Amanda Burnham, opening reception

Monday, February 6
Gallery 406, Arts West, 5:30 p.m.
(exhibition continues until March 3)

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Jamie Tworkowski, "An Evening with To Write Love on Her Arms"

Wednesday, February 8
Lakeside Meeting Rooms, 7:30 p.m.

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Olga Vocal Group

Thursday, February 9
Whitley Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

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Department of Performing Arts presents “CATS”

Thursday-Sunday, February 9-12
McCrary Theatre, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

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Koresh Dance Company

Friday, February 24
McCrary Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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Molly Crabapple, “The Connection Between Art and Politics”

Thursday, March 9
LaRose Digital Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

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Elon University offers a rich and varied program of artistic cultural events that complement and support campus life and the thriving academic programs in art, dance, literature, music and theatre. Special lectures and presentations on timely topics support a broad range of curricular and co-curricular learning. The Elon University Lyceum Series, the Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture, the Elon Common Reading Program are anticipated each year. Significant occasions such as convocations and commencements are important traditions for the university. All of these events are planned and executed through the Office of Cultural and Special Programs.

Previous campus speakers include two former Secretaries of State, Madeleine Albright and General Colin Powell, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, former president George H.W. Bush, Queen Noor of Jordan, former Prime Minister of England Margaret Thatcher, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, poet and author Maya Angelou, violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson, renowned conservationist Jane Goodall, Walter Cronkite, George Will, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and NBC News Editor Brian Williams.

Please browse the cultural calendar listing for more information about upcoming performances. Information is also available through E-net, the Elon University online news source,