Black Hills State University music professor Dr. Symeon Waseen has spent much of his summer preparing for his fall performance of one of the 20th century’s premier piano masterpieces – including trips to the local hardware store.In the unique performance next month, Waseen will perform Sonatas and Interludes, with what is referred to as a “prepared piano piece” by the late composer John Cage.
Heidi Kegler checked one more thing off her bucket list. She rode a motorcycle.
Kegler was a passenger during the 2014 Jacket Ride Tuesday. The annual Jacket Ride takes motorcycle riders through the scenic Northern Black Hills during the famed Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
If Black Hills State University students, alumni, or community members want to keep up with BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr., they may want to check his Twitter updates.
Jackson, who assumed the presidency at BHSU this month, was named the top “Rising Accounts of Higher Education Presidents to Follow on Twitter” in a national blog by Josie Ahlquist (www.josieahlquist.com).
Spearfish was named one of the Top 10 Small Towns by Livability.com this week.
Spearfish ranked number seven on the list, with Black Hills State University listed as a key component to the community’s high quality of life. Livability looks for small communities that inspire creativity and activity.
Summer Stage at Black Hills State University concludes its eighth theatre season with Moon Over Buffalo a comedy by Ken Ludwig. Performance dates are June 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m. and June 29 at 2:30 p.m.
For its second performance of the season, Summer Stage at Black Hills State University is presenting Oliver! a musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel “Oliver Twist.” The musical, which tells the story of the orphan boy who asked for more, will be performed for two weekends.
Local students participating in the Black Hills State University Summer Exploration Institute (SEI) will have an opportunity to showcase their projects from the week-long academic camp during a Renaissance Fair Friday, June 20 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Clare and Josef Meier Hall.
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Friday, July 29, 2016