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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Apr 04, 2012

Cinema and Theatre Presents Student Directing Showcase

2012-04-25T21:35:17+00:00

St. Joseph, Mo. – April 25, 2012 – The cinema and theatre program at Missouri Western State University will present “Tabula Rasa,” the 2012 student directing showcase, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 1 and 2 in the Black Box Theater located in Potter Hall. The showcase will feature 15 original ten-minute plays, [...]

Cinema and Theatre Presents Student Directing Showcase2012-04-25T21:35:17+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

Community Chorus Concert Features MWSU Chorale

2012-04-25T21:20:33+00:00

St. Joseph, Mo. – April 25, 2012 – The Missouri Western State University Concert Chorale will join the St. Joseph Community Chorus as the Chorus presents its Spring Masterworks Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Grace Evangelical Church, 5103 South 50th. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for students and [...]

Community Chorus Concert Features MWSU Chorale2012-04-25T21:20:33+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

Arts Alliance Holds Pasta Bowl Fundraiser April 20

2012-04-20T13:20:19+00:00

St. Joseph, Mo. – April 18, 2012 – The Griffon Arts Alliance, a student organization at Missouri Western State University, will hold their second annual Pasta Bowl fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 20 at the American Legion Pony Express Post 359, 4826 Frederick Ave. Customers who pay $5 will get a bowl [...]

Arts Alliance Holds Pasta Bowl Fundraiser April 202012-04-20T13:20:19+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

MWSU Signs Agreement with Xidian University

2012-04-20T08:37:31+00:00

Missouri Western State University has signed an agreement with Xidian University of Xi’an, People’s Republic of China, to cooperate in academic research and exchange. “The agreement that we are signing today outlines the intent of our two institutions to exchange faculty and students over the next five years,” said Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. [...]

MWSU Signs Agreement with Xidian University2012-04-20T08:37:31+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

MWSU Groups Present Free Concert at Krug Park

2012-04-19T08:47:54+00:00

Three instrumental music groups from Missouri Western State University will present a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22 in the Krug Park Bowl amphitheater. The concert by the Missouri Western Concert Band, the Western Symphonic Winds and the Brass Band is part of a series of performances at Krug Park, a collaboration between [...]

MWSU Groups Present Free Concert at Krug Park2012-04-19T08:47:54+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

Missouri Western Hosts Senior Art Exhibit

2012-04-18T08:51:07+00:00

The second of two exhibits for graduating seniors from the department of art at Missouri Western State University will be on display April 25 through May 3 in the Potter Gallery, located inside Potter Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. [...]

Missouri Western Hosts Senior Art Exhibit2012-04-18T08:51:07+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

Western Institute Creates Professional Theatre

2012-04-17T18:55:55+00:00

St. Joseph, Mo. – April 12, 2012 – The Western Institute at Missouri Western State University has created a new summer professional theatre company, Western Playhouse. The company will present three productions in June and July at Potter Hall Theater on the Missouri Western campus. “I’m pleased at this latest example of the arts flourishing [...]

Western Institute Creates Professional Theatre2012-04-17T18:55:55+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

Western Playhouse Schedules Auditions

2012-04-17T18:04:35+00:00

St. Joseph, Mo. – April 13, 2012 – The Western Playhouse, a new professional summer theatre company hosted by the Western Institute of Missouri Western State University, will hold auditions for its first summer season in St. Joseph on April 21 and in Kansas City on April 28. Productions include “You’re a Good Man, Charlie [...]

Western Playhouse Schedules Auditions2012-04-17T18:04:35+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

Western Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

2012-04-17T14:33:15+00:00

St. Joseph, Mo. – April 13, 2012 – The 2011-2012 Missouri Western State University Theatre Season, “A Season of Classics,” will conclude with the rollicking production of the musical cult classic “Little Shop of Horrors” April 19-29 at the Potter Hall Theater. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 19, 20, 21 and 27, [...]

Western Presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’2012-04-17T14:33:15+00:00
Apr 04, 2012

MWSU Student Named Journalist of the Year; Newspaper, Yearbook Honored

2012-04-16T14:14:42+00:00

The Griffon News, the student newspaper of Missouri Western State University, earned 22 awards and its editor-in-chief was named the top college journalist in the state at the Missouri College Media Association convention, which was hosted by Missouri Western on April 14. David Hon, a junior convergent media major from Platte City and president of [...]

MWSU Student Named Journalist of the Year; Newspaper, Yearbook Honored2012-04-16T14:14:42+00:00