SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kevin Hekmatpanah, will present its spring program, featuring the Gonzaga student winners of the Young Artists’ Concerto Competition, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 6 at the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox (1001 W. Sprague Ave.).
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University Choirs and Timothy Westerhaus, conductor, will offer a free, public concert in celebration of Black History Month at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom. The Choirs will accept donations to benefit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University senior Bethany Beekly is gifted in both science and the humanities, and does not allow her rigorous course load to hamper her enthusiasm for music, dance and helping others. An honors student majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry, she has been on the President’s List (minimum 3.7 grade-point average) virtually her entire Gonzaga career.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Novelist Tim O’Brien, known for his work tapping into his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom as part of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series. Earlier that day, O’Brien will conduct a public question-and-answer session from 1:10-2 p.m. in the Hemmingson Auditorium.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University theatre’s production of “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Denver, for the 2017 Region VII event next month. This marks the first time a Gonzaga production has been invited to perform at the festival.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University has organized three special exhibitions for spring semester: “From the Collection: Images about the American West,” “Treasure from the Sahlin Collection,” and “Jody Sahlin: Making Things – ‘Joy’s Soul Lies in the Doing’ (Shakespeare).”
SPOKANE, Wash. – Allie Burgett, a Gonzaga University senior from Brewster, Wash., has been chosen by fans to sing the national anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9. For Burgett, who is majoring in political science and criminal justice, it’s a dream come true.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.
FLORENCE, Italy – Gonzaga-in-Florence, Gonzaga University’s flagship study abroad program begun here in 1963, marked the 50th anniversary of the devastating flooding of the Arno River on Nov. 4, 1966, one of the worst in Florence history, with a special exhibition on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 16 in the Mozilo Center.