West Virginia Wesleyan College has announced the cultural events for the fall semester.
The first event will open with "Spinning Yarns," an internationally curated photography exhibition sponsored by Kendall College of Art & Design of Ferris University and Monmouth University, on Sept. 4 in Sleeth Gallery. It will continue through Oct. 4. An opening reception is set from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 4, and an artist talk by Andy Bloxham, Wesleyan faculty member, will immediately follow.
Sept. 12: Cashore Marionettes, Virginia Thomas Law Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 for the general public; $5 for senior citizens and students; and free with Wesleyan ID.
Sept. 28 and 29: The Stonewater Rapture presented by Alpha Phi Omega, English Annex, 8 p.m.
Oct. 4: Gender Studies symposium, "Being Relevant: Mobilizing for Reproductive Justice in Everyday Life" featuring Dr. Jeanne Flavin, Loar Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 4: Plastic Musik, PAC, 8 p.m. Admission is $8 for general public; $5 for senior citizens and students; and free with Wesleyan ID.
Oct. 10 through Nov. 1: "Ellen Mueller: Recent Works," WVWC newest art faculty, Sleeth Gallery. The opening reception is set for Oct. 18 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. An artist talk will immediately follow.
Oct. 27: Play-in-a-Day, presented by Alpha Phi Omega, English Annex, 8 p.m.
Nov. 8, 10 and 11: Wesleyan theatre department presents Antigone by Sophocles, PAC, 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. Admission: $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens, and $3 for Wesleyan students/faculty with ID.
Nov. 6 to 15: "The 17 Tips Project," an exhibition based on William Powhida's "Tips for Artists Who Want to Sell" and curated by Ellen Mueller in Sleeth Gallery.
Nov. 11: Concentus Vocum and Concert Chorale, "Organic Pairings," Wesley Chapel, 3 p.m.
Nov. 13: Wind and Brass Ensembles, PAC, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 14: Percussion Ensemble, Loar Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 27 to Dec. 11: Fall Senior Thesis Exhibition
Nov. 28: "Broadway's Next Musical," PAC, 8 p.m. Admission is $8 for general public; $5 for senior citizens and students; and free with Wesleyan ID.
Dec. 2: Festival of Lessons and Carols with Concentus Vocum and Concert Chorale, Wesley Chapel, 4 p.m.
Dec. 7 to 8: Jazz Ensembles in PAC, 8 p.m.
More information is available by contacting the Bobcat Entertainment Office at Wesleyan at 304-473-8104. Sleeth Gallery, located in McCuskey Hall, is open to the public weekdays from noon to 5 p.m. and appointments can be scheduled by calling 304-473-8433.