The art department will present “Encounters,” seven temporary installations by different members of the studio art faculty throughout the fall semester. 

Each installation will be on display for 11 days through Dec. 13 on the second floor of the Arts and Communications Building, near room 212. 


Composer and percussionist Andrés Espinoza will present a night of original modern jazz from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 29 in Morgan Auditorium.

Latin Grammy nominated artist Calixto Oviedo will also perform, along with other noteworthy Latin jazz musicians. 

The event will kick off this year’s Sundays at the Morgan concert series.

Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead, a Pulitzer-Prize winning literary artist, will discuss his recent debut novel “The Nickel Boys” at Scripps College at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Garrison Theater. 

The novel focuses on the dark history behind a reform school in Florida’s Panhandle. 

Tickets are $30 and will include a copy of “The Nickel Boys.”

For more information, visit scrippscollege.edu.

‘Improv Drop-Ins’ 

Ophelia’s Jump, a non-profit theater company in Upland, is hosting improvisation drop-ins from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. 

Classes focus on a new topic every week. Last month, the Saturday sessions covered everything from using props and showing emotion, to the world of film noir.

Anyone 18 years or older can attend the sessions, costing $15.

For more information, visit opheliasjump.org. 

—Savannah Dingman

Savannah Dingman
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