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SEPTEMBER
Thursday 12th
Legacy Open Mic Night
Barnes & Noble in Amarillo
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Students, faculty/staff, and alumni creative writers are invited to read their own work. Free.
 
Friday 13th
History of Photography
Amarillo Museum of Art
7:00 p.m.
A Program on the History of Photography, Sponsored by the Photography Society at Amarillo Museum of Art. Curator Arlette Klaric in conversation with Amy Von Lintel, Assistant Professor of Art History West Texas A&M University. Wine and cheese will be servedYou can find more information about the event here.
 
Carlin (Glass artist) Gallery Opening
TH 9/19 in MMNH Gallery (Jon said he doesn’t know her last name, but Chad does)
 
John Ladd
Sunset Center Galleries
 
Tuesday 17
Constitution Day
JBK Maroon Room 37
6:00-7:00 p.m.
Discussion topic based on whether or not the constitution was anti-slavery or pro-slavery. Free event, open to public, no RSVP required. Please contact Marty Kuhlman with questions.
 
Friday 20
Communication Hall of Fame Banquet
Alumni Banquet Facility
6:00 p.m.
Featuring keynote speaker, Claire Shipman, ABC News National Correspondent - details and registration for the event can be completed online here. Cost is $50 per donor or $35 for students. The inaugural inductees include: Matt Adams, Executive Vice President of Insala; Andy Justus, KAMR-4 Anchor; Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, Provost and Academic Vice President, Amarillo College; and Guy P. Yates, Emeritus Faculty.
 
Sunday 22
Caressa Crawford Senior Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
3:00 p.m.
 
Vesselin Todorov, Viola, Faculty Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
5:00 p.m.
 
Tuesday 24
Nick Scales, Double Bass, Faculty Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Thursday 26
Remnant Rust Opening Lecture
Panhandle Plains Historical Musuem
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Talk
The opening lecture in the 2013/2014 Remnant Trust at WT lecture series. "1000 Years of God: the Middle Ages and the Great Books of the Western World," delivered by Dr. David Baum, Visiting Professor of Humanities and Director of the Remnant Trust at WT. 5:30 reception, 6:30 talk in the Derrick Room, PPHM. Free and open to the public and includes exhibit of rare books and manuscripts from the Remnant Trust collection. Free and Open to the Public
 
OCTOBER   (top of page)
 
Wednesday 2
Legacy in the Library
Cornette Library
12:15-1:15 p.m.
Pippa’s Coffee Shop. Readings by Mrs. Theresa Trela followed by open mic readings. Open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Free.
 
Thursday 3
B.J.Brooks, Composition, Faculty Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Thursday 3 - Saturday 5
Wednesday 9 - Saturday 12
Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig
Happy State Bank Studio Theatre
Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig, directed by Royal Brantley – Lights, Camera, Shakespeare! It’s 1934 and the famous movie director, Max Reinhardt, is trying to bring his interpretation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to the silver screen. What he doesn’t know is that the real Oberon and Puck have magically appeared and their magic and antics are creating chaos across Hollywood! Join us for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood’s Golden Age as blonde bombshells, movie moguls, arrogant “asses” and familiar faces sparkle in this hilarious romp. *Not recommended for children. For tickets, call the Box Office (651-2804), email theaterboxoffice@wtamu.edu, or purchased online here. Tickets can be reserved Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one hour before curtain time on the days of performance. Ticket prices: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students (non-WT); WT Students - 1 free ticket with Buff Gold Card; WT Faculty/Staff - 2 free tickets with Buff Gold Card.
 
Friday 4
First Friday Art Walk
Sunset Center Galleries
6:00 p.m.
Make sure to visit the WTAMU Student/Experimental Gallery.
 
Monday 7 - Wednesday 9
Singers Consortia Art Song Festival
Professional Singer and Voice Teachers from around the country will come to the WT campus for a series of recitals and lecture/recitals celebrating Art Song.Daytime concerts will be held in the Fine Ats Complex Recital Hall and evening concerts will be held at the Fibonacci Building on 6th  Street in Amarillo.
 
