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The Changeling

Sat, 11/14/2015 - 3:00pm

“The next good mood I find my father in, I’ll get him quite discarded” With these chillingly offhand words, Beatrice-Joanna, the spoilt daughter of a powerful nobleman, plots to get rid of the family servant who has crossed her once too often. The Changeling remains one of the most compelling tragedies from the 17th century. Exposing the vexed relationship between servants and masters, setting notions of ‘change’ against the revelation of psychological ‘secrets’ as ways of explaining human behaviour, and exploring the idea of love as a ‘tame madness’, the play reveals the terrifying consequences of ungoverned sexual appetite and betrayal. Despite its seemingly domestic focus, The Changeling has much to reveal about the gathering social and political tensions that were to plunge England into a destructive civil war within twenty years of its first performance.

Student Admission is Free / $5 for Public.

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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The Changeling

Fri, 11/13/2015 - 3:00pm

“The next good mood I find my father in, I’ll get him quite discarded” With these chillingly offhand words, Beatrice-Joanna, the spoilt daughter of a powerful nobleman, plots to get rid of the family servant who has crossed her once too often. The Changeling remains one of the most compelling tragedies from the 17th century. Exposing the vexed relationship between servants and masters, setting notions of ‘change’ against the revelation of psychological ‘secrets’ as ways of explaining human behaviour, and exploring the idea of love as a ‘tame madness’, the play reveals the terrifying consequences of ungoverned sexual appetite and betrayal. Despite its seemingly domestic focus, The Changeling has much to reveal about the gathering social and political tensions that were to plunge England into a destructive civil war within twenty years of its first performance.

Student Admission is Free / $5 for Public.

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Our House

Sun, 11/08/2015 - 9:00am

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? A TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice’s yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.

Tickets – Free for Students / $5 for Public

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Our House

Sat, 11/07/2015 - 3:00pm

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? A TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice’s yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.

Tickets – Free for Students / $5 for Public

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Our House

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 3:00pm

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? A TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice’s yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.

Tickets – Free for Students / $5 for Public

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Our House

Sun, 11/01/2015 - 9:00am

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? A TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice’s yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.

Tickets – Free for Students / $5 for Public

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Our House

Sat, 10/31/2015 - 3:00pm

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? A TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice’s yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.

Tickets – Free for Students / $5 for Public

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Our House

Fri, 10/30/2015 - 3:00pm

Are news and entertainment interchangeable? A TV bigshot faced with dwindling ratings installs America’s favorite news anchor as host of a popular reality show. Meanwhile, in Middle America, a houseful of roommates bickers over high-stakes real-world conflicts: Merv doesn’t clean the bathroom. Someone ate Alice’s yogurt. And the rent is long past due. When reality collides with reality TV, we find ourselves front and center in a drama that holds the nation riveted. Our House is a deliciously scathing new comedy that takes on a media-obsessed culture intent on turning even the most sobering crisis into sexy entertainment. A darkly comic look at America’s obsession with “reality” television.

Tickets – Free for Students / $5 for Public

This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Octubafest

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 8:00am

Octubafest features the instrumental and vocal talents of The Wise Guys and UVa-Wise Bluegrass Band.  The performance will take place at 1:00 p.m. in Cantrell Banquet Hall.  This is a cultural activity credit event.

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Marching Band Festival

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 7:00pm

The Marching Highland Cavaliers will host the 4th Annual CAV-L-CADE of Bands on October 24, 2015.  The contest will feature local and regional bands competing for the coveted Chancellor’s Cup and $1000 in cash.

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A Cappella Vocal Group Auditions

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:00am

Announcing Auditions for the UVa-Wise A Cappella Vocal Group!

Friday, August, 21st 4-5:30pm

Gilliam Center for the Arts – Choir Room

Prepare a 60 second unaccompanied song of your choice! 

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Southwest Virginia Summer Opera Company Performance

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 2:30pm

Hansel and Gretel

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