Parsons Dance comes to Wharton Center
Mozart's birthday calls for a concert
Humanities Commons recieves grant from NEH
Celebrate black history at Wharton Center
Detroit Science Gallery now accepting submissions
Award winning thrill visits Wharton Center
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Dino-Light brings glow-in-the-dark adventure to Wharton
Masterful puppetry, cutting-edge technology and stunning dance combine to form a glow-in-the-dark adventure. Dino-Light tells the original story of how a famous scientist uses his magical powers to bring a friendly dinosaur to life.
Faculty produced album spreads awareness about homelessness
In an effort to reduce the social stigma surrounding homelessness and to raise awareness about housing instability, a collection of spoken-word stories about homelessness set to original music recently was released by Michigan State University's Sound/Writing Research Group, or SRG.
Davis Mathieu: 'Spirit Molecules'
Artists Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Phillip Andrew Lewis teamed up with the MSU Broad Art Museum and the Hamberger Lab to address this disconnect in creating the art piece, Spirit Molecule. This interdisciplinary team utilizes art and synthetic biology to preserve the memory of an individual in an unconventional way. By taking a segment of a loved one’s DNA and inserting it into the genome of moss, we can preserve a representative fingerprint of their being.View story photos
MSU offers two free performances celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.
MSU College of Music’s annual “Jazz: Spirituals, Prayer and Protest” concert celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be performed twice on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in MSU Auditorium’s Fairchild Theatre.
Wicked to return to Wharton Center
East Lansing’s most popular musical, "Wicked," will return to Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall on Wednesday, April 1 through Sunday, April 19, 2020. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale on at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.
Jonathan Biss plays Beethoven at Wharton Center
Wharton Center is thrilled to welcome for the first-time world-renowned pianist, Jonathan Biss, on Jan. 8 and 10, 2020. Two unique and breathtaking programs of Beethoven allow Biss to tap into his deep musical curiosity and explore a variety of compositions, including one of the greatest piano sonatas of all time, “Hammerklavier.”
James Brinkmann: Stranded strangers
It’s 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Chicago’s Union Station. Dozens of Michiganders are waiting to board the daily Blue Water 364 train to head home and rest for one day before another week starts. An announcement begins. “Blue Water 364 is delayed by 30 minutes.” We board the train and continue to wait. Three and a half hours pass interspersed with announcements. We’re still at the station due to engine failure.View story photos
MSU professor receives scholar award
Gary Hoppenstand, professor of film studies and 20th-century literature in MSU’s Department of English, was recently announced as the recipient of the Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award.
Student earns Marshall Scholarship
Emily Steffke, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Natural Science and English in the College of Arts and Letters, has been named a Marshall Scholar.View story photos
WKAR to stream MSU fall commencement ceremonies
For the benefit of friends, family and Spartan fans around the world, WKAR Public Media will livestream all three Michigan State University Fall 2019 commencement ceremonies taking place Dec. 13 and 14 at the Breslin Center on the MSU campus.