Tuesday 8
Great Books Series
Amarillo Public Library, Southwest Branch
7:00 p.m.
Homer’s Odyssey, introduced by Dr. Martin Jacobsen
 
Wednesday 9
High School Journalism Conference
Sponsored by Dr. Butler Cain and the Prairie Staff (schedule TBD)
 
 
Thursday 10
Legacy Open Mic Night
Barnes & Noble in Amarillo
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Students, faculty/staff, and alumni creative writers are invited to read their own work. Free.
 
“Countries in a Box”
Panhandle Plains Historical Musuem
4:00-6:00 p.m.
PPHM will host a teacher open house to preview our new Country in a Box outreach program. On display will be trunks from Japan, Russia/Siberia and Poland. Available for all grade levels, these trunks are filled with costumes, books and artifacts from their respective countries. This program was developed in partnership with the WTAMU History Department under the advisement of Dr. Elizabeth Clark. They will be offered to schools in Region 16 beginning in the spring semester. Refreshments and snacks will be served during the come and go open house.
RSVP to Elaina Cunningham at 806-651-2258 or ecunningham@pphm.wtamu.edu.
 
Sunday 13
Art of the New West Gallery Opening
Mary Moody Northen Hall Gallery
Runs through Sunday 17
(w. Process Art House)
 
The Glacier Project at Sunset Center Galleries
 
Tuesday 15
National UK Debators
Legacy Hall
6:00 p.m.
National UK Debate Team will debate with members of the WT Forensics Team.
 
Rai Morales, Trombone, Faculty Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Friday 18
Deadline for The Legacy’s Weird Stories and Dark Tales Edition
Submission details for photography, short stories, poems, and essays can be found online here. For more information, contact legacy@wtamu.edu. Open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Free.
 
Sunday 20
Steve Siegel, Graduate Trumpet Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
3:00 p.m.
 
Tuesday 22
Fall Choral Concert
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Friday 25
Opera Scene Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Saturday 26
Opera Scene Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Sunday 27
"The Kid" Live Cinema
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
Charlie Chaplin’s 1920 film silent film The Kid presented with soundtrack by BJ Brooks performed live by the WTAMU Symphony; Mark Bartley, conductor. Performance starts at 7:30 p.m. in Northen Recital Hall; $5 General Admission; Call Tracy See at 806-651-2854 for Advance Tickets.
 
Thursday 31
WT Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
NOVEMBER   (top of page)
 
Friday 1
First Friday Art Walk
Sunset Center Galleries
6:00 p.m.
Make sure to visit the WTAMU Student/Experimental Gallery.
 
Harrington String Quartet
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
Performing works by Wolf (Italian Serenade), Beethoven (Quartet in B-flat major), and Brahms (Clarinet Quintet with guest Guy Yehuda). Admission fee.
 
Sunday 3
Lyndi Williams, Graduate Voice Recital
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Tuesday 5
WT Trombone Choir
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Wednesday 6
Legacy in the Library
Pippa’s Coffee Shop
12:15-1:15 p.m.
Readings by designated faculty member, followed by open mic readings. Open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Free.
 
WT Wind Ensemble
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m. 
 
Thursday 7
WT Percussion Ensemble
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Friday 8
Deadline for The Legacy’s Fall Edition
Submission details for photography, short stories, poems, and essays can be found here. Contact legacy@wtamu.edu. Open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Free.
 
Friday 8 - Saturday 9
Guy P. Yates Forensics Tournament
Hosted by the WTAMU Forensics Team (Contact Connie McKee for times of rounds and locations at 651-2415)
 
Tuesday 12
Great Books Series
Amarillo Public Library, Southwest Branch
7:00 p.m.
Michel de Montaigne’s essays, introduced by Dr. Jeff Doty
 
Wednesday 13
Krista Troy MFA Gallery Opening
Mary Moody Northen Hall Gallery
Runs through Thursday 21
 
Grad Review
Sunset Center Galleries
 
Thursday 14
Legacy Open Mic Night
Barnes & Noble in Amarillo
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Students, faculty/staff, and alumni creative writers are invited to read their own work. Free.
 
