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The Weber State University Jazz Band Spring Concert celebrates the history and diversity of jazz, with music composed from the 1920s through 2019.

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Weber State University’s Orchestral Dance Theater presents new works of contemporary dance, created, choreographed and performed by WSU Dance Area students.

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Browning presents! welcomes acclaimed electronic music podcaster, storyteller, and composer Jad Abumrad to Weber State University to share his insights and how people from all walks of life can use technology and the power of stories to find their voice.

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Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities invites you to join Weber State University for its upcoming arts events, showcasing poignant, playful works and everything in between.

The 37th Annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference in Memory of Alan Cheuse

When: March 31 – April 2

Location: Virtual and hybrid

Since its inception in 1985, the National Undergraduate Literature Conference at Weber State University, Ogden, has been held annually in or around April.

The conference aims to create a forum for undergraduate students to present their critical and creative work to a panel of their peers. Although all undergraduate students are welcome, only those who have submitted papers and been accepted are eligible to present at the conference.

The lead authors for the NULC 2022 conference are Ayana Mathis, Tobias Wolff, and Clint Smith. Register at weber.edu/nulc

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A History of Diversity: WSU Spring Jazz Band Concert ’22

Presented by Weber State Music

When: April 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Austad Auditorium at WSU’s Val A Browning Center for the Performing Arts (3950 W. Campus Drive, Ogden)

Price: Adults – $10; Students, children, seniors and military – $7

This concert celebrates the history and diversity of jazz, featuring music composed from the 1920s to 2019. All compositions are by women and composers of color.

Tickets available at www.weberstatetickets.com

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Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

Presented by WSU Music

When: April 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Austad Auditorium at WSU’s Val A Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Price: Adults – $10; Students, children, seniors and military – $7

This concert will be an incredible opportunity to hear from the many talented musicians studying at Weber State University. Viewers can expect to hear an assortment of works by Prokofiev, Debussy, Giroux, Danyew, Chance and Grainger.

The Weber State Symphonic Band is led by Dr. J.T. Womack and is made up of musicians from across campus, both major non-majors.

Tickets available at www.weberstatetickets.com

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When Movement Merges: Orchesis Dance Theater Spring ’22

Presented by Weber State Dance

When: April 7, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance on April 9 at 2 p.m.

Location: The Eccles Theater in WSU’s Val A Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Price: Adults – $15; Students, children, seniors and military – $12

WSU’s Orchestral Dance Theater presents new works of contemporary dance, created, choreographed and performed by WSU Dance Area students. Intimate and innovative, this year’s concert explores themes of connection and community.

This performance features collaborations with WSU alumni Alicia Washington (Theater) and Jonathan Guerra (Dance), as well as commissioned work by nationally acclaimed choreographer Natosha Washington for Moving Company. Additionally, The Ogden MoveMeant Collective, founded by WSU Dance alum Tawna Halbert, will feature works created for the Orchesis 21-22 theme.

Tickets available at www.weberstatetickets.com

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“The importance of being serious”

Presented by WSU Theater

When: April 8-9 and April 13-16 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on April 16 at 2 p.m.

Location: The Allred Theater in WSU’s Val A Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Price: Adults – $15; Students, children, seniors and military – $12

Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling puns and hilarious, unlikely situations. This “trivial comedy for serious people” features two carefree bachelors, Jack and Algernon, each with a carefully hidden double life. But when Algernon finds out that Jack has impersonated a man named Ernest to escape to town, he quickly goes to Jack’s country estate to impersonate the fictional character himself! Stupidity ensues with whimsical ingenues, jealous brides, indomitable dowagers, and the most famous handbag in theater history.

Tickets available at www.weberstatetickets.com

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Spring Chorus Festival

Presented by WSU Music

When: April 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Austad Auditorium at WSU’s Val A Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Price: Adults – $10; Students, children, seniors and military – $7

Audience members big and small will love the musical styles of the Weber State Chamber and Concert Choirs at WSU’s Spring Choir Fest.

Tickets available at www.weberstatetickets.com

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Browning presents! Jad Abumrad

Presented by Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities

When: April 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Location: The Austad Auditorium at WSU’s Val A Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Price: Floor seats – $15; Balcony – $12; WSU Students – $5

Browning presents! is thrilled to welcome acclaimed podcaster, storyteller, and electronic music composer Jad Abumrad to Weber State University to share his insights and explain how people from all walks of life can use technology and the power of stories to find their voice.

Abumrad is the creator of Radiolab Podcast, More Perfect and Dolly Parton’s America. His podcasts are downloaded over 110 million times each year, and his storytelling style has influenced many of today’s most popular audio programs. In addition to his work in journalism and podcasting, Abumrad is a musician, three-time Peabody Award winner and MacArthur Fellow.

Tickets available at www.weberstatetickets.com



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