Apr
1
Saturday
Theatre production: Twelfth Night
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Miller Lab Theatre

Forget love triangles. Shakespeare draws love octagons in this play of separated twins, ingenious pranks and mistaken identities. Let your head spin on the shipwrecking waves of this comedy about gender expression and sexual identity.

Performances will be held in Miller Lab Theatre, located at 51st Street and Huntington Ave.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
2
Sunday
Elder Gallery exhibit: Virtuosity, the university's permanent collection
Location: Elder Gallery

Nebraska Wesleyan's Elder Gallery will showcase recent gifts to the university's permanent collection in an exhibition entitled Virtuosity. Permanent collection artwork aims to inspire and educate the Nebraska Wesleyan community. Many additional works of art can be viewed across campus.

The collection is continually growing due the generous donations. Recent donors that helped make Virtuosity possible include: Connie Gillock, Reba Huge, Josh Johnson, Lisa Lockman, Laird Nygren, Dennis Schmidt and Amanda Smith.

The exhibition opens Tuesday, February 28, with a reception on March 31 from 5-7 p.m. in Elder Gallery, located inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th Street and Huntington Ave. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 

Apr
2
Sunday
Theatre production: Twelfth Night
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Miller Lab Theatre

Forget love triangles. Shakespeare draws love octagons in this play of separated twins, ingenious pranks and mistaken identities. Let your head spin on the shipwrecking waves of this comedy about gender expression and sexual identity.

Performances will be held in Miller Lab Theatre, located at 51st Street and Huntington Ave.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
4
Tuesday
Elder Gallery exhibit: Virtuosity, the university's permanent collection
Location: Elder Gallery

Nebraska Wesleyan's Elder Gallery will showcase recent gifts to the university's permanent collection in an exhibition entitled Virtuosity. Permanent collection artwork aims to inspire and educate the Nebraska Wesleyan community. Many additional works of art can be viewed across campus.

The collection is continually growing due the generous donations. Recent donors that helped make Virtuosity possible include: Connie Gillock, Reba Huge, Josh Johnson, Lisa Lockman, Laird Nygren, Dennis Schmidt and Amanda Smith.

The exhibition opens Tuesday, February 28, with a reception on March 31 from 5-7 p.m. in Elder Gallery, located inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th Street and Huntington Ave. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 

Apr
5
Wednesday
Elder Gallery exhibit: Virtuosity, the university's permanent collection
Location: Elder Gallery

Nebraska Wesleyan's Elder Gallery will showcase recent gifts to the university's permanent collection in an exhibition entitled Virtuosity. Permanent collection artwork aims to inspire and educate the Nebraska Wesleyan community. Many additional works of art can be viewed across campus.

The collection is continually growing due the generous donations. Recent donors that helped make Virtuosity possible include: Connie Gillock, Reba Huge, Josh Johnson, Lisa Lockman, Laird Nygren, Dennis Schmidt and Amanda Smith.

The exhibition opens Tuesday, February 28, with a reception on March 31 from 5-7 p.m. in Elder Gallery, located inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th Street and Huntington Ave. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 

Apr
5
Wednesday
International film series: "A Story of Yonosuke"
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Olin B Lecture Hall

The spring International Film Series — hosted by the Department of Modern Languages — continues with A Story of Yonosuke.

Synopsis: Based on the novel Yokomichi Yonosuke by Shuichi Yoshida, the film is set in 1980’s Japan when Yonosuke Yokomichi (Kengo Kora), a slightly awkward young man with a warm heart from the port city of Nagasaki, arrives to study in Tokyo and encounters an array of people whose lives will be changed forever because of him.

(Japan, 2012, Drama, 160 min., NR)

This film is free and open to the public. 

Apr
6
Thursday
Elder Gallery exhibit: Virtuosity, the university's permanent collection
Location: Elder Gallery

Nebraska Wesleyan's Elder Gallery will showcase recent gifts to the university's permanent collection in an exhibition entitled Virtuosity. Permanent collection artwork aims to inspire and educate the Nebraska Wesleyan community. Many additional works of art can be viewed across campus.

