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Center Stage

Spring 2022

Virtual Engagement:

Ayad Akhtar, Playwright

When: Feb. 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Backdoor Playhouse, Jerry Whitson Building and on Zoom
Click here for the Zoom link

Center Stage Presents a virtual evening with Ayad Akhtar.

Performance: JJ Penna, Piano

When: Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building


Evening with the Author: Lily Hoang, Underneath and a Bestiary

When: Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Backdoor Playhouse, Jerry Whitson Building


Performance: David Bandman with the Tech Tuba Ensemble

When: Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building


Performance: David Bandman with the Tech Faculty Jazz Band

When: Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building


Virtual Engagement: Renae Watchman, Artist and Associate Professor of Indigenous Literary Arts

Kinship Restor(i)ed: Diné and Dene Literary Arts

When: Feb. 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual format only on Zoom


Evening with the Author: T.C. Boyle, Talk to Me

When: March 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: The Backdoor Playhouse, Jerry Whitson Building


Evening with the Author: Gish Jen

When: March 23, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Where: Bell Hall Auditorium, Bell Hall


Engagement: International Friends Gathering

When: March 26, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Tech Pride Room, Roaden University Center


Presentation: Maya Dusenbery, Medical Misogyny

When: POSTPONED to April 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Derryberry Auditorium, Derryberry Hall


Performance: Music by John Sampen and Mark Bunce

When: March 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building


Performance: Music by Casey Cangelosi

When: March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building


Engagement: Celebration of Craft Musicians

Kelle Jolly, Echo Rowe, Rachel Rodrigeuz

When: April 2, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN


Virtual Performance: Music by Tine Thing Helseth

When: April 2, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Wattenbarger Auditorium, Bryan Fine Arts Building and on Zoom
Check back soon for the Zoom link


Artist Public Talk: Workshop with Adam Hawk

"Digital Technologies in Creative Practice"

When: April 6, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Appalachian Center for Craft, Room AV1, Smithville, TN


Festival: Window on the World Festival

WOW Symposium: Dr. Michael Gunter to speak on "Explaining Russia's war against Ukraine" Friday, April 8, 9-10 a.m. | JH Auditorium

When: April 9, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Centennial Plaza


Film Screening*: The Loyola Project: The Team that Changed Basketball Forever

When: April 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Derryberry Auditorium, Derryberry Hall

*Organized by University Archives and Special Collections


Engagement: One World presents Linda Ragsdale

Learn how the skill of view, voice and choice can lead people through challenging times. Enjoy a sampling of international cuisine while in the community of One World.
When: April 21, 6:00 p.m.
Where: South Patio