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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.

King Lear
January 29-February 7, 2015

The SPU Theatre Department stages one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies about a king who decides to divide his kingdom among his daughters, and the disastrous consequences that follow. Learn more.


“Come All Ye Songsters” Music Faculty Recital
Friday, January 30, 2015

Join adjunct music faculty member Catherine Haight, soprano, and piano accompanist Emily Witt for an evening of music by beloved composers, including Strauss, Duparc, Rodrigo, and Warlock. Learn more.

Winter Concert Series
January 30-March 13, 2015


The Music Department offers a series of special concerts featuring nationally recognized student choirs, faculty musicians, and instrumental ensembles. Learn more.

“Beyond the Ivory Wall: India in Classical Literature” 
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Ancient Greece and Rome were fascinated with India, especially after Alexander the Great turned his army back from its edge. Owen Ewald, the C. May Marston Assistant Professor of Classics, will explore ways in which ancient classical literature portrays India, including as a fantastic land guarded by a wall of ivory and as an important trading partner for luxury goods. Learn more.

SPU Gospel Choir in "Fortune's Bones: The Manumission Requiem"
Sunday, February 22, 2015

This musical oratorio by the Seattle Theatre Group will feature more than 100 local choirs and instrumentalists celebrating the life of Fortune, an enslaved African whose body was used for medical research and remained unburied until 2013. This Seattle concert is only the second time the program has been performed. Learn more.


Loving Our Homeless Neighbors – Justice, Mercy, and Your Church
Thursday, February 26, 2015

This forum invites church and lay leaders to share creative ways their congregations are engaging homelessness, and to learn how the church can expand its works of justice and mercy. Learn more.


Espionage, Cybersecurity, and Privacy
Thursday, April 9, 2015

The former head of the National Security Agency, retired four-star Army General Keith B. Alexander, comes to campus as part of SPU’s annual Downtown Business Breakfast. He will give a free evening lecture on campus. Learn more.


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