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Parsons Dancettu cvpa plps


Friday, February 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Event: Parsons Dance
Contemporary dance company
Location: TTU Allen Theatre
Tickets:
  • $18 General Admission
  • TTU Students-1 free ticket with valid
    TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU
    $12.00 General Admission ticket with
    valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat
    Civic Center Box Office
  • Select-A-Seat: (806) 770-2000

“Sleek, inventive choreography…brilliant dancing…Parsons shows off his dancers’ athleticism…he engages the eye with the smooth physicality of his vocabulary.”
The Dallas Morning News

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Anonymous 4ttu cvpa plps


Friday, March 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Event: Anonymous 4
A cappella quartet
Location: TTU Allen Theatre
Tickets:
  • $18 General Admission
  • TTU Students-1 free ticket with valid
    TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU
    $12.00 General Admission ticket with
    valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat
    Civic Center Box Office
  • Select-A-Seat: (806) 770-2000


Photo ©Chris Carroll

CD signing immediately following performance.

"For those enraptured by the female voice, Anonymous 4 offers something close to earthly paradise." - Early Music America


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PoemJazzttu cvpa plps

Friday, April 25, 2014 | 7:00 pm

Event: PoemJazz
An evening of spoken word & live jazz with U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky & Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Laurence Hobgood
Location: TTU Allen Theatre
Tickets:
  • $18 General Admission
  • TTU Students-1 free ticket with valid
    TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU
    $12.00 General Admission ticket with
    valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat
    Civic Center Box Office
  • Select-A-Seat: (806) 770-2000

 

PoemJazz

Books and CDs available following performance.

“In his poems Pinsky talks, with democratic warmth and intimacy, to the common things of this world. His extraordinary poems remind us that he has always embodied the very ideal he proposes for what a poet can do.”
The Boston Phoenix

“One of the finest pianists out there. Period.” – All About Jazz



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To suggest topics, speakers or performers for future events, or to comment on the current series, contact Presidential Lecture & Performance Series administrator
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Parking Arrangements
We greatly appreciate University Parking Services for their consideration of our patrons in agreeing to provide complimentary parking preceding our events. Parking lots that are available for complimentary use are R11 - the Band lot, R07 - the Administration Building lot, and R13 - the Visitor lot. Please refer to the map for parking lot locations. Please note that parking in handicap, service and reserved spaces until 11:00 pm is prohibited without a valid TTU parking or handicap permit.


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