Events: Guest Artist

10/27/2019 - 4:00pm

SPEAKER SERIES: Former International Space Station Commander Terry Virts helped to install the outpost’s 360-degree observation module—and made good use of it, taking hours of video and hundreds of thousands of still images, which he shares in a first-hand account. Click HERE for artist's website.  LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info. Photo by Terry Virts

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10/29/2019 - 7:00pm

How to be an Antiracist

IBRAM X. KENDI is one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist voices.  He is a New York Times bestselling author and the Founding Director of The Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University in Washington, DC. A professor of history and international relations, Kendi is an ideas columnist at The Atlantic. He is the author of THE BLACK CAMPUS MOVEMENT, which won the W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize, and STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING: THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF RACIST IDEAS IN AMERICA, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction.

11/03/2019 - 7:00pm

This emotionally captivating musical is the only show to have music that won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Olivier Award and a Tony Award. On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story, underscored by emotionally charged music. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info. 

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11/14/2019 - 7:00pm

Lee Upton is the author of fourteen books, most recently, Visitations: Stories, and Bottle the Bottles the Bottles the Bottles: Poems. Her work has appeared widely, including in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Atlantic, World Literature Today, Bennington Review, and in three editions of Best American Poetry. A librettist and a literary critic as well as a poet and fiction writer, she is the Francis A. March Professor of English and Writer-in-Residence at Lafayette College.

11/16/2019 - 7:00pm

Sit on-stage with the winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition and a past guest on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz. New York-based pianist, composer and vocalist Witkowski has been heralded for her “consistently thrilling” playing (All Music Guide). Her recordings include liturgical music, Brazilian jazz, improvisations on classical works, and arrangements of Cole Porter standards. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.

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11/22/2019 - 8:00pm

Our favorite house band is back and ringing in the holiday season with a festive show! A Very Postmodern Christmas mashes up timeless holiday classics and pop hits with vintage doowop, ragtime, Motown and jazz melodies with snazzy instrumentation to create the ultimate jingle jangle speakeasy concert vibe. Their worldwide legion of fans account for over one billion YouTube views and hundreds of sold-out shows. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info. 

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11/24/2019 - 7:00pm

Great voices accompanied by live orchestra share the drama and the passion of classic opera. The Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia trains young artists with tremendous potential as international opera soloists.  These young singers share their talent, training and unique gifts on our concert stage. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info. 

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12/01/2019 - 4:00pm

At the center of every circus rests a 42ft ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement. This ring is transformed, Cirque Mechanics-style, with human-powered inventions such as a galloping metal horse and a rotating tent frame serving strongmen, tumblers and aerialists. Cirque’s playful presence invites all ages to dream and be amazed. Click HERE for artist's website.  LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
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01/24/2020 - 7:30pm

South African artist Kumalo, the original bass player on Paul Simon’s Graceland, whose iconic bass lines and bright smile bring authenticity to a show that has passion, energy and pulsing rhythms featuring all of the Grammy-winning hits (Call Me Al, Graceland, Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes, etc). Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info. 

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02/01/2020 - 4:00pm

Emerging virtuosos all, the musicians of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra meld into an expression of something much greater. Repertoire: Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor); Sibelius, Symphony No. 2. Osmo Vänskä, conductor; Jonathan Biss, piano. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info. 

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