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Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Jazz Supergroup Comes to Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome jazz ensemble Artemis on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Gary and Sandy Sojka, Teri MacBride and Steve Guattery, Jazz at Bucknell, and WVIA as part of their 50th Anniversary celebrations. There will be a pre-performance talk with the artists, and facilitated by George Graham from WVIA, the same day as the performance from 6:45-7:15 p.m. in the Atrium Lobby. Instrumentation for the ensemble includes: Renee Rosnes – piano, Ingrid Jensen – trumpet, Alexa Tarantino – alto saxophone and flute, […]

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Monday, April 3rd, 2023

Finnish Pianist Will Perform Works by Grieg, Ravel and Chopin

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome classical pianist Juho Pohjonen on Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Martha and Alan Barrick and Coldwell Banker Penn One Real Estate. Juho Pohjonen is regarded as one of today’s most exciting and unique instrumentalists. The Finnish pianist performs widely in Europe, Asia and North America, collaborating with symphony orchestras and playing in recital and chamber settings. An ardent exponent of Scandinavian music, Pohjonen’s growing discography offers a showcase of music by Finnish compatriots such as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kaija Saariaho […]

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Monday, March 13th, 2023

Chamber Music Ensemble Comes to Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present chamber music ensemble Camerata RCO on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The instrumentation for the performance will include baritone, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, violin, cello, percussion and piano Formed by members of Amsterdam’s famed Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (RCO), Camerata RCO performs chamber music in multiple formations from duet to small chamber orchestra, with a special focus on the Classical and Romantic repertoire for winds and strings, along with active relationships with living composers. It is an absolute love of chamber music that drives these musicians to […]

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Monday, February 27th, 2023

Weis Center Presents Two Family Discovery Performances in March

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present two Family Discovery performances in March: The Griegol by Trick of the Light Theatre on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. which is ideal for ages 10+ and Divi Roxx Kids on Saturday, March 11 at 1 p.m. which is ideal for all ages. Both performances will take place in the Concert Hall. ABOUT THE GRIEGOLTuesday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. The Griegol performance is sponsored, in part, by the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation and Adriana Rojas and family in memory of Andrew. The Exchange’s Art Cart will offer free all-ages activities […]

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Monday, February 20th, 2023

Weis Center Presents Two Irish Ensembles in March

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present two Irish ensembles in March: Danu on Friday, March 3 and Trinity Irish Dance Company on Friday, March 24; both performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The Danu performance is sponsored, in part, by Asbury Riverwoods. The Lewisburg Children’s Museum will offer free pre-performance activities from 6:30-7:15 p.m. in the Atrium. Activities will include three crafts: Tie-dye shamrocks, Beaded Shamrocks and Celtic Heart Knots. The Trinity Irish Dance performance is sponsored, in part, by Karl Voss and Chanin Wendling and family. Bluebird Atelier will offer free […]

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Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Americana Rock Band Comes to Campus Theatre, Part of Weis Center Series

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will welcome Millheim-based Americana rock band, The Wicked Chicken, on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg.   The Wicked Chicken plays a mix of driving rock ’n’ roll, old-time fiddle and blues. Armed with exciting new material, a powerful groove and a unique sound, the Wicked Chicken will surprise and captivate audiences of all varieties. The foundation of the band are the Tritsch brothers: Gus (guitar, vocals and fiddle) and Huck (drums, percussion and fiddle). The two have performed with distinguished musicians including the rock band […]

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

Contemporary Dance Company That Blends Hip-Hop, Breaking, House and Vogue Dance Styles Coming to the Weis Center, Special Rate for Local Youth Dancers

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present Ephrat Asherie Dance (EAD) and their new work, Odeon, on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. The runtime for the performance is 55 minutes, without an intermission. There will be a post-show Q&A with Ephrat Asherie from the stage. The talk will be facilitated by Bucknell student Isabelle Levesque-Du Bose. The performance is sponsored, in part, by Service 1st Federal Credit Union. ABOUT EPHRAT ASHERIE DANCEEphrat Asherie Dance (EAD) is a dance company rooted in African American and Latinx street and club dances. Dedicated to exploring the […]

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Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

Tuvan Throat Singing Comes to Downtown Lewisburg, Presented by the Weis Center

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present Alash on Wednesday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg. There will be a free lecture, Q&A and demonstration with the artists on Tuesday, February 7 from 3-4:20 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium, as part of Professor Mikkel Vad’s Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Music class. This is open to the public.   Alash are masters of Tuvan throat singing (xöömei), a remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time. What distinguishes this gifted trio from earlier generations of Tuvan throat singers is the subtle […]

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Friday, January 20th, 2023

Free Weis Center Tickets for Bucknell Students during Spring Semester

In order to encourage Bucknell University student engagement, tickets to performances on the Weis Center’s Spring 2023 Season will be free of charge. By presenting their BUID at the Weis Center Campus Box Office counter, students can receive one free ticket to the performance. The box office is open from Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and one hour prior to performances.

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2023

Weis Center Kicks Off Spring Performance Season with Step Afrika

The Weis Center for the Performing Arts will present Step Afrika! on Friday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center. Step Afrika! now ranks as one of the top 10 African American dance companies in the United States. The performance is sponsored, in part, by PPL Foundation and the Class of 1953 Fund. About the Company Founded in 1994 by C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! is the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Under Williams’s leadership, stepping has evolved into one of America’s cultural exports, touring more than 50 countries across the globe. Step Afrika! […]

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