Arts Scene

Broadway star Leslie Uggams delivers inspiring message to Wright State students

Leslie Uggams and Joe Deer

Wright State performing arts students received coaching and encouragement from Broadway star Leslie Uggams during her inspiring visit to campus. Continue reading

Leslie Uggams Q&A

Leslie Uggams

Excerpt “Leslie Uggams embodies so much of what Wright State University’s theater department values,” said Joe Deer, WSU musical theater professor and director of the Musical Theatre Initiative who appeared with Uggams in “Anything Goes.” “Leslie is an incredible entertainer, … Continue reading

Stein Galleries to feature paintings by Brian Chu, Shiao-Ping Wang and George Rose

Brian Chu painting

Concurrent exhibitions of paintings open in the Stein Galleries in the Creative Arts Center on Jan. 13. Continue reading

Take 5 with Tess Cortes

Tess Cortes

Excerpt “Materialize,” opening at Purdue Galleries Jan. 15, is a fascinating exploration into 3-D and digital printing. Tess Cortes, the gallery coordinator at Wright State University, is helping to bring this show to Lafayette. She talked to the Journal & Courier … Continue reading

Broadway star Leslie Uggams to visit Wright State musical theatre program

Leslie Uggams on stage

Actress and singer Leslie Uggams will work with Wright State students and perform in concert as a visiting artist of the university’s Musical Theatre Initiative. Continue reading

Interview with Wright State alumnus and author James Brubaker

James Brubaker

Wright State alumnus James Brubaker, who teaches creative writing at Southwest Missouri State University, is the author of several books. Continue reading

Interview with Wright State grad and author Ryan Ireland

Ryan Ireland

Ryan Ireland, who earned his B.A. and M.A. in English from Wright State, will publish “Beyond the Horizon” in March. Continue reading

Enjoy Renaissance holiday fun at the 32nd annual Madrigal Dinner

Photo of members at the head table raising their glasses in a toast.

The Student Union Apollo Room will be transformed into an English manor of the Renaissance era for the annual Madrigal Dinner Dec. 11 to Dec. 14. Continue reading

Listen to ‘Holidays in the Heartland’ on Dayton Public Radio this Thanksgiving

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State’s popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert will be rebroadcast on Dayton Public Radio on Thanksgiving. Continue reading

Wright State supporters honored at National Philanthropy Day

Wright State University President David R. Hopkins and Marilyn and Larry Klaben

Larry and Marilyn Klaben, Raiderthon and HORAN recognized at the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ National Philanthropy Day. Continue reading