University Advancement

Gentle House to host afternoon of wine and music in celebration of 100th anniversary

The Gentle House of Western Oregon University is holding its inaugural Wine & Music Picnic to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Gentle family moving into this 1880s farmhouse, on Sunday, Sept. 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. Spend an afternoon relaxing amongst the towering trees while listening to live music by Steven Smith (guitarist) … Continue reading

Creative Arts

WOU to present comedy following the lives of four men in a communal residence

Western Oregon University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the riotously comic, sharply observant and emotionally moving play The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin. The show will run July 30 through Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium. The Aug. 1 performance will be interpreted for American Sign Language and a matinee will be … Continue reading

Spring theater play addresses issues faced by modern families
Creative Arts

Spring theater play addresses issues faced by modern families

Western Oregon University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the smartly comic, sharply observant and surprisingly humane play Distracted by Lisa Lomer. The performances will be held nightly from Wednesday, May 28 through Saturday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium. What’s wrong with nine-year-old Jesse? He can’t sit still, he curses, he raps, … Continue reading

38th Annual Spring Dance Concert to be held May 8 to 10
Creative Arts

38th Annual Spring Dance Concert to be held May 8 to 10

Monmouth, Ore. – The highly anticipated annual Western Oregon University Spring Dance Concert will be held Thursday, May 8 through Saturday, May 10 in Rice Auditorium. Directed by Deborah Jones, dance professor, the concert includes choreography by dance faculty, students and guest artist Brian Enos. General admission is $12, $10 for seniors and $7 for … Continue reading

Screening of “American Winter” to be held at WOU
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Screening of “American Winter” to be held at WOU

Western Oregon University will hold a screening of the Oregon-based award-winning HBO film American Winter on April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in room 105 of the Health and Wellness Center. American Winter is a vivid illustration of what is happening to families across America, including working families losing their homes, people who remain jobless or underemployed, children going … Continue reading