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Saturday, October 28

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
28 Oct

“What is your name?” “Where are you from?” “How did you end up here?” “Can you feel it?” “Does it hurt?” With these and other questions, the American artist...

28 Oct

Join us for a raucous and risqué revival of Kander and Ebb’s musical masterpiece. Set in the chaotic world of Weimar Berlin, Cabaret is a phantasmagorical...

Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
28 Oct

Washington University in St. Louis alumnus (1981) Chris Jackson authored and produced numerous musical shows and productions in St. Louis, the Midwest, and...

Domesticated Pulp: Archie Publications and the Comics Code
28 Oct

For over 50 years, the Comics Code Authority enforced its Seal of Approval, a set of self-imposed guidelines used to judge comics as appropriate for all...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
28 Oct

The MADness Unleashed exhibition is an overview of MAD Magazine and its place within American culture. The exhibition is highlighted by original art and...

Parent & Family Weekend 2023
28 Oct

Parent & Family Weekend at Washington University in St. Louis is an opportunity for student and family members to reconnect on campus. Throughout the...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
28 Oct

In the popular imagination, alchemy is often synonymous with the transmutation of lead into gold. But while this was certainly one of the alchemists’ goals,...

The Assembled Playwright: Harley Hammerman’s Eugene O’Neill Collection
28 Oct

The Assembled Playwright exhibition presents highlights from the Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill. The exhibition includes manuscripts,...

Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
28 Oct

The traveling exhibition from the NLM explore ways in which meals can tell us how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders and...

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
28 Oct

Over the past two decades, several philosophers, art theorists, and cultural critics have turned their attention to the study of matter. Philosopher Jane...

Department of Music Showcase
28 Oct

Spend an afternoon enjoying the musical talents of students from all over Washington University. The Music Department Showcase is an exciting event featuring...

Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 3:00 PM
48 St. Stephen featuring a World Premiere by Christopher Stark
28 Oct

Award-winning duo 48 St. Stephen will perform works by Bach, Walker, Messiaen, and a world premiere of a work by WashU composer Christopher...

Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 7:30 PM

Saturday, October 28