The Moss Arts Center partners with the Crooked Road to present the Americana musical duo for a performance and moderated conversation, including a peek at Mark’s rare instruments, on Friday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m.
During an online broadcast at vt.edu/commencement graduates will be honored, degrees will be conferred, and special guests and student leaders will speak — plus there will be opportunities for friends and family to participate and offer well wishes.
Currently on display in the center’s galleries, the Student Arts Spotlight presents more than 60 works of art created by over 50 students from various academic disciplines. Also on view, “Four Freedoms” by Hank Willis Thomas and Emily Shur for For Freedom.
The Gainsboro History Tour of African American Culture is a 5K event in Roanoke open to anyone who wants to walk, bike, drive, or run along the self-guided tour that includes 10 landmarks. The run/walk continues until Oct. 16.
In an exclusive event for the Moss Arts Center, Studi performs excerpts from her play “And So We Walked” and engages in a conversation with Mae Hey, assistant professor of American Indian Studies at Virginia Tech, on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Monday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.
The Moss Arts Center presents Pink Martini founders pianist Thomas Lauderdale and lead singer China Forbes for an exclusive online performance and moderated conversation from the ensemble’s hometown of Portland, Oregon, on Friday, Oct. 9.
The Moss Arts Center presents the former Carolina Chocolate Drops member live from her home in New Orleans for a performance featuring songs from her latest album, followed by a moderated conversation, on Saturday, Sept. 25.
Virginia Tech has created a new event evaluation process so that students will be able to safely hold in-person events this fall, as long as those events meet the university’s strict public safety and health guidelines. Virtual events should continue to be conducted when feasible.
Tickets are now available for the series, which features intimate, virtual performances by artists that include members of the vintage pop-jazz-classical lounge act Pink Martini and Grammy-winning American fiddling icon Mark O’Connor.
The Moss Arts Center presents Kendall Payne and Keith McCoy from Adaire Theatre in Pulaski, Virginia, for an interactive online discussion. Learn more about this African American theatre company on Friday, Aug. 7, from 12-12:45 p.m.