College of Arts and Media News Archive

Marshall University’s School of Theatre and Dance will present the Neil Simon play “Brighton Beach Memoirs” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, through Saturday, April 13, in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. The play is a coming-of-age comedy about Eugene Morris Jerome, a Jewish teenager growing up in Brooklyn, New York, in 1937 and is

The Marshall University School of Art & Design will present discussions and a filmmaking workshop with documentary filmmaker Darcy McKinnon, a Joan C. Edwards Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Arts, March 27-28, at Marshall’s Visual Arts Center and in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse. McKinnon is a New Orleans-based filmmaker whose work focuses on the

Internationally renowned saxophonist Douglas Masek has been named as a Joan C. Edwards Distinguished Professor and will perform at 7:30 p.m., March 8, in the Jomie Jazz Forum on the Huntington campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Masek has an extensive record of professional performances around the world as a soloist,

The Marshall University  School of Theatre and Dance will present “The Wolves,” a play by Sarah DeLappe, at 7:30 p.m. nightly Feb. 21-24 in the Francis-Booth Experimental Theatre at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.   “The Wolves” is an inside look at the lives of nine girls playing for an indoor soccer team

Tickets are available for the April ceremony to honor four graduates of Marshall University’s W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SOJMC) who are being inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. Katherine L. “Kitty” Dooley, Caryn Schafer Gresham, Jason Pheister and Mark Truby make up the Hall’s Class of 2023-24. WSAZ-TV anchor

Marshall University will welcome renown scholar Dr. Julian Glover at  6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, as part of the university’s Black History Month celebration. Glover will present his lecture “My Life, My Research: How a Homeless Kid Became a Professor.” Glover is an academic, activist and performer whose research focuses on Black and brown queer

The Marshall University School of Music will present a Faculty Duo Recital featuring Dr. Şölen Dikener on cello and Dr. Johan Botes on piano. The concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at Smith Recital Hall and is free and open to the public. They will be performing the sonatas by Camille Saint-Saëns

The Marshall University School of Music presents the 55th MU Winter Jazz Festival Feb. 14-16 at Smith Recital Hall. The Marshall Winter Jazz Festival is among the longest-running collegiate jazz festivals in the country and features numerous free performances throughout the festival. All concerts will take place in Smith Recital Hall and are free and

Marshall University will offer a new major in filmmaking beginning this fall. Administered by Marshall’s School of Art & Design (SOAD), the program will be the first of its kind in the state of West Virginia and will include a diverse range of hands-on courses in cinematography, photography, animation, video art, motion design, screenwriting, acting,

The Marshall University School of Music will present a concert celebrating music by African American composers, and featuring two Marshall faculty — soprano Dr. Carline Waugh and pianist Dr. Johan Botes. The concert, entitled “I, Too, Sing America,” will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at First Baptist Church of Huntington, 801 6th Ave.