Departments & Programs

Calendar of Events

  1. Guest Artist Recital – Cypress Duo, Amanda Taylor – Flute and Justin Hoke – Guitar

    Friday Oct 21

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

  2. Radford University Jazz Ensembles Concert

    Tuesday Oct 25

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

  3. Poe – Dark Genius, Troubled Life  »

    Thursday Oct 27

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Hawes Studio Theatre, Porterfield Hall

    by Wesley Young and performed by the PORTERFIELD ENSEMBLE. Inventor of the detective story genre, considered by many to be America’s first professional writer and an undisputed influence on countless artists since his time, Poe’s short life was marked by tragedy and loss that often overshadow his artistic legacy. Join the Porterfield Ensemble’s journey into the mind of this American genius. General Admission:$5, RU Faculty/Staff: $5, RU Student w/ID: Free, Senior Discount (55+): $5, Group rates (10+): $5 Tickets for the Pridemore productions are available at or the week prior to the event at the Porterfield Box Office or by calling 540-831-5289. Box Office is open from noon to 6 p.m. one week prior to opening.
  4. Canceled: Faculty Recital – Dayl Burnett, Trombone and Wayne Gallops, Organ

    Thursday Oct 27

    7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. @ Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall


  1. “POEtry” in Motion: Porterfield Ensemble Premieres new work about Poe for 2016 tour »


    The familiar strains of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” will fill Radford University’s Pridemore Playhouse as Porterfield Ensemble presents the premiere of “Poe: Dark Genius, Troubled Life” October 27 and 28.

  2. “Flying Tigers: An Exhibition by Haoqin Gong” comes to Downtown Museum »


    Haoqin Gong’s aviation art captures the strong connection between the Chinese people and a special group of American pilots during WWII. His sepia, monochromatic paintings and drawings tell the story of the 1st American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force, known as the Flying Tigers, and their relationship to China during 1941-42.

  3. Celebrate autumn with Fall Dance Fest 2016 »


    Fall Dance Fest opens Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Radford University’s dance students use this annual event to move us into fall. This year features works by Department of Dance faculty danah bella, Deborah McLaughlin, Inessa Plekhanova, Amy VanKirk and new faculty member

    Ji-Eun Lee. They have created a full program of innovative choreography highlighting a wide variety of dance genres including Modern Dance, Classical Ballet and Jazz. 

  4. An exhibition of 16 Hands »


    Eight artists, 16 hands and a wealth of talent and experience came together into one collective group of ceramists and a woodworker. Known as 16 Hands, their latest artworks will be on exhibition at Radford University Art Museum from Oct. 13-Dec. 14.

  5. Amplified: The Electric Cellist comes to Radford University »


    Student and local community members can experience Jeffrey Krieger, the Electric Cellist, Oct. 18 at the Radford University Performance Hall in the Covington Center. The University Performance Series is sponsoring this free concert.

  6. Remembering the Holocaust: Radford University opens theatre season with ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ »


    In its season opener Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema brings to life this young girl’s story in “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, and adapted by Wendy Kesselman, this newer iteration of the play is based on Anne Frank’s famous diary chronicling the highs and lows of their self-imposed confinement.