5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 8, 5 p.m.
Heritage Commons, Samuel Read Hall Building



Interested in learning about human trafficking in NH? Come hear from Jasmine Marino, a survivor of human trafficking and ministry associate from the Abolitionist Network; Mike Posanka, resident agent in charge from Immigration and Customs Enforcement; and Nicole Ledoux, homeland security investigations and detective lieutenant from the Manchester Police Department.

This event is sponsored by the NH Human Trafficking Collaborative, PSU's Justice & Security Strategic Cluster, and the Grafton County Attorney's Office.

7:30 pm

Wednesday March 15, at 7:30 p.m.
Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts.


The Plymouth State University Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr, Mark Stickney, will be joined by the Kryos Brass Quintet, from PA, for a performance of Eric Ewazen’s Shadowcatcher, a symphony written for brass quintet accompanied by wind ensemble.

Music being performed:
Miniature Overture, Jack Stamp
Blink, Brian P. Drake
Grace, Brian Balmages
Three Ayres from Gloucester, Hugh M. Stuart
Shadowcatcher, Eric Ewazen with the Kryos Brass Quintet.

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $10, Senior $6, Youth $8

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5:30 pm

Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30 p.m.
Museum of the White Mountains, 34 Highland Street.


Come see and hear how artists and scientists are observing and expressing climate change and its impact. Colorado artist Fawn Atencio will share her approach to incorporating climate issues in her art, while PSU Research Scientist Eric Kelsey will talk about his current work on tracking climate change impact on Mt. Washington. This event is presented in conjunction with the MWM's current exhibition "Forecasting: Climate Change and Water Impact," curated by Kimberly Ritchie, Shandra McLane, and Cynthia Robinson. The MWM is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

This event is free and open to all.
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9:30 am

Friday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m.
Museum of the White Mountains, 34 Highland Street


Looking for new ways to integrate art, science, technology and writing in your teaching practices? Join us for INTERWEAVING ART, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY IN OUR CLASSROOMS: A PSU STEAM CONFERENCE DAY. Our day of hands-on workshops will be both informational and inspirational. You’ll get tangible and practical tools to take back to your classroom and six hours of professional development credit for the day.

Join us to experience:
Cyanotypes with exhibit artists Kimberly Ritchie and Shandra McLane, Writing and the Environment with Abbey Goode, Current Climate Change Research presented by PSU Research Scientist Eric Kelsey and Mount Washington Observatory Education Director Brian Fitzgerald, and a discussion, Developing Interdisciplinary Curriculum, led by Curriculum Education professor Gerry Buteau. Sponsored in part by a grant from The NH State Council on the Arts and
presented in partnership with NH State Council on the Arts, The Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire, NH Arts Learning Network, PSU Arts and Technologies Cluster, and PSU Tourism, Environment, & Sustainable Development Cluster.

Cost is $30 for lunch and materials. This event is free for current PSU students.
Register today!

Apr ’16
8:00 pm

Mozart (mostly)

PSU Chorale and Chamber Singers perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s final masterpiece, Requiem, featuring student soloists and guest orchestra. Dan Perkins conducts.

- Mozart: Requiem, Regina coeli (KV 108 and 276), Exultate jubilate
- Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses

Purchase tickets online or call (603) 535-2787
Adult $20-$18, Senior $14-$12, Youth $12-$10

  • April 23 at 8 p.m.
  • Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center for the Arts

1:00 pm

Sunday February 12, at 1 p.m.
Silver Center for the Arts, Smith Recital Hall.

Acacia Music:
Meghan Davis, clarinet
Leslie Stroud, flute
Matthew Odell, piano
Works by Claude Debussy, Patrick Wilkins, Robert Muczynski, Mieczys?aw Weinberg and Arvo Pärt.

Free for anyone who would like to attend.
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Darwin Day

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4:00 pm

Monday, February 13 at 4 p.m.
Room 001, Boyd Science Center.


Darwin Day celebrates the birth of Charles Darwin and his contributions not only to biology, but to our society and culture. Join us as we celebrate with free food and refreshments, an interdisciplinary art exhibit, and trivia with prizes!

Free for anyone who would like to attend.

5:00 pm

Thursday, March 8 at 5 p.m.
Heritage Commons, Samuel Reed Hall.

This is a training involving human trafficking from victim to enforcement. There will be guest speakers:
Mike Posanka: Resident Agent in Charge, ICE - Homeland Security Investigations in Manchester NH. Jasmine Marino: Survivor, Ministry Associate - The Abolitionist Network. Nicole Ledoux: Detective Lieutenant - Manchester Police Department

If you have any questions contact:
Dr. Stephanie Halter
Mike Posanka
Attorney Lara Saffo

Event is free for anyone who would like to attend.

8:30 am

Saturday, March 4, 8:50 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Silver Center for the Arts, Smith Recital Hall


8:50 a.m.     Competition for 7th-12th grade students
11 a.m.         Lecture/recital: "Piano Music of Ken Benshoof," Dr. Graff
Noon             Lunch
1:15 p.m.      Seminar: "Considering the Harpischord," Mrs. Chesebrough
2 p.m.           Master class with Dr. Graff
3:15 p.m.      Final recital: Winners of competition and PSU piano students

The entire festival is designed for students, teachers, and the general public to experience contemporary piano music. There will be a competition with 7th-12 grade students, as well as a lecture on a topic of interest to young students. Dr. Graff's master class will feature four young pianists.

Free, no tickets needed.
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7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 8 at 7 p.m.
Silver Center for the Arts, Hanaway Theatre


The Oedipus Cycle (at PSU)
Antigone: March 8 7pm
Oedipus at Colonus: March 9 7pm
Oedipus the King:
March 10 - 11 at 7pm
March 11 - 12 at 1pm
all in the Hanaway Theatre

Oedipus the King by Sophocles is the story of a man who rose to the greatest of heights, only to see a mistake result in his downfall. Oedipus, the ultimate politician, problem-solver, and hero, falls from grace when his tragic error is revealed in what is still, after 2,500 years, a stunning piece of theatre. PSU’s Oedipus the King is part of the Greek Project, produced in conjunction with UNH and Keene State. Keene will perform Antigone at PSU on 3/8 and UNH will perform Oedipus at Colonus at PSU on 3/9.

Special ticket price of $23 for one performance of each Greek play.
Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $18, Senior & Youth $14
Saturday matinee: all seats $12

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