The Marshall University School of Music will present “Songs of Freedom,” a concert recognizing Black History Month, featuring Marshall faculty members Dr. Carline Waugh, soprano, and Dr. Johan Botes, piano. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 513 10th St. in Huntington.
The Marshall University School of Theatre and Dance will present “The Laramie Project,” a play by Moises Kauffman and participants of the Tectonic Theatre Project. The production will be at 7:30 p.m. nightly from Tuesday-Saturday, Feb. 18-22, with a matinee performance offered as well at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, in the Francis‐Booth Experimental Theatre in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center.
The Marshall University Jazz Studies program will present the 51st Winter Jazz Festival Feb. 21-22 in Smith Music Hall, featuring guest performances by Monika Herzig and the fusion artists The Time Flies, along with local jazz bands and school ensembles.
The Marshall University School of Music and the Central City New Music Series will present Central City New Music #4, featuring the Norwegian jazz band Friends & Neighbors, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Smith Recital Hall on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
The Marshall University School of Art and Design presents its 9th Annual National Juried Exhibition, which will be on view Monday, Feb. 17, through Friday, March 13, in the Charles W. and Norma C. Carroll Gallery inside Marshall’s Visual Arts Center at 927 3rd Ave. The public is invited to attend an awards reception for this exhibition from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the gallery. Awards will be announced at 5:30 p.m.
The Marshall University School of Music will present “Strings Attached,” featuring Marshall faculty members Dr. Elizabeth Reed Smith on violin, Dr. Şőlen Dikener on cello and Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves on guitar.
Vice Adm. Dr. Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the United States, and Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, chair of the history department at Harvard University, will each headline one of more than a dozen major events in observance of the 2020 Black History Month at Marshall University and in the Tri-State area.
The Marshall University School of Music will host a visit from Metropolitan Opera singer Yohan Yi. He will give a master class to Marshall University voice students, which will be open to the public for viewing and a ticket-free event.
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