WSU Performing Arts

Humanitas ~ A Festival Celebrating World Arts

2016 Festival Overview

Admission is free except as noted.

ALL WEEK

International Education Week

Events throughout the week will demonstrate the benefits of international education and raise awareness of WSU's international population. Presented by WSU's International Students' Council.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Prima Trio

7:30 p.m. at Administration Auditorium, University of Idaho, Moscow
General $22 • Seniors $19 • Students $10
Presented by UI Auditorium Chamber Music Series.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Art Exhibit: Ildikó Kalapács

CUB Art Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman
Opens Sept. 21.

Sketch Wednesday with Ildikó Kalapács

12:00 p.m. at CUB Art Gallery, Washington State University, Pullman
Presented by WSU's International Students' Council and SEB Arts.

International Education Week Keynote Address: Ildikó Kalapács

5:00 p.m. at CUB Auditorium, Washington State University, Pullman
Ildikó Kalapács is a Hungarian American visual artist and folk dancer currently living in the US. Her experiences living in both socialist and capitalist countries have given her an appreciation of diversity. Presented by WSU's International Students' Council.

An Iliad
by Lisa Peterson & Denis O'Hare
based on Homer's The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles

7:30 p.m. at Wadleigh Theatre in Daggy Hall, Washington State University, Pullman
This modern-day retelling of Homer's classic "resonates with tragic meaning today" (NY Times). Directed by Benjamin Gonzales, with David Harlan of Moscow Art Theatre (Too). Presented by WSU Performing Arts.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Roja Kannan: Search for the Blue Lotus

7:00 p.m. at CUB Auditorium, Washington State University, Pullman
Reception precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in the CUB Gallery.
Dancing in a classical style from southern India called Bharatanatyam, Roja Kannan narrates the journey of a soul, personified by a young woman called Manonmani, in search of the Blue Lotus. Presented by SEB Arts.

Nuthouse Improv Comedy

8:00 p.m. at Wadleigh Theatre in Daggy Hall, Washington State University, Pullman
$5 general admission. Presented by STAGE/Nuthouse.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater

7:30 p.m. at Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall, Washington State University, Pullman
Weaving stories from movement and music of the African diaspora, including Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban cultures, with contemporary dance, Rejoice! illuminates issues and topics that span generations. Presented by Festival Dance & Performing Arts.
   This performance will be livestreamed; register in advance with WSU Global Connections.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016

Arts & Culture Film Festival

CUB Auditorium, Washington State University, Pullman
FREE with Cougar Card, guests $2. Presented by WSU's Student Entertainment Board.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

Hip-Hop Dance Workshop

10:00 a.m. at Smith Gym 115, Washington State University, Pullman
Taught by Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater. Presented by Festival Dance & Performing Arts.

Capoeira Dance Workshop

12:00 p.m. at Smith Gym 115, Washington State University, Pullman
Taught by Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater. Presented by Festival Dance & Performing Arts

Party & Art in the Park

12:00–6:00 p.m. at Reaney Park, 690 NE Reaney Way, Pullman
International food, art, music, and dance. Presented by ISC in collaboration with the WSU Museum of Art, Department of Fine Arts, Children's Center, International Programs, and International Development Club.

An Iliad
by Lisa Peterson & Denis O'Hare
based on Homer's The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles

2:00 p.m. at Wadleigh Theatre in Daggy Hall, Washington State University, Pullman
This modern-day retelling of Homer's classic "resonates with tragic meaning today" (NY Times). Directed by Benjamin Gonzales, with David Harlan of Moscow Art Theatre (Too). Presented by WSU Performing Arts.

Villalobos Brothers

7:30 p.m. at Jones Theatre in Daggy Hall, Washington State University, Pullman
Adults $15 • Seniors (60+) $12 • All Students & Youth FREE
Masterfully blending the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz, Mexico, with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music, the Villalobos Brothers deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood, and social justice. Presented by WSU Performing Arts.

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