Interested in watching a concert? Want to engage in a community outreach program? Attend a picnic? Enjoy music and dance? The Smith Fine Arts Series provides all of that and more to the Monmouth community.
The Smith Fine Arts Series brings world-class entertainment to Western Oregon University each year. Currently celebrating its 39th season, the series showcases a variety of talented musicians and dancers in Rice Auditorium.
On Friday, October 2, the Smith Fine Arts Series opens its 2015-2016 season with Groove for Thought at 7:30 p.m. Groove for Thought features seven singers, combining elements of jazz and pop music. General tickets are $25 in advance and $28 at the door. Student tickets are $11 and WOU students gain free admission with a valid I.D.
Other artists in the 2015-16 season includes chamber group 3 Leg Torso (October 9), contemporary dance group BodyVox (January 8), folk trio Ten Strings and a Goat Skin (January 15), jazz vocalist Sara Gazarek with the American Metropole Orchestra (April 8), and trumpet player Sean Jones with the Western Hemisphere Orchestra (June 3).
To order tickets, or to learn more about the Smith Fine Arts Series, call 503-838-8333, or visit their website. To keep up to date on current events follow the Smith Fine Arts Series on Facebook and Twitter.