Monday, January 28th, 2019

Free World Music Performance at Weis Center Will Bridge Japanese and Indian Cultures

Koto visionary Yumi Kurosawa will be joined by world-renowned tabla player Anubrata Chatterjee for a performance that bridges the cultures of Japan and India on Sunday, February 10 at 2 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. The performance is free and tickets are not required. The performance illuminates the deep-rooted similarities of their craft while highlighting their affinity and respect for one another as virtuosic performers. Kurosawa and Chatterjee spin mesmerizing musical tales as they enchant the audience and reinforce the powerful idea of music as a means to enhance the collaborative spirit of the global community. About Yumi Kurosawa […]

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Monday, January 28th, 2019

Sounds of China to Blend the Traditional and the Modern

Sounds of China will perform on Thursday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center.  The 90-minute performance will feature new arrangements of traditional Chinese melodies and will coincide with Chinese New Year, which denotes the year of the pig. The performance will feature a special watersleeves dance by Bucknell University students Eva Munshower ’20 and Yili Wang ’21; choreographed by Er-Dong Hu. In conjunction with the performance, there will be a presentation on Chinese music and instrumentation, as well as the link between traditional and contemporary Chinese musical performance on the same day as the performance, from 12-1 […]

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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Imago Theatre brings family-friendly production, Frogz, to the Weis Center in evening performance and schools matinee

Imago Theatre will bring its kid-friendly production, Frogz, to the Weis Center on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. at the Weis Center. The family discovery performance is suggested for ages 4 and older. The run time is 1 hour, 25 minutes and includes one 15-minute intermission. The performance is sponsored, in part, by the Public Library for Union County. Patrons are encouraged to come early as there will be free kids’ activities from the Public Library for Union County in the Atrium from 6-7 p.m. About Frogz Frogz put Imago on the international map. The simplicity and the charm […]

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Monday, January 14th, 2019

St. Olaf Orchestra to perform free classical concert at Weis Center, Acclaimed violinist Sarah Chang featured

St. Olaf Orchestra, featuring Sarah Chang on violin, will perform on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The performance is free and tickets are not required.  The performance is family-friendly and is suggested for grades 5 and above. Named “one of the best college orchestras in the nation” by Time magazine’s Richard Ostling, the St. Olaf Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra known for its passionate music-making and professional-level performances. Founded in 1906, the ensemble has been heralded as one of the best collegiate orchestras in the country and was named the winner of the 2013 American Prize for […]

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Friday, January 11th, 2019

Jazz Vocalist Performs Free Concert in Weis Center Atrium

Jazz vocalist Charenée Wade will bring her classic jazz sound to the stage on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. The performance is free and tickets are not required. Charenée Wade is not one to hold back or let fear stand in her way. The first artist ever to enter two Thelonious Monk Vocal competitions, she walked away from the second one in 2010 with instant buzz, coming in second to her new friend Cécile McLorin Salvant. Known for expert vocal improvisation and her seriously swinging groove, Wade evokes a classic jazz sound akin to […]

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Monday, January 7th, 2019

Parsons Dance to Kick Off Weis Center’s Spring Season with Modern Dance

Parsons Dance will kick off the Weis Center’s spring 2019 season with six unique and eclectic modern dance works on Friday, January 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. Known for its remarkable athleticism and stunning ensemble work, Parsons Dance brings exuberance, joy and passion to any stage. Flawlessly fusing the gestures and movements that comprise modern dance with the discipline and precision of a classical dance company has led to Parsons Dance being internationally renowned. Stunning works, like the iconic “Caught,” exemplify this company’s innovation and huge audience appeal. Please be advised that strobe lights are used during […]

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Friday, November 9th, 2018

Grammy Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir to honor the late Nelson Mandela in ‘Songs of the Free’ at Weis Center, Performance will also Feature Holiday Faves

Soweto Gospel Choir will present “Songs of the Free,” honoring Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, as well as international gospel classics and favorite Christmas carols on Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate and Martha and Alan Barrick. Patrons are encouraged to come early for a free pre-performance concert by Eric Ian Farmer Trio, from 6:30-7:15 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. Eric shares his songs about relationships, social awareness, and finding one’s path in life while keeping alive classics by artists like Marvin Gaye, […]

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Monday, November 5th, 2018

Weis Center Presents Folk/Americana Artist Kaia Kater at the Campus Theatre

Dubbed the “new soul of Americana,” Kaia Kater will perform folk music as part of the Weis Center’s annual season on Wednesday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market Street, downtown Lewisburg. The Guardian describes her as, “Where bluegrass meets Nina Simone.” This performance is sponsored, in part, by Backyard Broadcasting. A Montreal-born Grenadian-Canadian, Kaia Kater grew up between two worlds: her family’s deep ties to folk music and the years she spent soaking up Appalachian music in West Virginia. Her old-time banjo-picking skills, deft arrangements, and songwriting abilities have landed her in the spotlight in […]

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Monday, October 29th, 2018

Weis Center Presents Alsarah and the Nubatones at Campus Theatre

Alsarah and the Nubatones will perform as part of the Weis Center’s annual season on Wednesday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market Street, downtown Lewisburg.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. A pre-performance talk with the artists will take place from 6:45-7:15 p.m. that evening. This engagement is made possible by a grant from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation as part of its Mid Atlantic Tours program with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Alsarah is a singer, songwriter, bandleader and a somewhat reluctant ethnomusicologist. Born in Khartoum, Sudan, she relocated to Yemen with […]

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