One Session
AT&T Studio, Fine Arts Complex
7:00 p.m.
Featuring the band Deep Diver (limited seating)
 
Remnant Rust Lecture "Improbably Shakespeare: Or, How a Playwright (of all things) Became our Greatest Writer" 
Panhandle Plains Historical Musuem
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Talk
The second Remnant Trust lecture by Dr. Jeff Doty, Assistant Professor of English, and holder of the Wendy and Stanley Marsh 3 chair in Shakespeare Studies at WT. Features rare books and manuscripts, including early Shakespeare volumes, from the Remnant Trust collection. Free and open to the public.
 
Tuesday 14 - Saturday 16
Wednesday 20 - Saturday 23
Into the Woods
Sybil B. Harrington Branding Iron Theatre
7:30 p.m.
Into The Woods, book by James Lapine, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Stephen Crandall, with music director Robert Hansen and choreographer Leslie Williams - (Branding Iron Theatre) - “Once upon a time…” This magical musical by the legendary composer Stephen Sondheim is a feast for the imagination! Inspired by classic Grimm fairytales, this sophisticated and spellbinding story attempts to answer the question: what happens after Happily Ever After? Featuring breathtaking music, dazzling lyrics, and a deliciously witty plot, Sondheim’s masterpiece is sure to delight! Don’t miss this captivating journey “into the woods”…just be sure you’re “home before dark!” For tickets, call the Box Office (651-2804), email theaterboxoffice@wtamu.edu, or purchase online here. Tickets can be reserved Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one hour before curtain time on the days of performance. Ticket prices: $16 Adults, $11 Seniors/Students (non-WT)/Children; WT Students - 1 free ticket with Buff Gold Card, WT Faculty/Staff - 2 free tickets with Buff Gold.
 
Wednesday 15
WT Horn Choir
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Sunday 24
WT Brass Choir
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
Tuesday 26
Jazz Ensemble Concert
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
7:30 p.m.
 
DECEMBER   (top of page)
 
Wednesday 4
WTAMU Concert Band
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
6:00 p.m.
 
Friday 6
WTAMU Symphonic Band
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
8:00 p.m.
 
First Friday Art Walk–"The Art of Fashion" 
WTAMU Experimental Art Space, Sunset Center Galleries
6:00-9:00 p.m.
A student show based on a team taught fall class of art history and theater. Curated by Anne Medlock and Amy Von Lintel, of the Theater and Art Programs.
 
Saturday 7
Renaissance Holiday Feast
Alumni Banquet Hall
6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a taste of Christmastide of yore with Lord Phillip and Lady Barbara of Nottingham in this recreation of a 15th-century banquet.
 
Sunday 8
Annual Christmas Concert
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall
3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
The WTAMU Choirs and Orchestra are joined by the Pampa High School Choir in this annual highlight of the Christmas Season.
 
Tuesday 10
Great Books Series
Amarillo Public Library, Southwest Branch
7:00 p.m.
Alexandre Dumas’s The Count of Monte Cristo, introduced by Bonnie Roos
 
Friday 13
BFA Show Gallery Opening
Mary Moody Northen Hall Gallery
W 12/4
 
JANUARY   (top of page)
 
Friday 3
First Friday Art Walk
Sunset Center Galleries
6:00 p.m.
Make sure to visit the WTAMU Student/Experimental Gallery.
 
Tuesday 14
Vicky Taylor-Gore Gallery Opening
Mary Moody Northen Hall Gallery
Runs through Thursday 16
 
Art from Turkey
Sunset Center Galleries
 
Great Books Series
Amarillo Public Library, Southwest Branch
7:00 p.m.
Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, introduced by Dr. David Baum
 
FEBRUARY   (top of page)
 
Tuesday 11
 
Great Books Series
Amarillo Public Library, Southwest Branch
7:00 p.m.
Tomás Rivera’s And the Earth Did Not Devour Him, introduced by Dr. Andy Reynolds
 
Monday 17 - Friday 21
Communication Week - daily schedule to be announced
 
Thursday 20 - Saturday 22
Wednesday 26 - Saturday, March 1
The Government Inspector adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
Sybil B. Harrington Branding Iron Theatre
7:30 p.m.
The Government Inspector adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the original by Nikolai Gogol, directed by Royal Brantley - (Branding Iron Theatre) - One part farce and one part slapstick, The Government Inspector is a clever and fearless comedy that examines greed and corruption in a small provincial town in Russia. An entire village spirals out of control as an unfortunate case of mistaken identity throws the town into a panic. Consistently deft and funny, Hatcher’s new adaptation provides a visual feast of sight-gags, broad characters, and unforgettable situations. A timely and spirited comedy based upon the original play by Russian dramatist, Nikolai Gogol. For tickets, call the Box Office (651-2804), email theaterboxoffice@wtamu.edu, or purchase online here. Tickets can be reserved Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one hour before curtain time on the days of performance. Ticket prices: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students (non-WT); WT Students - 1 free ticket with Buff Gold Card; WT Faculty/Staff - 2 free tickets with Buff Gold Card.
 
