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Monday, November 13th, 2023

Weis Center Celebrates Holiday Season with “A Mariachi Christmas”

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Mariachi Herencia de México on Thursday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. This performance will include both traditional mariachi music and holiday favorites. Celebrate the holidays with “A Mariachi Christmas” featuring Mariachi Herencia de México. The Latin GRAMMY-nominated band performs Mexican and American Christmas favorites, including the group’s reimagined holiday hits “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” and many more. Filled with music and holiday cheer, this colorful celebration of holiday traditions is perfect for the […]

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Monday, November 6th, 2023

World Musician from Ghana Returns to the Weis Center with New Project

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Okaidja Afroso back to the Weis Center on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. He will present a new project called “Jaku Mumor” that combines African oral tradition, percussion, guitar, dance and native language vocals. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Evangelical Community Hospital and the Class of 1953 Fund. Born into a family of musicians and storytellers in Kokrobite on the west coast of Ghana, Okaidja Afroso is a singer, guitarist, percussionist and dancer deeply connected to the musical traditions of the African Diaspora and […]

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Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

Indie-Pop/Americana Artist Alissa Moreno to Perform in Free Concert at the Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present singer-songwriter Alissa Moreno on Friday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. The performance is free and tickets are not required. The performance is co-sponsored with Bucknell Music Department Gallery Series. Alissa Moreno was born on a small Navajo reservation, grew up in Albuquerque, N.M., and studied vocal composition and performance at the College of Santa Fe. After moving to Los Angeles where she performed weekly at the Hotel Cafe, she co-wrote the Grammy-nominated hit “Every Day” for Rascal Flatts. She has a new song “Walking Blind” on […]

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