Embodying cognition

Embodying cognition

Elinor Harrison, a postdoctoral fellow in physical therapy and in dance, will present a new duet choreographed for twin dance majors Ali and Juli Yaniz as part of “This is Temporary,” the 2022 WashU Dance Theatre concert.
WUHHU presents hip-hop showcase

WUHHU presents hip-hop showcase

Washington University Hip Hop Union specializes in commercial dance – the high-energy style that backup dancers typically perform at concerts and in music videos. They will perform, along with other student groups, in a showcase Saturday, Nov. 12.
‘Into the Woods’ in Edison Theatre

‘Into the Woods’ in Edison Theatre

Cinderella wishes for festivals. Jack wishes for food. The baker and his wife wish for a child. The storybook world is filled with longing and magic and the happiest of ever afters. For a while, at least. But what happens once the wishes have all come true?
The sound of the future, 50 years on

The sound of the future, 50 years on

The Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians blended jazz with experimental music while staging concerts in unusual venues. In “Sound Experiments: The Music of the AACM,” Paul Steinbeck, associate professor of music in Arts & Sciences, uncovers the group’s surprising rise to become international touring artists.
Hotchner Festival presents two new plays

Hotchner Festival presents two new plays

Zachary Stern’s frenetic comedy “Democratic Airlines” and Melia Van Hecke’s contemporary folktale “The Fern” will receive world premiere staged readings as part of the 2022 A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival. The festival is named for alumnus A.E. Hotchner, who famously bested Tennessee Williams in a campus playwriting competition.
Black Rep launches 46th season

Black Rep launches 46th season

The Black Rep will launch its 46th season with “The African Company Presents Richard III.” The story, based on true events, chronicles the popular success of William Brown’s African Grove Theatre, established in New York in 1821, and the malicious campaign to shut it down.
Sound Experiments

Sound Experiments

The Music of the AACM

A groundbreaking study of the trailblazing music of Chicago’s AACM, a leader in the world of jazz and experimental music. Founded on Chicago’s South Side in 1965 and still thriving today, the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) is the most influential collective organization in jazz and experimental music. In “Sound Experiments,” Paul Steinbeck offers […]
Washington University announces 2023 Great Artists Series

Washington University announces 2023 Great Artists Series

The Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis presents affordably priced concerts by some of today’s finest classical musicians. The 2023 series will feature Grammy Award-winning mezz-soprano J’Nai Bridges, star of the Metropolitan Opera’s “Akhnaten,” as well as the England’s legendary Academy of St Martin in the Fields with cellist Johannes Moser, pianist Emanuel Ax, and violinist Augustin Hadelich.
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