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Elizabeth Hall, Weber State, Auditorium
Price:  Free Admission

The Weber State Speech Team will highlight their national championship performances, present awards, and celebrate their successful year. 


 

Digital Media and Film Showcase

Presented by Weber State University's Film Department

When: April 13 | TBD
Location: More Information to come
Price: More information to come

The Digital Media and Film Showcase is an opportunity for students to share the projects they have created in the past year. Multiple awards are given for the best shorts, including an Audience Choice Award. 

 



Opera Program

Directed by Karen Bruestle

When: April 13-15  | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Val A. Browning Center, WSU, Allred Theatre
Price:  More Information to come

The WSU Opera Program will present Engelbert Humperdinck's classic children's fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel, sung in English.  


 

Visiting Writers: Steve Timm & Ogden Poet Laureate Angelika Brewer

Presented by the Wasatch Writers Center

When: April 18 | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Weber Stat Community Center, Monroe Blvd.
Price: More information to come

More information to come.  

 


 

Virtual Writers Harvest: MFA Students & WSU Faculty

Presented by the Department of English

When: April 19 | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Price: More information to come

More Information to Come

 



Principles of Public Speaking Showcase

Presented by the Department of Communication

When: April 20  | 7:00 p.m.
Location: Elizabeth Hall, WSU, Auditorium
Price:  Free Admission

Every Fall and Spring semester the best speaker from each of the 25 sections of Priciples of Public Speaking (COMM 1020) battles it out to become one of the five finalists who presPrinciplesnt their speeches in front of a crowd of hundreds and receive prizes. 


 

Spring BFA Thesis Exhibition

Presented by the Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery

When: Opening Reception and DOVAD Awards April 21 | 6:00 p.m.
Location: Kimball Arts Center, WSU
Price: Free Admission

More information to come.  

 

May 2023



Catherine Zublin: A Legacy of Costume Design Stitched Together at Weber State University

Presented by the Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery

When: May 5 - 19  | 7:30 p.m.
Location: Kimball Arts Center, WSU, Shaw Gallery
Price:  Free Admission

More details to come.

 

Weber State University Performance Venues

 

Austad Auditorium (Weber State University Val. A Browning Center)                          3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT

Allred Theater (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT

Eccles Theater (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT

Garrison Choral Room (VBC 136) (Weber State University Val A. Browning Center)

3950 West Campus Dr., Ogden, UT

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

514 24th Street, Ogden, UT

Stewart Stadium

3870 Stadium Way, Ogden, UT

 

Special Notes:

Tickets will be sold beginning one hour before curtain at the Val A. Browning Center ticket office. Please be sure to arrive early in order to avoid waiting in line.

Please contact us at lindquistcollege@weber.edu or 801-626-6424 at least two days prior to any event to request disability accommodations.