WIU Opera at the Art Center

The School of Music and the Opera Theatre of Western Illinois University presents The Medium by Gian Carlo Menotti.  The performances are Friday, October 28, 8:00 pm; Saturday, October 29, 8:00 pm; Sunday, October 30, 2:00 pm; and Sunday, October 30, 8:00 pm at the West Central Illinois Art Center on the Square in Macomb, [...]

PAS Gala & Silent Auction 2011–A Night at the Oscars

The Performing Arts Society Gala and Silent Auction 2011 presents “A Night at the Oscars” Saturday, November 12 at the Western Illinois University Union First Floor from 5:00- 11:00 PM. MidAmerica National Bank is the official sponsor of the PAS Gala 2011.
Get ready for an “Oscar” experience where you are [...]

Socks for Soldiers

Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity will be holding a sock drive in the University Union Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday October 25, 26, and 27 from 10-5 pm for the United States Marine Corps, 2nd Battalion, located in Afghanistan, Helmand Province. All donated socks must be new and in regulation colors: white, black, gray, brown, [...]

Bard in the Barn 2011–An All Alum/Guest Artist Cast

Bard in the Barn returned to Macomb this year with a twist.  This year’s cast for Bard was made up entirely of WIU alums, guest artists and WIU faculty.  Why no students you ask?  Because the “unrehearsed Shakespeare” technique has become so popular with WIU theatre majors that for the first time ever, the theatre [...]

PAS Beerfest 2011–70 Beers and Counting

The Performing Arts Society 3rd Annual Beerfest is Saturday, October 22 from 12:00 NOON to 6:00 PM at The Forum in downtown Macomb. Beerfest features 70 beers and complimentary snacks to attendees 21 years and older. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door for the public and $5 for students with a [...]