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Calendar of Events

  1. Student Drawing Show »

    Monday Nov 30 - Thursday Dec 17

    All day @ Gallery 205

    An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in drawing. Free admission. Gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Gallery is closed on weekends and on weekdays from noon-1 p.m. For more information call (540) 831-5754, email or visit
  2. Wind Ensemble Band Concert »

    Wednesday Dec 2

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington Center

    Radford University's Wind Ensemble Band Concert programs includes “The Sinfonians” by Williams, “And The Mountains Rising Nowhere” by Schwanter; “Fantasia in G Major” by JS Bach; “Liquid Ebony for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble” by Wilson; and “Symphony #3” by Giannini. Dr. R. Wayne Gallops, conductor. Dr. David Allen, clarinet soloist.
  3. Canceled: MFA Show »

    Friday Dec 4 - Wednesday Dec 9

    All day @ RUAM Gallery Downtown

    There are no M.F.A. students graduating this fall.
  4. Postponed to Dec. 12 – Jazz Ensemble Concert

    Thursday Dec 3

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Performance Hall in the Covington Center


  1. A last hurrah for the Madrigal Man »


    The madrigals will sing. The jester will jest. Entertainment, fine dining and merriment will happen. But this is the last year audiences in Southwest Virginia will enjoy the labors of David Castonguay’s tenure as director of the Radford University Madrigal Dinner.

  2. New director brings high energy to Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat »


    Radford University School of Dance and Theatre presents “Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat” Dec. 5 at the Pridemore Playhouse. Prepare for an energetic show filled with lots of action by 11 actors who constantly run, jump, swing, slide, ride bikes, and do cartwheels.

  3. The Return of the Porterfield Ensemble  »


    The Porterfield Ensemble is revived by Wesley Young, professor of theatre, and is currently touring the area with a new production of "Brush Up Your Shakespeare.

  4. Fall highlights »


    Here is just a sampling of what we do at the College of Visual and Performing Arts during the semester.

  5. Students rise to the challenge of producing “The Zoo Story” »


    Radford University theatre student actors, designers and a director take the Hawes Studio Theatre stage with their interpretation of Edward Albee’s “The Zoo Story” in early November.

  6. “Finzi-Contini Giardino” – an artist explores truth and memories »


    Memories play a vital role in Eric Finzi’s “Finzi-Contini Giardino” exhibition at Radford University Art Museum in the Covington Center Nov. 5-Dec. 13.