What: Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik
When and Where: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in Yardley Hall
Why You Need to Be There: Acoustic folk artist Suzanne Vega teams up with award-winning composer and producer Duncan Sheik to perform Vega’s music. Cost to attend is $5 this week for students and $45 for guests. Tickets can be purchased through the college box office.
What: Ricky Nelson Remembered
When and Where: 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22 in Yardley Hall
Why You Need to Be There: The twin sons of Ricky Nelson will be performing their father’s music accompanied by the Stone Canyon Band. The sons, Mathew and Gunnar Nelson, will be performing “Hello Mary Lou,” “Traveling Man,” “Garden Party” and many more. Tickets range from $30 to $80. Read more about the visit in this article: WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Nelson’s sons keep his music alive; coming to the college April 22
What: Moscow Festival Ballet
When and Where: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 28 in Yardley Hall
Why You Need to Be There: The Moscow Festival Ballet will present a three-act “Sleeping Beauty” ballet choreographed by Marius Petipa. The fairytale will come to life and present the classic story of a sleeping princess who can only be awakened by a kiss from a prince. Tickets are $32 for students and $42 for guests.
What: Returning Alumni Music Concert
When and Where: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 in Yardley Hall
Why You Need to Be There: Students and faculty from the college’s Music Department will be per- forming with fellow department alumni. The JCCC Midnight Blues Jazz Choir, JCCC Midnight Express Jazz Ensemble and the JCCC Concert Band will all be taking part in the concert. The performance is free of charge and open to the public.
What: Campus Craze
When and Where: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 in the COM Plaza & Fountain Square
Why You Need to Be There: Campus Craze is a campus-wide event housing four-year college/university booths, academic program booths and student clubs and organization booths. There will also be games, activities, music, food and much more. This event is free and open to the public.
Compiled by Jessica Mitchell