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Sunday, August 28th, 2022

Performance Review: Red Baraat

This past Friday, the Weis Center kicked off its 35th season with an invigorating performance by global fusion brass band, Red Baraat. Red Baraat energized adults and kids alike on the plaza outside the Weis Center. The music and collaborative nature of the performers enlivened the audience and allowed them to participate in making music and dancing with the band. This upbeat and inspiring performance was a pleasure to watch and be a part of! –Katherine Leschner, Class of 2023

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

Free Weis Center Jazz Concert Features Lewisburg Native

The Weis Center will welcome Taylor Fleming Quartet on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. The performance is free and tickets are not required. With their roots and education in jazz, this quartet is led by someone who grew up listening to AC/DC and Led Zeppelin. Taylor Fleming Quartet’s love for the traditional and the contemporary fuels creative arrangements of familiar tunes from Miles Davis to Pink Floyd. The quartet’s compositions are comprised of yin and yang verve, cinematic, rocking and swinging.   R. Taylor Fleming is a pianist from Lewisburg, Pa. He studied piano […]

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Monday, August 15th, 2022

Weis Center’s 35th Anniversary Season Features 24 In-Person Performances

The Weis Center’s 2022-23 line-up includes a diverse schedule of 24 live performances that include world music, classical music, Americana and roots music, modern dance and world dance, jazz and family friendly performances. All performances take place at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. “As we welcome audiences, artists and visionaries from our area, as well as around the globe to the Weis Center, we believe now more than ever that the arts are a powerful force for transformation and understanding. They expand our humanity and connect us together during increasingly difficult times. We’ve embraced creativity and diversity in our programming […]

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Thursday, August 11th, 2022

Global Fusion/Brass Band Red Baraat Kicks Off Weis Center’s Season With Free Concert on Renovated Outdoor Plaza

The Weis Center’s 35th Anniversary season will kick-off on Friday, August 26 at 6 p.m. with a free concert by global fusion/brass band Red Baraat on the Weis Center Plaza. The rain location is the Weis Center Concert Hall. Tickets are not required. Patrons are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. The Exchange’s Art Cart will be on site from 5:30-7 p.m. with special all-ages activities. National Public Radio (NPR) called them “The best party band in years.” Red Baraat is a pioneering band from Brooklyn, N.Y. Conceived by dhol player Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise […]

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