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Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024

PAD presents Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale,’ opening Friday

PAD presents Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale,’ opening Friday

The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences presents William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale.” Often considered one of his “problem plays,” the work grapples with complex moral dilemmas. Performances will take place in Edison Theatre Friday, Feb. 23, to March 3.

Upcoming events



Black History Month Speaker Series: ‘The Last Word’

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22

The Brown School welcomes St. Louis rapper, author and activist KVtheWriter for a virtual event that explores how artists can harness their experiences to spark change within themselves and their communities.



‘Congress and Justice’ conversation

6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26

WashU alumnus and attorney Carlos Uriarte will discuss his career in public service. Uriarte serves as the principal point of contact between the U.S. Justice Department and Congress. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom.



Faculty Book Celebration: ‘In Defense of Tackiness’

4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28

The Center for the Humanities in Arts & Sciences welcomes Nicole Seymour, of California State University, Fullerton, and author of “Glitter,” to give the keynote lecture for the annual Faculty Book Celebration. Umrath Hall Lounge.

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Looking ahead



Kemper Unplugged concert

Noon Friday, March 1



3MT competition for Wrighton Award on Aging

4–6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6



Leadership Perspectives: ‘She Suite’

5–7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7

Exhibits and ongoing events

Exhibit to showcase influence of the ‘Divine Nine’

Take in a Black History Month exhibit celebrating members of the “Divine Nine,” the group of historically Black Greek-letter organizations. The exhibit, which highlights those who made an impact in the Civil Rights Movement, will be on display 2-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in Umrath Hall Lounge.




Save the Date

2024 MFA Student Dance Concert

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22