March 20, 2023


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Summer months Arts Competition delivers free relatives exciting to downtown Blacksburg | VTx

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The Summer season Arts Festival returns to downtown Blacksburg, featuring a full agenda of music, theatre, film, visible artwork, and other unique activities. The festival is introduced in partnership amongst the School of Carrying out Arts at Virginia Tech and the City of Blacksburg. All occasions are totally free and open up to the public. 

New this yr will be a sequence of Thursday night time concert events at the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, culminating in a general performance of W.A. Mozart’s famed “Requiem,” a creation of “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder in Theatre 101 featuring actors from Virginia Tech and the community, and kid’s pursuits in the new Creativeness and Innovation District Residing-Studying Neighborhood creating.

Friday night outdoor concert events

Stay songs will take location Friday evenings on Henderson Garden at the corner of Main Street and College Avenue from 6-7:30 p.m. In situation of inclement weather, the occasion will be canceled.

Thursday night indoor concert events

This year, Thursday evening indoor concerts will be offered at the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, 701 Church St. All live shows get started at 7 p.m. The Mozart “Requiem” overall performance is a group sing event. Individuals intrigued in collaborating as a member of the choir are questioned to fill out this variety.

Lyric Typical Films Sequence

Cool off with a free traditional film at the historic Lyric Theatre, positioned at 135 Faculty Ave. Ben Design will supply are living musical accompaniment for the Buster Keaton classics and “Wings.” All flicks, except noted, begin at 3 p.m.

Stay theater

Our Town” by Thornton Wilder will be presented July 16-18 in Theatre 101. “Our Town” won a Pulitzer Prize in 1938 for its intricate and at situations heartbreaking exploration of human interactions. It is directed by Amanda Nelson. Totally free reservations will be obtainable on the internet commencing June 15.

University of Visible Arts Non-Majors Artwork Show

Standpoint Gallery is web hosting an exhibit this summertime of artwork by learners who are non-art majors and using art courses in the Virginia Tech Faculty of Visual Arts. Artwork will be on show June 13-Aug. 28 in the Point of view Gallery, located on the second floor of the Squires University student Center. A closing reception will be held on Aug. 26  from 5 to 7 p.m.

Interactive Tale Time with Joelle!

Join storyteller Joelle for an motion-packed 60 minutes of significant electrical power, imaginative, and interactive storytelling, reading, and developing. It is suitable for all, but specifically for ages 3 to 10. It will be held July 9 and 16 at midday and 2 p.m. in the rehearsal space of the Creative imagination and Innovation District Living-Studying Local community developing, 185 Kent St.

Distinctive occasions

Sign up for weekly Summer months Arts Competition updates from the Faculty of Doing Arts below.  Discover extra information on-line or speak to Richard Masters, Summer Arts Festival Director at [email protected]

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