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mosaic of events at Seattle Pacific University

Renowned national and international speakers, some of Seattle's most engaging theatre performances, memorable concerts, outstanding athletic competition. SPU hosts many opportunities for you to connect with others and enrich your life. Explore upcoming events and get involved.

Art Exhibit Bratton

Solo Exhibit by Seattle Artist
January 14–March 8, 2019

The Seattle Pacific Art Gallery will present a solo exhibition by multidisciplinary Seattle artist Colleen RJC Bratton. There will be a reception with the artist on Thursday, January 17, 5–7 p.m. at the gallery.

Before the Eclipse cast

Before the Eclipse
January 31–February 2, February 7–9, 2019

The SPU Theatre Department presents this Anton Chekhov production featuring characters from some of his funniest short plays. Translated by Laurence Senelick, this production showcases Chekhov's silliness and his soft side for humanity.

Jazz Ensemble

Jazz Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The concert features music from throughout the history of jazz, from swing to cool jazz to fusion. The Jazz Ensemble is directed by Instructor of Jazz History and Jazz Piano Dan Kramlich. The concert will be in Nickerson Studios near campus beginning at 7:30 p.m., and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Wind Ensemble

Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert  
Friday, February 22, 2019

Join the SPU Wind Ensemble as they explore music by composers of color. While the medium of wind band is traditionally a Western European art form, the ensemble explores music from other cultures. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m, and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Brass Ensemble

Symphony Orchestra Concert
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Under the direction of Director of Orchestra Julia Tai, this concert explores a variety of western classical music, from the calculated brilliance of Mozart to the vibrant warmth of Brahms. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m. It is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Tim Wise speaking

"The Politics of Fear" — Special Event With Tim Wise, SPU Faculty
Friday, March 1, 2019

The nationally acclaimed speaker is among the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and author of the best-selling memoir, White Like Me: Reflections on Race From a Privileged Son. His talk about politics in America today will be followed by a panel discussion with SPU faculty and a book signing. The event is free and will be held in Upper Gwinn Commons on campus, 7–9 p.m.

Choir

Chamber, Concert, and Women’s Choirs Concert
Friday, March 1, 2019

The winter concert for choirs features selections old and new from the vast choral repertory. Join SPU vocal ensembles as they perform music that enriches our lives and strengthens community. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m. It is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The winter concert features a variety of chamber ensembles from the percussion studio, ranging from multiple percussion pieces to ethnic drum ensembles. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m., and is free and wheelchair accessible. The concert will be livestreamed.

School of Business, Government, and Economics

Graduate Business Programs Open House
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Seattle Pacific business graduate programs are known for uncompromising ethics and outstanding academics. Learn about the MBAMS-ISM, and MAM degrees, talk with graduate program representatives, and get all your questions answered. 

theatre light

A Wrinkle in Time
April 25–27, May 2–4, 2019

The SPU Theatre Department presents this beloved story by Madeleine L’Engle. One of literature’s most enduring heroines, Meg Murry, is back to join forces with Mrs. Whatsit, Charles Wallace, and others to battle the forces of evil so she can rescue her father, save humanity, and find herself.

SPU Women's Choir

Choirs in Concert
Friday, May 10, 2019

The final concert of the year features all the student choirs celebrating unity in diversity by coming together in song. The concert will be held in First Free Methodist Church adjacent to campus, beginning at 7:30 p.m, and is free and wheelchair accessible. The event will be livestreamed.

Youth Soccer

Falcon Youth Sports Camps
June, July, August, 2019

Register now for summer camps in youth soccer, basketball, running, volleyball. and gymnastics.

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Parking and Directions

Guests may park in campus commuter parking lots (with the exception of the S lot) after 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and anytime Saturday and Sunday. Parking is also available on local residential streets as marked.

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Seattle Pacific University is committed to providing equal access and reasonable accommodation in its programs for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Support Services office in advance of the event at 206-281-2272, TTY 206-281-2224, or dss@spu.edu.

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