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Trailblazing Women of Country: A Tribute to Patsy, Loretta, and Dolly

Trailblazing Women of Country,will entertain and inspire audiences during this pivotal moment in our nation’s history, featuring soloists, Miko Marks, CMT's 2022, "Next Woman of Country"; and Nashville-based singer, Kristina Train, supported by a 5-member all-female band.   

Courtney M. Leonard - BREACH: Logbook23 | CORIOLIS, installation view at WCU Fine Art Museum

Courtney M. Leonard - BREACH: Logbook23 | CORIOLIS

Immerse yourself in the latest WCU Fine Art Museum exhibition, which explores cultural and historical connections to water, fishing practices, and sustainability. Created by Shinnecock Nation, ceramic artist Courtney M. Leonard.  

Untitled artwork by Kevin Kirkpatrick.

School of Art and Design Faculty Biennial

Every two years, the WCU Fine Art Museum offers faculty in the School of Art and Design the opportunity to share their artwork with the University community.  


Rising of the Necessary Diva

Rising of the Necessary Diva is an autobiographical account of a girl raised in the hood and born to a sharecropper’s daughter, whose gift to sing paves a path for her to travel the world singing classical music but whose heart recognizes the need to return to the hood to serve in purpose.   

Photo courtesy of Imani Winds.

Imani Winds: Black and Brown

Experience the twice Grammy-nominated wind quintet Imani Winds at WCU’s Bardo Arts Center. The ensemble presents their show Black and Brown, an entire program celebrating composers of color such as Wayne Shorter, Paquito D’Rivera, and Valerie Coleman.   

Photo from 54th Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

55th Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

This exhibition is an extraordinary opportunity for WCU undergraduate students to share their artwork with a larger public and to enhance their skills in presenting artwork in a professional gallery setting.   

Photo courtesy of The Second City.

The Second City: Swipes Right: An Incomplete Guide to the Ultimate Date Night

Spend a naughty 90 minutes with their caliente cast of comedians as they (consensually) annihilate everything that turns us on—and off—about love, dating, relationships, and everything else in-between the sheets.   

We Will Not be Silenced: Standing for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

A series of photographs and sculptures bring voice to the international Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) movement through the lens of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Comanche Nation, Lumbee, and other Native American artists.   

Pilobolus Promo Image

Pilobolus: The Big Five-OH!

BAC hosts world-renown modern dance company Pilobolus! Help us celebrate their 50th year in existence, breaking boundaries and promoting radical creativity.   

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