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Freedom: The American Hustle

Arcade Gallery Presents 'Freedom: The American Hustle, The Poetry Series' Nov. 17

November 14, 2018

"Freedom: The American Hustle, The Poetry Series" will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Arcade Contemporary Arts Projects Gallery at the Gateway Campus. The voices of several female poets reflect on the cultural perspectives and concept of freedom of the time. The poetry series is a special extension of the Gallery's art exhibition, "Freedom: The American Hustle," on display through Dec. 8.

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Webster Conservatory Presents 'Fahrenheit 451' Nov. 14-18

November 14, 2018

The public is invited to the Webster Conservatory production of "Fahrenheit 451." Ray Bradbury’s classic drama is a timely and suspenseful journey, Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian tale about the importance of reading and thinking for oneself. The production will take place at the Browning Mainstage Theatre Nov. 14-18 at 7:30 p.m., with the Sunday production at 2 p.m. Free admission is offered to Webster Students, Faculty, and Staff with a valid ID. $15 for adults, $7 for seniors, alumni, and non-Webster students. $2 for children 12 and under.

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ILSSA: Implement: Essential Tools for Living

Hunt Gallery presents 'ILSSA Implement: Essential Tools for Living'

November 13, 2018

Join us for the Hunt Gallery opening reception of "ILSSA Implement: Essential Tools for Living" on Friday, Nov. 16, with a special preview for the Webster University community starting at 5:30 p.m. Artist and ILSSA co-founder, Emily Larned, will speak about the exhibition and about ILSSA at the DADAH Friday Forum on Friday from noon-1 p.m. in Sverdrup 123. Learned will speak again, briefly, at 6:45 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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The Chamber Singers will perform choral works from a variety of musical eras.

Chamber Singers to Perform in St. Louis Central Library

November 09, 2018

The Webster University Chamber Singers present "Sacred and Profane," a performance in the spectacular Great Hall of the St. Louis Central Library on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. The concert features sacred choral works from a variety of musical eras, and concludes with "Harmonices Mundi," a work by David Werfelmann, director of the Bachelor of Arts in Music program. Admission is free.

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Arts and Education Giving

Contribute to Arts and Education Council, Receive ARTS Card Discounts

November 01, 2018

Webster University is participating in Workplace Giving in an effort to support the Arts and Education Council again this year. The arts are vital to our region. They make St. Louis a great place to live. With a donation of $50 or more, you'll receive an ARTS card, which allows you to take advantage of special discounts on events throughout the year. As an added bonus, at the conclusion of the campaign, one lucky donor will receive a reserved parking spot for the Spring 1 term of 2019.

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Osei's 'Fashion and the Brain' at Arcade Gallery Oct. 26

October 25, 2018

Join the Department of Art, Design, and Art History Friday (DADAH), Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. at the Arcade Building located on the Gateway Campus for a free reception and exhibition opening of “Fashion and the Brain.” This is a collaborative project of artist, adjunct DADAH faculty member and 2013 alumna Yvonne Osei, University of Missouri St. Louis and the Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH).

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RAD

RAD Submission Deadline Approaching

October 24, 2018

The submission period is winding down for Webster’s Fall 2018 Research Across Disciplines (RAD) conference. This conference is open to all levels, disciplines, and campuses. RAD is open to both undergraduate and graduate students from any discipline, studying anywhere in Webster’s network (including global and online). The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2.

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study abroad

Exciting Spring Break Study Abroad Offerings for 2019

October 23, 2018

Webster is offering 6 fantastic programs in various locations from Vienna, to Thailand, to Ecuador for students this Spring Break. Options for both undergraduates and graduate students are available in a variety of academic disciplines. These courses are taught during the Spring Semester with the study abroad component taking place over Spring Break.

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BFA Dance Squad

Department of Dance Presents 'Temporary Beings,' BFA Choreographic Concert

October 22, 2018

Webster University’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Department of Dance presents "Temporary Beings." The concert showcases original choreography of senior BFA candidates Stephanie Borcherding, Alyssa Perez, Josiah Gundersen, and Rachel Tegtmeier. "Temporary Beings" runs Nov 8-9 at 7:30 p.m., as well as Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, however, donations are accepted.

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Call for Director of First Year Seminars

October 17, 2018

The Global Citizenship Program Committee is seeking applicants for the Director of First Year Seminars. This will be a 3-year term position starting in May, 2019. Applicants should be familiar with the First Year Seminar program, have experience teaching first year students and be a full-time faculty member with tenure or FDL status.

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St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair at Webster University

Webster hosts 400 students, parents at Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

October 10, 2018

Webster University hosted the St. Louis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Oct. 8, connecting high school students interested in the fine and performing arts and entertainment arts, with colleges that offer those areas of study. Over 60 colleges participated, and approximately 400 students and parents attended.

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Save the date for this annual salute to mid-year graduates.

Save the Date: December Toast 2018

October 05, 2018

Save the Date for the December Toast, the celebration of our mid-year graduates: Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m. at the Webster University Community Music School. This event will honor our August, October and December graduates from the greater St. Louis area. For more information on the December Toast and to RSVP, visit webster.edu/commencement/DecemberToast.

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Department of Music Ensemble Performances Oct. 5, Oct. 7

October 04, 2018

More than 150 students and faculty in the Department of Music kick off the the ensemble performance year this weekend in two different concerts in the Webster University Community Music School concert hall. Webster University choirs present a concert on Friday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. The Webster University Orchestra opens their season on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in a concert featuring the 2018 student concerto/aria contest winners

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Music Professor Completes PLAYA Composer Residency

September 26, 2018

David Werfelmann, assistant professor in the Department of Music, spent a portion of summer holiday at PLAYA in Oregon in a composer residency program. During this time, Warfelmann dove into finishing a composition that had to be completed before his departure day. Werfelmann’s next new work premieres on Oct. 5, when Webster University Chamber Singers perform a multi-movement work written for them.

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