Williams Center for the Arts

Host Kenn Michael talks with Hollis Ashby, Artistic and Executive Director of the Performance Series at Williams Center for the Arts at Lafayette College in Easton.

They discuss Williams Center's upcoming 2016/7 season of music, dance and theater performances that kicks off on Friday, September 16, 2016 with a return visit of jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, newly anointed as the top jazz trumpet player in the influential Downbeat Critics Poll.

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Actor Paterson Joseph (Holy Wayne in HBO’s “The Leftovers”) joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about his solo show “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance”, playing at the Williams Center at Lafayette College on Monday, December 14.

(Original air-date: 12/7/15)

Hollis Ashby, Director of the Performance Series at the Williams Center for the Arts, discusses the upcoming 2015-16 season. In its 33rd year, the Williams Center for the Arts has been providing a rich array of music, productions, art, and more on the Lafayette College campus in Easton.

(Original air-date: 09/14/2015)

Williams Center for the Arts - 2015/2016 Season

Aug 23, 2015

With its upcoming 2015/2016 season, the Williams Center for the Arts celebrates its 33rd year of providing a rich array of music, productions, art, and more on the Lafayette College campus in Easton.  This year, the Williams Center expands its artistic palette with the inaugural Theater series.

Host Kenn Michael speaks with Director of the Performance Series Hollis Ashby about this season's opening performance by distinguished jazz ensemble, the Barry Harris Trio on Friday, Sept. 11th at 8PM.

Tonight's topic is the change of leadership at Lafayette College's Williams Center for the Arts.  Host Bill Dautremont-Smith will be talking with recently retired Director of the Performance Series Ellis Finger, who occupied the position since its inception in 1983, and his replacement Hollis Ashby, who took over at the beginning of this month after serving as Associate Director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley, one of the largest performing arts presenters California.

Sound Prints Quintet will be performing at Lafayette College's Williams Center for the Arts in a WDIY sponsored concert on February 8.  You can watch a live video webcast of the group tonight at 9pm.