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Calendar of Events

Four Seasons Madison Musical Idol
Thursday, Feb 18,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!

Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter
Friday, Feb 19,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $40, 36, 27.50. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $36, 32, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $39, 34.
British movie star Julian Sands brings this one-man show, directed by John Malkovich, to our stage. Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize-winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor, was one of the most influential dramatists of his generation. Sands not only assumes the role, he brings Pinter's voice back to the stage for an unforgettable night of history, remembrance and prose.

Noura Mint Seymali
Saturday, Feb 20,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $20.00
Applying the ancient West African tradition of oral history to modern sounds, Noura Mint Seymali creates a new, powerful voice. With a familial background in instrumental and vocal music, multiple collaborative albums blending electric guitar with traditional and modern sound, Seymali is considered one of the most adventurous artists from Mauritania.

Travel Film Series Presents: Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling
Monday, Feb 22,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Highlands of Scotland with Tom Sterling
Tuesday, Feb 23,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Red Priest
Saturday, Feb 27,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Wisconsin Union Theater Shannon Hall
General Public: $25. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $20. UW Faculty & Staff: $23.
Named after the flame-haired priest Antonio Vivaldi, Red Priest has redefined the art of period performance, creating a virtual orchestra through its creative arrangements, swashbuckling virtuosity, heart-on-sleeve emotion and compelling stagecraft. Its repertoire ranges from obscure 17th century sonatas to the most famous works of Bach and Vivaldi, all presented in imaginative programs.

Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra
Friday, Mar 04,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Admission: $30.00; Students: $10.00; Union Members: $26.00
With countless prizes including Golden Trumpet and Best Orchestra at the Guca Trumpet Festival, the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra has been the leading Balkan Brass Band in Serbia for 17 years. Serbian Romani trumpet player Boban Markovic leads the ensemble and is joined by his son Marko as they perform worldwide and bring joy to audiences with their beautiful sound and exciting performances.

Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
Friday, Mar 11,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!
This event, one for playwrights, directors, actors and spectators, celebrates student talent. Marcia Legere, once a UW-Madison student playwright and later a successful theater professional, submitted to and won the first Wisconsin Playwrights Contest that led to a performance at the Wisconsin Union Theater in 1945. Legere gave a second life to the Wisconsin Playwrights Contest more than 20 years ago with a generous contribution for this free festival of one-act plays at Wisconsin Union Theater.

Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Friday, Mar 11,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - ShannonHall
General Public: $49, 45, 27.50. UW-Madison Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $45, 41, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: 47, 43, 27.50.
With a mission to create dynamic art and develop authentic creative expression through movement and dance, Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a contemporary ballet company that performs works drawing from cultural tradition and new expression and inspiration to develop a language of movement to connect audiences to a shared experience of humanity. Led by Alonzo King, the group has collaborated with noteworthy composers and musicians from around the world, resulting in awards and honors for King and recognition and renowned reputation for the company.

Marcia Legere Student Play Festival
Saturday, Mar 12,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
Free!
This event, one for playwrights, directors, actors and spectators, celebrates student talent. Marcia Legere, once a UW-Madison student playwright and later a successful theater professional, submitted to and won the first Wisconsin Playwrights Contest that led to a performance at the Wisconsin Union Theater in 1945. Legere gave a second life to the Wisconsin Playwrights Contest more than 20 years ago with a generous contribution for this free festival of one-act plays at Wisconsin Union Theater.

Dervish
Sunday, Mar 13,  4:00 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; UW Students: $10.00; Union Members $20.00
Traditional Irish group Dervish's music consists of vocals, mandola, fiddle, bouzouki, accordion, flute and whistles. With 12 albums released since 1992, Dervish has gained critical acclaim for its artistry, musicianship and interpretation of traditional Irish music. Dervish's performances include high energy tunes and inspiring, charming songs that cause audiences to rise to their feet and dance to the music.

Dervish
Dervish
Sunday, Mar 13,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Frederic March Play Circle
General Admission: $25.00; UW Students: $10.00; Union Members $20.00
Traditional Irish group Dervish's music consists of vocals, mandola, fiddle, bouzouki, accordion, flute and whistles. With 12 albums released since 1992, Dervish has gained critical acclaim for its artistry, musicianship and interpretation of traditional Irish music. Dervish's performances include high energy tunes and inspiring, charming songs that cause audiences to rise to their feet and dance to the music.

Travel Film Series Presents: Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller
Monday, Mar 14,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Egypt's Secret Side with Karin Muller
Tuesday, Mar 15,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Vijay Iyer
Thursday, Apr 14,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $30.50. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $28.50.
Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Vijay Iyer is "one of the world's most inventive new-generation jazz pianists," according to the Guardian. Al genius in his compositions and musical performances, Iyer continues to impress audiences and inspire musicians worldwide, winning an ECHO Award for Best International Jazz Pianist in 2013 and continuing to compose, collaborate and perform his raw and awe-inspiring jazz.

Four Seasons Cabaret
Thursday, Apr 21,  7:00 PM
Memorial Union - Fredric March Play Circle
General Public: $21. UW Students (with ID): $10. Union Member & Non UW Student: $18. UW Faculty & Staff: $19.50.

Hilary Hahn Fan Taylor Memorial Concert
Sunday, Apr 24,  7:30 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $50.50, 27.50. UW Students: $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $46.50, 27.50. UW Faculty & Staff: $48.50, 27.50.
With multiple Grammy Awards, 15 albums, and two decades of performance under her strings, violinist Hilary Hahn's career has soared since her orchestra debut at the age of 12. She continues to receive critical acclaim and to perform worldwide as a soloist and with the world's best orchestras.

The Jones Family Singers
Friday, Apr 29,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $25, UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $20. UW Faculty & Staff: $21.50.
The Jones Family Singers, made up by five sisters, two brothers and a father, truly are a family affair. With two decades of performances in churches, festivals and other performances spaces like the Lincoln Center, the group consistently brings a new energetic, uplifting and inspirational face to the gospel music genre.

Travel Film Series Presents: Volcanic Planet with Peter Rowe
Monday, May 02,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

Travel Film Series Presents: Volcanic Planet with Peter Rowe
Tuesday, May 03,  5:30 PM
Union South - The Marquee
General Public: $12. UW Students (with ID): $6. Union Members, UW Faculty & Staff & Non UW Students: $11.

We Banjo 3 and Cristina Pato
Thursday, May 05,  8:00 PM
Memorial Union - Shannon Hall
General Public: $29. UW Students (with ID): $10. Wisconsin Union Members & Non UW Students: $25. UW Faculty & Staff: $27.
Returning to the Wisconsin Union Theater after starring in the 2013 Madison World Music Festival, Galician bagpiper, pianist and composer Cristina Pato is set to dazzle audiences when she performs with the traditional Irish and bluegrass band We Banjo 3. Bringing fresh interpretation to the traditional bagpipe and banjo music, the artists pioneer and reimagine the sounds of both Ireland and bluegrass.


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