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With performers from the U.S., Croatia and Vietnam, the 16th Annual Radford University Guitar Festival lives up to its name. Hosted at the Covington Center for the Arts March 31 to April 2, the weekend includes many performances and masterclasses along with a health and wellness lecture for performing artists.
Department of Dance assistant professor Amy VanKirk, in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will premiere a new dance work, “Remember the Future,” inspired by the storied history and major accomplishments of the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.
Buffalos with wings, ostriches with human appendages, and a flamingo – these are a small part of the magical world of Cheryl Agulnick Hochberg. She brings the strange and exotic to life in her paintings and mixed media pieces on panel or paper in an exhibition at the Radford University Art Museum in the Covington Center.
Join the Radford University Performance Series as they host the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s production of the classic Tchaikovsky-composed “Swan Lake.” This dance performance is at 7:30 p.m., March 20, 2017.
A beloved emeritus music professor, Kathryn “Kitty” Obenshain, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. She taught studio piano, piano classes, organ and ear training at Radford University.
Marc is a high school jock, but what happens when he has a near-crippling accident that changes everything? Does he fix his mistakes or spiral downward? These are the questions Radford University Department of Theatre seems to answers in their production of Robert Lewis Vaughan’s play “Praying for Rain.”
Artists leave a lasting impression through their art that often lingers beyond their life span. Radford University Art Museum is making sure this is the case for professor of art Edward LeShock. In remembrance, the museum is hosting a retrospective exhibition of his artwork. A reception at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, opens the exhibit of LeShock’s prints, paintings, drawings and sculpture in the Covington Center gallery.
Radford University invites the community to join the University Chorus. It begins rehearsals Jan. 23. Along with students, faculty and staff, singers in the local area are welcome to join this new choir. In April, the first performance will be Mozart’s “Requiem.”
When undergraduate students from 12 college photography programs participated in the first Southwest Virginia Juried Student Photography Competition, Radford University organizers knew turning this into a regular event was worth pursuing. It returns this year and entries are due Jan. 20, 2017.
Amid the holiday lights at Sharkey’s On Top, Radford University graphic design students and alumni mingled together at the first Student Graphic Design Show and Alumni Meet and Greet held Dec. 9, 2016. See the winners.
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Community healing and helping others are the driving factors behind a community drum circle on Oct. 25.
Representatives from the schools and departments around campus gathered on Oct. 10 to showcase their programs for all Radford University students.
The skirl of bagpipes and drums rings through the valley, emanating from the Radford Highlanders Festival on Oct. 21 at Bisset Park in Radford, Virginia.
Students who participated in this summer’s Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE) to Peru presented their research and shared their many adventures during the Sept. 28 RARE Symposium.
As part of the Radford University Department of Design fashion curriculum, each senior crafts their own clothing line. To create the one-of-a-kind garments, students purchase their own fabrics and textiles to craft the high-quality creations.