The beautiful, athletic performers of MOMIX cross the boundaries of dance, gymnastics and acrobatics. Company favorites from Botanica, Opus Cactus, Alchemia, Remix and Lunar Sea combine in a performance celebrating their 35th anniversary. Each production focuses on the beauty of the human form, the beauty of nature, music, scenography and life itself. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
Lori Goldstein is a journalist, editor, and author of the acclaimed, VOYA-starred young adult contemporary fantasy series Becoming Jinn and Circle of Jinn, modern spins on the traditional tale of wish-granting genies. Her new novel, Screen Queens, chronicles the challenges of three teen girls who attend a startup incubator in Silicon Valley and learn what it means to compete in the male-dominated world of tech. Lori Goldstein is a graduate of Lehigh University.
On the eve of Obama’s first election, four Harvard intellectuals – a doctor, an actress, a psychologist, and a neurobiologist studying the human brain’s response to race – find themselves entangled in a web of social and sexual politics as they search for love, acceptance, and identity in a complex world. Kashi Johnson, director. LU Department of Theatre website.
Harris is one of the most innovative and impressive artists in jazz, blazing new trails on vibraphone and marimba. Winsome lyrics and atmospheric electronics define his music, along with pianist Jason Moran and alto saxophonist Greg Osby, whose collective imagination and grit breathe new life into repertory staples. His most recent album, Sonic Creed, was named Jazz Album of the Year by the highly respected jazz station WBGO. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
Add a twist of hip and a shimmy with a shake as this multilingual, genre-jumping band gets you happy! “Pink Martini is a rollicking around the world musical adventure... if the United Nations had a house band in 1962, hopefully, we would be in that band.” (Thomas Lauderdale, founder) Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
If you saw Rami Malek’s Oscar-winning portrayal of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, you heard Marc Martel’s extraordinary singing voice. The film’s producers sought out Martel to mix his vocals with Queen’s original recordings. He is ‘guaranteed to blow your mind’ at this concert with We Will Rock You, Somebody To Love and more. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
Set in an other-worldly, retro-futuristic land, Children of Metropolis is inspired by the ending of Fritz Lang’s iconic 1927 cult classic film Metropolis. Five musicians, who perform with gymnastic agility and percussive drive, demonstrate mesmerizing musical skill while striking and moving beautiful-sounding, hand-made instruments. Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergraduates attend for FREE, click for more info.
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.
Ibram X. Kendi is a professor of History and International Relations and the founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. A New York Times bestselling author, he received the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, an NAACP Image Award, and the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction for Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. In his newest book How to Be an Antiracist, (One World, August 2019), Kendi asks readers to consider what an antiracist society might look like, and how citizens can play an active role in building it.
*Supported by the Lehigh University Office of Equity & Community and the Ann Neitzel Endowment Fund for Poetry and Creative Writing