Cultural Series

Augusta Square Dance

Friday, January 18; 7:45 p.m. workshop, 8 p.m. dance
Creative Commons, Myles Center for the Arts
General Admission: $7; Students and AmeriCorps: $5
 
Dance to live old-time music. Beginner and family-friendly. No dance partner required. Presented by the Mountain Dance Trail and Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. For more information, visit www.AugustaHeritageCenter.org or call 304-637-1209.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Reception and Presentation

Monday, January 21; 6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. presentation
The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum, Myles Center for the Arts
General Admission: $15; D&E Students: $10
 
Davis & Elkins College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a reception, special presentation and entertainment. The event is part of the Civic Dinners Project and National Discussion on King’s “Beloved Community: Bridging the Racial Divide” supported by the King Foundation. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m. in The Joni and Buck Smith Arts Forum. The presentation, sponsored by D&E’s Black Student Union, follows at 7:30 p.m. in Harper-McNeeley Auditorium with keynote speaker Sheila Coleman-Castells and performances by D&E students and local artists. Community members are invited to be a part of the conversation and offer ideas for improving relationships and community. Those wanting to attend the presentation only may do so free of charge.
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Augusta Square Dance

Friday, February 8; 7:45 p.m. workshop, 8 p.m. dance
Creative Commons, Myles Center for the Arts
General Admission: $7; Students and AmeriCorps: $5
 
Dance to live old-time music. Beginner and family-friendly. No dance partner required. Presented by the Mountain Dance Trail and Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. For more information, visit www.AugustaHeritageCenter.org or call 304-637-1209.

 

Soul Food Dinner with The Legendary Ingramettes

Saturday, February 9; 5 p.m.
Graceland
Dinner: $20
 
Joining the Legendary Ingramettes for the Soul Food Dinner will be their sister, Christine Ingram-Murphy, a master of soul food cooking, with an emphasis on healthy traditional soul food dishes. The menu will feature turkey, purple cabbage and green cabbage, macaroni and cheese, black eyed peas, rice, candied carrots, cornbread, chocolate cake, sweet potato pie and pound cake.

 

Lift Me Up! Masters of American Gospel Concert Featuring The Legendary Ingramettes and The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers

Sunday, February 10; 2 p.m.
Harper-McNeeley Auditorium, Myles Center for the Arts
General Admission: $14
 
The roof-raising sounds of traditional American gospel will be celebrated in commanding, spirit-filled performances by these two sensational grassroots ensembles that demonstrate both the diversity of expression and the extraordinary depth of talent in American gospel music. Backed by their sizzling band, the Legendary Ingramettes reign as one of Virginia’s premier traditional gospel ensembles. The Brotherhood Singers are among the nation’s foremost practitioners of the venerable art of unaccompanied gospel harmony singing. Presented by Davis & Elkins College.
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Augusta Square Dance

Friday, March 15; 7:45 p.m. workshop, 8 p.m. dance
Creative Commons, Myles Center for the Arts
General Admission: $7; Students and AmeriCorps: $5
 
Dance to live old-time music. Beginner and family-friendly. No dance partner required. Presented by the Mountain Dance Trail and Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. For more information, visit www.AugustaHeritageCenter.org or call 304-637-1209.

 

Augusta Square Dance

Friday, April 12; 7:45 p.m. workshop, 8 p.m. dance
Augusta Dance Pavilion
General Admission: $7; Students and AmeriCorps: $5
 
Dance to live old-time music. Beginner and family-friendly. No dance partner required. Presented by the Mountain Dance Trail and Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. For more information, visit www.AugustaHeritageCenter.org or call 304-637-1209.

 

Augusta Square Dance

Friday, May 3; 7:45 p.m. workshop, 8 p.m. dance
Augusta Dance Pavilion
General Admission: $7; Students and AmeriCorps: $5
 
Dance to live old-time music. Beginner and family-friendly. No dance partner required. Presented by the Mountain Dance Trail and Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. For more information, visit www.AugustaHeritageCenter.org or call 304-637-1209.