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Next Spotlight UB Event:

High Zero Foundation's Worlds in Collusion festival, as part of Artscape, July 18-20

Neil Feather at Worlds in Collusion

Neil Feather in Worlds in Collusion

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Daniel Berrigan's Trial of the Catonsville Nine

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Homo Will Inherit, Gay Expectations Too

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Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues

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Poet Gayle Danley

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Armagh 2013 John Hewitt International Writing Festival performance

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Armagh 2012 rehearsal, Marketplace Theatre, Northern Ireland

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Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive

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Students of Armagh Project 2013 at the John Hewitt International Writing Festival


Jessica Blake and Eric Jensen's The Exonerated

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Armagh Project 2013 students in Armagh City, N. Ireland


Staged reading of Kendra Kopelke's Hopper's Women

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Sparrow's Point Steel Drum Band, Worlds in Collusion


Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf

Spotlight UB Performing Arts Series

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As part of the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences, Spotlight UB is pleased to present another season of readings, theatrical productions, concerts, and integrated arts performances in the Wright Theater, an acoustically designed space on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center. The diversified programming spans the arts from video game music to social justice theatre.


Summer 2014

Armagh Project 2014, July 3- August 3

University of Baltimore creative writers journey again to Northern Ireland with affiliate faculty and arts and theatre manager Kimberley Lynne for a month-long intensive residency that culminates in performance in the John Hewitt International Summer School Festival. Follow the writers' adventures on the Armagh Project 2014 blog.

High Zero Foundation's Exotic Hypnotic Festival as part of Artscape, July 18-20

The High Zero Foundation's Worlds in Collusion returns to UB with another amazing mash-up of local experimental music for three crazy days as part of Baltimore's Artscape Festival. Schedule soon to be posted on the Artscape website.


Fall 2014

  • Soprano Danielle Buonaiuto kicks off the fall season with an integrated concert of music and poetry, Thursday, Sept. 18, 7pm
  • Armagh Project alumni stage Reflections and Echoes, a presentation of work developed during the Northern Ireland residencies, Wednesday, Oct. 1 in the Wright Theater and Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Maryland Irish Festival.
  • John Wilson directs a production of Rebecca Ranson's early AIDS play, Warren, Oct. 23-26
  • Aspen String Trio returns to campus for a concert and student residencies, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7pm
  • World-renowed pianist Leon Fleisher will perform a campus concert and talk-back, Wednesday, Nov. 5, noon
  • Video game chamber music group, the Triforce Quartet, performs Thursday, Nov. 20, co-sponsored by Digital Designers Guild


Spring 2015

  • African American Arts Festival, Feb. 17-19
  • Aspen String Trio, March 10
  • CAS Has Talent, March 26
  • Emerging Voices Project


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Purchase tickets to events at the UB Student Center's Wright Theater via; search under "University of Baltimore." As with all online ticketing services, etix charges a minimal processing fee. Tickets are also available one hour before the show at the door. Tickets to all Spotlight events are $5 for UB alumni.

All events are held in the Wright Theater on the fifth floor of the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. (at the corner of Maryland and Mt. Royal avenues).

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If any audience members require an event to be interpreted for the deaf, please e-mail with your request. Requests can only be honored at two weeks prior to performance.

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