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Wagner Gallery Presents Local High School Artist

Monday February 27th Wagner gallery will be hosting their annual High School exhibition. This yearly juddered show features entries from high school juniors and seniors within fifty miles of Edwardsville. Award winners will be announced at the opening reception Tuesday February 28th. The show will be on display in Wagner gallery until March 16, 2012.

Sixth Annual Social Work Scholarship Gala: Tickets now on sale

Sixth Annual Social Work Scholarship Gala: Tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for SIUE’s Sixth Annual Social Work Scholarship Gala.
This event is designed to raise money for the Social work Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fund. This years featured speaker is Theresa Wilson, founder and executive director of The Blessed Basket Project.
Community Commitment awards will be presented to Ella Duncan, Sandy Crawford, The […]

Art and Design Turkey Feast

Art and Design Turkey Feast

This week the SIUE department of art and design will be hosting their 35th annual turkey feast. Events run from Tuesday the 15th to Thursday the 17th. The festivities will include art demos from 9am to 5pm Tuesday through Thursday.
A lecture from visiting artist Beth Cavener Stichter on Wednesday at 5pm. Finally the event will […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Week educates, supports

Sexual Assault Awareness Week educates, supports

SIUE–through a series of informative and engaging events held on campus–observed Sexual Assault Awareness Week.
On the week of April 11 – 15, SIUE’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Task Force hosted a series of activities including an educational presentation about sexual assault; a clothesline project; a movie showing and a Rape Aggression Defense Demonstration provided […]

Poet graces MUC bookstore

Poet graces MUC bookstore

Poet Gabrielle Calvocoressi came to SIUE in February to read from her recently published book “The Last Time I Saw Amelia Earhart.” Her appearance drew 40 to 50 people, who listened with rapt attention. The central Connecticut native lives in Berkeley, California, and her poems have appeared in a number of journals including The New […]

February Convocation an exercise in support

February Convocation an exercise in support

“A convocation is a weekly meeting of all the music students,” said Music Professor Linda Perry. “The majors, they’re required to attend a certain number of these each semester. Its one place when we are all together at one time to enjoy music. The purpose is to hear a representative sample of various kinds of […]

Black History is alive and 'now' at the Metcalf

Black History is alive and ‘now’ at the Metcalf

The theme of this year’s Black Theater Workshop was “The Roots.” The collaboration of ideas, poems, scenes and dance was molded into a solid theme under the faculty artistic direction of Kathryn Benley. The production, at the Metcalf Theater Feb. 11 through 13,  was student written and produced under the SIUE Department of Theater and […]

Jazz convocation in Dunham pt. 2

Jazz convocation in Dunham pt. 2

The following videos are of I Surrender by Tony Rizzi, performed by the SIUE Jazz Guitar Ensemble at the Nov. 12 Convocation in the Choral Room of SIUE’s Dunham Hall. That is followed by Good Morning Heartache by Fisher, Higginbotham and Drake performed by the University’s Jazz Vocal Ensemble, with soloist Nicole Jonas and […]

Dance in Concert 2010 Wows Audience

Dance in Concert 2010 Wows Audience

“Dancing is something that everyone should enjoy,” said Theater Education sophomore Joshua David. “Like Aristotle says about friendship being one soul in two bodies, we dancers are this one soul in a ton of bodies. It’s what I want to teach.”
David was one of the performers in Dance in Concert 2010, a […]

Thomas Combo tap out tunes

Thomas Combo tap out tunes

Music students attend a weekly convocation to hone their skills in front of an audience. The convocation is held most Fridays at 2 p.m. in the John C. Abbott Auditorium, on the lower level of Lovejoy Library. The mini-concerts are free and open to the public. Below are three selections from The Reggie Thomas Combo.

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