Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

It's March Madness at the River Campus

Feb 20, 2018
Southeast Missouri State University

What do clarinets, drums, and rocks have in common? If you guessed a hip new band, you wouldn’t be entirely wrong.

Let’s try splitting that trio up. First, tomorrow evening (February 22, 2018) you can see clarinetist Gabrielle Baffoni and percussionist Chris Wilson in Duets. This Chamber Music concert in the Shuck Recital Hall is part of the River Campus’ $10 entertainment.

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Former First Lady Laura Bush will speak at the Show Me Center as part of the University’s Speaker’s Series this Wednesday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. on access to education, healthcare and economic opportunity for women and girls around the world.

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The musical "Mary Poppins" opens at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. A cast of nearly 50 students will bring this Disney classic to life on the stage of the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall.

We spoke with Mary Poppins, played by Abigail Alsmeyer and Bert the chimney sweep, played by Jose Alpizar.

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"Mary Poppins" debuts at the River Campus next week and you should fly on over to the River Campus now to get your tickets. A cast of nearly 50 students will bring this Disney classic to life on the Bedell stage and we caught up with some of them to get the behind the scenes scoop.

We spoke with Abigail Alsmeyer who plays Mary Poppins and Jose Alpizar who plays the role of Bert.