The collection is continually growing due the generous donations. Recent donors that helped make Virtuosity possible include: Connie Gillock, Reba Huge, Josh Johnson, Lisa Lockman, Laird Nygren, Dennis Schmidt and Amanda Smith.

The exhibition opens Tuesday, February 28, with a reception on March 31 from 5-7 p.m. in Elder Gallery, located inside the Rogers Center for Fine Arts at 50th Street and Huntington Ave. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 

Apr
19
Wednesday
Band Concert: Symphonic Band and Lincoln Northeast High School
Time: 7:00pm
Location: O'Donnell Auditorium

The NWU Symphonic Band completes its concert season by welcoming the Lincoln Northeast High School bands and orchestra to Nebraska Wesleyan. The band will perform works by Washington State-based composer Alex Shapiro, a musical “love letter” by New Hampshire composer Andrew Boysen Jr., dance music by Puerto Rican-American composer and conductor Giovanni Santos, and an uplifting work by composer David Maslanka.

The concert is free and open to the public. 

Apr
20
Thursday
Kloefkorn Writers Series to feature Kwame Dawes
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Elder Gallery

Kwame Dawes will deliver the William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 in Elder Gallery.

Dawes has authored 36 books of poetry, fiction, criticism, and essays, including, most recently, Nebraska (UNP, 2019), Bivouac (Akashic Books, 2019), and City of Bones: A Testament (Northwestern, 2017). Speak from Here to There (Peepal Tree Press), co-written with Australian poet John Kinsella, appeared in 2016. Dawes is Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska. He is also a faculty member in the Pacific MFA Program. He is director of the African Poetry Book Fund and artistic director of the Calabash International Literary Festival. Dawes is a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

 

William Kloefkorn taught English at Nebraska Wesleyan for 35 years from 1962 to 1997. He died in May 2011.

The event is free and open to the public.

Apr
20
Thursday
Kloefkorn Writers Series: Kwame Dawes
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Elder Gallery

Kwame Dawes, PhD will deliver the spring William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series lecture at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. The presentation will be held in NWU's Elder Gallery.

The event is free and open to the public.

Apr
20
Thursday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 7:30pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
21
Friday
Vocal recital: Phu Le and Carlye Stoppkotte
Time: 7:00pm
Location: O'Donnell Auditorium

Phu Le and Carlye Stoppkotte will perform their junior vocal recital on April 21 in O'Donnell Auditorium, located at 50th Street and Huntington Ave.

The event is free and open to the public. 

Apr
21
Friday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 7:30pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
22
Saturday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 7:30pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
23
Sunday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 2:00pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
24
Monday
Band concert: jazz and brass ensembles
Time: 7:00pm
Location: O'Donnell Auditorium

The jazz and brass ensembles will perform on April 24 in O'Donnell Auditorium, located at 50th Street and Huntington Ave.

The event is free and open to the public. 

Apr
27
Thursday
Visiting Writers Series: Poet Jordan Stempleman
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Elder Gallery

Jordan Stempleman will present Thursday, April 27 as part of Nebraska Wesleyan's Visiting Writers Series and Wesleyan Writers Workshop. 

Stempleman is the author of nine books of poetry, including Cover Songs (The Blue Turn), Wallop, and No, Not Today (Magic Helicopter Press). He edits The Continental Review, Windfall Room, and Sprung Formal and runs the Common Sense Reading Series. 

The event is free and open to the public.

Apr
27
Thursday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 7:30pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
28
Friday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 7:30pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
29
Saturday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 7:30pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season

Apr
30
Sunday
Theatre production: Into the Woods
Time: 2:00pm
Location: TBD

In the spooky world of the Brothers Grimm, everyone has their secret wish. The different desires of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Baker all will cross as soon as they step into the woods.

Tickets can be purchased at nebrwesleyan.edu/theatre/current-season