Arts Scene

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

Wright State Theatre presents modern take on ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Romeo and Juliet flyer

Wright State Theatre continues its 40th season with a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” Nov. 14–23. Continue reading

Bronze beauties

Artist Virginia Hess creating medallions for Wright State’s Veteran and Military Center
Virginia Hess with medallion

Dayton artist Virginia Hess is creating five large bronze medallions to adorn the stone façade of the renovated Veteran and Military Center in Allyn Hall. Continue reading

Name change reflects excellence of Wright State’s music program

Schuster Hall

Wright State’s music program changes its name to the School of Music to reflect array of degrees and comprehensive music offering. Continue reading

Acting natural

Jason Kaufman brings his theater, movie, television moves to Wright State
Jason Kaufman

After performing on the stage and in movies and TV, Jason Kaufman teaches acting to students hoping for careers on Broadway and in Hollywood. Continue reading

Wright State continues WWI project with ‘Holidays in Heartland’ concert

“Holidays in the Heartland” holiday stage

Wright State continues its World War I project, while kicking off the holiday season and honoring veterans, with the popular “Holidays in the Heartland” concert Nov. 2. Continue reading

Wright State Theatre presents crowd-pleasing musical ‘Hot Mikado’

'Hot Mikado' dance number

Wright State Theatre continues its 40th season with the smash hit musical “Hot Mikado” in the Festival Playhouse Oct. 23 to Nov. 9. Continue reading

3D printed sculptures featured in new exhibit at Stein Galleries

"Erosion" by Rebecca Jacobs

Stein Galleries’ latest exhibition featuring 58 works of digital fabrication opens Oct. 26 and runs through Dec. 7. Continue reading

‘Remote Area Medical’ to be shown at Boonshoft School of Medicine Oct. 23

Documentary shows how rural America provides health care to uninsured
‘Remote Area Medical’ to be shown at Boonshoft School of Medicine Oct. 23

“Remote Area Medical” focuses on pop-up medical clinic that serves the poorest and most vulnerable Americans. Continue reading

Bluegrass bloomer

Engineering student Trent Williams releases solo album
Wright State electrical engineering student and bluegrass musician Trent Williams released his first solo album, a labor of love tilted “Someday.” (Photo by Jenny Buckler)

Wright State electrical engineering student and bluegrass musician Trent Williams released his first solo album, a labor of love tilted “Someday.” Continue reading