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Monday, Nov. 2
RECITAL: Musicology Class
Students in Travis Stimeling’s “Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries” course will hold a recital at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in Bloch Hall, 200A Creative Arts Center. The students will share the unique histories behind each musical work and teach the audience how advances in technology, racial diversity, globalism, visual art and previous musical styles have influenced the distinctive sound of 20th and 21st century music.

CONCERT: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Canady Symphony Series at WVU presents its second concert of the season at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, featuring Aleksey Igudesman, violin, and Hyung-ki Joo, piano. Comedic classical musicians Igudesman & Joo bring a whirlwind of humor and virtuosity to the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre, putting their unique spin on classics like “Danse Macabre” and Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as their own hilarious compositions.

Wednesday, Nov. 4
LECTURE: Modern Indian Theatre – Genesis and Evolution
A Fulbright scholar will visit the College of Creative Arts to provide an overview of India’s vast theatrical traditions. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, a professor of English at Gauhati University, will speak on “Modern Indian Theaters – Genesis and Evolution” at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Bloch Hall, 200A Creative Arts Center.

Thursday, Nov. 5
OPENING RECEPTION: Juried Student Exhibition
The School of Art & Design will present its fourth annual Juried Student Exhibition from Nov. 2-13 in the Douglas O. Blaney Lobby of the Creative Arts Center. Awards for the Juried Student Exhibition will be presented at the opening reception on Thursday Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. This reception is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

Friday, Nov. 6
CONCERT: World Music Showcase
The WVU World Music Performance Center will present this semester’s World Music Showcase Concert featuring the WVU African Music and Dance Ensemble, WVU Steel Bands, WVU Gamelan, and Bluegrass Band. This semester’s concert focuses on contemporary arrangements for traditional ensembles including music from Trinidad, Ghana, Indonesia, and Appalachia and will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre in the Creative Arts Center.

Through Dec. 9

LAURA MESAROS GALLERY: John Pe�a, Printmaker, Monday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Pe�a is a visual artist, illustrator and educator who makes art as a way of exploring the natural world and his daily interactions. He has attended a number of residencies including Skowhegan, Bemis & The Fine Arts Work Center. He was also the recipient of the 2012 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Award as an Emerging Artist and recently created an artwork for the Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh.

PAUL MESAROS GALLERY: Jen Mussari, Graphic Designer, Monday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Jen Mussari is a designer, lettering artist, and illustrator, who now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Some of the clients she has collaborated with include Squarespace, Airbnb, Kickstarter, Shopify, Patagonia, the Art Director’s Club, EMI, Capitol Records, Target, West Elm, Penguin Books, Adobe, LOGAN, Pentagram, 72andSunny, CreativeMornings, and Smilebooth. Mussari will also speak about her work as part of the School of Art and Design’s 2015-2016 Visiting Artist Lecture Series at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bloch Hall, 200A Creative Arts Center.


ART MUSEUM OF WVU: Inaugural Exhibition: Visual Conversations: Looking and Listening
The Art Museum of WVU is open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit

This year, West Virginia University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Visit for more information and a calendar of events.



CONTACT: David Welsh, College of Creative Arts

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