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  1. A modern heroine, Junie B. comes to Radford University’s Theatre for Young Audiences »

    11/22/2016

    From the stalwart Joan of Arc to the keen Portia, dramatic heroines run the gamut from the lowly to the sublime. And Junie B. Jones, spunky first-grader known for her signature purple glasses, fits right into this grand company. Audiences of Radford University’s Theatre for Young Audiences’ production of “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,” will see the beloved Junie B. and all her friends spring vividly to life when the play opens at Pridemore Playhouse in early December.

  2. “Follow Me in Merry Measure:” a re-envisioned Madrigal Dinner »

    11/22/2016

    Heard too many Christmas carols? The Radford University Choral Ensemble thinks not! And to show their holiday exuberance they present a re-envisioned 30th Annual Madrigal Dinner the first weekend in December.

  3. World Dance: A Cultural Collaboration  »

    11/17/2016

    Radford University Department of Dance is presenting “World Dance: A Cultural Collaboration,” an infusion of culturally intriguing folk dances Nov. 29, 2016, in Albig Studio Theatre, B112, Peters Hall on the Radford University campus. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and is free to the general public. The cultural dances that are being performed are from the Dominican Republic, Germany, the Pacific Islands, China and Ireland.

  4. New scenery for “The Nutcracker” »

    11/2/2016

    It was spring 2015 at Radford University, but visions of sugarplum fairies danced in the minds of the School of Dance and Theatre faculty. They had come together discuss the 2014 “The Nutcracker.” And this is the story of the newly designed scenery.

  5. Pianist Martin Jones returns to Radford »

    11/2/2016

    Highly acclaimed British pianist Martin Jones will present a concert of new music by Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and New England composers Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Covington Center for the Performing Arts at Radford University. Composers will speak about their works on the program in a pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m.

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

    10/20/2016

    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.

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

    10/13/2016

    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.

  8. Celebrate autumn with Fall Dance Fest 2016 »

    10/13/2016

    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. 

  9. An exhibition of 16 Hands »

    10/6/2016

    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.

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

    10/6/2016

    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.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Students present research on socio-cultural identity’s effect on musical distaste »

    10/10/2017

    Two Radford University Music Therapy students presented their research on personal identity influencing personal music preferences, “The Effect of Socio-Cultural Identity on Musical Distaste,” in London from Sept. 11-17.

  2. Department of Dance presents Fall Dance Fest »

    10/4/2017

    The Department of Dance is presenting Fall Dance Fest over Homecoming Weekend, showcasing the artistic talents of Radford University faculty and students.

  3. Incoming CVPA students create one-of-a-kind artwork »

    10/3/2017

    New students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) participated in a community learning experience to kick off the new academic year.

  4. Design to host Fall Fashion Show »

    10/2/2017

    The Department of Design is hosting a Fall Fashion Show that highlights the creative talents of Radford University students.

  5. Criminal Justice simulator, dance among media highlights »

    10/2/2017

    The Department of Criminal Justice, the School of Communication and the Department of Dance are featured in the media.