MARCH   (top of page)
 
Saturday, March 1
The Government Inspector adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
Sybil B. Harrington Branding Iron Theatre
7:30 p.m.
The Government Inspector adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, from the original by Nikolai Gogol, directed by Royal Brantley - (Branding Iron Theatre) - One part farce and one part slapstick, The Government Inspector is a clever and fearless comedy that examines greed and corruption in a small provincial town in Russia. An entire village spirals out of control as an unfortunate case of mistaken identity throws the town into a panic. Consistently deft and funny, Hatcher’s new adaptation provides a visual feast of sight-gags, broad characters, and unforgettable situations. A timely and spirited comedy based upon the original play by Russian dramatist, Nikolai Gogol. For tickets, call the Box Office (651-2804), email theaterboxoffice@wtamu.edu, or purchase online here. Tickets can be reserved Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one hour before curtain time on the days of performance. Ticket prices: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students (non-WT); WT Students - 1 free ticket with Buff Gold Card; WT Faculty/Staff - 2 free tickets with Buff Gold Card.
 
 
APRIL   (top of page)
 
Wednesday 2 - Saturday 5
A Night of Broadway: Musical Theatre Revue
Jerry Williams Acting Studio, FAC 175
7:30 p.m.
Don’t miss this special performance featuring contemporary and classic Broadway and Off-Broadway songs, staged and performed by our musical theatre majors in the intimate Jerry Williams Acting Studio. For tickets, call the Box Office (651-2804), email theaterboxoffice@wtamu.edu, or purchase online here. Tickets can be reserved Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one hour before curtain time on the days of performance. Ticket prices: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students (non-WT); WT Students - 1 free ticket with Buff Gold Card; WT Faculty/Staff - 2 free tickets with Buff Gold Card.
 
Tuesday 10 - Thursday 12
Wednesday 16 - Saturday 19
The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Stephen Crandall
Happy State Bank Studio Theatre
7:30 p.m.
Shakespeare’s dark play about ambition, fate, deception, and revenge creeps its way into the intimate Happy State Bank Studio Theatre. The great general Macbeth, victorious in battle, thirsty for position and power, sets out to fulfill the prophecy of three witches who predict he will reign as the King of Scotland. With many obstacles in his way, Macbeth and his equally ambitious wife murder their way to the throne, only to find that no one can escape destiny. This superstitious and bloody tragedy will send shivers down your spine! *Not recommended for children. For tickets, call the Box Office (651-2804), email theaterboxoffice@wtamu.edu, or purchase online here. Tickets can be reserved Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and one hour before curtain time on the days of performance. Ticket prices: $11 Adults, $8 Seniors/Students (non-WT); WT Students - 1 free ticket with Buff Gold Card; WT Faculty/Staff - 2 free tickets with Buff Gold Card.
 
Tuesday 18
Distinguished Lecture Series
Legacy Hall
7:00 p.m.
Distinguished Lecture Series presents Jon Favreau, former speech writer for President Obama– part of Communication Week.
 
MAY   (top of page)
 
Friday 2
2014 WTAMU Storytelling Festival 
Sybil B. Harrington Branding Iron Theatre
7:00 p.m.
Featuring international storyteller Laura Simms and graduate students enrolled in the Art of Storytelling seminar
 
Harrington String Quartet presents "Joys and Sorrows"
Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall 
7:30 p.m.
Join the Quartet half hour before each concert for a special pre-concert talk "More Than Meets the Ear" - For tickets, call 806-651-2840 - Season tickets are $50 and $40 for senior citizens. Individual concert tickets are $20.
 

 

 

 

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