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Duquesne University Tamburitzans coming to WVU Parkersburg

The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg opens its 2014-15 season on Saturday, Sept. 20, with the Duquesne University Tamburitzans, at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. For more than 75 years the Tamburitzans have dedicated

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Spanish Harlem Orchestra to perform on campus

The renowned ensemble, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, performs at WVU Parkersburg in the College Activities Center at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11. The performance marks the close of the 2013-2014 season for the Distinguished Performance Series at WVU Parkersburg. Spanish Harlem

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Imago Theatre’s menagerie of comedic whimsy FROGZ! comes to WVU Parkersburg

The award winning and critically acclaimed Imago Theatre production FROGZ! comes to the West Virginia University at Parkersburg stage as part of the college’s Distinguished Performance Series. The performance takes place Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the College

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Aquila Theatre brings “Fahrenheit 451” to life on stage at WVU Parkersburg Oct. 1

The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg opens its 2013-14 season on Tuesday, Oct. 1 with the Aquila Theatre company presenting Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. Ray Bradbury’s tale of

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Big Read project kicks off with events on Sept. 13, 16

West Virginia University at Parkersburg has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to host a “Big Read” project throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley. The event kicks off Friday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Wood

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Pulizer Prize-winning tale “Of Mice and Men” comes to life on WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 2/6/13 – Critically acclaimed group The Acting Company brings John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” to the WVU Parkersburg stage as part of the college’s Distinguished Performance Series. The performance takes place Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.

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George Crumb concert added to WVU Parkersburg Distinguished Performance Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/30/12 – The Distinguished Performance Series of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present the music of Pulitzer Prize-winning West Virginia composer George Crumb on Thursday, November 8, at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The concert

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Daedalus Quartet to take stage in WVU Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series

Parkersburg, W.Va. 10/17/12 – Classical group the Daedalus Quartet will perform at West Virginia University at Parkersburg on Thursday, Oct. 25 as part of its Distinguished Performance Series. The show begins at 7 p.m. in the College Activities Center. The

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Kenya Safari Acrobats tumble, launch and limbo onto WVU Parkersburg stage

Parkersburg, W.Va. 9/13/12 – Bring the whole family for an evening of spectacular events as Kenya Safari Acrobats performs as part of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Distinguished Performance Series. The show will be Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.

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Broadway star Franc D’Ambrosio takes the stage at WVU Parkersburg

Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/9/12 – Don’t miss Broadway star Franc D’Ambrosio as he performs live at West Virginia University at Parkersburg Friday, March 23 at 8 p.m. in the College Activities Center. D’Ambrosio is best known for his impressive portrayal of

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