What to do? UVa-Wise Events and Happenings

Sept.  7

Art Guild interest meeting – 5 p.m. at Gilliam Center for the Arts. For more information, contact Courtney at cfw3x@uvawise.edu.

UVa-Wise First Friday – 5-7 p.m. at Betty J. Gilliam Sculpture Garden. Backyard BBQ 5-6:30 (meal swipe for students; cash/credit for all others). Music by JGreat Entertainment. Games including corn hole, ladder ball and giant checkers. Collection box for Smiddy’s Cupboard. Sponsored by Student Affairs and UVa-Wise Alumni Association.

Sept. 15

“The Comedy of Errors” – American Shakespeare Company, 7:30 p.m. at UVa-Wise Gilliam Center for the Arts. Admission: $15 adults, $10 seniors, free for students. Presented by Pro-Art, Mountain Empire Community College and Virginia Commission for the Arts.

 

Sept. 16

“The Winter’s Tale” –  American Shakespeare Company, 3 p.m. at UVa-Wise Gilliam Center for the Arts. Admission: $15 adults, $10 seniors, free for students. Presented by Pro-Art, Mountain Empire Community College and Virginia Commission for the Arts.

 

Sept. 19-21

“Finding the Beauty in Imperfection.” Ceramics workshop with Akira Satake, Sept 19-21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.  The workshop is free but participants must make their own lunch arrangements. There are campus dining options nearby. Pre-registration deadline Monday, Sept. 10. For more information or to pre-register, contact Suzanne Adams-Ramsey at 276-376-4579 or via email sah4c@uvawise.edu. Sponsored by UVa-Wise Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

 

Sept. 20

Artist talk and mini recital by Akira Satake, ceramicist and Japanese banjo and Shamisen player – 7:30 p.m. at UVa-Wise Chapel of All Faiths. Art available for purchase. Sponsored by UVa-Wise Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

 

October

18

Pulitzer Prize-winning Alabama resident Rick Bragg, a Pulitzer Prize winning author of seven books; Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. at Cantrell Banquet Hall. Bragg will read from his latest book and will discuss writing with Professor Amy Clark. A book signing will follow. Sponsored by the UVa-Wise Lecture Committee, Wise Writes and the Appalachian Writing Project The event is free and open to the public. Cultural activity credit event for students.

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