Events

  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
    Feb 9
    Friday, February 9, 2018
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    This company of professional male dancers presents a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesty, performing the full range of ballet and modern dance repertoire.

  • Thomas Kühne: The Murderers Are Among Us: Images of and Inquiries into Holocaust Perpetrators since the Third Reich
    Feb 12
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    7:00pm
    114 Belk Library and Information Commons

    The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the Appalachian and broader High Country communities to a public lecture by Prof. Thomas Kühne. Prof. Kühne is the Strassler Chair in the Study of Holocaust History and the Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, Massachusetts.

  • Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions of Cape Breton and Beyond
    Feb 27
    Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    Fierce fiddling duo command the stage with an explosive celebration of raw energy and passion that infuses their traditional heritage with their taste for the contemporary.

  • Golden Dragon Acrobats
    Mar 16
    Friday, March 16, 2018
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    The Golden Dragon Acrobats combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

  • The Hero Twins: Blood Race
    Apr 6

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    April 6-8, 2018

    Competing in the ancient Blood Race, a stonecutter named Moth descends into the underworld to free her twin brother, Cricket, who is trapped there. An original story inspired by classic Mayan mythology, Ramón Esquivel's The Hero Twins: Blood Race employs parkour, free running, capoeira, and other martial arts and dance forms to weave a tale of determination, discovery, and liberation.

  • Black Violin
    Apr 20
    Friday, April 20, 2018
    7:00pm
    Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

    Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.”