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National History Day at Chester County Historical Society

For the first time, National History Day will be hosted in West Chester at the Chester County Historical Society. Over 2,000 sixth through twelfth grade students and their families will arrive from Chester and Delaware counties to be judged on their original research on the theme Rights and Responsibilities. Successful presentors move on to regional and national competitions. See West Chester’s National History Day welcome page for further information. The event is proudly sponsored by the West Chester Business Improvement District which believes student interpretation of our rights and responsibilities will lead to a better understanding of our place in history.

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The WIZARD of WONDERLAND at WCU

WCU LIVE!, in a collaboration with the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company’s Touring Theatre Troupe, presents the Summer Children’s Series at the Madeleine Wing Adler Theater of West Chester University. The Show will begin at 10:30am on Saturday July 27, 2013. Tickets for the performance are $10.00 and can be purchased online by clicking here or by visiting www.tickets.wcupa.edu.

About the show

Two of literature’s most unforgettable young ladies get mixed up together in a magical meeting that produces hilarious results as the audience becomes reacquainted with a cast of familiar characters and sees them in a new light: the Cowardly Lion, the White Rabbit, the Tin Man, the Mad Hatter, the Scarecrow, the Dormouse, the Queen and the Witch from those enduring classics The Wizard of Oz and Alice in Wonderland. This fun-filled romp follows Alice and Dorothy and their coteries as they try to unscramble their stories with the help of a contemporary young lad who started the whole thing to begin with when he put off a book report until the very last minute. Dorothy Meets Alice is a fun and fanciful fantasy at its finest. As the two girls would say, “Wiz you were Hare!”

 

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Special Performance at WCU

See a special performance of She Loves Me on Thursday, October 25, with a reception starting at 6:00pm and show starting at  8:00. Ticket proceeds benefit the WCU Theatre Scholarships and Greater West Chester Chamber. Special guest Mayor Carolyn Comitta will be performing in the show. Call 610-436-2955 for ticket information.

The basis for the hit movie “You’ve Got Mail”, She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old world nostalgia, yet as universal and relevant as ever in this age of internet romances. For details and ticket information, go to the Department of Theatre & Dance page.

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Looking for a Night out on the Town

Would you like to see a great show after dining in downtown? West Chester University presents WCU LIVE!. WCU Live are affordable live performances in music, theatre and dance. There’s also a full slate of events that are free so your entire family can enjoy amazing cultural events without breaking the bank. For more information on events happening this month check out the links below!

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WCU Weekly!

Make sure to watch WCU Weekly below to find out what is going on at West Chester University this week. This is brought to you by WCUR 91.7, The West Chester University Division of Student Affairs and http://www.westchester-pa.com

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David Sanchez Group at West Chester University Tomorrow!

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Grammy-Award Winner David Sanchez Group will be performing tomorrow, February 11th at7:30 pm. The performance will be held at West Chester University700 S High St, West Chester, PA. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Sykes Student Union ticket window or by phone, Prices are as followed: Adults $20, Seniors/Students $15. The Group will be performing at West Chester University as part of the 22nd Annual Jazz Festival, Marc Jacoby directs the festival. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

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Live Performances at West Chester University!

West Chester University presents WCU LIVE! WCU Live are affordable live performances in music, theatre and dance brought to you by students of West Chester University. If you are not looking to spend money on a performance at this time and still want to view a show it’s ok, there’s a full slate of events that are free so your entire family can enjoy amazing cultural events without breaking the bank… For further information view the links below.

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