Arts and Entertainment

Photo of the cast of The Whale.
January 11, 2015 | WMU News

The all-student cast will give several performances of the critically acclaimed play Jan. 23 through Feb. 8 in the York Arena Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Photo of a couple dancing.
January 21, 2015 | WMU News

A lineup featuring cast members from Dancing With the Stars and contestants from American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6.

Theatre Kalamazoo logo.
January 21, 2015 | WMU News

Guest author Dipika Guha will open the fifth annual New Play Festival on Friday, Jan. 30, with a reading of a new piece of her work. The free festival also will feature new plays by 11 local playwrights.

Photo of a trumpet.
January 20, 2015 | WMU News

Randy Brecker, along with the Western Jazz Quartet, WMU Jazz Orchestra, WMU Jazz Lab Band and pianist Edward Simonill will appear at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Photo of sheet music.
January 15, 2015 | WMU News

The guest soprano will perform "American Songs of Love and Faith" with pianist Gunta Laukmane at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

Graphic depicting comedy group The Four Bitchin Babes.
January 14, 2015 | WMU News

"The Four Bitchin' Babes: Hormonal Imbalance," a comedic experience set to music featuring guitar, bass, piano, Irish Bodhran and mandolin, is coming to Miller Auditorium for one performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31.

Frozen show poster.
January 11, 2015 | WMU News

A singalong to Disney's hit movie "Frozen" is set for 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Miller Auditorium Tickets range from $10 to $15 and are on sale now.

Photo of Jillian Butterfield as Belle.
January 8, 2015 | WMU News

Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast," the award-winning Broadway musical, will stage two performances at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21-22. Area school students are invited to participate in an essay contest for free tickets.

Photo of art exhibit flier featuring a blue house.
December 17, 2014 | WMU News

"Home: An Artists and Writers Project" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Kerr Gallery from Thursday, Jan. 15, through Friday, March 6. A reading event is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 19.

Image of artwork included in the Nature Loves Courage exhibit.
December 17, 2014 | WMU News

The exhibit "Nature Loves Courage" is on display in the Richmond Center for Visual Arts' Monroe-Brown Gallery beginning Thursday, Jan. 15, through Friday, March 6.