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Want to know about the latest events in the CVPA? This Week in the Arts keeps you in the know about our many great events including art exhibits, concerts, dance performances, theatre productions, fashion shows and lectures. It also provides you with news about the college, faculty and students.

This Week in the Arts Archive

2015-16 – Volume III

Ed. 24 | July 2016

We trained people in Japan and Spain, are on display at  Reagan National Airport, and had an inaugural summer music education institute. And see our latest faculty, student and alumni achievements.

Ed. 33 | June 2, 2016

 See us off-campus at the William King Art Museum, the Rex Theater, River City Grill and the Kennedy Center this month.”

Ed. 32 | May 12, 2016

We celebrate our recent alumni, the first MFA in Design Thinking graduate, Wesley Young as Oscar Wilde, pat the Art Education Club on the back, and congratulate Shaun Whiteside for his inclusion in an international publication.

Ed. 31 | May 5, 2016

Theatre majors excel with USITT technology programs, memorial service for Dr. Gale Lynn Gordon, vote for student's design in Sherwin-Williams competition, faculty honored for service, and a new scholarship in David Castonguay's name.

Ed. 30 | April 28, 2016

See winners of a prestigious international music competition tonight; check out the work of our student directors and musicians; attend a BFA Studio Art Reception, and congratulate one of our jewelry students for winning the top paper prize at Longwood University.

April 21, 2016

As we near the end of the semester our philosophy is the more events the merrier. Take a break and see what we have to offer.

Ed. 29 | April 14, 2016

Exhibition and professors featured off campus and Dancing on the Edge opens This Week in the Arts.

Ed. 28 | April 7, 2016

It's the 15th International Guitar Festival and one last Center for the Sciences art lecture, and meanwhile dance is going to perform at the Kennedy Center and Alison Pack will show at the Taubman – read it all in "This Week in the Arts."

Ed. 27 | March 31, 2016

This week it is "Anything Goes," MFA art, a video interview with the Harshbergers, music, and the science of art. Next week is the 15th International Guitar Festival.

Ed. 26 | March 24, 2016

The Art of Science, the Wind Ensemble comes home, and a week full of events "This Week in the Arts."

Ed. 25 | March 17, 2016

Saturday is a Design Day – senior exhibition and Fashion Fete! And then we're redefining Appalachia and, well ... Anything Goes!

Ed. 24 | March 10, 2016

So, how do you get to Carnegie Hall and what exactly is a charrette? Our student can tell you.

Ed. 23 | March. 3, 2016

It is almost Spring Break, but we bring news from the American Advertising Awards and two inspiring music alumni.

Ed. 22 | Feb. 25, 2016

Virginia Opera tonight! Robert Trent's faculty recital is Tuesday. There are auditions, winners announced for the juried photo competition, and more.

Ed. 21 | Feb. 18, 2016

CVPA in Richmond, a photo exhibit opening, must-see events, an annual piano festival & an alumni event.

Ed. 20 | Feb. 11, 2016

"Dog Sees God" and the 1st Southwest Virginia Juried Student Photography Competition Exhibition open, Jennifer McDonel went to Nepal, and an award winning alum returns.

Ed. 19 | Feb. 4, 2016

Wonder what would happen if your comic heroes grew up? We have the answer along with a faculty concert and the results from the Juried Student Art Exhibit.

Ed. 18 | Jan. 28, 2016

Three art receptions in a row, starting Friday with "The Art of Feng No. 3;" the Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra performs Beethoven Tuesday; and there is dance and music news, along with an alumni spotlight.

Ed. 17 | Jan. 20, 2016

Coming up: The Art of Feng No. 3, Give Your Heart to Art, Dance Share, student art shows, a faculty concert, and the spring plays are cast.

Ed. 16 | Dec. 17, 2015

Please enjoy our annual digital card, applaud music therapy students, plan to go to a CVPA Highlander Hour, and more ...

Ed. 15 | Dec. 10, 2015

Music and Theatre kudos and a few last events for the semester.

Ed. 14 | Dec. 4, 2015

Madrigals and cats in this week in the arts.

Ed. 13 | Nov. 25, 2015

We are grateful for your continued subscription to This Week in the Arts and we look forward to an entertaining December.

Ed. 12 | Nov. 19, 2015

As we head into a week of fall break, there is one more concert tonight and our new Porterfield Ensemble is going strong. Also, read about Jessica Maples ’01 (Design alum) in the Alumni Spotlight.

Ed. 11 | Nov. 12, 2015

Two guest artists, an evening of ballet, spineless volumes, two student concerts, a drawing show and one jelly fish all coming up in This Week in the Arts.

Ed. 10 | Nov. 5, 2015

So many events ... so little time. Which ones will you go to?

Ed. 9 | Oct. 29, 2015

A new dance premier, Finzi-Contini Giardino, some jazz, some opera and The Zoo Story

Ed. 8 | Oct. 22, 2015

Next week is all about music and MFA studio art student work, but we are getting ready to welcome artist Eric Finzi.

Ed. 7 | Oct. 15, 2015

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the New Horizons Series and Happy Homecoming!

Ed. 6 | Oct. 8, 2015

As next weekend brings in Homecoming, we start Wednesday with a percussion concert, followed by events from each department the rest of the week.

Ed. 5 | Oct. 1, 2015

Next week – the Student Painting Show and Holst - The Planets

Ed. 4 | Sept. 24, 2015

Jazz tonight, Highlander Festival Saturday, and Flamenco Tuesday!

Ed. 3 | Sept. 15, 2015

The Madison Trio tonight followed by a faculty recital and Flamenco Fire. We also have had some inspired moments ....

Sept. 10, 2015

An alumni show this week and concerts the next; art faculty honored; and plays cast ...

Ed. 2 | Sept. 3, 2015

Alumni show, a new student, the Gond Art Opening and other September events

Ed. 1 | Aug. 27, 2015

Starting the semester with Painted Songs & Stories