National Public Radio comedian David Sedaris’ holiday comedy “The Santaland Diaries” will be performed at Western Carolina University’s John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Dec. 7, through Saturday, Dec. 9.
The Western Carolina University Jazz Ensemble will present its annual fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, on campus in the recital hall of the Coulter Building. The performance is free and open to the public.
Western Carolina University faculty and staff members who are parents and in need of a pre-Thanksgiving outing, minus the kids, can take advantage of a Parents’ Night Out event being offered Friday, Nov. 17, by WCU’s health and physical education students.
Nine dance works that have been included in the Western Carolina University Dance Program’s studio courses this semester will be featured as students and faculty present the Fall Dance Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Hoey Auditorium.
The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble will present a special concert Tuesday, Nov. 28, featuring the premiere of a new symphony by contemporary American composer and conductor Dan Welcher that draws inspirations from three national parks, including the local Great Smoky Mountains.