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Thursday, March 21, 2024

MFA dance concert to debut performances Friday

MFA dance concert to debut performances Friday

New works by choreographers Carol Bertho, Emily Ehling and the late Amarnath Ghosh, who died Feb. 27, will debut in Edison Theatre, in Mallinckrodt Center, this weekend, March 22 and 23, as part of this year’s MFA Student Dance Concert, presented by the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences.

Upcoming events



African Film Festival spotlights diversity of continent

Friday, March 22– Sunday, March 24

The 18th annual African Film Festival includes free screenings of “Omen,” an award-winning drama from the Democratic Republic of Congo; “Banel and Adama,” a love story from Senegal; and the youth matinee featuring five short films, including the Annie Award-winning animated short “Enkai.” Brown Hall, Room 100.



Grammy nominee Joyce Yang performs Sunday

7 p.m. Sunday, March 24

Grammy-nominated pianist Joyce Yang will perform the music of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Bach, Kernis and Stravinsky as part of WashU’s Great Artists Series, sponsored by the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences. 560 Music Center, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.



Gender Equity Month keynote

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26

Melanie Ho, the award-winning author of “Beyond Leaning In: Gender Equity and What Organizations are Up Against,” will give a frank talk on what women really face at work. HIllman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum.

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Looking ahead



Civil Society brunch on improving elections

9:30–11 a.m. Friday, March 29



Advancing neuroscience across WashU

3:30 p.m. Friday, March 29



Conversation on outlook for the U.S. economy

3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3

Exhibits and ongoing events

Public tour of special exhibitions at the Kemper Art Museum

Join the Kemper Art Museum for interactive tours of this season’s exhibitions “Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present” and “Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air.” Student educators will lead a guided discussion of the artworks at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23.




Save the Date

Rochelle Walensky on ‘The Future of Public Health’

Noon Thursday, April 11