You’ve seen the movie. You’ve played the board game. Now it’s time to see the play, at Arizona State University. The School of Music, Dance and Theatre brings the classic whodunit “Clue” to the Tempe campus starting Feb. 16.

“Expect a good time,” said Nya Salahdeen, an ASU sophomore double majoring in theater and marketing who plays the role of Mrs. Peacock. “Leave your stresses at the door, because it’s going to be a great show.”

The Department of English's Young Adult Writing Program (YAWP) at ASU invites kids in grades 6-8 to step outside! YAWP's 2024 Spring Break Camp takes place on the beautiful Tempe campus, March 11-15. Kids meet each day 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in a Ross-Blakley Hall classroom and then spend time writing outdoors. Tuition is $150 per student.

A component of the Central Arizona Writing Project, YAWP (Young Adult Writing Program) is designed to offer young writers a non-evaluative environment in which to explore the power of writing.

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable night of soul-stirring jazz, R&B and Motown melodies as the exceptional Sandra Bassett takes over ASU Kerr, where she will captivate you and transport you to a world of music. Sandra and her band will bring you music that will take you on a journey of classic and contemporary songs that will have something for every music enthusiast.

Leading science fiction writer Ted Chiang visits Humanities Institute as the 2024 Distinguished Lecturer, in conversation with Matt Bell, Director of The ASU Worldbuilding Initiative.

How do we understand nature? How do we understand ourselves? How do we create a better future in a world that is ever-changing?

We need stories to guide us, and for more than three decades the contemporary writer Ted Chiang has provided them.

“Exhalation by Ted Chiang is a collection of short stories that will make you thinkgrapple with big questions, and feel more human.”  –Barack Obama 

Enter a world of wonder. In preparation for Ted Chiang’s visit to ASU in February, Matt Bell, Director of the Worldbuilding Initiative will lead a discussion of Chiang and his work. The group will discuss the short story “Exhalation” which is the title story of Chiang’s most recent story collection.

Enjoy an evening of desserts and food for the spirit and soul as we witness the opening night of the Black Theatre Troupe’s production of August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson to raise funds for our Homeless Outreach.

Play Synopsis: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1990, this play is about the Charles family and an heirloom piano that holds the ghosts of the family's past. As the family grapples with their history and the legacy of slavery, they confront questions of identity, heritage, and the price of the "American Dream."

ASU Community Flute Ensemble

Enjoy music for multiple flutes celebrating the winter season, performed by the ASU Community Flute Ensemble.

Co-presented with ASU School of Music

Tea events are part of a series of free, informal presentations featuring musicians from the ASU School of Music. We encourage patrons to contribute a suggested donation of $5 and bring a can of food or sealed personal item to be donated to Vista del Camino Food Bank.

Tea and refreshments are served in the Crescendo Garden at 9:30 a.m.

Don Giovanni

Mozart's Don Giovanni, regarded by many as one of the greatest operas of all time, tells the centuries-old story of the libertine Don Juan.

Co-presented with Arizona Opera

Refreshments provided by Renegade Coffee Company, renegadecoffeeaz.com

Coffee events are part of a series of free, informal presentations featuring Arizona Opera performers and guest musicians. We encourage patrons to contribute a suggested donation of $5 and bring a can of food or sealed personal item to be donated to Vista del Camino Food Bank.

Studio Viola Recital

Join the students of Nancy Buck for this Viola Studio Recital!

Co-presented with ASU School of Music

Tea events are part of a series of free, informal presentations featuring musicians from the ASU School of Music. We encourage patrons to contribute a suggested donation of $5 and bring a can of food or sealed personal item to be donated to Vista del Camino Food Bank.

Tea and refreshments are served in the Crescendo Garden at 9:30 am.
Event begins at 10:30 am.

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