The 2015-2016 Cultural Enhancement Series Committee has announced its season lineup for the academic year beginning this fall.
Grammy Award winning multi-instrumentalist Sam Bush will be in concert Sept. 12. The event is co-presented by the Kentucky Folklife Program at WKU. Tickets for the concert are already sold out, but a standby line will open at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Van Meter Hall.
NPR’s award-winning legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg will visit WKU on Sept. 21 to talk about “The Supreme Court and Its Impact on You.”
On Oct. 6, local author and WKU professor David Bell conduct a live on stage interview with author Neil Gaiman. Gaiman has long been one of the top writers in comics and writes books for readers of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top 10 living post-modern writers and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics and drama.
In the spring 2016 semester, WKU will host the Martha Graham Dance Company on Feb. 3. In the spirit of celebrating the International Year of South Africa at WKU, the Cultural Enhancement Series will host the vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Feb. 10.
All events will be presented at Van Meter Hall on WKU’s main campus and will begin at 7:30 p.m. (Central time). Admission is free, but some events may be ticketed. Ticketing information will be available at www.wku.edu/go/ces.