Come join us for Holidays in the Heartland, Wright State's annual musical celebration of Thanksgiving and Veteran's Day, at the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton! The concert features some of the areas most outstanding student vocalists and instrumentalists, joined by guest performers and your host, Shaun Yu of Dayton Public Radio. Experience a grand and glorious panorama of America's musical heritage, including some of your favorite hymns, spirituals, gospels, patriotic songs, and much, much more.
This lecture is part of the Reading for Peace: Celebrating the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, which is sponsored by WSU CELIA (The State of Ohio Center of Excellence for Collaborative Education and Leadership in the Arts located at Wright State University) and co-sponsored by the WSU Department of English, Creative Writing Committee, Center for Teaching and Learning, and Peace Lecture Committee.
Writing toward Peace Workshop: The Sojourn and the Process. 9:05-10:00 (space limited, contact English@wright.edu to register). Andrew Krivak will share his process of discovery as he wrote The Sojourn focusing particularly on process of becoming conscious of the novel’s narrative arc culminating in a place of peace.
ARTSGALA—it’s considered to be one of the premier arts events in the Dayton area! The highlight of Wright State’s arts season, ARTSGALA is a well-established evening of top-notch entertainment and activities showcasing the talents of our students in art, music, theatre, dance, and motion pictures. In the past thirteen years this event has raised over $1.4 million in scholarship funding for arts students, while providing a magical evening for over 550 patrons annually.
Renowned Broadway and film composer Stephen Schwartz will visit Wright State University Monday and Tuesday, Mar. 18–19 in the first Distinguished Visiting Artist Series event at the university.
His two days on campus will be filled with instruction, giving Wright State students studying music, theatre, dance and motion pictures an opportunity to interact firsthand with the distinguished guest. Students are also invited to attend a performance by Schwartz in Wright State’s Creative Arts Center’s Festival Playhouse that Monday night.
Wright State's annual ARTSGALA offers patrons a night of unparalleled entertainment. Student talents are on display throughout the Creative Arts Center and guests are treated to a dizzying array of food and fun. In its first 13 years, ARTSGALA has raised more than $1.4 million to fund student scholarships in theatre, dance, art, music and motion pictures.