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
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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
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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

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24th annual César E. Chávez Leadership Conference

News release via César E. Chávez Leadership Conference (2/25/14). For 24 years the César E. Chávez Leadership Conference has provided a unique opportunity for Latino students across Oregon to come together to celebrate their history and consider their future as leaders of their communities. This year nearly 1,700 students grades 9-12 will gather in Monmouth, Oregon for a day … Continue reading

Western Oregon University to present the Tony Award-winning sensation “Spring Awakening”
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Western Oregon University to present the Tony Award-winning sensation “Spring Awakening”

Western Oregon University’s Department of Theater and Dance invites you to experience the rock musical, Spring Awakening, with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Performances will be held Friday, Feb. 28, Saturday, March 1, and Wednesday, March 5 through Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Rice Auditorium. A midnight performance … Continue reading

WOU welcomes family to campus for weekend of activities
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WOU welcomes family to campus for weekend of activities

Western Oregon University will hold its annual Family Weekend from Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9. This year’s theme is WOU Modern Family: Taking Family to a Whole New Level. The weekend features a variety of activities and events for WOU students and their families to enjoy campus and the surrounding area. For more … Continue reading